Found a comment on Reddit that states, in part: "The whole process of dianetic auditing is predicated upon the phenomenon of abreaction. As I've mentioned, the idea of past lives could represent a variety of Jungian fantasy synthesis, or free association, and ought to be explored in that light. "Survival" being the "dynamic principle of existence" resonates with Dawkins's hypothesis in The Selfish Gene, in which genetic perpetuation is the impersonal and mindless "purpose" of life, and the idea of pleasure and pain being feedback mechanisms to determine how well the organism is conforming to its "prime directive" is a very sensible one when seen in this light. Finally, "locational assists" seem to have the same sort of utility as "mindfulness meditation", and ARC is a genuinely useful (if needlessly ritualized) formula for establishing communication with people." To this, I would like to add the Study Hat course in its entirety, and some of the better management ideas from the horse's mouth. I'm referring to mgmt by statistics primarily. Even the much-ridiculed Oatee levels might hold water; certainly not the incidents, but the commands to audit out might be rooted in Truth (as opposed to subjective reality) in some way. Thoughts?