It helped inspire me to sacrifice my life in an attempt to free my partner.

Radicals seek a fundamental understanding of events (so they aim for the root and do not hack at branches), but more economically than politically in my partner's instance.

He would never see the energy industry the same way again after his radicalization (also called "awakening") in Seattle, but he had more radicalization ahead of him.

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Our public awareness efforts became highly successful and we were building free energy prototypes.

In early 1988, our efforts were targeted by the local authorities, again at the behest of energy interests, both local and global.We attracted the interest of a legendary and shadowy group while we were in Boston.They offered million for the rights to our fledgling technology.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 1987, we moved our business to Ventura, California, where I had been raised, before the sledgehammer in Boston could fall on us.