Full Circle Salon & Scott Atran: Why people become terrorists
Full Circle is Brussels' leading platform for new ideas, debate and change.
On the 12th of October we will be hosting world-famous anthropologist, Scott Atran, for an evening salon on the theme of why people become terrorists.
Believe it or not, terrorists who commit violent acts believe they are making the world a better place. However, while it's common to label them as brainwashed or psychologically disturbed, ISIS fighters, suicide bombers and Islamic fundamentalist are not usually drawn from the ranks of the mentally ill - so has evidence shown. Why do people become terrorists? Why is the jihad’s bug so contagious for so many youngsters? And what role do religious education or faith play in motivating them? Anthropologist Scott Atran has spent much of his career interviewing terrorists of any age, social and geographical background, coming to simple but startling conclusions. Hear from him how ordinary people become terrorists and what we can do about it.
Registration is compulsory
Tickets: Free Young Members / €25 Members / €35 Non members
(Non-members can come once before joining)
Drinks & light food included
Location: Venue announced 48H before the event to registered participants
More info and tickets here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1934231040151473/