"Can Terrorism Be Ever Justified" Essays and Research Papers

  • Can Terrorism Be Ever Justified

    Can terrorism ever be justified? Since the turn of the century, the postmodern world has seen increasing levels of political, cultural, military and socio-economic tumult, much of this due to a series of terrorist attacks on American soil and the resultant waging of Washington ’s “War on Terror”. Consequently, the nature of terrorism has come under intense media focus and is subject to immense debate, especially on its justification. Before engaging in such a debate one must first identify terrorism...

    7 July 2005 London bombings, Al-Qaeda, Cold War 1666  Words | 4  Pages

  • Is Terrorism Ever Justified?

    Is Terrorism Ever Justified? “Terrorism has no justification, no matter what pretext terrorist use for their deeds.” Says Mohamed El Aziz Ben Achour, a Tunisian Culture and Preservation of Heritage Minister. (UN News Centre.) Many people view terrorism the same way as Ben Achour, especially in America. But there are also many of those, such as Alan Dershowitz, who counter with questions like, “Is ‘terrorist’ just a negative version of ‘freedom righter’?” and “How are civilian deaths in terrorism...

    Abuse, Human, Human rights 838  Words | 3  Pages

  • can terrorism be justified?

    Can terrorism ever be justified? Introduction The purpose of this essay is to explore the issues surrounding the morality of terrorism. I will begin by providing contextual information of the topic through exploring the history of terrorism. From the Sicarii in 50AD who carried out assassinations with short daggers to more recent attacks such as 7/7 bombings in the London underground. In this section however we will find it is not only the methodology of terrorism that has changed but its definition...

    7 July 2005 London bombings, Definition of terrorism, Irregular military 2465  Words | 5  Pages

  • Can War Ever Be Justified

    Can war ever be justified? War is an inevitable part of the history of humankind. Unlike natural happenings, war is an action of people inflicted of other people. This issue has raised ethical problems, which are still problematic till today. War is by common sense evil, but can it ever be less evil? There are a number of varying options when discussing the issue of a ‘justifiable war’. Some people argue that war is always justifiable while others argue that it can never be. Some maintain that...

    Jus ad bellum, Just War, Laws of war 929  Words | 3  Pages

  • Is Terrorism Justified ?

    Is Terrorism Justified ? Is terrorism ever justifiable ? The answer is no, terrorism is never justifiable. I will argue that terrorism is not justifiable because it does not contribute to a goal of a more peaceful society. Terrorism contributes to conflict, no matter what reason is used to legitimize it. But in order to argue that terrorism is unjustifiable I must first decide on a definition of terrorism. This definition encompasses all the acts that we would determine as terrorism. This...

    Abuse, Domestic violence, Ethics 1991  Words | 6  Pages

  • Can breaking the law ever be justified?

    was justified: great leaders like Gandhi and Martin Luther King broke the law and changed the world for the better. Breaking the law is morally justifiable and acceptable when the law in itself is iniquitous and if that law violates human rights and conscience; Certainly, rules are established for us to follow but we as human beings should be able to differentiate the right and the wrong and incase laws need to be violated for the right cause even with hard consequences, breaking the law can be justified;...

    Ethics, Honor killing, Human 893  Words | 3  Pages

  • Terrorism can terrorism ever be justified

    pickaxe for mining and an axe for woodcutting. Many resources, notably ores, can be found while mining or exploring underground caves. Some resources and most items may only be found in certain areas of the map, stored in common and rare chests, or only dropped by certain enemies.[11] Players must use resources to craft new items and equipment at an appropriate crafting station for that recipe. For example, torches can be crafted at a crafting bench or ingots smelted from ore at a furnace. Many advanced...

    1972, 1975, 1976 1585  Words | 8  Pages

  • Terrorism

    excuse”; in this case that fault is terrorism. Terrorism is the use of any violence, or intimidation that targets, or endangers, another individual’s civil liberties, politics, or government. Terrorism takes violence to an extreme level with no logical reason, or methodology. Terrorism is an excuse for the weak minded, who would rather assert their “authority” or “position” through violence, rather than finding innovative ways of dealing with their problems. Is terrorism ever justifiable? I would have to...

    Abuse, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Malcolm X 1398  Words | 4  Pages

  • Is the Use Torture Ever Justified?

