COGNITIVE CONCEPTS ON TERRORISM (AFTER (S.U.R.E/R.A.V.E.N- to keep up with…
COGNITIVE CONCEPTS ON TERRORISM
Thinking rationally of what to do and how to prevent such attacks by maintaining cohesion and strengthen social bonds.
If we do not take actions regarding terrorist attacks, the doom of the country is inevitable.As it has happened in the past, it would definitely happen again in the future.
If we do take actions regarding the terrorist attacks, we could minimize the damage to the country or prevent it altogether.
Based on the reasonings, the best option would be to make efforts solving the issue regarding terrorism in the ocuntry.
"Jemaah Islamiyah’s bomb plot (2001/2002)"
Evidence proving that terrorism is present in SIngapore and terror attacks could strike at any time. This article is a bomb plot to attack six targets in singapore.
" Not if, but when". Terrorist attacks are bound to happen, just that WHEN will it happen. We must be constantly prepared through executing protocols.
Turn a blind eye towards the planning of counter-terrorism, no planned and effective actions taken when it does happen.
Improved security and patrolling, results in lower chances of successful attacks happening.
Preparing for terrorist attacks at all time, it will result in better handling of the situation during the attack if it does happen
Design Thinking -
Informing the authorities through the SGSecure app
RUN, HIDE, TELL
Emergency call- Addresses the users needs which are to seek help in times of an attack
Report function- Addresses the users needs which are to alert the authorities during terrorist attacks
S.U.R.E/R.A.V.E.N- to keep up with the latest news on social media
Evaluate- Assess the information
Research - Find for additional sources that could corroborate with the claim and get alternative views from to avoid confirmation bias
Understand - If the information is clear and easy to understand
If the source has a reputation for writing truthful information overtime
Whether if the author is biased opinion on the situation.
ACCESS TO EVIDENCE
If the information is a primary or secondary source, to have enough information to help back up.
EXPERTISE IN RELEVANT AREA
If the author has any knowledge about the situation, or has a relevant expertise.
Whether if the author has anything to gain when writing or giving out the information.
Root Cause Analysis
Why do people think that they are anonymous on the internet?
Because they think that they won’t get caught as they are not seen and just hiding behind their computer screens.
Why people just comment/post what they want without thinking of how other people feel?
people think that they are anonymous in the internet
Why do these make people have extremist ideologies?
Because everybody is just commenting/uploading their thoughts on the platform and sharing radical ideologies
Why do people have extremist ideologies?
Because of social media, extremist group meeting, reading books on extremist ideologies.
Why did the attack happen?
because of people's extremist ideologies
People will believe the first piece of information they receive and decide that the info is real without making further research.
Appeal to Improper Authorities
people may believe rumours spread without checking with the authority
if a news is spread around and everyone seems to agree to it
it may be seen as true.