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Irfan Noori

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Is really Unemployment is a reason to join terrorism or an excuse??

For the first Time I totally disagree with the facts by TED. How come we can give unemployment the reason of Terrorism. Charles Kingsley Once Tod that "NO-ONE KNOWS WHAT HE CAN DO, UNTIL HE TRIES"
I mean in today's era of high end needs and technology,it true that unemployment is growing fast and people are getting frustrated but terrorism is definitely not an option. Terrorism is not just a phenomena, its the sick mindset, its like a mental disease,
Nothing can justify of be a reason for terrorism. and even if Unemployment is somehow linked to it, the How can we justify the people with much higher paid salary and have so much riches, and still promoting terror.?????

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I am really thankful to all of you for sharing your intellect with me
this conversation, some how Inspires me doing what is being needed in today's era
The best enlightenment with the word TERRORISM
I just use to see its one aspect only
now i can see its diversification.
I thank you all for your support.

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  • Nov 22 2013: Desperate people turn to desperate measures.
    Unemployment is one of the things that drive people desperate. By itself, it likely won't be enough, but in combination with other things...
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      Nov 23 2013: I agree Nadav....desperate people turn to desperate measures. Unemployment alone does not create terrorists, and that is demonstrated by the fact that there are a lot of unemployed people in our world who are not terrorists. Combined with other factors, poverty can, and apparently does contribute to terrorism when there are other factors as well.

      Here is a TED talk about the schools for terrorists, and some of the reasons that terrorism continues.
      http://www.ted.com/talks/sharmeen_obaid_chinoy_inside_a_school_for_suicide_bombers.html
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        Nov 23 2013: If the Poverty + Unemployment + illiteracy + other factors are the reasons for terrorist activities or anti social activities, then, Dear Colleen, can you please Explain me the facts of Promoting crime by corporate and privileged, or the case of Shoplifting by Rich Kids, or exploitation of staff , or sexual harassment of an employee by the Bosses????
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          Nov 23 2013: Your topic question Dear Irfan, is..."Is really Unemployment is a reason to join terrorism or an excuse??"

          No, in my perception, unemployment is not a reason to join terrorism, and it could be a contributing factor, along with other factors, as I wrote in my previous comment.

          Are you now suggesting that " the facts of Promoting crime by corporate and privileged, or the case of Shoplifting by Rich Kids, or exploitation of staff , or sexual harassment of an employee by the Bosses" are related to terrorism? I do not understand what you would like me to explain Dear Irfan.
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        Nov 23 2013: These are the sorts of examples which we see in our day to day life.
        And my basic point is Howcome we can use Unemployment as a agent to terrorism even as contributing factor.

        We've seen or heard or read once that the Terrorist brainwash the kids or spy or people, so I am asking those who are funding for their so called great cause, the ammunition, the camps, the foods, the mobilities, They are for sure rich, powerful. So!! how are they get involve, as they are the main mastermind behind terror activities, hey are the one who are mileading people, they are difinately not unemployed, (though they do target unemployed & poor people) And THEY ARE THE REAL TERRORIST, AND THEY CANT BE GIVEN THE FACTOR LIKE POVERTY OR UNEMPLOYMENT.


        I HOPE I DIDN'T MAKE MYSELF KINDA BORING :)
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          Nov 23 2013: You are not boring Irfan. I am trying my best to understand your question/concern. From what I know about terrorism, which is probably not very much, there are contributing factors, one of which might be, in some situations, unemployment.

          I agree with you that those who may be funding terrorism are as much at fault as anyone else, and that is one of the contributing factors. Terrorism probably couldn't continue if it was not funded.

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