David Mayo, 1940-2017: Scientology’s top technical wizard and target of ‘Fair Game’


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It's depressing to me that I find neither searches available as a standard feature on his profile page lead to any of his posts at all.
Does this mean that all of our posts will at some point become irretrievable and lost for all time?
Then I wonder what we've been posting for?
I always thought we were all part of building one heck of a database but it would seem that it all dissolves in cyberspace after a while.
These are the links that yield nary a shred of a post:
Find all content by David Mayo
Find all threads by David Mayo

In my imagination, it is quite satisfying to think about me selling my businesses in a ferocious bidding war that results in there being so much cash that I am severely stressed out what to do with it all, LOL.

In such an event, the first project I would green light would be to hire a small crack team of editors to reformat ALL of ESMBs trillion posts into a single indexed, searchable format.

In fact, no. Wait. The new format would be a book, published free online that links to the live, ever expanding ESMB forum that we are posting on right now.

Yeah, a book, you heard me, LOL. Not to sell it. Not to autograph copies and do interviews about it. There are too many contributors and posters that have helped paint this canvas; thus, there is no radio or tv show with a set large enough to accommodate HUNDREDS of authors, each with their own microphone. And I don't think that they are currently renting out daily use of the United Nations, so scratch the conventional book concept.

New kind of "book".

On the cover it would be that infamous black & white photo of Hubbard scamming an interviewer who he predicted would try to ambush him with a question about his infamously failed marriages. Remember that one, where "Dr" Hubbard just happened to have a copy of a brand new book (about to be published!!!) that boasted of the cure for divorce!



Am I getting carried away here? No, not yet, keep reading I'll be sure to get carried away shortly, lol.

Hey don't blame me---that title is just begging to be changed for the "book cover" of the indexed, imminently searchable ESMB portal. Um, how about this. . .


Like the sham "How to Save Your Marriage" book, the ESMB version would post the WINS of 99% of all Scientologists, the 99% that blow and feel the sublime relief and pleasure that accompanies distancing oneself from the cruel rigors of trying to hold onto delusional ideas that one has supernatural powers, whilst in fact becoming the mindless, zombie slave of sociopathically lying & grinning gurus.

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David Mayo was highly regarded for his innate decency, honor, and integrity. All the Class XIIs would attest he was man of honor. He genuinely wanted to help the person who was trying to use and believe in any self-help techniques by communicating and baring their soul to the counselor. My world fell apart when I looked at my in-basket at the Flag Land Base and found a mimeographed issue with world wide distribution called “The story of a Squirrel” and naming David Mayo as “the darling of the Psychs.” This was the man who saved Hubbard’s life while Hubbard lay comatose in 1978.
The cult’s hatred and utter thrust to destroy someone who left the group was in full evidence. The cult had strong urges to DESTROY. To my shame I had engaged in an RTC mission to flip people back to the cult from David’s Advanced Ability Center and I was hung up in this betrayal for a long time. I had joined the evil group against a friend. When I reconnected with David Mayo on the phone, I profusely apologized. He absolutely forgave me and told me about an assassin attempt. I have come to believe the story.
At the height of the litigation with the cult, A man showed up with a very visible gun. David talked him out of using it. David described the incident in great depth and was very shaken by it. He was 100 percent sure it was a hit man. One anecdote I will share will give you some insight into the mind of David Mayo. I was auditing a woman close to terminal on cancer. Her name was Grace Alpe. She had bounced from church to church getting refunds and was threatening suicide. For some bizarre and strange reason she had Quentin Hubbard moved in with her in her room at the Fort Harrison and then demanded Quentin Hubbard as her auditor. Grace was re-assigned from me to Quentin. It was Quentin’s end of the road. After some errors and mistakes, in the auditing of Grace Alpe, Quentin lost all his certification and was told he had to re-train from the bottom up. Quentin fled the Flag Land Base that night, and 2 weeks later was found in Las Vegas unconscious and he died a little later. Back to David. Mary Sue Hubbard had been informed of the Grace Alpe dying pc that Quentin was auditing daily and she ordered Grace Alpe be sent back to New Zealand with full refunds of all her monies. Grace was being escorted to Tampa Airport within 2 hours. Richard Kennedy the Sea org member along with a guard were to escort her off the base.
David Mayo tracked me down at the Fort Harrison. It was lunch break, I was in my room. Room #688. David was carrying her pc folder. “Karen, Grace is in a state of great upset, she likely will not even live another week, can you please go back in session and do the Case supervised instructions to ease her pain.” I looked at David. I really loved this man. “Sorry David, I can’t” I had spent 5 hours a day with Grace Alpe for the prior 3 months. I couldn’t do it. I looked at David, one class XII to another, I saw his compassion and his need to HELP in what he fully believed was HELP. It was an emotionally charged moment. David felt he had failed Grace Alpe. He cared.
Fly High David. I was privileged to spend those years with you.



