The Psychology of the Terrorist

Robert Cormier on After the First Death

"Born to Kill"

Robert Cormier's response to Sally-Anne


In this university thesis, from February 2, 2010, author Jack Whiteley argues that what might seem like over-the-top behavior to one person or group of people, might be reasonable and logical from another person's or group's point of view. One could argue that by taking an empathetic stance, even for a moment. might lend nuances of understanding to the actions of the outcast. Hence his intriguing title, "One person's terrorist is another person's freedom fighter"

The Psychology of the Terrorist