Now, you can do all sorts of things with Group Processing, but it’s pretty hard to oversell. Pretty hard to. Some auditors manage it. I’ve managed to oversell things occasionally—but not out of innocence. (audience laughter) Not accidentally.
Now, Group Processing had its origin, actually, in 1947 when I had a practice [...]
On 29 March 1941 L. Ron Hubbard receives his Master of Sail Vessel license for “Any Ocean.”
On 2 July 1941 he is commissioned as Lieutenant (jg) of the United States Navy Reserve. With the outbreak of war in December 1941, Mr. Hubbard is ordered to Australia where he coordinates intelligence activities.
Returning to the United States [...]
Those familiar with the life of L. Ron Hubbard as recounted in issues of the Ron Series will recall repeated references to the LRH trail of research through the latter 1940s. Generally touched upon are his 1945 endocrinological studies at an Oak Knoll naval hospital near San Francisco, his 1946 examination [...]
It was wonderful in the early days—actually, the name of this science was originally Scientology—early days I was operating around in Hollywood, and you can find a sample of anything in Hollywood, I don’t care what it is.
And there were more people processed by what later became Dianetics that never knew [...]
And during the war – during the war, I had some very interesting experiences on the subject of the mind. I was on one ship that had about seven hundred men on it, and we were getting two people a week going mad. Two people a week went mad on that ship. That’s an awful [...]
Male voice: I’d like to hear your explanation of how you started on all this in the first place.
Started on what?
Male voice: Scientology. Dianetics. How you sort of independent – became independent again now, or – how did all this really come about?
Oh! Nothing-very, very simple.
Male voice: I mean, maybe a lot [...]
I was in the hospital up at Oak Knoll, and early that year they told me the war was over. I played the “Dead March” of Saul to myself and said, “Well, you’re really in bad shape, boy.” They argued with me. I didn’t think I was in bad shape but they [...]