Evidently Encyclopedia Britannica is wron g.
jihad, also spelled jehad , (struggle, or battle), a religious duty imposed on Muslims to spread Islam by waging war; jihad has come to denote any conflict waged for principle or belief and is often translated to mean holy war.
Islam distinguishes four ways by which the duty of jihad can be fulfilled: by the heart, the tongue, the hand, and the sword.”
hmm, so let’s see...I am an American Patriot terrorist.
I wish to destroy this ASU Center because it must be destroyed.
However, I’m just a victim of the ASU center, so while I plan the dirty deed I suggest you focus on my victimhood.
*any words used in this illustration are not to be taken seriously*if the words are taken seriously we demand a boat at the Jefferson Memorial to redress our victimhood.