How Globalization Spurs Terrorism: The Lopsided Benefits of "One World" and Why That Fuels Violence

By Fathali M. Moghaddam | Go to book overview

CHAPTER 3
Universal Needs and the
Psychological Roots of
Radicalization and Terrorism

“Darn those Muslim fanatics!”

The middle-aged, grossly overweight man in front of me was having a hard time reaching down to take off his shoes. We were in a very long, tedious line of forlorn looking people, passing through the security section of Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC.

“You know, every time I pass through one of these damned security places, I get madder at Osama bin Laden and them Muslim fanatics,” he grumbled as he finally managed to get his shoes off and put them on the tray to pass through the security system.

“String up all the fanatics,” added his companion, a taller and even plumper man who had sat on the floor to sort out his belongings and was having difficulties getting up on his feet again, “but don’t forget the nuts on our side who got us into the Iraq war. Let’s not forget our fanatics.”

“There you go again, you liberals just don’t understand. There’s gonna be war. Do you wanna fight it over there or over here?”

“True enough, as long as fanatics are so active on both sides, as long as the nuts are leading us, there’ll be war.”

“You really don’t know human nature.”

“That’s one thing we agree on, it’s about human nature.” We finally got through the security screening and the two men disappeared in the airport crowds, still debating as they waddled and bumped their way through the throngs.

-37-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
How Globalization Spurs Terrorism: The Lopsided Benefits of "One World" and Why That Fuels Violence
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 195

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.