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Since the September 11th terrorist attacks in New York City the modern world was woken up to the reality of what is outside their borders. Fear swept all across the United States anticipating another attack and evasive actions such as closing down all air traffic were put into place in order to protect the people. After 9/11 the world changed drastically, people searched for answers to all the losses and in the end turned against the Muslim faith. Just to watch the video footage of planes being weaponized to destroy two symbols of capitalism invoked many different reactions such as hatred, anxiety, grief, sadness but nothing that shows the public responded positively to such an event. This brings up the question of whether or not terrorism can be morally defensible even through the destruction most terrorist acts demonstrate. The answer is simply that terrorism is in no way morally justifiable because it cannot accurately be defined. To argue against terrorism it is important to understand what it is and why it cannot be morally justifiable. The following methods will be used to examine how terrorism effects people and its lack of integrity in society: The definitions of terrorism, what is a terrorist, what is morality.
Currently, to most of the modern world, one of the most notorious issues today are issues revolving around terrorism and to many these concerns emerged after the September 11th attacks. As a result, it has climbed up in the ranks involving global concern. Because there is no particular formula to terrorism due to its capability to take many different forms, the definition should be approached carefully and any concerns or questions should be tended to for such a serious topic. Most people have a very general desc...

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...s quote on justifying his actions shows the difficulty in defining terrorism because his political violence is not terrorism, they are two different things. Although many lives were lost and in a very uncivilized manner, to define terrorism is nearly impossible because everyone including the terrorists themselves have a different explanation to what it is. To conclude, terrorism can not be morally justifiable because the definitions conflict with each other. One side has many definitions and clauses which can label terrorism as a negative act and terrorists themselves as a certain type of people, ones who aim to destroy society for their own gains. On the other side however, the minority technically justify themselves and morals but their explanation to justify themselves is delusional and makes no logical sense which shows that terrorism is not morally justifiable.

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