Fighting Suicide Bombing: A Worldwide Campaign for Life (Google eBook)
How does one effectively fight suicide bombers? What threat do they hold for Western society? How do people who love peace reconcile the need for war? Noted genocide expert Israel W. Charny addresses these questions in this highly personal description of suicide bombings and terror as the opening salvos of a Third World War. Charny first seeks to understand the psychology of suicide bombers, as well as the culture from which they emerge. Taking this understanding of what he calls human evil, he then proposes a hawkish campaign that ultimately emphasizes peace rather than irrational fear. By deeming suicide bombing and terrorism as necessary subjects in the study of psychology, Charny presents yet another weapon in the war against terrorism-a war that he believes will only escalate without drastic action. Ultimately, he calls for a "worldwide campaign for life" led by religious and secular leaders across the globe. He concludes the book with a vignette from Islamic culture that speaks nobly to furthering peace and life.
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3 Contradictory image meanings of suicide bombings
4 Are suicide bombers a proper subject of psychology?
The killing of human life
6 Facing the dangerous future of civilization honestly
7 Is it right to fear and condemn all Muslims? Of course not
8 Promoting a new worldwide constituency for human life and making suicide bombing unattractive and unacceptable
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