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I already "translated" in 2013 some of David Mayo's cryptical messages here:

>>> Idle Morgue said:
>>> was Mayo gagged by the Cult of Scientology? Does he still believe in the TEK and
>>> El Con? I wish he would talk in PT and tell everyone what the Cult and El Con did!
> As part of the settlement David Mayo has signed a "non-talk" agreement. But as far as
> he can, he has already spoken out:
> http://www.ivymag.org/iv-01-02.html
>>> Clear
>>> By David Mayo, USA.
>>> .....
>>> It is also significant that the attributes of a clear, as described in DMSMH,
>>> were never actually attained, although in reading DMSMH, one might be
>>> led to believe that they were.
>>> .....
>>> "Clears" have always had trouble explaining why they still act reactively at times,
>>> or a lot of the time, and why they still have problems in life and in getting along
>>> with people.
>>> .....
>>> The truth appears to be that there are various stages of release, at each one of
>>> which you are clear-er than you were. A person experiencing the glee of insanity
>>> is clear-er than someone who is just completely unconscious. It was PR and
>>> marketing considerations that led Hubbard to decide that certain people
>>> were "clear" at a certain point, and that they therefore had no reactive
>>> mind. However this assertion is a lie, and a very destructive one, one that
>>> denies case gain .....
> Translation: Hubbard was a lying con-man
> From Tony Ortega´s article:
> http://tonyortega.org/2013/04/13/the-saga-of-david-mayo-scientologys-banished-tech-wizard/
>>> Mayo was already equivocal about the “Tech” before he left. In particular, he
>>> was concerned about OT III, and the OT levels in general. He felt that by
>>> letting people continue up the Bridge, they too would come to realize that
>>> this material was bogus. By the time Mayo left the Institute for Research into
>>> Metapsychology in Palo Alto in 1988, he had abandoned the OT levels altogether.
>>> He has also published his critique of New Era Dianetics, giving cogent reasons for
>>> its failure to achieve the promises made for it by Scientology.
>>> .....
>>> As to the NOTs material, Mayo has said that he audited Hubbard on
>>> “misconceptions,” not on Body Thetans. When Hubbard had recovered
>>> somewhat, he engaged in his usual “research” method - he dictated bulletins
>>> to Mayo which had little bearing on the approach that Mayo had used.
>>> .....
> Translation: Xenu, BT´s and Clusters are the results of the paranoid phantasy of a
> drug-addicted mentally instable con-man.
> Here are the last words of El-con Hubbard - at the end, all he could do was say the same
> thing, over and over:
> http://home.earthlink.net/~snefru/deathoflrh/prince-death.html
>>> El-con Hubbard said:
>>> "There are more BTs! Many more than people realize!"
> From Tony Ortega´s blog:
> http://tonyortega.org/2013/08/03/sc...in-to-think-of-crossing-the-border/#more-8928
>>> Jon Atack said:
>>> As it happened, I had shown a copy of the pack to a friend .... and told my
>>> friend that Hubbard had been “on drugs” when he wrote OT III. He handed
>>> me the pack, and said, “Phenobarbital.” I had to do a double take, but he
>>> explained that as a young man, he’d taken this powerful barbiturate and that
>>> in high doses, it had made him feel that the world was exploding and that he
>>> had been fractured into separate entities. Later, of course, I saw the
>>> prescription for phenobarbital in Hubbard’s Navy records - for his purported
>>> ulcer - and found his own admission, in a lecture, that he’d been addicted
>>> to that barbiturate (the original Research and Discovery series, volume 1, at
>>> page 124).
> From this forum, about the L´s:
> http://www.forum.exscn.net/showthread.php?31348-Draconian-mind-control-Ls&p=797540#post797540
>>> David Mayo said:
>>>>> PirateAndBum said:
>>>>> .....
>>>>> I did L-11 and L-12 back in early 93.
>>>>> ..... At the time I was extraordinarily happy with the results. The state I
>>>>> experienced was short-lived, ..... That it wasn't stable is another matter.
>>> Without commenting on the above, I thank you PirateAndBum for your succinct and cogent description.
> Translation: The L´s lead only to a temporary and unstable win - therefore not worth the money.
> Do you need more ?


