Theodore John Kaczynski also known as Ted Kaczynski is a mathematical scholar and a terrorist. His IQ was 160 which was stated as genius-level. He is called Unabomber from the name in his FBI case file, UNABOM which is the abbreviation of University and Airline Bomber. Ted was a former mathematics professor at Harvard University. Later, he resigned without giving any specific reasons to the university and moved to a cabin in the woods of Montana which was on 1.4 acres of land. He left his job as a professor to live a simple life and to stay away from all the technological advances.
Ted Kaczynski was a genius, people who knew him said that he would have been successful because of his intelligence if he had not chosen the wrong path. He was one of the richest and most intelligent people in the prison with his net worth being $1-$5 million.
Ted believed that the new advances in technology will be the main reason for the end of the human race. He hated Industrial Revolution. It is known that Ted always fantasized about killing all the people he hated. His hatred towards the industrial revolution rose so high that he started to hate all government officials, officers, researchers, and scientists. He then planned many bombing attacks. He carried out two bombing attacks on Northwestern University on May 25, 1978, and May 9, 1979. Two of his bombing attacks were defused. One of them was on June 13, 1985, at The Boeing Company in Auburn, and the other on October 8, 1981, at the University of Utah. Three people died in his bombing attacks. Ted Kaczynski’s brother gave the FBI the information about Ted on account of which he was arrested.
Who Wrote Unabomber Journal?
It is known that Ted used to keep a diary with him for two decades. He used to write that journal by substituting all the letters and words with numbers and mathematical symbols. The reason is something we can all quite know, that is Ted being a mathematical scholar.
It is stated by the lead prosecutor Robert Cleary that the diary written by Ted Kaczynski consists of details of all the 16 bombing attacks done by Ted from the years 1978 to 1995. This diary is said to be a 35000-worded journal that explains technology as an evil force. This journal was among all the seized documents of Ted Kaczynski found in his shack from his cabin. Along with the journal, the FBI found many clippings, articles, and also audio-visuals.
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Where To Read Unabomber Journal
The contents of the Unabomber Journal are not known to the public. A decoded version of the same is made to be presented in front of the defense in the court hearings. It is reported that it is very tough to decode Ted’s journal. Normal people may find it hard to even think of the coordinates and codes used by Ted. The numbers used are in quite a mysterious and difficult combination. The technique of a checkerboard cipher is used in his journal. Some experts said that it can be decoded easily by using a simple substitution system. It took more than a decade for the experts to decode it.
His journal can’t be found as a whole book or journal by the public. But some excerpts of the same can be found on google on The New York Times page. He stated in his journal that the reason for all the bombings he planned is nothing but personal revenge. There are minute details about all his plans in the journal. It is also mentioned in some reports that some of his journals were auctioned and given for a bid of $40,000. His many other items like his hoodie and sunglasses were also given up for auction.
Ted Kaczynski’s book- Industrial Society and Its Future was submitted to The Washington Post and the New York Times by Ted Kaczynski. This book is also called The Unabomber Trial: The Manifesto. It is a 35,000-word manifesto in which Ted depicts advances in technology as the enemy of humans. The initial publication of the book was in the year 1995. The book was liked by the audience as they could understand Ted’s explanations in the book. He wrote many other books too. His first book was Technological Slavery which was released in the year 2010. Ted’s Anti-Tech Revolution: Why and How was released in the year 2016.
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