Report Re-examing the motivations of terrorists in Terrorism and Islamic Fundamentalism Posted October 3, 2008 · Edited October 3, 2008 by Inspector David, that article only addresses the mentality of the pawns of terrorist organizations. It is saying absolutely nothing fundamental about the cause of it, which we all know is based in philosophy. There will always be at least some people who are clueless joiners willing to do violence, just as there will always be at least some criminals. But crime becomes widespread and rampant under specific conditions, explained by philosophy. Which is how it is with terrorism, as well.