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INFECTION OF PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS:TERRORIST WAR DISORDERS

INFECTION OF PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS:TERRORIST WAR DISORDERS
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§ 1. Introduction
There are about 21% Moslems, 33% Christians, 14% Hindus, 16% Atheists, and 16% other religions in the world. This means that the world is filled with many people that profess to have some beliefs in some supernatural powers that inhabit outside the Solar system. Certain organisations and those individuals that admit to be religious have caused a great deal of troubles in the world by warring among themselves. Though these adherents consider the unseen powers they profess to believe in them to be peaceful, they themselves have not emulated this peaceful nature of their powerful significant figures. Because of them the world continues to be in turbulent, as now and then there are sectarian wars which claim the lives of innocent as well as adherents' lives. It has also been argued that the things that originate these controversies are trivial things that those that they purport to worship would not have made an issue of them were they to be present in human form to deliberate on these issues among themselves. In short, it could be asserted that though religious people assure the world of their intention to change and make it better, more often than not they become entangled with unnecessary issues that fill the world with woes and tribulations. Some of the controversial mistakes they make concern the manner they use the name of these gods/God to wage unnecessary wars on earth among themselves and also the authorities on earth that sometimes demand their obedience to bring order to the different communities they live in.

Religion and its rituals have been argued by some notable researchers as consist of inherited disorders of some figures in history that escaped curing of their psychiatric illnesses/possession. The idea behind praying which consists of incantation of meaningless words and sounds, sitting, standing up and also lying down or prostrating on the floor, all these portray the manners other people became obsessive-compulsive and had to engage in these manners to deal with their disorders. Even the stoning of some “imaginary figures” such as Satan, indicating casting one's bad behaviour away could be interpreted as one of these psychiatric symptoms of a well-known person in history. Hand washing intermittently between their prayers rituals resembles the obsessive-compulsive patients who could not put an end to this behaviour because they wanted to maintain some cleanliness. Finally, many religious founders including some spiritualists that suffered from epilepsy became the founding fathers of many religions in the world. As this illness is characterised with hallucinations and visions when a patient falls down, anything he experienced in these symptoms of epilepsy or in dreams were given religious meanings by ignorant adherents who saw these as “warning messages” from their God.

§ 2. Definition
Terrorist war disorder is an inherited disorder or an infection of psychiatric disorder from people that had been exposed to occupatioonis disorders. The patients may be ignorant individuals that through subjection and oppression escaped from the occupation or concentration camp where all sorts of maltreatments including chicken brooding disorders were being practised. Their purpose may then be mixed with the motivation to defend their country through the use of weapons and sometimes making surprise attacks against their targets or the occupants.

Terrorist war disorders are difficult to deal with, as the patients are usually oppressed individuals that have no sympathy for any individual whether they are children, women or the weak persons in society. Some members of these groups could act as suicide bombers to supplement the general terrorist activities/surprise attacks they are used to doing. Though men are generally seen to be engaged in these disorders, women are sometimes motivated to join to conduct other secret activities that women could perform well better than men. Terrorist war disorders are prevalent in the modern world and though their activities are not regarded as legitimate, people see them as the only way where the oppressed and hunger exposed individuals could liberate themselves in order to gain independence, temporary or permanent freedom.

§ 3. Symptoms/Characteristics
The disorder could affect all people not only Moslems and Christian adherents, though it is estimated that the majority of patients come from these religious camps. The disorder is an infection that patients under oppression are compelled to adopt this inappropriate means to liberate themselves from a foreign power or a regime that is seen as brutal or unwanted. Therefore, the symptoms are characterised with erratic, unpredictable, frenzied, demoniac, impulsive manner of acting around that lead to bloodshed. Patients are aggressive, naive, ignorant, outcast, schizophrenic patients, psychotic patients, and paranoid patients that could sacrifice their lives to commit disturbance in public places as well as in secluded places, such as tearing down mighty buildings or poisoning rivers and fresh waters that feed a whole population. For example, fire could be set in an oil field just to cause damage and environmental hazard to prevent the oppressor from carrying what they believe is booty.

The patients hide in secluded places or underground and could make surprise visit to areas where they inflict their damages. They usually carry their attacks in the night and seldom do they work in the daytime. Some of them adhere to ideologies that are hollow and follow the experiences of their significant others that had through hallucinations, auditory hallucinations and dreams acquired these messages.

Weapons employed are bombs, machine guns, poisons, gases, fire, and etc. They are well organised unlike other patients, but due to lack of funs they do not always employ aeroplanes or fighter jets. Their targets are usually, trade centres, railways, hospitals, banks, traffic, and commercial aeroplanes.

Hideouts are usually described to be in the Forest, Deserts, underground tunnels and foreign countries.

§ 4. Case Studies
This disorder has been in existence since antiquity and it has compelled many individuals with different psychiatric disorders to cause havoc on groups of people that lived in peace.

(a) Hannibal
(b) Hebrews
(c) Second World War
The resistances in occupied France and other neighbouring nations used this means to fight their oppressors who were none other those persons suffering from SCP disorders, AZC, Superwunsken and etc.

(d) Middle East, Afghanistan, Chechnya
The modern world has witnessed the use of these means in certain parts of the world. There has been a lot of progress in the use of peaceful means to solve these problems that had occasioned these disorders. Remember that these people engaged in these disturbances are like children that can be pampered and be wooed to accept peace rather than continuing fighting that could lead to the spill of innocent blood.

§ 5. Analysis and Discussion
War is a disorder irrespective which form it takes. The manner in which occupation is employed to subdue or suppress a group of people that have already accepted defeat is bad, since it has negative repercussions on the people and the whole region where war took place. Having been defeated through hard resistance, the people should be left free to deal with their pain and sorrow. If this is not followed, it will generate into a situation where the people through desperation would form a terrorist group or resistance with the intention of liberating themselves from oppression from an outside power.

The infection of terrorist disorder as war disorder have never been easy to deal with by force, since they have moral support and the will to fight for their property or whatever that have been occupied. The occupants, on the other hand, do not have the same will and moral support which means that they stand a greater risk to loose or be driven back unless an agreement is reached to settle the disturbance through peaceful means.

Peaceful settlement between the occupation power and the terrorists should first be preceded by the intention of the former to recognise their point of views and demand a size fire whereby they both could put their concessions on the board. It is only when their demands are tantalisingly unreasonable that the powerful occupant should resume otherwise to use other means such as coercing. To close the door entirely without recognising or examining their demands is not wise. They should be allowed to continue normal with their nation building and the search for their identity in a peaceful manner.

Occupation should not be used as a weapon to instigate suppression of people into becoming obedient. If possible people that had already accepted defeat should be left alone and free to deal with their problems and other predicaments.

§ 6. Conclusion

Terrorist war disorders are infected when a group of people had been experiencing oppression or alienation from their property or whatever they are being deprived of having. Like so many illnesses, this disorder has a cause and therefore could be cured or receive immunisation against its spreading. The formula of occupation (Albinos's favourite method) as a form of suppressing people in diverse parts of the world to solicit for obedience is not good because it does not work; it always leads to a failure. The illnesses of war, like any disorders, have the possibility of receiving their cure. Let those nations that think that they have access to making weapons and, therefore, could travel to anywhere around the globe to create wars know that true power of the world now is “economic” not “military” any longer. Only barbarians pride themselves in how many people they successfully killed during war or campaign.

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