    Is the Use Torture Ever Justified? According time in the follow Asian, Middle East and other countries have used torture as a tool of murder for over two thousand years. Dictators believed that torture is a way to rule their country. “Is torture ever justified?” this question was asked on ABC News in 2004. In that poll sixty three percent of respondent believed that torture should be abolished, thirty one percent agreed with torture but with limits, and seven percent agree torture without...

    2002 albums, Abuse, Life 1142  Words | 3  Pages

  • Can Terrorism Ever Be Justified? If So How? If Not, Why Not?

    Martin Allan IPM0630 Can Terrorism Ever Be Justified? If So How? If Not, Why Not? Terrorism is the deliberate and systematic murder, maiming, and menacing of the innocent to inspire fear for political ends. This definition was proposed by terrorist analysists in 1979, but has never been surpassed for clarity and concision. Schmidt and Youngman in their book Political Terrorism for example, cited 109 different definitions of terrorism, which they obtained in a survey of leading academics in the...

    Definition of terrorism, Jus ad bellum, Just War 3195  Words | 11  Pages

  • Is Violence ever justified

    Is violence ever justified? The debate about the use of violence has been on going for the last decade. Violence, the act of causing physical harm to another person willingly, has often been categorized as being an uncivilized, unjustified act. It is mostly known, and commonsensical knowledge that attacking or inflicting harm upon another person is “wrong”. Most of us frown upon people who resort to such violent acts, and they are punishable by law. However, as we progress into the 21st century...

    Al-Qaeda, Bin Laden family, Capital punishment 1043  Words | 3  Pages

  • Can War Be Justified?

    Can war be justified? Since September 11th, American news has been filled with stories and photographs of violent war. We were attacked mercilessly on our on soil, so most would say that the war on Afghanistan and Iraq are justified. But looking further into the matter, what are we really accomplishing with war? Are we proving that they shouldn't bother us anymore? Or are we just getting revenge? Neither are justifications for war. We should in the first place keep the best relations possible...

    Attack, Attack!, English-language films 937  Words | 3  Pages

  • Can terrorism be justified?

    CAN TERRORISM BE JUSTIFIED? The devastation and destruction that terrorism causes has impacted greatly on the USA and the world. The 1983 Beirut barracks bombings have shown how terrorism is not justified, and how it has caused a worldwide issue, involving not only America but France, England and Italy. The bombings were not justified by the group/individuals responsible, and their reasons for the attacks were not supported, and not accepted by many nations around the world. The 1983 Beirut barracks...

    1983 Beirut barracks bombing, Attack, Attack! 679  Words | 2  Pages

  • Can War Be Justified?

    For those who spend their lives working to prevent and end wars, whether and how war itself can be justified must be an urgent question. Of course, war’s justification is an ancient tradition. Bizarrely, Just War theory was formulated within the Christian church, whose founder chose a donkey instead of a war horse and taught his followers to overcome evil with good. Not only is the theory still mainstream among churches but, as Dan Smith, head of an important NGO working for conflict transformation...

    Al-Qaeda, Laws of war, Peace 1097  Words | 3  Pages

  • Is War Ever Justified

    IsIs War Ever Justified     War, although being described by those who have survived it as hell, is in my opinion a necessary part of life in some sense in order to expand in many ways like socially, economically, and politically. In terms of social changes brought on by war, war often teaches us lessons about how to better our behaviour and attitudes in terms of our association both domestically and foreign. In World War 2 (1939 - 1945), America and Germany’s interaction and hostilities soon...

    Adolf Hitler, Al-Qaeda, League of Nations 1434  Words | 4  Pages

  • What Is Terrorism

    2-13-13 The multitude of differentiating definitions of terrorism through out the world’s governments, agencies, and international community has led to a confusing and bleak understanding of the true nature of terrorism. Now I do not believe that my definition of terrorism will be any better in helping understand this matter but it does help define my personal view of terrorism, terrorists, and their tactics. My definition of terrorism is any deliberate, planed use of force or violence, or the...

    Asymmetric warfare, Definition of terrorism, Guerrilla warfare 888  Words | 3  Pages

  • Is Active Euthanasia Ever Justified?

