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Reflections #1

Table of Contents Introduction to the Reflections Bulletin Commencement Notes A Review of Earlier Works and Their Merits A Critique of the Nomadic Hunter/Gatherer Ideal A Critique of the Concept of “Leftism” A Critique of the Concept of “the System”

A Critique of the Concept of “the System”

Ted Kaczynski (TK) repeatedly writes that a revolutionary movement needs an enemy. Variously he names the enemy as “modern technology,” “the industrial system,” “the techno-industrial system,” just “the system,” and, in addition to one of the foregoing, “the technician class.” But these terms are vague or unintuitive, they confuse the enemy of a revolutionary movement […]

A Critique of the Concept of “Leftism”

Note: Here I will not completely explain the concept of “leftism” as Ted Kaczynski uses it. Readers of this essay should instead refer to “Industrial Society and Its Future” (especially paragraphs 6-32, 83, 213-232) and “Izquierdismo” by Último Reducto. These pieces should provide the requisite knowledge for following this critique. Two Meanings of Leftism Theorists […]

A Critique of the Nomadic Hunter / Gatherer Ideal

Contradictions in the Reasoning Ted Kaczynski (TK) suggests a nomadic hunter/gatherer (NHG) ideal, because, he claims, a movement needs a positive ideal as much as it needs an enemy. On the other hand, he says that it would be impossible to control post-collapse conditions and in fact imagines that agriculture will inevitably arise where the […]

Review of Earlier Works and Their Merits

What follows is an annotated bibliography of all major ideological works I have produced since starting the Wild Will Project. One might note that earlier essays receive harsher comments than later essays. There is no reason to believe this will not continue to be the trend in the future, so keep up with the blog […]

Commencement Notes

The following essay appears in Reflections #1. I. A fully developed radicalism will look inward, on the self, as much as outward, to society; to childhood as much as to economics. II. The past was different, other societies are different: true enough, and a good starting point for examining the possibilities of life. The knowledge broadens […]