FUTURE PRIMITIVE REVISITED By John Zerzan TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction by Michael Becker Part One: Future Primitive Future Primitive The Mass Psychology of Misery Tonality and the Totality The Catastrophe of Postmodernism The Nihilist's Dictionary Part Two: The Way We Used to Be The Way We Used to Be Origins and the Trickster Complexity Revolt and Heresy in the Late Middle Ages Denying the Unavoidable Part Three: The Way We Are Now memory.loss Silence Love Happiness
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Educated at Stanford, San Francisco State and USC, John Zerzan was active in the movement of the '60s in San Francisco and Berkeley. In recent years he has been published in the theory journal TELOS, the Detroit publication Fifth Estate, Eugene's Green Anarchy, and Species Traitor (anarcho-primitivist). His books include Elements of Refusal (1988, 1998), Future Primitive (1994), Against Civilization (1999), Running on Emptiness (2002), Twilight of the Machines (2008), and Origins: A John Zerzan Reader (2010). An active participant in the contemporary anarchist resurgence, Zerzan has been an invited speaker at both radical and conventional events on several continents. His weekly Anarchy Radio broadcast streams live on KWVA radio, Eugene; past shows are available at www.johnzerzan.net.