    Norm Edwards Whilst the issue of active euthanasia (or assisted suicide) raises a number of arguments, for and against, the dilemma faced by doctors, parents, the individuals themselves and lawmakers is, should active euthanasia be allowed or ever justified? To answer this, justification of good cause requires analysis in terms of the pro's and con's as well as the role that moral consideration plays in terms of how we value life, and to what extent we place emphasis on that value and at what point...

    Core issues in ethics, Death, Euthanasia 2455  Words | 7  Pages

  • can drone attack be justified

    UAV for war fighting occurred on August 22,1849,when Austrians attacked Venice with unmanned balloons loaded with explosives(The Nation).Although drones have only recently been the subject of significant public debate, they are not new as their use can be traced back to World War I(Living under drones).As technology progressed, the drones were modified and were made smarter. Smaller drones were developed which could fly into unsafe areas like war zones and were able to drop bombs in a military strike...

    Al-Qaeda, Attack, Attack! 2283  Words | 6  Pages

  • Terrorism and Tamil Tigers

    Terrorism, as defined in the dictionary, is known to be making use of violence, intimidation and threats to achieve a certain goal, which happens to be of political purposes most of the times. In this essay, we’ll look into the different reasons of why people resort to terrorism, if it is really the last and best way to achieve what they want. I will also write about the opposing views of seeing terrorists as just terrorists alone, or if they are actually freedom fighters. Lastly, we will discuss...

    Israel, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Resistance movement 1462  Words | 5  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Is Terrorism Ever Morally Defensible? The term terrorism has many different definitions. The most accurate definition of terrorism is defined as the use of violence and intimidation, especially for political purposes.1 Terrorism is based on an act of violence. It kills, hurts or injures many people who are innocent for the reason of making a point or for political objectives. Most of the acts of violence caused from terrorism is either manipulated by another person or leader or is intended...

    Aircraft hijacking, Conflict, Federal Bureau of Investigation 2032  Words | 5  Pages

  • Is war ever justified INTRO 2

     ANALYSIS, RESEARCH & COMMUNICATION (ARC) YEAR 4 RESEARCH ESSAY 2014 IS WAR EVER JUSTIFIED? Name: Thishani.K Class: B1 Date of submission: 3/9/14 Introduction Wars have been fought since time immemorial. Ancient Rome waged wars to expand influence, the Chinese entered wars to prevent invasions; many a tale has been written and many a hero has been built up based on wars. Mankind has never been free of violence against each other. However, the question arises as to...

    2003 invasion of Iraq, Cost, Gulf War 1486  Words | 5  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Is it true to say that terrorism is a legitimate tool for the politically disenfranchised? Consider this question with reference to recent events. Introduction: Terrorism is the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes. The victims are usually chosen randomly or selectively from a population. Acts of terror are often performed by political, ethnic, or religious groups who feel they have no other recourse for their needs or demands. Because terrorist...

    7 July 2005 London bombings, Abuse, Democracy 649  Words | 3  Pages

  • Can Breaking the Law Ever Be Justified?

    Pradhan (GP2) Can breaking the law ever be justified? Imagine a world without those brave people who dared to not abide by the law and fight for a right. A world without Gandhi would be a world without independent India; without Mandela there would be white superiority in Africa; without freedom fighters, there would be no democracy in Nepal. I believe that all the actions of such law breakers are good, even though they were against various laws, and such actions can be justified to some extent...

    Civil disobedience, Human rights, Ku Klux Klan 694  Words | 2  Pages

  • International Terrorism

    to do with Religion. Much has been said about Palestinian terrorism being a result of Islamist radicalism involving the creation of a unified Muslim state in the Middle East. Equally prevalent in this discussion is the Israeli use of terrorism in the name of Zionist movement. Religion has been the guise for the justification of this “rational” terrorism, when in fact there is nothing rational about it. In this context, rational terrorism is defined as violence against civilians as a clear means...

    Israel, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Jews 1462  Words | 4  Pages

  • Terrorism

    The word terrorism seems as though it would be easy to define. It is a word nearly everyone is familiar with, and yet it is difficult to grasp a clear definition of what the term entails. Terrorism, as used in today’s media covers a wide range of violent acts. It can be synonymous with violence, radicalism and extremism, but this was not always true. The meaning of the term has changed multiple times throughout history. This is one of the reasons it is difficult to have a firm definition of ‘terrorism’...

