Przydatność dalekowschodnich koncepcji filozofii bezpieczeństwa dla funkcjonowania służb mundurowych
THE USEFULNESS OF THE CONCEPT OF THE FAR EAST SAFETY PHILOSOPHY FOR FUNCTIONING OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES
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Article shows the specificity of the Far East ideas of risk prevention, maintenance, recovery and improvement of security. The authors focus mainly on the Japanese concept. The processes of globalization and intercultural exchange give at the whole humanity’s disposal various traditions. They can also be used from the viewpoint of securitology. A very important thing is to explain, why the historical “museum of ideas” does not includes the samurai tradition. Instead, it continuously transforms in the history of Japan, and currently even in the modern history of the majority of cultural ranges. The other thing is the explanation of the phenomenon of particularly high interest in Japanese security philosophy concept concerning, which is taking place in Poland (and other countries of the former Warsaw Pact). This popularity was aroused in the 70’s by huge interest in Budō – the Far Eastern martial arts – which took place in the Middle East Europe. They were extremely attractive element for societies immersed in the grim reality of totalitarian communist regimes. This element combines safety philosophy and spirituality. This article shows how and to what extent the old Japanese tradition, which has survived to the present time. Also there are discussed the historical components of the code of ethics – Bushidō, such as the Seven Virtues of Bushidō or the Confucian Four Beginnings. Finally, there are shown Japanese solidarity and patriotism of self-sacrifice (jikogisei) to the homeland, from the perspective of contemporary history (Meiji period) and present day (Fukushima).
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