Inquisitive Minds Podcast Critical Thinking on History, Religion, Politics and Culture

November 27, 2017  

After strategic military loses in Iraq and Syria, is ISIS finished? This week we explore the fallout of the military battles with ISIS and discuss the different views on whether ISIS is finally over or not. We also consider the important issue of ISIS returnees and whether they can be reintegrated into society.

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In this week's episode, we continue our discussion of recent terror attacks through the lens of propaganda used by IS and other jihadist groups or sympathizers. We try to understand the impact of terror propaganda on social media plateforms and see how "news" relegated by terrorists and their supporters serve as a way to promote an "alternate" version of events.

 

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In this week's episode, we will discuss three recent terror attacks through the lens of propaganda used by IS and other jihadist groups or sympathizers. What is the impact of this terror propaganda on social media plateforms? How much credibility should be given to "news" relegated by some jihadists channels? In what way does such propaganda provide an alternate version and interpretation of events? 

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This is special episode of the Inquisitive Minds Podcast on the terror attacks which happened earlier today (March 22, 2016) in Brussels, Belgium.

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In this episode of the Inquisitive Minds Podcast, we take some time to go over questions that emerged from the tragic events in Paris which happened on January 7-11, 2015. We ask: "Are there limits to free speech?" Can we critique and speak out against anything, including religion? We also react to the various security measures that were announced by the French government, as well as US and Canadian officials. Can better security protect people from more terrorist acts? Can education play a role in the fight against terror?
 
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