Our efforts at developing alternative energy were definitely the targets of conspiracies.

Policemen and others committed felonies while pursuing us, leading to the death of one woman.

Then I met Dennis Lee and was able to live my dreams of trying to bring alternative energy to the world.

After meeting Dennis, I had a very rude awakening, and my political education began in earnest.

I had some spiritual training that was useful later on, but I was like most people of my age, assimilating my indoctrination.

I kept my eyes open to see how closely reality matched my ideals, because I needed to honestly believe in my ideals.

The nearby military bases employed most of the areas professionals, so some of my friends fathers (as well as several of my fathers friends) also worked for the military.

If anything, the political outlook that I was raised with was fairly Cold War, but not too pronounced.9/11 The Mother of all Conspiracy Theories Is Anything Being Covered up about the Apollo Moon Landings?Some Apollo Mission Anomalies Possibilities regarding the Apollo anomalies The Nature of the Moon Landings Debate I was born in 1958, and had a fairly typical middle class suburban American childhood (fan of Gilligan's Island and Star Trek).I was taught that the Soviets were the bad guys, and my family generally supported politicians from the Democratic Party.My father was rather outraged when Nixon won the presidency in 1968, and I was saddened when Reagan beat Carter in 1980.The police may throw people in jail for curing cancer, but may not know the real reason they threw them in jail (or even care). It seems afflicted by too-often rejecting the notion that people can be consciously malicious and act in concert.