    Definition of terrorism, Hamas, Irregular military 2339  Words | 6  Pages

  • Can Terrorism be Eradicated?

    Can Terrorism be Eradicated? Terrorism is the use of fear and violence in order to spread specific political or religious beliefs. Terrorism is often a last resort method for groups because they see that creating chaos is the only way to bring attention to the cause that they believe in. Terrorism cannot be completely eradicated because no matter what actions are taken, someone’s fundamental beliefs will not be changed; however, if the root causes that drive people to joining terrorist groups are...

    Al-Qaeda, Developed country, Federal Bureau of Investigation 929  Words | 3  Pages

  • Can Abortion Ever Be Justified?

    abortion. The circumstances are similar with regards to political leaders speaking out concerning the issue. If this is a fair representation of society, then the morals dictated by this are confused and unclear. Is abortion morally wrong? Can it ever be justified? In the UK abortion became illegal in 1861 under ¡¥The Offences Against the Person Act¡¦ when the penalty for 'procuring a miscarriage' was life imprisonment. This was backed up in 1929 in the Infant Life Preservation Act. Women trying...

    Abortion, Abortion debate, Abortion law 4811  Words | 16  Pages

  • Philosophy: Human and Terrorism

    Terrorism involves the unlawful use of violence or threat against particular people with the intention of gaining political advantage or change. It is a directed attack or threat to the people of a country for the purposes of influencing the politics and political policies of the country (Benvindo, 2010). It is aimed at forcing or imposing the government to accept to certain political demands. The moral justification of terrorism is a debate that leaves many people in a state of great disagreement...

    Abuse, Human, Human rights 1193  Words | 3  Pages

  • Justifiable Terrorism in Total Wars

    Justifiable Terrorism in Total Wars The word ‘terrorism’ instantly makes people shudder; the negative connotations and controversies surrounding terrorism in modern society are enough to spark a discussion of whether it is justifiable or not. In order to determine whether or not terrorism can be justified, a clear definition must be decided upon. Decades before the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001, the definition of the word terrorism was hard...

    Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Bombing of Dresden in World War II, Nazi Germany 1726  Words | 5  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Johnathon TERRORISM What do you think of when you hear the word terrorism? Most people will refer to the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Of course, these were horrific attacks especially considering over 3,000 people lost their lives that day. There was no precedent like that before. Unfortunately, though, that is not the only terrorist attack in history. Terrorism has existed in the world for quite a long time. Terrorism hits home for...

    Abuse, Attack, Attack! 798  Words | 4  Pages

  • Terrorism

     Barstow Community College Terrorism in the World Today Leia Noelle Edwards POLY 1 Professor Macias Due By May 17th, 2013 Leia Edwards POLI 1 Term Paper 3 May 2013 Terrorism in Today's World There are a few different definitions of terrorism in society. One interpretation is the “use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes...

    Al-Qaeda, Attack, Federal Bureau of Investigation 1926  Words | 6  Pages

  • The War Against Terrorism

    individuals and organizations justify these acts of terror? These acts can be described as terrorist actions. Terrorism is a growing international problem. During the last twenty years, new terrorist groups have sprung up all over the world. Governments have had little success in their attempts to resolve issues in which terrorism is used. A major problem in discussing terrorism is establishing a generally accepted definition. Terrorism can be described as the unlawful use of fear or force to achieve certain...

    Asymmetric warfare, Federal government of the United States, Hostage 1012  Words | 3  Pages

  • war can never be justified, discuss

    War can never be justified. Discuss War. One of the most destructive and futile thing on our planet, yet the ambition of war is usually to find peace is it not? Battle tends to start over the love of power; William Gladstone once said "We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace." So therefore is it not correctly speaking by saying that war is needed in order to destroy the love of power that creates such emotions...

    2003 invasion of Iraq, Developed country, Ethics 1410  Words | 4  Pages

  • Can Terrorism Be Justified

    "hopes which unite us" are the energy and sustenance of Neighborhood Policing. What is its effect? Neighborhoods that are good and decent places to live, work, and raise families. Citizens confident in their ability that, working with police, they can secure their own futures. Police officers trained and equipped to carry out their innate determination to protect the right of every well-intentioned citizen of any age and background to contribute to society and prosper. A safe and secure city will...

