Written by Mentor (a.k.a. Blankenship) in 1986 and widely distributed in the Computer Underground (CU). It emphasizes the point that hackers turn to their computers as a form of mental stimulation and emotional solace after reportedly being misunderstood by their parents, their teachers, and their mainstream peers. The Mentor. The Hacker Manifesto. [Online, January 8, 1986.] University of Dayton School of Law (Susan Brenner) Website. http://cybercrimes.net/Property/Hacking/ Hacker%20Manifesto/HackerManifesto.html.