REPORTER'S HOME (Dom reportera)
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The Author has used the most famous polish philosopher's quotation, that it is a peculiar aspect of any sign of life - there are many forces, which are directed into a maintenance, into the keeping process of existing order or other things, which are standing in front of other sources. In our human being's world, these two energies are showed as durability need, security need, being in the well known place, novelty need, change need, curiosity need. These two inclinations have argued with themselves, but they are indispensable both, because of leading of our life. This quote constitutes a journey as a figure of human being's fate, especially it makes a stress and marks two oppositions: nomadic and colonization. Moreover, the next issue concerns on reporter profession as a specific kind of creativity, which is dictated by movement (mobility) and displacement. This creativity was called by Ryszard Kapuscinski, as literature by foot. Main thing is hidden in the middle word - nomadic - which concerns about permanent migratory, traveling around the world and looking for original discoveries, which can be transformed into very valuable record. Author has convinced, that presented record of everyday reporter's life, which wrote Ryszard Kapuscinski shows a special life image; he used an idea of surrealist stream of different associations, which are connected with surprising adjacent. From the next volume, author analyzes fundamental questions - is it possible, that reporter's life is devoid of rooting? Where it can makes its own universe? What consists axis mundi of its world and its omphalos? Or what makes a function in his life and home, as a place where one lives? Some answers gives the analyze of two the most famous polish reporters - Ryszard Kapuscinski and Melchior Wankowicz constitute two different ways of understanding home, as a place in which someone can learn values, cultivates tradition, this is a place which gives patriotic examples or home is a place which presents special kind of need, where rooting is possible. What is more important, these two different ways and treatment of home in Kapuscinski's and Wankowicz's creativity and life, there is one thing common - as the author has confirmed - intensive nomadic life in permanent mobility reminds a way back to home, as the act of special return.
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