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Running Head: CHANGING PERSPECTIVE 1 Gary D. Neer Changing Perspective PSY/220 May 23 rd , 2010 Melissa Gonzalez
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CHANGING PERSPECTIVE 2 Changing Perspective Diverse situations can be interpreted by different individuals in many ways. Religion, culture, personal beliefs can influence a person’s perspective on what they are seeing. Additionally, an individual’s, personality or situation can influence how he or she interprets an event. For example, the September 11 th attacks were a series of coordinated suicidal attacks upon the United States by Al-Qaeda. On the morning of September 11 th , 2001, four commercial passenger airliners were hijacked by terrorist. The hijackers intentionally crashed these airliners into the Twin Towers killing everyone on board and many others in the buildings. Additionally, the hijackers crashed a third airliner into the Pentagon and a fourth plane crashed in a field of the State of Pennsylvania. The September 11 th event provoked fear, anger, sorrow, hatred, empathy, confusion, sadness, and vengeance—mixed perspectives in countries that was forever changed (P BS, n.d.). These terrorist attacks changed the outlook of millions of people in the world. Although these attack where horrific enough in their own right; the constant replaying of television images of the disintegration of the twin towers only reinforced the diverse perspectives between the individuals on the cause of such an event.
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CHANGING PERSPECTIVE 3 Cultural and Emotional Perspective The journalist conception of the anti-traditional proponents of America’s (e.g., media, Hollywood), multiculturalism and/or political correctness as heirs to the radical politics including the nonprofit sectors and the universities or what one can call the cultural left (Bolai, 2004-2010) was a perspective by some as the primary cause of the volcano of anger toward the American’s that erupted the Islamic world. The Muslims who carried out the 9/11 attacks were the product of a visceral rage—some based up legitimate concerns, some based upon wrongful prejudice—but all fueled and encouraged by the cultural left (D’Souza, 2005). If there was no cultural left the attack on 9/11 would have never happened.
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