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Aug 25, 2011
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Recently Deceased Saudi Prince Muhammad Abdallah Al-Faysal Blames Saudi Curricula for Giving Rise to Terrorists

#3107 | 01:30
Source: Al-Arabiya TV (Dubai/Saudi Arabia)

Following are excerpts from an interview with Saudi Prince Muhammad Abdallah Al-Faysal, which aired on AL-Arabiya TV on August 25, 2011:

Muhammad Abdallah Al-Faysal: I sent my children to study abroad after they finished junior high.

Interviewer: What about people who cannot afford to send their children abroad?

Muhammad Abdallah Al-Faysal: They should try to instill in their children what I am talking about on their own.

Interviewer: It's a tragedy if people who cannot afford to send their children abroad have a problem with their education…

Muhammad Abdallah Al-Faysal: We all know that we have an education problem. Even the educators themselves know this. But the question is what needs to be done.

Interviewer: What is the solution…

Muhammad Abdallah Al-Faysal: What changes must take place.

Interviewer: What needs to be done? Should we change the curricula or the philosophy of our education?

Muhammad Abdallah Al-Faysal: Basically, it is the philosophy of our education. What do we want our child to be? We have produced terrorists who carried out bombings.

Interviewer: Do you think the curricula play a role in this?

Muhammad Abdallah Al-Faysal: The curricula are the source of this. We should determine how we want to raise this young man. What he will do with his life.

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