Ben Hawkes is not grumpy. Do not be fooled. He is an optimist trapped in an old man's body and he needs the world to know.
The future is bright and shining but we are going to have to work like the devil to get there. We are also going to have to fight the devil to get there. After a close encounter with a COVID death shot Ben woke up in early 2021 when he realized that he wasn't being paranoid, they really are out to get us. Once he calmed down he joined the Council for Human Development and became a Trainer in Mental Acceleration.
This kick-started a process of learning and education, opening up the true nature of our world, and the reality of it and its' construction as a containment grid intended to keep us all asleep and just below content.