    Community policing, Constable, Crime 20759  Words | 73  Pages

  • Terrorism

    In the past years, terrorism has increased quite gradually, in both attacks and fatalities. Source 2 shows a graph comparing the number of Jihadist attacks Pre British and American invasion to post invasion stats. The pre invasion statistics shows that there were just 25 worldwide whereas post invasion there was a drastic increase in attacks to 200 per year. Source 20 shows the number of terrorist attack incidents and fatalities from the 1st of October 1998 through to the 8th of November 2006. From...

    Abuse, Al-Qaeda, Bin Laden family 1152  Words | 3  Pages

  • Is Torture justified?

     ENGL 1301 Composition I November 9, 2013 Is Torture justified? What is torture? Basically, this is the action of physically or psychologically hurting a person without their permission and against their will. The torture has many goals such as obtaining a confession or information of the victim, revenge for an act committed by the victim or just for entertainment morbid and sadistic of the torturer. According to the 1984 United Nations Convention against Torture, the torture is: “any...

    Amnesty International, Enhanced interrogation techniques, Human 1715  Words | 5  Pages

  • "Ethics and the “War on Terrorism”

    "Ethics and the “War on Terrorism” 1. The definition of terrorism is problematic. How does this affect our view of terrorism? a. There exist a number of “official” and legal definitions as well as those suggested by researchers and commenter’s. Some explanations of the meaning of terrorism focus only on terrorism cared out by individuals and groups and ignore state terrorism altogether, others emphasize the political objective of terrorist acts, and still other frame terrorist acts of criminal...

    Crime, Criminal justice, Criminal law 874  Words | 3  Pages

  • Can breaking the law ever be justified?

    Can breaking the law ever be justified? Any country or a place has its set of rules or laws. They are made in order to keep the place safe and peaceful. Some may have a set of rules while others may have rules that are open to changes and additions. These rules are set to govern people and keep them in discipline. However, as the saying goes ‘rules are meant to be broken’. Many people are found breaking these laws. No one in the world always follows the rule. It might be a small rule they might...

    Crime, Criminal justice, Criminology 627  Words | 2  Pages

  • define terrorism

    CRJ 3030 Week 1 Assignment Define Terrorism: Terrorism can be defined many ways and can be interpreted even more. Each Government Agency (DOD, CIA, FBI, NSA, etc…) each have their own definition which is only slightly different from the others, but yet is not uniform among the agencies. Each one also has a reason to be different in the case of the FBI trying to prosecute a terrorism suspect their definition has to be written as to assist in the prosecution whereas the DOD s definition helps...

    Definition, Definition of terrorism, Experiment 1234  Words | 4  Pages

  • Is Capital Punishment Ever Justified?

    may violate Eighth Amendment rights against cruel and unusual punishments. It is cruel because it is a relic of the earliest days of penology, when slavery, branding, and other corporal punishments were commonplace. Like those barbaric practices, it can be argued executions have no place in a civilized society. It is unusual because only the United States of all the western industrialized nations engages in this punishment. It is also unusual because only a random sampling of convicted murderers in...

    Capital punishment, Capital punishment in the United States, Crime 853  Words | 3  Pages

  • Terrorism

    definitions on terrorism. What is terrorism? How do we define it? Why is one man’s terrorist another man’s freedom fighter? These are just a few of the questions that face the world on a daily basis. There are many challenges that face the international community when it comes to how to define terrorism and what it constitutes. This paper will explore the challenges facing scholars when it comes to labeling terror and discuss potential ways to properly define it. Challenges in Defining Terrorism Finding...

    Asymmetric warfare, Counter-terrorism, Definition 1078  Words | 3  Pages

  • Can Prejudice Ever Be Eliminated?

    Can prejudice ever be eliminated? Prejudice: Discrimination, stereotype against other groups of people/individuals; mindset Racial, Homophobia, Gender, Religious Ever: Absolute term Eliminated: Removed completely The idea of prejudice has been present for several decades now, and is so deeply rooted in our society today. They can be defined as a set of negative and irrational feelings, beliefs, and actions that are directed towards those of a different race, culture and religion. In the...

