We are about to do a terrible thing to the general morale of psychotherapists in America. I have just gotten through a complete review of Freudian psychoanalysis, and I find out, Lord knows how he did it, that Sigmund Freud was hitting some very hot buttons. He was not hitting the button and he was [...]
April 13, 1949
The American Psychological Assn.
1515 Massachusetts Ave. NW.
Working in private research, I have apparently made certain discoveries which I would like to communicate to you for your interest and consideration.
I am accumulating additional data to safeguard this work from undue and unfounded optimism and am preparing [...]
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 [...]
I don’t do these folders from crystal balls, boy. I do these just, these folders against the most concise series of data you ever heard of. Srrrrrp-boom! We cracked a case today down the middle. Down the middle, cross-wise and diagonally. It was just about, he’d given us a bad time. [...]
[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 [...]
Remember, we’ve already seen a psychotherapy go by the boards. I’ve gotten results with that psychotherapy; it’s called psychoanalysis. Why didn’t it ever take the world? I think they were so busy trying to handle PTSes and SPs on an individual-practitioner basis, with absolutely no rundown, that they could never complete their research. Now, they [...]
Sigmund Freud blew himself a flock of fuses in 1911 when he said all was delusion in childhood because he had found prenatal. He could not account for them, although his tenet of longing for the womb stated clearly that there must be memory connected with them. He got into about as confused a state [...]
I’m going to tell you this technique right now. And you’re going to find yourself asking these questions an awful lot of times.
“Where is the past?” That’s the question. The environment. It’s asked out in the environment near the preclear. A formation of nothing or something or whatever it is – you don’t care. You [...]
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 [...]