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A few "best of" posts by David Mayo from my archives.

Commenting begins just after David had watched the recently
surfaced and posted Shiona Fox-Ness video [YouTube link]

Yes, Veda. We were all naive. I was. You must have been too, if you were there, as were the all the others with happy smiles on their faces and looking so alive!​
Yes, we were so naive. We thought we had "the tech".​
We were naive about so much, especially me. I am still naive about many things. BUt ...​
Was that all fake? No way. It was real. Real people, with real smiles.​
Would I use the same techniques today? Not at all.​
I have learned so much since then. From experience, from studying psychology --and believe it or not from studying basics of physics and maths. But by far the most I have learned has been from people. I listen to people. I empathize with people, I really like almost all of the people I have known. When I was a toddler I knew almost nothing. But I wanted to learn everything I could. I am not alone. I know so many people on this ESMB who also want to learn all they can, who want to be all they can be. You, perhaps above all, want that too.​
Watching that [Shiona Fox-Ness] video again yesterday brought tears to my eyes. Not because I lost the AAC. Not because I was squashed. Not because I failed. No, it is because that venture showed what could be done, despite our "false data," despite our indoctrination, because we all wanted to help people.​
And we did.​
End of story.​
Thank you Veda for helping me to see so much more than I had,​
Believe me, I think it was harder for me to watch [the Shiona Fox-Ness video] than most anyone I know! Can you imagine the shame I felt knowing what I now know of the techniques then being used and who and why came up with them? The embarrassment I felt when I know I could have walked a different path had I gone on to university and become a research physicist? I read a book I had managed to borrow when I was 14 years of age by Moller, a Danish Professor of physics at Copenhagen university, on Einsteins General Theory of Relativity. Yet I abandoned that because ... I was naive and thought I could do more for mankind by joining this New Age group whose leader promised all.​
But didn't almost everyone here? We dreamed the dream and woke with a headache. Let's move on.​
Shiona Fox-Ness, now deceased, was a wonderful person in many ways. She was creative, she loved people, she loved life, she loved to help, in short she was one among the best people I have known. Ever.​
Yes it was great but it was not enough. The worst of it is that we, too, carried on the promise of "higher states" that did not exist, could not be delivered, ever. To my eternal dismay, I believed in and perpetuated that falsity. How does one get over that? Never. What has been, has been. An indelible record in the annals of time.​
I can't respond to Marty. He sure made sure of that!​
Having experienced ill will and ill treatment from more than one religion during my life, I finally became utterly jaundiced against them. Of course there are evil belief systems but even for those belief systems that are not so negatively inclined, the harm happens when someone sets out to enforce their ideas, beliefs or opinions on other people.​
Others have posted similarly enlightening comments on this thread, too and I thank them for their clarifications. I bow to your having "put the icing on the cake" for me,​
I haven't been keeping up with all the threads and posts. I would like to say that I appreciate more than I can express the appreciation I feel toward all you wonderful people who have remembered me and who have wrtten kind things about me and about Julia.​
After too many adversities one can feel, even become, downtrodden and IMHO can even become physically sick. Kindness is definately one of the great healers of both the soul and the body.​
Thank you to all who have cared and who have cared to express their good will toward us!​
With love, David Mayo
[re: body thetan question]​
Yes. People sometimes find it easier not to look directly at what is [there] but instead use a via to look at or through. Unfortunately, the more one does this, the more of these "vias" there will appear to be. If you were paying for such a service you could part with a lot of $ and feel that that there is even more to handle than you started with. Does this ring a bell for anyone?​
Before I take any questions, I would like to move this discussion over to a new thread which I will call Misconceptions.​
Simply Emma. The person who made so much possible through the ESMB. Never lose sight of that, nor of what you have done and what you can and will do.​
And if people are desperate to talk to their space cooties, or think that there are space cooties, that would bother me immensely. IT IS NOT WHAT I INTENDED nor what I expected. That is a misconception.​
David M
I acknowledge that you are right in that I worked in a cult that was destructive in some ways but I don't agree that it was only destructive. It was also constructive in some ways. While it is true that I worked in it, it is not true that I 'helped create the cult ...' But tell me how you think I may have done that? and what you think I should have done?​
I am willing to listen to what you have to say. And I may learn from it.​
The point is that the old organization was promising heights that could not be delivered, taking money for them and disappointing people. We (you and I and many others) were not. Huge difference.​
Despite not having read the blog/spot etc., I question the combination of words; 'Scientology Ethics Technology'. Is that not one of the greatest misnomers since time began? Methinks so.​
Are you asserting that I am still a true believer – distinctly got that impression. If that is what you are doing you are mistaken.​
My opinion, often if not always religions promise something they can't deliver in order to attract, and to keep, adherents.​
So true. My attitude when I first got out was "Tech" good, management bad.​
(“still couldn't get it”) Trying to get something when there is nothing to get! That's the problem.​
Karen started this thread based on the premise that RTC was Miscavige's RTC as evidenced in the title of this thread. Would it not be more profitable to look at whether it was Misc's RTC or LRH's RTC that resulted in the deplorable matters Karen mentioned such as the situation with her and her son? Or the somewhat controversial, yet very on topic, incident of The President's Wife?​
IMHO, whether man is a "spiritual being" is definitely worth thinking about but it is definitely not wise to come to any conclusion about. And disastrous to accept any one's assertions about.​
PS See my Sig. for what I consider to be nearer to the truth on this subject.​
Religion is an insult to human dignity.
With or without it you would have
good people doing good things
and evil people doing evil things.
But for good people to do evil things,
that takes religion.
Steven Weinberg
Nobel Laureate in physics

