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334a04536412cf822d965bf0f8ee530989425da7.doc Dartmouth 2K9 1 Table of Contents Table of Contents ........................................................................................................................................................ 1 Links – Terrorism ....................................................................................................................................................... 4 The idea of terrorism is used to produce terror among populations .......................................................................... 4 The government uses the term terrorism to envoke fear, and political action ........................................................... 5 Politicians use the term terrorist to frighten people ..................................................................................................... 6 The state uses the rhetoric of terrorism to make people fear, and act against them .................................................. 7 Construct of Islamic terrorists causes hate crimes and other forms of violence ........................................................ 9 Alt Solves – Rhetoric ................................................................................................................................................ 10 The rhetoric of terrorism needs to be questioned from multiple different angles and perspectives to develop a true understanding of the motives behind action. ....................................................................................................... 10 Emancipation from the rhetoric of terrorism allows for empowerment of the individual ...................................... 11 AT Perm – Cooption ................................................................................................................................................. 12 Engaging the critique with policy making means the alternative will be coopted. .................................................. 12 Gunning 2007 (Jerome is Lecturer in the Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Contemporary Political Violence (CSRV). He is the author of Hamas in Politics: Democracy, Religion, Violence (Hurst, 2007). His research interests include Islamist movements, Islamic political thought, democratisation theory, social movement theory, political violence and transformation, and critical terrorism studies., “babies and bathwaters: reflecting on the pitfalls of critical terrorism studies”,) ............................................................................................. 12 Discourse Shapes Reality ......................................................................................................................................... 13 Since the practice of terrorism is predicated upon a discourse, these beliefs determine what kinds of terrorism occur- words are turned into reality, so the language of terror describes the operations of terrorists ................... 13 Overview ..................................................................................................................................................................... 14 The discourse of terrorists hinders problems in society. It provokes more hatred and misunderstanding between the “two parties.” The views as each other as enemies only provoke more violence. Resulting in a self-fulfilling prophecy. The more the stereotypical view is endorsed the more disasters is caused. By trying to “solve terrorism”, more violence is the end means. The alternative solution is key. We just open a space for discussion, so we can understand who these “terrorists” are. By opening a space for discussion, we remove the label from these so-called enemies. Once the two parties come to an understanding that neither is the good nor evil. A course of true action can be sought. By eliminating the tension and labeling, we can achieve true understanding. The end result is violence between the two is solved. .................................................................................................. 14 A2: Perm .................................................................................................................................................................... 15 The aff can’t do the plan and the alternative solvency. .............................................................................................. 15 1.The way the plan uses the term terrorists/terrorism proves that they cannot open space for discussion of terrorists. They have labeled terrorists through a certain perception that the K solves in their 1AC. .................. 15 2.They must defend their reps – the 1AC depicts terrorists as threats and enemies, they can’t also enact a policy against this rhetoric that’s severance. They must defend their reps – if they don’t there is no way for the
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