The Family of Winnfred Wright
Consumed by Anger
But while Wright seemed to have settled down, his family started to see a darker side of him emerge. He began to write his siblings ranting letters raging against what he viewed as the racist white establishment and advocating a violent overthrow of "the system."
In 1980, he decided the 9-to-5 life was not for him, so he quit his job, left his wife, and went to New York City, where he lived on the streets with a "sleeping bag, his herbs, and his Bible," according to court-ordered psychological evaluation performed during The Family
A couple of years later, he returned to San Francisco and moved in with Carol Bremner, a soft-spoken woman with long blonde hair he
Bremner became the first of Wright
In many ways, she was a perfect match for him. She
Rastafarianism, a sect that originated in
While Bremner held down a day job, Wright smoked ganga and devoured texts on religious movements ranging from Chinese Taosim to Native American mysticism. In a pot-induced reverie, he decided it was his destiny to become a spiritual leader. He
In a court-ordered psychological review, Bremner said she bought into Wright
During the next two decades, the wannabe deity preached his self-serving creed to a series of women, and some fell for it.