    Discrimination, Gender, Homosexuality 1082  Words | 3  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Terrorism October 29, 2013 http://terrorism.about.com/od/causes/a/causes_terror.htm Terrorism has been around for a longtime, but for the past twelve years there's been a dramatic rise in activity. Terrorists use murder, kidnapping, hijacking, and bombings to pursue a political agenda. These criminals are not just subject to the United States, terrorism happens all over the world...

    Counter-terrorism, Hostage, Iran 836  Words | 3  Pages

  • TERRORISM

    TERRORISM ( A SOCIETAL ISSUE ) INTRODUCTION: Terrorism is a societal issue which is exists in society at a globally. This issue is increased day by day rapidly in all over the world. Terrorism is not new and even though it has been used since the early times of recorded history, it can be relatively hard to define terrorism. The unofficial or unauthorized use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims is called TERRORISM. DIFFERENT TYPES...

    Hostage, Illegal drug trade, Irregular military 862  Words | 5  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Terrorism Terrorism has been said to be difficult to define, however, according to James and Brenda Lutz, it consist of six parts: (1) terrorism has a political objective, (2) it relies on violence or the threat of it, (3) it has a target audience beyond the immediate victims, (4) it involves an organization and is not the actions of isolated individuals, (5) it involves a non-state actor as the perpetrator or the target or both, (6) and it is a weapon of weakness of the weak designed to change...

    Hostage, Irregular military, Israel 1413  Words | 5  Pages

  • Terrorism

    11/1/2012 | | MADUBUIKE EZINNE ANNIE A00014188 TOPIC: TERRORISM: IS TERRORRISM THE BEST APPROACH TO SOLVING PROBLEMS; A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA. Terrorism is perhaps one of the most exigent problems that Nigeria is facing today. Judging from killings here and there, bombings all over the place, it is becoming progressively more difficult to differentiate between tribal, political and religious altercations. Unfortunately terrorism has gone global and everyone is equally affected either as...

    Problem solving, Santosh Sivan, Terrorism 871  Words | 3  Pages

  • Terrorism Can Be Defeated If We Tackle Its Root Causes – Poverty and Injustice

    issue of terrorism has been prevalent. Due to the expanse and connectivity of the Internet, some believe that terrorism is now an entrepreneurial arena with the Internet as its global recruiting station. Poverty and injustice are some of the root causes of terrorism, but these are not the only factors that trigger terrorism. Hence, terrorism may be defeated or abated if we tackle other factors such as religious influence. A minority believes that tackling poverty cannot defeat terrorism. They believe...

    Acts of the Apostles, Fort Hood shooting, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Origin of term "Terrorism" comes from the French word terrorism, and originally referred specifically to state terrorism as practiced by the French government during the Reign of terror. The French word terrorism in turn derives from the Latin verb terreō meaning “I frighten”. The terror cimbricus was a panic and state of emergency in Rome in response to the approach of warriors of the Cimbri tribe in 105 BC. The Jacobin cited this precedent when imposing a Reign of Terror during the French Revolution...

    Abuse, Definition of terrorism, French Revolution 812  Words | 3  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Terrorism Its Causes and Effects !! Terrorism has become a worldwide phenomenon with its many faces and manifestations. State-sponsored terrorism presents its worst form. Pol Pot in Cambodia let loose such a terrorism which killed millions of Cambodians. In India terrorism has been there in many States. Terrorists do not hesitate in using even the most cruel methods of violence and do not spare even women and children. Essay And Article On : Terrorism In India !! In Punjab it has been Pakistan...

    Himachal Pradesh, India, Militant 2033  Words | 6  Pages

  • Can Prejudice Ever Be Eliminated

    Can prejudice ever be eliminated? What exactly is prejudice? Contrary to popular belief, prejudice is not the same as discrimination, even though both terms are usually tossed into the fray together. Prejudice refers to the prejudgment; where people make assumptions or decisions even before being aware of the relevant facts. On the other hand, discrimination refers to the treatment or distinction in favour or against a particular person, group or class. That being said, prejudice would certainly...

    Abuse, Bias, Discrimination 1118  Words | 3  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Question: Many people regard terrorism as the most important issue confronting our world. Is this the case or is there something else? What do you think? Support your arguments with evidence from reference to contemporary sources. Since the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001 that shocked the world, people began to wonder how could possibly groups of people terrorized people for the sake of fulfilling their goals. Countries begin to strengthen their national defense through advanced weapons...