The punch line: In my life long pursuit of what is it in belief systems or therapies that makes a person better or worse I have concluded that helpful (definitely non harmful) techniques and the empathy of the practitioner are paramount. I wish to emphasize, the empathy of the practitioner.​
Goodbye and good luck,​
Now here's something I will comment on.​
I started windsurfing 10 years before Rin's pontifical pronouncement suggests, in about 1984. No payoff from any of the 3M's required. Just a love of nature (sailing among turtles, blue Flying Fish and sometimes a Tiger shark). This followed a recognition that exercise is an invaluable part of becoming/remaining healthy.​
I also realized that three of the factors to a good life are: exercise, a healthy diet and reduction of stress. My wife and I practiced and promoted those with, dare I say, astounding results!​
And a new life, not entangled in "knots" (wink, wink, say no more) began!​
"Mr. Squirrel"​
After I got out I took a psychology class which I enjoyed. And I've sometimes had dinner with a practicing psychiatrist. Among other things we discussed the power of empathy as a healing agent. It would be nice to spread that idea around more on ESMB.​
Thank you for your kindness,​
Since you asked:​
1. No, I did not KR people, neither before I left, nor after I left. I loathed that and similar "Ethics" practices. Always did, always will.​
2. I believe you do have a right to '...question you (Julie), Karen, David or anyone else.' Question away. And I will tell you what I think, wherever I can.​
3. It does NOT seem to me that 'Caroline's post had the purpose of discrediting Karen.' Show me if you can (even PM me if you can't do it publicly). I have known Karen since the 1970s. I have known Caroline for a much shorter period of time and was impressed with how forthcoming and honest she was. In my opinion Caroline rates among these people I admire: Gerry, Veda, Arnie, Alanzo --and several others you wouldn't have heard of as they were before your time.​
4. How many times have you had threats against your life? Who stood up for you then? Who would have turned you in in a flash to save their own arse?​
Veda, I hold your posts in the highest of regard both as to their accuracy and your courage in posting them!​
I don't agree that the human brain cannot imagine non-existence. I have. Including when my life has been threatened.​
I agree that the human brain (usually) makes up stuff that is imaginary --when desperate to believe in a hereafter. I have done that, too.​
Yes, this may be 'just pondering' but believing in past or future lives are both just pondering, too. My final conclusion is agnostic --I don't know but I lean (strongly) toward the belief that I have not had any past lives, nor will I have any future lives. I can now, reasonably happily, live with this for as long as do I live.​
As far as I know, every religion (belief system) has asserted that if one behaves as they prescribe one will enjoy some form or after life but if one does not so conform one will suffer (in death? even if dead?). My opinion here is that any belief system is an attempt to control those it can latch onto.​
My advice to myself and to anyone who thinks similarly, is to live life as best you can for yourself and for others --which I have found to make my life more enjoyable most of the time and despite adversities. As for the hereafter, if there is one, "come what may".​
This may offend some but truth is better than fiction.​
My best wishes,​
David Mayo

. . .
A very poignant back and forth between HelluvaHoax and
David Mayo in 2011 about the Shiona Fox-Ness video . . .

