The point is that as you start to drift down toward death, you get into these automatic response mechanisms. Way down at 2.0 you start to get into anger and so forth where your survival is badly threatened, and you try to destroy. Then you become afraid, and then you decide you [...]
I well recall a conversation I had with a Dr. Center in Savannah,* Georgia, in 1949. It well expresses the arrogance and complete contempt for law and order of the psychiatrist. A man had just called to inquire after his wife who was “under treatment” in Center’s hospital. Center asked him, “Do [...]
April 13, 1949
The Gerontological Society
Baltimore City Hospital
Working in private research, I have apparently made certain discoveries which seem to indicate they would have a definite effect on longevity. As a society member I am communicating a brief outline.
I am accumulating additional information to safeguard this work from [...]
The Genetic Entity1 has come up in terms of races. There’s the yaller race and the white race and… and the green race, and so forth. The number of races that have come up the track – we don’t care about these races.
If… the fact that somebody is trying to tell people that these races [...]
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 [...]
Traveling east in 1948, Ron spent three months helping deeply disturbed inmates in a Savannah, Georgia mental hospital. “I worked with some of these,” he recalled, “interviewing and helping out as what they call a lay practitioner, which means a volunteer. This gave me some insight into the social problems of [...]