What do you know about methods of fight with terrorism? Read the article to learn how to prevent one of the biggest problems in the world.
Terrorism is a method by means of which organized group or party seeks to achieve the objectives proclaimed by it, usually with using of violence. Modern world looks for various ways of fight against this problem. That's why many people have a question: can education end terrorism?
Effects of terrorism on society
Terrorism makes a set of victims in society. Here are some of them:
- Violence and mockery on innocent people;
- Using of toxic agents and radioactive isotopes;
- Occupation of institutions, buildings, banks, embassies, which is followed by taking of hostages. Most often terrorists want to achieve negotiations with representatives of the authorities, but there are also examples of extermination of hostages. Today it is one of the most common forms of terrorism;
- Explosions of planes, cars, trains and other transport with the purpose to frighten other people.
Can education end terrorism debate?
Many people argue whether education is able to help fight against terrorism. Some of them consider that it can't influence on acts of terrorism. But it is not so.
Modern terrorists actively use information technologies for promotion. Social networks, e-mail, other programs for communication on the Internet have caused creation of terrorist organizations. Therefore it is necessary to trace and stop information technologies using buy them.
Crisis of modern society, distortion of legal and universal values are important reasons of emergence of terrorism. For example, in some countries children are raised under slogans of terrorism, and tell them about physical power since their childhood.
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Effects of education
In this regard it is necessary to improve the education. What advantages will it give in fight with terrorism?
- Many participants of terrorist groups are young people. Education is one of the most available ways to contact youth, to propagandize cultural wealth.
- Education of 21 century propagandizes tolerance. It teaches people to respect others, irrespective of belief, culture and nationality.
- Interest of young people in schools and universities helps to eliminate terrorism mechanisms. Usually such groups take uneducated and poor people who have no opportunity to get a job and receive money. Thus, education helps to eliminate shortage of money and unemployment.
- Quality and interesting education will help to inspire and motivate youth on creation of tolerant and civilized society in which there is no place for terrorism.
- Education teaches self-discipline. It helps people to control themselves and to be in peace with society.
- Murder of leaders of the terrorist organizations can't eliminate terrorism completely. There are many such cases, after which groups continued to work. Education helps to change society in general, not to kill several people.
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