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Prejudice and Religious Ideals in Terrorist Action

Power of prejudice and use of religious ideals to fuel terrorist action. Is such a confluence dangerous? Give specific example of terrorist group.

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1. Power of prejudice and use of religious ideals to fuel terrorist action-is such a confluence dangerous?

This is true when religious ideals are used by extremist groups who disregard others in the name of religion and their group's religious mission, such as the Jihad, who has a 'religious' mission to destroy Israel (perpetrated by prejudice and hate) and to promote Islam worldwide in the name of a holy war (to justify the use of violence and terror against others, they claim it is God's will). In the case of the Jihad, Islam ideals when combined with prejudice towards Israel, and to everyone who is NOT Islam, it is indeed a confluence dangerous.

For Jihad, based on religious ideals:

" The enemies of Islam are divided into two groups, the Peoples of the book, ahl al-kitab and the pagans, the kafirun. The first group, defined as ...

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This solution explores the relationship between the power of prejudice and use of religious ideals to fuel terrorist action, and if such a confluence is dangerous. Reference included.

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