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INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY AND ITS FUTURE by
THE UNABOMBER aka: Theodore Kaczynski
"To get our message before the public
with some chance of making a lasting impression, we've had to kill
Written by America's once most notorious terrorist,
this pamphlet was eventually published in the New York Times in
return for a ceasefire to the bombing campaign waged since 1978.The
Unabomber got his name from sending a homemade bomb to, amongst
others, Universities and Airline companies, killing 3 and injuring
This manifesto is what drove the Unabomber, AKA
The Freedom Club, into waging war on the "techno-industrial
complex". Similar to the philosophy exposed in the UK's Green Anarchist periodical, the Unabomber
attacks fundamentally all industrial societies, left or right, and
while not directly anarchist, shares common ground with many
elements of the green movement. His critique of modern-day
hobbies and pastimes as expressions of boredom and alienation, and
mere shadows of our natural selves, is particularly sharp. Chapter
titles like "Revolution is Easier than Reform", "the
Bad parts of Technology Cannot be Separated from the Good"
and "The Motives Of Scientists" will give you an idea
of where he's coming from.
The New York Times and Washington Post published
in 1995.Ted Kazinski, a professor turned outcast was convicted as
the Unabomber shortly after his writing style in the NYT edition
was recognised by his estranged brother, who dobbed
him in. He's currently serving life. There's
brotherly love for you...
A pamphlet worth killing for?
available from GA, PO
Box 407, Camberly GU15 3FL
or online at: www.humanunderground.com/unibomber.html