Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Is Terrorism, And What Makes It Offensive - 1492 Words

If you had to pick one word to represent the most offensive word in the English language, what would it be? Chances are that it’s something you wouldn’t say in front of your parents. This is because when we think of something offensive, we think of explicit or malicious language, which goes against how our parents raised us (ethics). However, bad words are not always subject to this specific and often limited criteria. A word, its evolution and its offensiveness are based on many different factors. Perspectives are a major factor with terrorism. Terrorism can be traced back nearly 50,000 years, to the onset of human existence. It has affected every culture, and every gender. Ranging from the Egyptians and the pharos, to the Greek kings.†¦show more content†¦The victim slowly cooks from the inside out, and their screams are translated through a series of brass tubing’s to sounds like an angry bull. The king liked the device so much he would use it at ban quets, and put anyone who challenged him into it. People came from near and far to hear the sounds of the bull- The sounds of humans being cooked alive: for entertainment. Although the time of the brazen bull is long gone, even today we use its implementation for entertainment. This can be best understood by watching the movie Immortals, in which the antagonist uses the bull for the purpose of killing his enemies. To put this into perspective, we watch movies of people being cooked alive, and listen to their screams, once again, for entertainment. The movies producers don’t inform the audience that this was once a real torture device, so we just believe it’s a made up part of Greek mythology. Movies are a part of media, and in order to understand terrorisms’ evolution, we need to comprehend how media has developed, and its impact on human perspectives. Fan fair around forms of mass media started around the 1440’s when the printing press was developed, and people were able to be more politically informed. In 1925, people could see this information through televised silhouette images in motion. Finally, around the 1980’s, APRANET developed the internet, and here we are today, sitting on the brink of

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