عنوان مقاله [English]
The category of culture has many meanings and wide variety of applications. For why of the complexity of culture, we can say that culture is not a coherent category, but consists of several elements, meanwhile, it maintains its cohesion and forms as an inseparable and dynamic whole, and over time different individuals with different specializations and approaches (both material and spiritual), have expressed for it various definitions and concepts. This complex and multidimensional subject with a high scientific value, which is in the midst of ambiguity, can have influences as a set
of shared beliefs and values on the behavior and thought of members of a community and can act a starting point for movement and dynamism or a barrier to progress. The topic of culture is one of the most important and contemporary concerns of all human societies and all of them are concerned about their cultural future. The Islamic Republic of Iran is one of the countries that, given its diverse ideology of Western hegemony and the danger of cultural transformation from within, is seriously concerned about this, and among those who have a strong emphasis in this area, is
the Supreme Leader. He has an extraordinary importance to the category of culture and knows it as an introduction to the rise and development of the country. In expressing the importance of culture in the leadership idea, it is enough to say that he reflects that “I am willing to sacrifice my life for the cause of culture”. In this paper, the point of view of the Supreme Leader will be searched on the recognition of the structure and significance of the category of culture, the functions of culture, the damage that our culture now faces and the ways out of these injuries from.