motley crew of misfits and malcontents from across history and
Can you identify a terrorist by simply looking at one? It's
not as easy as you think
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Do I stubbornly hold and unashamedly express
Do I willfully defy accepted social and cultural norms?
Do I conform to what my conscience dictates rather than what religious
or governmental authorities dictate?
Do I associate with others of a similar persuasion?
If you answered in the affirmative to one or more of these questions,
it is quite possible that you are indeed a terrorist. As there is no known
cure, steps should be taken to avoid becoming one in the first place.
Terrorists have existed throughout human existence; in fact, they are
well represented, often even celebrated, in high school history books.
Some of the more impressionable amongst you might even be so bewitched by
these individuals that you not only respect them, but actively follow
their sordid examples.
Upon closer examination, though, these people were little more than
common miscreants. They were actively defiant and openly flaunted the
rules. They were outspoken, ambitious and crafty. They were all
terrorists, through and through.