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  2. Mimsey Borogrove

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    This has to be my favorite Regraded Being strip of all time. Mimsey
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    I don't know about that. It seems to give the impression that everything was sweetness and light before Miscavige came along.

    The truth is that Hubbard was a lying, cheating con man who was quite happy to break up families for his own purposes and everything bad about scientology was created by him.
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  4. Mimsey Borogrove

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    The attitude was different then in the late sixties and seventies, and a lot of it was because we were idealists, who believed we were saving the planet. The sea org was on the ship, some OTL offices, and a couple AOs. It, Scientology's makeup and attitudes, rapidly changed as the SO took over more functions, took over SH and ASHO and became omnipresent. I think though, the SO evolved as well, became more machine like, and made a big change in attitude, and became more militaristic when Miscavavge took charge.

    Do any of the ex so members agree with that, or am I wrong? Perhaps it was a function of how close to or distant from Hubbard one was in the SO?

    I was hired a couple times as NSO by the SO so I missed the inside story of it's evolution. I was on org staff so I have some viewpoint from inside the organization, though I wasn't highly posted, or paid much attention to org politics, I just did my job, completed my contract, and left.

    There were zealots in my org who would have done any SO member proud, and I managed to avoid them. I didn't join staff to clear the planet, I joined to get services at half price, so I would take LOAs in the summer to work a well paying waiting job to fund my upper bridge, and I was able to become a class 6 OT3 on a 2 1/2 year contract, where a fellow staff member, was an HAS grad when he joined staff and 5 years later hadn't moved an inch up the bridge.

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