    Demography, Earth, Global warming 977  Words | 3  Pages

  • terrorism

    Terrorism is a global problem. Hunter S. Thompson said, “Terrorists don't wear uniforms, and they play by inscrutable rules — The Rules of World War III, which has already begun." There is no doubt that terrorism offsets a society’s balance, and that it will continue until appropriate measures are taken to prevent it. What is terrorism? This is not an easy term to define while covering all of its important aspects and features. The American Heritage Dictionary describes it as, “the unlawful...

    Counter-terrorism, Federal Bureau of Investigation, International humanitarian law 1118  Words | 3  Pages

  • Is Censorship Ever Justified and What Are Its' Limits?

    Is censorship ever justified, if so, what are its limits? Censorship is a means whereby the information people receive is limited, either wholly or in part by another individual or a group or individuals. Censorship has occurred in varying forms for centuries and happens within all aspects of society; Parents and teachers censor what children see and read, the government censor the information available to the public and everybody, whether realise it or not partake in self-censorship. It is argued...

    Catholicism, Censorship, Freedom of speech 1494  Words | 4  Pages

  • Can a Text Ever Be Neutral?

    knew she was pregnant but didn’t say anything, “Me mother knew I was expecting a baby but she never told me anything”. The doctors didn’t give her any compassion or concern “you’d ask the doctors and they’d just tell you no.” Like in “My Place” we can see the lack of equality, except “My Place” is about race and “Nothing to Spare”is about gender. Therefore these texts have selected and structured their information to represent the issues and positions us to view the issues through their eyes. ...

    Bias, Culture, First-person narrative 1152  Words | 3  Pages

  • Stop Terrorism

    breaks with every report of the hundreds of nameless people who die from our bombs, our weapons, our soldiers. � For me, then the question, �How to Stop Terrorism?� is easy. We stop terrorism first of all by stopping our own terrorism! We cannot fight terrorism by becoming terrorists. We cannot end terrorism by using the methods of terrorism to bomb and kill Iraqis, to occupy Iraq, to support the terrorist occupation of the Palestinians, and to hold the world hostage with our nuclear weapons. We...

    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Nobel Peace Prize, Nuclear weapon 1344  Words | 4  Pages

  • Terrorism

    Terrorism "Terrorism" comes from the French word terrorisme,[12] and originally referred specifically to state terrorism as practiced by the French government during the Reign of terror. The Jacobins cited this precedent when imposing a Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.[14][15] After the Jacobins lost power, the word "terrorist" became a term of abuse.[8] Although "terrorism" originally referred to acts committed by a government, currently it usually refers to the killing of innocent...

    Communist terrorism, Definition of terrorism, Reign of Terror 1444  Words | 5  Pages

  • Terrorism

    TERRORISM At present the gravest problem that Pakistan is facing is terrorism. It has become a headache for federation and a nightmare for public. Though, it is a global issue but Pakistan has to bear the brunt of it. We are facing war like situation against the terrorists. This daunting situation is caused due to several factors. These factors include social injustice, economic disparity, political instability, religious intolerance and also external hands or international conspiracies. Terrorist...

    7 July 2005 London bombings, Energy conservation, Energy crises 1681  Words | 5  Pages

  • Speech - Terrorism Can't Be Justified

    Speech 3 Terrorism cannot be justified. Close your mind. Close your eyes. See with your heart. How do you forgive the murderer of your father? These are just four lines from a song by Lupe Fiasco called “American Terrorist”. It might be just a song but can you really answer that question? - How do you forgive the murderer of your father?  - If you can’t forgive the murderer of your father than terrorism is not justifiable. My name is Liliya and I will be persuading you that terrorism cannot be...

    African American, Democratic Party, Jim Crow laws 714  Words | 4  Pages

  • Can Capital Punishment Ever Be Justified?

    is: Can the death penalty be justified? Although the side against the capital punishment has a strong argument against it, the opposing side also has legitimate reasons for favouring it. One very common argument that people bring up, is that enforcing the death penalty could lead to executing the wrong person. If the person was still in jail, it was possible to release him, but if he or she has already been executed, then there is no going back because the damage is irreversible. Nobody can revive...

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