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“Analyzing the Teacher’s Tragic Death in France: Understanding the Suspected Islamist Through ChatGPT”


From the link above we can read The Guardian article.
It is about a suspected “radicalised” boy that attacked a teacher and hurt other three people.

But where is the root of the problem? The religion of Islam or the extremists?

The root of the problem is not the religion itself but the actions of extremists who commit acts of violence in the name of the religion. Extremism can be found in various religions and ideologies and does not represent the beliefs of the entire religious or ideological community. It is important to distinguish between the actions of a small extremist minority and the beliefs of the broader religious or ideological group. Many Muslims around the world, for example, strongly condemn acts of violence committed by extremists and seek to promote a peaceful interpretation of Islam.

These boys need to be educated about true Islam, which doesn’t reflect the ideology of the radicalised groups being taught. Right?

It’s true that a nuanced understanding of any religion, including Islam, can help counteract extremist ideologies. Education, dialogue, and community engagement are vital tools in preventing radicalization and promoting a more accurate understanding of religious teachings. It’s essential to separate the actions of a few extremists from the broader beliefs of a religious community and to combat stereotypes and misconceptions through informed discussion and research.

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