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Science of corruption

In Pakistan, corruption is said to be another name of terrorism- economic terrorism. In a country, terrorism cannot get fuel in the absence of corruption. Corruption has give way to parallel economy in the country. Today corruption is a major threat to nation's integrity. It needs to be dealt with without wastage of time. However, it would not be wrong to say that we cannot root it out without understanding it. We need to understand the science behind corruption. "Corruption is a curse in India and amongst Muslims, especially the so-called educated and intelligentsia. Unfortunately, it is this class that is selfish and morally and intellectually corrupt. No doubt this disease is common, but amongst this particular class of Muslims it is rampant." — Pakistan founder Jinnah's letter to Ispahani. The noun corruption comes from Latin — com, meaning "with, together," and rumpere, meaning "to break." Engaging in corruption can "break" or destroy someone's trustworthiness and good reputation with others. When you corrupt something that is pure or honest, you take away those qualities. Corruption may include many activities including bribery and embezzlement, though it may also involve practices that are legal in many countries. Government, or 'political', corruption occurs when an office-holder or other governmental employee acts in an official capacity for personal gain. Stephen D. Morris, a professor of politics, writes that [political] corruption is the illegitimate use of public power to benefit a private interest. Economist Ian Senior defines corruption as an action to