From: lfreeman@phad.hsc.usc.edu (Leny Freeman)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Re: Some views on Scientology
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Date: 4 Aug 91 23:03:31 GMT
References: <1991Jul24.233541.27713@math.ufl.edu> <1991Jul30.192744.32432@kuhub.cc.ukans.edu> <CHRISTIR.91Aug3211923@mentor.cc.purdue.edu>
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In article <CHRISTIR.91Aug3211923@mentor.cc.purdue.edu> christir@mentor.cc.purdue.edu writes: > > > In article <1991Jul24.233541.27713@math.ufl.edu>, sgc@math.ufl.edu (Scott G. Chastain) writes: > > I would like to make a few comments but let me say at the onset to avoid > > obvious flames that:1) I have read Dianetics, 2) I have read and used > > Self Analysis, and 3) I have an open mind and would like to discuss > > the issue in a reasonable way. > > > > >but hubbard said he wasn't interested in open minds..... > >"When somebody enrolls, consider that he or she has joined up for the >duration of the universe. Never permit an 'open-minded' approach." > >c. > > >--

Mr. hubbard's definition of open minded was someone who would take the attiitude of taking auditor training and then go off into some other type of mental practice. If one decides to persue Scientology past the beginning stages they must do it seriously and not wander off into meditation, astral projection etc. Not putting those other subjects down, mind you, but they don't mix with Scientology. This was a lesson learned the hard way.

This also addresses the price issue. Only those who are serious about reaching the upper levels and becoming a skilled auditor are willing to pay the price in terms of time and money. The church would rather not waste time on those who are "here today and gone tomorrow". Sorry if it's affending to some but that's the way it's got to be.

However you can still benefit from two books available at local book stores. The Problems of Work and The Way To Happiness.

Hope this helps. Flames > nul

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