A Scientologist, flown in by John Travolta, touches an injured Haitian girl as part of the group’s ministry mission. Faith leaders in Haiti are upset by a stampede of evangelicals, Scientologists and others out to convert traumatized children while offering food and shelter.
Beauvoir, alarmed by the arrival of ministers from the Church of Scientology [...]
Now, somebody came along not too long ago and invented something called clinical psychology, and this was supposed to be a practice on people. But again, this is not a process and it does not have a goal. It’s “Let’s treat people.” Now, that is just a gesture – f an empty [...]
Because the truth of the matter is that low on the Tone Scale1 man is recognizing a mockery of the truth which is quite obvious high on the Tone Scale; and this truth high on the Tone Scale is a very simple thing. It simply says, “We’re all in this together. These molecules belong to [...]
Faith — Distrust
There is no more over-rated quality in existence than faith.
The subject who, under the hands of a hypnotist operator, conceives an enormous agreement with the hypnotist, is experiencing faith as it is commonly understood. In this state the subject can perceive anything which the hypnotist may direct.
In order [...]
Now, knowledge—epistemology—is a subject one had to know before he could know that he knew. Epistemology would be knowledge. This is a state of knowing. It is odd that at the instant before you said “to be,” you knew. You knew everything there was to know. And then you said “to be” and became, and [...]
Now, you can get a shadow of ARC by the creation of statics—belief: “You have to love Mama,” and so on.
“Because I say so.”
That operation immediately starts the child down on the dwindling spiral. But this is what you are processing out of people; you are processing beliefs out of them.
I don’t [...]
There are many questions that have come up regarding Dianetics, some of which I will answer here.
“Are there Catholic practitioners of Dianetics?”
We have been receiving a great many letters from persons of the Catholic faith. I know of a Catholic priest who has been having excellent success with Dianetics, and there are many others. The [...]