When Kalam Took to Social Media for Solution

Published: 29th July 2015 05:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2015 05:12 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: In early 2007, when the phenomenon called social media wasn’t all pervading as it is now, President APJ Abdul Kalam took to Yahoo answers, a forum, to crowd-source solutions to a tethering problem faced by India and the world — terrorism.

Given below, is his entire message. It elicited more than 31,000 answers.

What should we do to free our planet from terrorism?

Human society, from origin until now, has always been at war within and between groups and has led to two World Wars. Presently, terrorism and low intensity warfare are affecting many parts if the world.

As the current global population of 6 billion increases to 8 billion by 2025, national and international conflicts will continue to be a source of concern for humanity. When evil minds combine, good minds have to work together and combat. In this context, what are the out-of-the-box solutions to free the planet earth from terrorism?

Your answers when processed and implemented can lead to a peaceful, happy and safe planet earth.

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