Commander Thompson had studied with Freud and he was a good friend of mine and he talked to me a great deal about having psychoanalysis. So I went back and reviewed a bunch of the stuff which he’d talked to me about and studied it over again. Hopeful, you see, that there [...]
[A]fter he [Freud] worked there on mystery for a long time, why he got up into sex. And then he stressed sex very heavily, and before he had gone too long with his libido theory, he discovered himself into the eatingness band. And the, he parked psychiatry right there as of 1924.
As a word of general background, let us add a few salient points: Although events recounted here mark the commencement of Ron’s philosophic search, he had previously spent several years, as he elsewhere put it, “poking an inquisitive mind” into related fields. Of special note, were his early psychoanalytic studies with [...]
I have been engaged in the investigation of the fundamentals of life, the material universe and human behavior,” wrote L. Ron Hubbard of his larger philosophic journey towards Dianetics and Scientology, and proceeded to reference a search “down many highways, through many byroads, into many back alleys of uncertainty.” In a further explanation of that [...]
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
L. RON HUBBARD was born on the 13th of March, 1911 in Tilden, Nebraska, USA, to Commander Harry Ross Hubbard of the US Navy and Dora May Hubbard (nee Waterbury de Wolfe).
He grew up in Montana with old frontiersmen and cowboys, and had an Indian medicine man as one of his best friends. [...]
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The HASI and all its concerns is founded on the work of one man, L. Ron Hubbard, engineer, explorer, nuclear physicist and writer. Holding in his mind [...]
I’d like to tell you today, here at this first lecture, I’d like to tell you something of the story of Dianetics and Scientology. Some things I’ve never confided to anyone before.
Would you like to hear that?
Well, the start of this story is probably a long, long time ago. And those who don’t believe [...]
It is necessary to understand first that we are actually indebted to psychoanalysis and its originator, the debarred doctor, Sigmund Freud. My basic, if unappreciated, education in the field of the mind came from Commander Thompson of the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy, who was Freud’s personal student. Better than [...]
FROM THE FILES OF THE FBI #124
HUBBARD ASSOCIATION OF SCIENTOLOGISTS INTERNATIONAL
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June 12, 1954
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For your interest, the Hubbard Association of Scientologists, an Arizona Corporation, has brought about certain changes in Scientology, and of which we would like to acquaint you.
Scientology is described as a science of [...]
And to this day it is enough to tell a psychiatrist that, and prove to him, that you are very energetic and engaged in sports, to have him dismiss you immediately as being completely sane. Only that’s just, bing. He just says, “Well, I…” He just goes into apathy right at that [...]