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In Mexico, eco-terrorists wage war against technology

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mexico eco-terrorists (flickr)
mexico eco-terrorists (flickr)

In Mexico, an eco-terrorist group called Individualidades Tendiendo a lo Salvaje (ITS) has been wreaking havoc upon scientists working in bio- and nanotechnology, as part of its ongoing crusade for ecological purity. As Wired reports, ITS envisions technology and civilization as cancerous forces, working to erode nature and leading humanity toward an abyss of doom. Thus far, they've claimed responsibility for seven attempted bombings against scientific research groups, and according to a manifesto published last month, they plan to do more.

"We have said it before, we act without any compassion in the feral defense of Wild Nature," the manifesto reads. "Did those who modify and destroy the Earth think their actions wouldn’t have repercussions? That they wouldn’t pay a price? If they thought so, they are mistaken."

Read the full story at Wired.