HelluvaHoax says:
Watched the video...​
Earnest people.​
Good intentions.​
A question continually floated in the back of my mind while viewing it.​
What went wrong? Or maybe, more correctly, what was wrong with this whole scene of good folks working in harmony to do good in the world?​
Viewed from 2011, we have the eerie benefit of knowing not only what they were thinking & feeling, but what was just ahead if the film could have been fast-forwarded.​
Giving them much credit for what they did know, what they did not know was rather staggering, to be honest.​
They did not know that a train was coming down the track and headed directly for them in what would be a rather spectacular collision. That train was, remarkably, the same thing they were so fondly and ambitiously giving every ounce of their reasoned and unwavering support to...​
The tech.​
Ron's tech.​
His tech that included willful and knowing attack, coercion, lies, fraud, terrorism, criminality and fair game.​
They didn't see that coming.​
A blind spot extraordinaire.​
It was steaming down the track and zeroing in them, their precious tech, their ARC and their trusting belief that Ron and his tech were good and worked.​
Although it is easy to joke about it, there is real pathos embedded in this time capsule.​
Had but the vaunted tech actually worked, the world (and these fine people's lots in life) would have fared far better.​
It felt, however, like a latter-day Woodstock where some of the glowy-eyed celebrants were, quiet uknowingly, soon to be shipped off to Vietnam to meet their own doomed immortality.​
In my own military service to Scientology, I shared foxholes with these fine people. It is still bewildering to me, having seen the horrors of Scientology wars that we all witnessed up close, that so many of them volunteered for additional tour of duties and continue to this very day!​
You [HH] have pin pointed here much of the essence of what we all, I in particular, did not know. In that you are right.​
I can't pass this by without stating that there was a lot more that I neither I nor anyone else involved did not know. Not related to the "tech" but related to completely external factors, that I had not a clue of back then.​
Perhaps M&M [Marty & Mike] could help here ... if they realized that I do not continue to bear rancour/rancor against what they (and others) did. I don't have their addresses but perhaps someone who does could pass that on.​
Yes it was mainly Ron, but as they ruled at Nuremborg, 'I was just following orders.' is not an extenuating excuse. Not even for US$35,000.​
Despite all that, I would be willing to let bygones be bygones.​

such great CSI work you do & others of the hubbard/scientology. I'm pretty sure I read all of your clips of Mayo and can confirm.
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I know that David posted in ESMB a couple of times but the search function comes up with no results.
Any idea where to find them?
Don't you mean "somebody pretending to be David Mayo" ?

The real Dave Mayo was bound by his 1983/1984 settlement to never again speak in public about Scientology or to deliver any Scientology services, IIRC.

Tony Ortega's article points out that David "Darth Midget" Miscavige was still able to get him jailed in 1993 (in the Dominican Republic) for violating that settlement. Whomever it was who made those fake posts put him and his family at risk of serious real world harm.

I usually expect the folks here to be a lot less credulous than this - critical thinking being a big issue here.

Michael A. Hobson
Independent Scientologist
email: [email protected]
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Tony Ortega reported the passing of David Mayo today.

