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Unformatted text preview: CRISIS CAN LEAD TO COMMITMENT. Communal- is usually the minority group Personal crisis-the offer that of suicide bombing offers redemption, for example a specific group of Palestine women are not equal if they cheated, cant bear child etc they are in big trouble and when someone offers this deal with says you will be honored and go to heaven these women take the offer. (99% of suicide bombers are women) Commitment- You dont necessarily have to go through a crisis, you can just belong; for example a sorority/fraternity- why do you go through the things you go through (e.g. hazing) to belong and commit to the group. When people do these things and then look back at them, they dont understand why they really did it. There are instance and situations were people do it bc they think it is the right the to do, or they think it is the moral code of their society. (for example an older brother recruits his younger brother to do suicide bombing)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course GOV 365N taught by Professor Moser during the Fall '06 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Fall '06