Argumentative Essay On Suicide Bombers

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Over 40% of suicide bombers are female and come from all over the world (Pape). The most common areas where suicide bombers are present are Russia, the Middle East, and parts of Africa. That isn’t to say that bombers aren’t in other places because they certainly are. These are just the most common areas. Suicide bombers can be anywhere for any reason. Since suicide bombers are no longer living they can’t be asked as to what their motives were. However, countless people speculate as to what is going on inside the minds of these individuals who commit such devastating acts. To do everything possible to stop the mass murder that can be caused, one must understand what is known to drive these actions, whether they be forced or not. Though not possible to find out the exact reasons, some reasons have been speculated to get what is known. The reasons people become suicide bombers vary dependant on their sex and location. People can be committing the same acts across the world, but be in completely different states of mind as to what drives their actions. The Middle East is one …show more content…
Almost all suicide bombers coming from more developed countries suffer from depression, grief, shame, and rage (The Myth of…). They are seeking a way out. We see this quite often, especially in American society where when someone gets so depressed they feel the only option is to kill themselves. Since their depression has stemmed usually from one thing in particular this can become the bomb sight to seek revenge. By bombing the source of their pain they are given a sense of duty (Bond). Some countries however, do not fit this model. All known suicide bombers in London have no symptoms of mental illness or drug abuse (Bond). This leads people to wonder why they would want to kill themselves. Some bombs are not in the mindset to become bombers, they are recruited by militant

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