The oldest one is the newest. Just as every new one appears, it`s already old. It is the substance of humanities craze these days to find out new meaning with excitement. Are humanities really an alternative? Is it a new hope? As far as the cycle of humane destiny doesn`t change, every human life is same in the beginning, the Middle Ages, modern times, or even today. The speed doesn`t make difference between Joseon period`s letter delivered by people through days and super high speed optical LAN e-mail. As it speeds up millions times, they think the speed of life and culture is improved. It`s a tragic misunderstanding. If it speeds up, thought is gone. It`s useless to be too excited at sudden craze of humanities. Although it can be better than failure, the rosy future that the craze will expand to employment and social activity is not to be expected. The call for humanities has increased explosively, but people don`t know what they want about humanities. Therefore humanities are always in a crisis. There isn`t new one under the sun. All the new ones we devised are just a variation of worn-out old one. The culture has power when it confirms universality not spreads particularity. It is the time when we should believe that the most Korean thing has global power. The harder I make a sound, the easier others can hear. One should have their own color and voice, when studying
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