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Affirmations - new Wikipedia article

Discussion in 'L Ron Hubbard' started by ChrisO, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. ChrisO

    ChrisO Patron

  2. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Brilliant Chris! Thankyou! :thumbsup::clap:
  3. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Wikipedia is getting smarter and smarter every day! :biggrin:

    Thank-You Chris for this article and also the one on The Hole! They're awesome! :yes:
  4. "Snakes are not dangerous to you. There are no snakes in the bottom of your bed."

    umm, ok Ron, if you say so
  5. Veda

    Veda Sponsor


    "...You are a master. You are as sensitive and sexy as Pan. Lord help women when you begin to fondle them. You are a master of their bodies, master of their souls as you may consciously wish. You have no karma to pay for these acts. You cannot now accumulate karma for you are a master adept. Your voice is low and compelling to them. Singing to them, for you sing like a master, destroys their will to resist... "

    L. Ron Hubbard
  6. Ron was one handsome devil, how the ladies resisted that sexy ascot is beyond me.
  7. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien



    Sorry for this puerile response.


  8. Mimsey Borogrove

    Mimsey Borogrove Crusader

    Watch out ladies!


  9. Caroline

    Caroline Patron Meritorious

    Yes, please do.

  10. freethinker

    freethinker Sponsor

    Thanks for slapping together a subject that wiil require much more contribution. You put toghether one hell of a thought provoking article.:thumbsup:
  11. Random guy

    Random guy Patron with Honors

    Good neutral tone, well sourced! Good job!
  12. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    There seems to be a continuous theme through Hubbard's private and public teaching, having to do with not being subject to what ordinary "homo saps" would call "conscience."

    "...You are a master... You have no karma to pay for these acts. You cannot now accumulate karma for you are a master adept... " Hubbard, 1946, the 'Affirmations'.


    "What is conscience anyway? It is simply a negating against your own, not somebody else's, causes. If there is such a thing as conscience, it would be that...

    "Now you want to know anytime in your life when you have felt guilty... you go back earlier and find the postulate that you were guilty of disobeying..." [And erase the postulate.] From a December 1951 lecture.


    "Goodness and badness... have no other basis than opinion." Hubbard. Axiom 31, of Hubbard's Scientology Axioms, approx 1953





    And there are many more examples, even including:

    "A 'feeling of guilt' is no where near as sharp as ground glass in the soup."

    from Hubbard's 'Way to Happiness' PR booklet written in the wake of the exposure of his extensive Fair Game tech.

    Notice that Hubbard placed feeling of guilt in quotes.
  13. Peter Soderqvist

    Peter Soderqvist Patron with Honors

    Soderqvist1: Good Wikipedia Article, I have a article too, and this is a quote from it!

    Affirmations Chapter Course II by L. Ron Hubbard 1947
    The most thrilling thing in your life is your love and consciousness of your guardian. She materializes for you. You have no doubts of her. She is real. She is always with you. You love her very much. You trust her. You see and hear her. She has copper red hair, long braids, a lovely Venusian face, a white gown belted with jade squares. She wears gold slippers. Thus you see her.

    A Piece of Blue Sky chapter his Magical Career
    In the same letter, parsons spoke of Hubbard's guardian angel again: "Ron appears to have some sort of highly developed astral vision. He described his angel as a beautiful winged woman with red hair, whom he calls the Empress, and who has guided him through his life and saved him many times .... Recently, he says, because of some danger, she has called the Archangel Michael to guard us.


    Soderqvist1: I suppose that the Engel to the left is his guardian, and the angel to the right is Archangel Michael!
  14. degraded being

    degraded being Sponsor

    Thank you very much!
  15. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    This depiction appears to be of Hubbard, with the sword, and of his Guardian Angel - shown but never explained.


    Aleister Crowley wrote of "the knowledge and conversation with one's Holy Guardian Angel" as an essential objective of Magic(k)al study and exercise.

    No where on Scientology's Grade Chart are Scientologists given any idea that Scientologists could have a Guardian Angel, or that "the knowledge and conversation with one's Holy Guardian Angel," should be a priority action in their spiritual development.

    Just as Hubbard cut off Scientologists from the astral body, an intermediary step between body consciousness and complete out of body consciousness, with experience with the astral body serving as the "training wheels," that would - so the idea goes - later provide stability as one moves beyond dependence on the astral body, so he cut them off from their Guardian Angel.

    Hubbard had his own private set of beliefs. He was the "king." The version for his followers was different.
  16. Caroline

    Caroline Patron Meritorious

    Thanks, ChrisO.

    I'll add some references to Hubbard's Affirmations, from the Armstrong 1 trial, summations.

    THE COURT: Judge Paul G. Breckenridge.
    MR. LITT: Barrett S. Litt. Attorney representing Mary Sue Hubbard.
    MR. FLYNN: Michael Flynn. Attorney representing Gerry Armstrong.
    MR. HARRIS: Robert N. Harris. Attorney representing Church of Scientology of California.

    Judge Breckenridge issued his decision twelve days later.
  17. Anonycat

    Anonycat Crusader

    Would ya could ya post that stuff in the Important Documents thread too, for safekeeping?
  18. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    Not to derail your line of thought. But something I noticed while listening to hubbards lectures. There is always the applause at the beginning, and it always sounds like there are a lot of people there listening to hubbard in the 1950's.

    Missing info is we do not know how many people where there in the 1950's listening to his lecture at that moment in time he gave a particular lecture. Could have been none, one, 10 people, 500 people. Very Clever to not state at each lecture like "there are 200 people here" listening to me.

    And very clever for hub to record his lectures back them. PR comes to mind. What also comes to mind then is he did indeed know what he was doing as Caroline states in another tread.
  19. Ogsonofgroo

    Ogsonofgroo Crusader

    Good entry ChrisO!
    Always liked your writing, am awed by the amount of patient research and thought that goes into it, and am pleased that you have added some more to an already impressive body of work. Do carry on!

    Kudos & :cheers: & :cake:
  20. programmer_guy

    programmer_guy True Ex-Scientologist

    I have long suspected that the cover images on some books (way back then) were intended to supposedly "key-in" people (WOGs).
    Then they would be more likely to get involved in Scientology just because of this.

    It's silly "whole track" stuff.