The Story of David Mayo in 3 parts (summarised) ~~ Part 1
David Mayo was another who had given the best part of his life to the Cult.
He was the most Senior Tech terminal on the Apollo, Senior Cs "Flag" as it was called, then he was made Senior CS Flag Land Base and subsequently Senior CS INT.
He got into the Church in Auckland, New Zealand at 17 and served
half his life working the 60 hour weeks for cents by the hour.
I spent many happy times of my life with him on the Flag Ship Apollo.
David was as hardworking as they come. A workaholic. Rarely did he secure for the night without working into the early hours of the morning. He was loyal, he was very competent and he was well loved.
What happened to David Mayo was unspeakable cruelty. Miscavige saw him as a threat and went into a DESTROY mode.
When David Mayo audited Mary Sue Hubbard in Los Angeles ~~ she was separated from Hubbard who was in hiding.
In doing 3 S and Ds (Search and Discoveries) it came up that David Miscavge was the SP Suppressive Person for Mary Sue Hubbard.
Neville Potter engaged with David Mayo stating he should not have accepted as an SP item "a good hat." In other words, Neville Potter who is brown nosed DM enabler asked that Mayo deny and refuse an item given in session. David refused to modify the item and returned to INT Base. Neville reported it all instantly to Miscavige. David Miscavige was went into explosions which is characteristic of the thug.
It was barbaric. David Mayo was hauled out of bed for gang bang treatment.
It was medieval middle ages punishment.
He was removed from post and made to run around a tree"The running Program" 12 hours a day, 7 days a week, and made to run around a tree in all types of extreme desert condition.
Due to physical drain on his body, he lost most of his teeth.
He has had to run around a tree in solitary.
Others on the running program were not allowed to speak with him. It was complete isolation.
An absurd accusation was dreamed up that he had stolen $40,000 which was simply money allocated to implement tech programs.
A huge purge occurred at this time, where all TOP EXECS were removed and everyone was put on Security guard watch like they were felons.
It was a military JUNTA takeover the likes of which you would not image could occur in a CHURCH.
David Mayo was not allowed to run around the same tree as the other 19 to execs and his "Running Program" was a form of torture. . He was malnourished and underfed for the marathon running he was forced to endure in the heat of desert California Sun.
ALL this occurred at the infamous "INT BASE" or "GOLD BASE" Southern California's Guantanomo Bay where Sea org members are imprisoned and tortured and all civil and constitutional rights are severed.
The CULT jokingly makes DVDs on Human Rights and pretends it is a Human Rights Advocate ! David Mayo had less human rights than an animal pursued by hunters.
~~~ to be continued.


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The Story of David Mayo ~~ Part 2
The Story of David Mayo ~~ Part Two
Miscavige was bent on destroying Mayo in a fever and vengeance known by those who knew him well. He threatened to destroy Mayo's reputation utterly. Character Assassination is a tool in the tool kit of the Cult. Win/Win is not a concept in the Cult. It is self-serving. Win ONLY for the cult and crush the opposition. "Destroy them utterly" was written by Hubbard and the Intention of the cult to those who speak out is "To destroy".

In its arrogance, the Cult, luxuriating in 1st amendment privileges, apparently believed only them, the Cult had 1st amendment privileges. David Mayo did not have the right to practice his 1st amendment beliefs.
Isn't Karma awesome ? So the cult ran nothing short of a gang stalking terrorist campaign on Mayo. And lo and behold, out of *nowhere* the ANONYMOUS movement arose and showed up just like they did to David Mayo's AAC. What goes around comes around !
This part of David's story is best read by his own words.

I, David Mayo, declare as follows
13. In February 1983, I left the Church of Scientoloqy. Thereafter, the Church of Scientology, the Religious Technology Center, and their agents and affiliates began a campaign of harassment and intimidation against me and persons who associated with me.

14. On August 29, 1982, David Miscavage, and others, acting on the orders of L. Ron Hubbard, kidnapped me and subsequently kept me captive and physically and mentally abused me for six months. During this period, David Miscavage, an officer and director of RTC, told me in the presence of Vicki Aznaran, President of RTC, Mark Yaeger, Commanding Officer, CMO INT of CSI that if I ever escaped, he would personally see to it that the resources of the Church of Scientology would destroy my character and reputation internationally. During that six-month period of captivity, I was forced to run around a tree in the desert in temperatures of up to 110 degrees for 12 hours a day, 7 days a week for 3 months I was under tremendous coercion and duress. I was refused medical and dental treatment (after escaping captivity I lost six teeth and required thousands of dollars of dental work to save the rest of my teeth). I was not permitted to make or receive phone calls and all letters I wrote were read by Scientology security guards. I was often awakened during the night and interrogated (mainly by Jesse Prince). In early February 1983, I was told by Rick Aznaran, Director of Security, RTC, (husband of Vicki Aznaran, President of RTC), to get the idea of leaving out of my head because I would never leave the property alive.
15. From 1983 through to the present, Plaintiffs have engaged in a concerted campaign to destroy me in accordance with the Scientology “Fair Game Law,” which allows opponents of the Church to be “deprived of property or injured by any means by any Scientologist without any discipline of the Scientologist. May be tricked, sued or lied to or destroyed.”
16. As part of the campaign of harassment and intimidation against me, the Church of Scientology, the Religious Technology Center, and their affiliates and agents employed a team of private detectives who harassed parishoners and staff of the Advanced Ability Center, Santa Barbara, California, and who falsely misrepresented themselves as federal agents and conducted campaign of disinformation about me to the parishioners of the Cnurch of the New Civilization, potential parishioners of the Church of the New Civilization, the staff and the friends and relatives of the staff of the Advanced Ability Center, and among persons with whom I and the Center conducted religious services and training.
17. I was in extreme danger and under substantial duress during the six-month period of captivity and torture. The duress affected me even after my escape. I felt harassed and intimidated. When I left/was expelled in 1983, I had no job qualifications (other than related to Scientology), negligible savings, was not eligible for unemployment (nor social security) and had no job prospects. I had no friends or acquaintances who were not scientologists and all Scientologists were required to “disconnect from” (ostracize) me.
