Author: Hubbard, L. R.
Document date: 1952, 18 December
Document title: Your Own Case To You, The Student
Document type: lecture transcript
Event: Philadelphia Doctorate Course
Document ID: 5212C18E
Description: Hubbard compares Standard Operating Procedure Issue V (then Scientology's therapy program) with a magical operation.
Is Standard Operating Procedure Issue V hard? No. I’ve had an awful hard time talking to you about it this many hours. You think there’s an awful lot of data here. Well there is. There’s an awful lot of communication here that’s communicated from eighty different ways.
But the whole truth of the matter is when it finally becomes yours, it’ll sort of go Boing! And you’ll say, “Well, I couldn’t possibly have spent all that time wondering about this! I just couldn’t have.” There it is. Because it’s so simple.
And of course you’ll go over to somebody, and you’ll say – well, you… you crossed the abyss. That magic, mystic operation happened, at that moment, see. You went from just a shnook to ‘I know’.