During this October, because of the ongoing civil wars within most of
our neighboring countries, we have started to experience the “terror” once
again. Actually, it is not an unfamiliar notion for us. However, there is a new
terrifying notion emerged around the world: a terror that tags it’s victim in
an arbitrary way. This is a violence that can take place at any time, in any
place and it can also put us as a target. This violence is intended by those,
who are aware of the fact that this kind of a terrorist action is capable of
creating an intense fear, and through this fear push people into conflict with
the authority and hopelessness about the future.  Terror is a way of creative evilness, and it
creates the terrorist. Research shows that canalizing people to evilness is
very easy. Terrorist creates terror, terror creates fear and rage, and these
create aggression and another terrorist act in turn. Through displaying it’s
competence of attacking in any setting, terrorist actions aim demoralization as
a target and a tool at the same time. Victims are not the actual targets. The
act of choosing victims in an arbitrary fashion turns the whole community into
the target. The uncertainty about when or where the violence will take place,
has a devastating impact. Breaking down of the defenses suddenly, and blocking
all the escape ways create hopelessness. Especially social media plays a
significant role in rushing people’s fear up and serves for terror either
intentionally or not. Part of those who share information involving warnings
about public transportation vehicles and advising people not to go out of their
houses aim rushing the fear up. And the remaining of the people unintentionally
serve this purpose just through sharing this kind of information. Because of
this kind of information that has unknown source, terrorism sticks in people’s
mind as a continuous and persistent threat. 
Through intriguing terrorism reports such as analysis or bringing former
doubtful analysis into question together with the act, terrorism may be proven
innocent. Commentaries and incidents make way to accuse the authority, and to
be seen as desperate and awkward.
By this
way,  a hostile attitude is generated
towards the authority, and in turn the main goal of the terrorism comes true.

The simplest way of coping with terrorism is to raise awareness about
some defense and prevention mechanisms among the community. Fromkin, who
addresses terrorism as a direct and indirect strategy states that: “ In this
strategy, the meanings of the terms “loss” and “gain” can only be determined by
the responses you give to the terrorists… Terrorism wins only when you response
to the terrorists in a way that they expect from you. This means that: THE FATE
OF THE TERRORISM IS HOLD BY YOU, NOT BY TERRORISTS”. Let’s not respond to
terrorists in a way they expect from us. Let’s get protected, take precautions,
learn to cope with, and seek help if we need. And speak of being human,
fellowship, love, joy of living and attachment just to spite them. Keep in mind
that fear can only pass over through truths and caution. Let’s not leave our
fate on their hands. 

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