Study of animals has long been popular with experimental psychologists, but they must not be misevaluated. Pavlov’s work was interesting: it proved dogs will be dogs. Now by light of these new observations and deductions it proved more than Pavlov knew. It proved men weren’t dogs. Must be an answer here [...]
Working on children is really an adventure, because the child doesn’t have a fully developed analytical mind. But the child that gets up to 9 years of age without too much in the bank can be cleared; and any child around 9 can have enough locks taken off the case, by educational methods, or enough [...]
Pavlov talks about making a dog insane. I’d like to shake the paw of a dog the techniques contained in his book would make insane.
These learned experiments by which we reduce a circle to a square and reduce a square to a circle while ringing gongs and dah-dah bells and feeding the dog and beating [...]
Now, true enough in Scientology we have done an awful lot of describing, but as a description on a brand-new level of action. What I describe in a book you can look for and find at once. And a book on Scientology is not a book of philosophy to air the erudite and aesthetic opinions [...]
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 [...]
First we divided what we could probably think about and had to think about from what we probably didn’t have to think about, for purposes of our solution. Next we had to think about all men. Then a few men. Finally the individual man and at last a portion of the aberrative pattern of an [...]