KUWAIT: Staving off extreme ideologies and protecting youth from its ill effects requires collective effort, said yesterday President of the Kuwaiti Society for the Ideal Family Sheikha Fariha Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
A gruesome murder in Kuwait recently, in which a man killed his brother over family disputes, highlighted the dire need of serious action to rid society of malicious thought, Sheikha Fariha said in a press statement. A newspaper report said yesterday that the suspect told police during investigations that killed his brother because he was not observing his religious duties rightfully, suggesting that the crime was motivated by extremist thought.
Sheikh Fariha pointed out that the youth are the most susceptible to extreme ideologies, adding that it is imperative to extoll the virtues of temperate thought. Speaking on the pervasion of extremism, Sheikha Fariha noted that society can longer turn a blind eye to the growth of such ideologies, as she underscored the importance of stifling the spread of these ill thoughts.
Meanwhile, the President of the Kuwaiti Society for the Ideal Family spoke highly of moral virtues such as benevolence and self-restraint, in addition to the eschewal of evil. She also noted that it is incumbent upon mothers to lead their children to the right path, pressing them to instill decorum and morality in their offspring. – KUNA