24. As a result of the false and scurrilous accusations made against me by the Church of Scientology and the Religious Technology Center, their affiliates and agents, the parishioners of the Church of the New Civilization were lost and new parishioners were deterred from coming to the Church while it was active.
25. Because of the campaign of harassment and intimidation directed at me, at the Church of the New Civilization and Advanccd Ability Center and its staff and at parishioners, potential parishioners, and supporters of that Church, income was lost to the Church and to me, individually.
26. At no time have I sought to make my differences with the Church of Scientology a public issue Any publicity generated involving the Plaintiffs and their campaign against me has been only in response to that campaign. The only public statements made by me which could be construed as antagonistic to the Church have been made in internal publications of the Advanced Ability Center or during “Sunday talks” presented at the Advanced Ability Center in which I responded to the Church’s accusations and sought to clear my name of the false and denigrating statements made against me.
Executed on this 1st day of May, 1987, at Palo Alto, California.
~~To be continued.



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I usually expect the folks here to be a lot less credulous than this - critical thinking being a big issue here.
This is a memorial thread. Someone who was a friend to many here passed away.

What's wrong with you? Go hurl your insults somewhere else . . . please.


True Ex-Scientologist
So was David Mayo a part of the "Sarge movement" to Palo Alto?
(Some of the Riverside Mission staff went there in the eventual aftermath of the Mission Holder's Conference).
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More Skeptical Than You
David Mayo was (in my estimation) the only Scientology(no TM) technical terminal who had any real chance of sorting out Ron Hubbard's research notes for the rest of the OT levels and compiling OT course sections from them to complete the Ron Hubbard Bridge.

With his departure to the next life, any hope of that happening is finally destroyed.

Tony's article reveals that he was still helping people with Scientology auditing while he could (at least through 1994). It would seem that he never really gave up on the subject of Scientology and for that I am comforted, since I had thought otherwise.

May his next life be better than this one.

Michael A. Hobson
Independent Scientologist
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True Ex-Scientologist
David Mayo was (in my estimation) the only Scientology(no TM) technical terminal who had any real chance of sorting out Ron Hubbard's research notes for the rest of the OT levels and compiling OT course sections from them to complete the Ron Hubbard Bridge.

With his departure to the next life, any hope of that happening is finally destroyed.

Tony's article reveals that he was still helping people with Scientology auditing while he could (at least through 1994). It would seem that he never really gave up on the subject of Scientology and for that I am comforted, since I had thought otherwise.

May his next life be better than this one.

Michael A. Hobson
Independent Scientologist
email: [email protected]
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mhobson2011
There is no such thing as Clear and there is no such thing as OT.
However, you might feel better after some robotic talk-therapy.
If the robotic talk-therapy isn't working then you might be sent to an ethics officer.
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The Story of David Mayo ~~ Part 3
The Story of David Mayo ~~ Part Three.
The wrath that David Mayo had started an offshoot branch of Scientology enraged Hubbard and David Miscavige. The budget to destroy him was unlimited. The Character assassination was dirty and bloody.
There is an Executive Directive is littered with paraphrases signed by L. Ron Hubbard, adjudicating that “Mayo was simply a bird dog." The definition of a bird dog is: ‘Somebody sent in by an enemy to mess things up.’”
David Mayo was locked into litigation with the Church for YEARS. This was in the 1980s. The Cherch believes it is the *ONLY* entity entitled to 1st amendment privileges. David Mayo was not entitled to practice what he just spent 70 hours a week for the previous 25 years. No 1st amendment for him ! It was brutal and all that mattered was market share. People were giving money to AAC, Advanced Ability Center. The Cult wanted those $$$$$.
The cherch behaved so disgracefully that the Judge (Honorable James G Koltz) ruled this statement :

Church of Scientology and RTC: "Plaintiffs have abused the federal court system by using it, inter alia, to destroy their opponents, rather than to resolve an actual dispute over trademark law or any other legal matter. This constitutes 'extraordinary, malicious, wanton and oppressive conduct.
The Cult's intention was To Destroy.

On August 4, 1994, the Cult of Scientology utilized INTERPOL, the US DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency), and the DNCD (Dominicana Nacional Control de Drogas) engaged in a ploy to descend on David Mayo to get him jailed by false allegations to INTERPOL. INTERPOL had received and acted on a report that David Mayo was guilty of was "practicing Scientology( without a license"; that he had "destroyed Scientology property"; that he was "representing" himself as a "Scientologist". Ventura Bayonet, head of the Dominican Republic DNCD said that he decided to act as a result of a phone call from INTERPOL alleging that David Mayo had damaged "millions of dollars of Scientology property".
The criminal cartel was going to avenge David Mayo fleeing INT base and starting a splinter group. Hubbard said "Destroy them utterlly" and the machine and the plotting and the *religious Sea org members* worked and sweated blood behind the scenes to run psychological ops on David to harm him 80 hour weeks around the clock.

[bcolor=#ffff00]So from Senior CS Apollo, to Senior CS Flag Land Base, to Senior CS INT, the death cult of Taliban Scientology now proclaimed that David Mayo was a drug runner !!![/bcolor]
At the direction of David Miscavige's RTC/Church of Scientology International, Office of Special Affairs On August 4, 1994, David Mayo's home was surrounded by approximately 15 armed police, military and DNCD agents. David Mayo was handcuffed. The home was searched for fire arms, drugs and money. No drugs or firearms were found. Nonetheless, David Mayo was taken to two police stations and eventually taken to Santo Domingo where he was put in prison with no charges, explanation or reason. David wasn't allowed to make a phone call to anyone -- not even to a lawyer, to his wife Julie or to the American Embassy. That night, he was put in a small cell (about 12' x 12') stuffed with 10 - 12 other men overnight in abhorrent conditions -- he had not been permitted food or water since the afternoon, there was no place to stretch out, the cell was filled with stench due to a blocked toilet and there were flies and mosquitoes. The next day David Mayo learned that it was INTERPOL that was investigating him at the request of Scientology. He was released the next night, without being charged, but the incident was shockingly unexpected and intimidating. The harassment didn't end there.
~~~~To be continued



