Rebellion And There Pretty Much Was A War

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rebellion and there pretty much was a war. One of the most interesting events that the Sikh extremists did was the attack on the Romanian ambassador. The Sikhs are extremely violent in all their means and a lot of it is also retaliation. But the founder of the religion was a gentle soul. This shows just how easy it is for religion to turn violent. The younger activists had taken over pretty much and now the older Sikh leaders were just there. That is how the religion got so messed up. That 's why they were all about violence and none of the original Sikh views. They did not even achieve any political views. The Sikh terrorist are mainly in India. So even if the government is not the best doesn 't mean people can do whatever that want. In…show more content…
Twelve people died and 5,500 people were affected many with permanent injuries.Aum Shinrikyo was unlike any other religion that he had studied this far. Muslims wanted to convert or kill all of those who did not live according to Muslim law. In Christianity people saw the extremists saw it fit to commit a small act of violence, like a murder, to prevent larger acts of violence which were usually the mass killings of innocent children. Like Michael Bray and the abortion clinics. The Israelis they were fighting to reclaim territory that was theirs and the Sikhs they were just rebelling against the government. Aum Shinrikyo is different in that it does not commit large acts of violence against unbelievers or against the government. Juergensmeyer explains the reason that they poisoned thousands of people was to hurry up Armageddon. Which they believed would be a time of extreme violence and death on this earth. But the leader Asahara was power hungry and some say he just pulled the train incident to gain power and media. Buddha was not made up to be a violent god. So why would Shoko Asahara resort to violence to get his point across? In the next chapter Theater of Terror Juergensmeyer explores the methods which terrorists use when selecting their next target. The targets chosen were largely selected because of their symbolism. The symbolism and size of these targets would show the message which the terrorists were seeking to send. The targets were often chosen by
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