From Wikinormous

"... If you look up Conspire in a dictionary it says that “two or more” come together and “breathe” (con-with, together and spirare-to breathe, spirare, also suggesting-spirit) but my take is that, with the above milder version of conspire, it folds perfectly under One mans agenda too. Indeed to make two you must have one. To breathe is our cause and effect for survival. It is the first we do and the very last and in between we spire a lot. We transpire, inspire, aspire, respire and expire. The system we are born into and part of is a vast conspiring sphere whether we like it or not and it is clear we can’t see all aspects of it, even if we consciously and eagerly are trying ..."