New Member
David Mayo proved conclusively that this is a cult that cannot tolerate anyone genuinely gifted with the ability to empathise and unconditionally accept others in precisely the way that the intellectually mediocre and emotionally vapid past and present leadership cannot.

People seduced by the advertisements into subjecting themselves to "the tech" risk diminishing the very substance they seek to, and absolutely need to, nourish and nurture, as attested to here and elsewhere.

This pernicious organisation worships money with such raw, untempered vigour, that avowed capitalists are seen to cringe.

Stay away!


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David Mayo was (in my estimation) the only Scientology(no TM) technical terminal who had any real chance of sorting out Ron Hubbard's research notes for the rest of the OT levels and compiling OT course sections from them to complete the Ron Hubbard Bridge.

Absurdity upon absurdity. What are you even talking about?

"rest of the OT levels"
HELFPUL R-FACTOR: There cannot be the "rest" of anything, unless there is at least one already. There are no OT levels, evidenced by the fact that there are no OTs. The only "OT" that exists in this universe is the word "OT", a mythological term dreamt up by a sci-fi writer. Everyone else treating that word with gravitas is either delusional or lying.​
"complete the Ron Hubbard Bridge"
HELPFUL R-FACTOR: The Ron Hubbard Bridge was completed. By Ron Hubbard. Wogs call it hiding, going insane and then dying.​

I know you are stalled on your Bridge and can't figure out what to do. That is analogous to being stumped on Rubik's cube.

But you go one step further. Although hopelessly bogged on Rubik's Cube, you nevertheless keep trying to sell the "tech" of completing Rubik's Cube to people who have already long-since solved it. Get your shit together buddy and next time you knock on the door peddling OT, show us one OT power.

Cruel, right? Asking an expert on OT to demonstrate OT. LOL



Squirreling Dervish
Like the sham "How to Save Your Marriage" book, the ESMB version would post the WINS of 99% of all Scientologists, the 99% that blow and feel the sublime relief and pleasure that accompanies distancing oneself from the cruel rigors of trying to hold onto delusional ideas that one has supernatural powers, whilst in fact becoming the mindless, zombie slave of sociopathically lying & grinning gurus.
And like he spent 5 seconds of his life counseling marriages. He would pull those "case histories" out of his arse. Seemed to me he was vigorously opposed to any and all loyalties that didn't have him ranked numero uno.
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His story saddened me all those years ago when I first read about him. But it also mirrors what thousands of others have experienced in parts or in full, the torture, isolation, bullying, harrassing and intense smearing that just never lets up. It shows the church for what it was and is.
RIP David Mayo, may your compassionate spirit fly free.

When he was on the board, his posts had to be circumspect. But the extended version were the random posts he liked/thanked all over the board. I don't think they are available anymore. Pity, because it spoke volumes.