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Bosnia And Herzegovina In XXI Century: Apocalypse Now – Essay

It was thirty-five years ago. A movie entitled “Apocalypse Now”, directed by Francis Ford Coppola was announced as “criticism of everything that exists” within the meaninglessness and decadence-led war in Vietnam. But what was left to me then, and now as well, with those brain membranes that have been one of the monologues of a lost soldier who says:

“Yesterday it was Korea, Vietnam today … tomorrow Thailand or Philippines, and in twenty years Europe … Who knows?”

Indeed, it was Europe: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia (and Herzegovina), Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo*, in one word – Former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Was that all written down somewhere deep in the Masonic preparations of doomsday days that are far beyond our righteous thoughts as ordinary little people? They say, Freemasons lead the dance.

Well, you’re wrong. The thieves, unscrupulous nobody want to impose their own view of the world as the only real one. Globalization? Nothing new than the newest form of feudal kind of taking manpower and resources of small and powerless countries. Prof. Dr. Gajo Sekulic, a professor from the Faculty of Political Sciences in the University of Sarajevo from Bosnia and Herzegovina, even back in 2004 said that we are already within an exploited form, but we are still not aware of that.

Yes, my dear professor, but there is nothing we can do because of the immature individuals who call themselves: politicians of the new millennium nothing else comes to their mind than to work on their own personal improvement by establishing wealth at the expense of our stupidity.

Yes, stupidity. Because we go to the polls, vote, sing … to cry at the end, lamenting over our own destiny waiting for new elections in order to commit again … the same error. Or not! They continue with the creation of our own end!

Here, I listen to myself again, for the tenth time, how am I trying to find an answer within meaninglessness setting…a local one.

There is no answer.

There has never been.

Just try to relax amid hell on the Balkans. Leisure and relaxation until the accomplishment of something that has not begun.

How? Just Google words: corruption and manipulation adding to that only one word: Balkan.

On what? Normal life illuminated by everyday life in order to assure a better existence.

A mountain of blood; and honey; that is the meaning of the word “Balkan” – in Turkish language; blood we have tasted back at the end of the last century. When is it going to happen with honey?

Who knows? Maybe in the XXI Century? Or never!


About the Author

Sabahudin Hadžialić
Sabahudin Hadžialić
Sabahudin Hadžialić http://sabihadzi.weebly.com was born in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Europe. He is a member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Association of Writers (Sarajevo, BiH), Croatian writers association Herzeg Bosnia (Mostar, BiH), Association of writers Serbia (Belgrad, Serbia), Association of writers of Montenegro (Podgorica, Montenegro) and Journalists Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Association of independent intellectuals “Circle 99”, Sarajevo and Ambassador of POETAS del MUNDO in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is Freelance Editor in Chief of the electronic and print magazine DIOGEN pro culture and Editor in Chief of E–magazine MaxMinus from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He has the status of the Self-sustained artist in the Canton of Sarajevo since Jan. 1, 2009. As of Jan. 1, 2013 he has a status of Distinguish self-sustained artist in Canton of Sarajevo by the Decision of the Minister of Culture and Sport of the Canton. He writes poetry and prose with the editing and reviewing books of other authors. He has published 16 books of poetry and prose (stories, aphorisms, stage plays, novels) and esssays in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, France, Italy and Switzerland. Since school year 2011/2012 he works as part-time teacher (Assoc. Prof.) on IUT - International University Travnik (BiH), Faculty of Media and Communications. He has Master of Science (MSc.) in Media and Communications and he is doctorand of IUT. He is International Relations Coordinator as well as Coordinator of IUT Institutes. He is the member of International boards of several scientific and cultural magazines in BiH and internationally. So far he published a several scientific papers in national and international scientific journals. He is author of scientific papers, articles, and bibliography and review articles published in domestic and foreign magazines. He has participated in numerous international and national scientific conferences. His poems, short stories, stage plays, novel and aphorisms have been published in journals in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Slovenia, England, Ireland, Spain, Kosovo, Italy, China, Estonia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Turkey, Lebanon, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Iran, Austria, Malta Estonia, Germany, Greece, Albania, Romania, India and USA. His poetry and prose were translated into English, French, German, Spanish, Turkish, Italian, Arabian, Polish, Estonian, Albanian, Maltesian, Bulgarian, Persian, Chinese and Romanian. He was the co-owner of the first private newspaper in Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (as part of former Yugoslavia) titled "POTEZ", Bugojno, Bosnia and Herzegovina back in 1990.

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