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Recognising radicalism

Radicalism may or may not have political ends - virtually all social movements contain some element of radicalism without developing into extremist violence. Extremism is not the same as terrorism. "Learning Together to be Safe‟ requires that schools can recognise radicalism before it becomes politically motivated extremism. An indicator of radicalism is when learners become intolerant of other people‟s views or when they apply explicit moral knowledge about good and evil and behave in a way that is based on a good-evil hierarchy rather than considering the situationally appropriate response.

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