Terrorism

How do we define terrorism? How does it affect our day life? What are the psychological effects that terrorism acts can cause to an individual? How can one overcome such a traumatic event? There are many questions about this issue that have been recently asked. As we observed and experience traumatic events in life, we must also understand those events and learn how to cope with them.
As defined, terror has the goal of spread fear and panic among the targeted population and thereby to adversely affect its citizens life style and influence police makers in their favor. In other words, terrorists use the pain and suffering of innocent civilians so they can achieve their goals either they been political, religious, or cultural. Terrorism can be found even in the very early stages of civilization. We are able to identify terrorism even in the early Roman and Greek empire, represented in the form of tyranny. Plato and Aristotle, famous historical philosophers, once classified tyranny as being "the worst form of government". Tyranny had always been a brutal and bloody form of government where terror was spread among the population in order to maintain power and control. There are also other evidences of terrorism in history, as an example the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a mass murder over the Jewish population. Committed by German leader, Adolf Hitler, and his followers, their intent was to distinguish the
Jewish population who were considered by Hitler as "corrupt and predatory materialists". Another example of terrorism acts was the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, where four airplanes were hijacks. Three out of the four hijacked airplanes succeed in their objectives striking both of the World Trade Center towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington DC, and the unique intent of killing innocent civilians. The remaining hijacked airplane went down before striking its final destination. The passengers…

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