Writer’s Notebook Prompt. First, let’s watch this video: The Daily Show: Interview : Malala Yousafzai.
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First, let’s watch this video:
The Daily Show:
“Then I would reply to myself, ‘Malala, just take a shoe and hit him.’ But then I said, ‘If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat others with cruelty and that much harshly, you must fight others but through peace and through dialogue and through education.’ Then I said I will tell him how important education is and that ‘I even want education for your children as well,’ and I will tell him, ‘that’s what I want to tell you. Now do what you want’.”
Writer’s Notebook: Do you agree with Malala? Is peace, dialogue and education the answer to solving difficult world issues like those in the Middle East or are there times when violence/ force is necessary? Give reasons and examples for your opinion.