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I regard them as a symptom of our collective malaise, not a cause. Our efforts also caused great commotion within New Englands electric industry and attracted attempts by the local authorities to destroy our business.
They were probably trying to protect their economic turf and were not consciously acting on the Global Controllers behalf, which was probably also the case in Seattle.
During my second year of college, I had my first existential crisis and a paranormal event changed my studies from science to business.
I still held my energy dreams, however, and in 1986, eight years after that first paranormal event, I had a second one that suddenly caused me to move up the coast from Los Angeles to Seattle, where I landed in the middle of what is arguably the greatest attempt yet made to bring alternative energy to the American marketplace.
I helped free my partner, but my life had been ruined by the events of 1988, and in 1990 I left Ventura and never returned.
I had been radicalized ("awakened"), and I then spent the next several years seeking understanding of what I had lived through and why the world worked starkly differently from how I was taught that it did.
I have called that group the Global Controllers and others have different terms for them.
However, they are not the focus of my writings and efforts.
Soon after my partner refused their offer, he was arrested with a million dollar bail and our nightmare began.
The turning point of my life was when I became the defenses key witness and the prosecution made faces at me while I was on the witness stand as they tried to intimidate me.
In a surprise raid in which the authorities blatantly stole our technical materials, mere weeks after those same authorities assured us that we were not doing anything illegal, my radicalization began.