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April 04, 2005

The "Poverty=Terrorism" Myth

Dean links to a few posts knocking down the myth that poverty causes terrorism. The background of most of the Sep. 11 terrorists is enough evidence for me. Dean gave me a chuckle when he wrote:

In fact, if you look at terrorists, they usually have one thing in common. Whether it's an anarchist like Ted "Unabomber" Kaczynski, a communist like Che Guevara, or a religio-fascist like Osama bin Laden, all seem to share a common background:

They grew up as spoiled brats in very comfortable, pampered, well-off households.

Other than that, only hate is their unifying trait.


"The Poverty/Terrorism "Root Cause" Myth"

Posted by Sean Hackbarth in Terrorism at 05:04 PM | Comments (1) | Trackbacks (0)