Talk:1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack

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definition of "terrorist"[edit]

From the description in the article there was no intention to terrorize anyone, only to sway the election. By what definition is it appropriate to call this terrorism? As Glenn Greenwald has repeatedly written, the word "terrorism" has become a political term without clear definition. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.211.69.239 (talk) 23:40, 27 August 2016 (UTC)

Good point-- it isn't right to throw a word around & never think about how you're using it. Thanks for making me think! :) Right now, though, I'm thinking it should be considered terrorism. A biological weapon is still a weapon, and lives were endangered, so this could be considered an act of violence. And this would make it consistent with the Terrorism article's definition: "in its broadest sense, the use or threatened use of violence (terror) in order to achieve a political, religious, or ideological aim." Lusanaherandraton (talk) 20:41, 22 September 2016 (UTC)