Lifting the lid on Scientology's fatally woo Narconon version of rehab

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Lifting the lid on Scientology's fatally woo Narconon version of rehab.

Boing Boing: Lifting the lid on Scientology's fatally woo version of rehab

http://boingboing.net/2015/04/28/lifting-the-lid-on-scientology.html

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By Cory Doctorow at 8:26 am Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Michael from Muckrock sez, "Scientology-linked Narcanon (not to be confused with Narcotics Anonymous) has a murky history of putting vitamins and exercise over science and medical detox practices."

That prioritization might have lead to deaths of patients in Narcanon's care. At the group's Arrowhead location, in Oklahoma, when a body was found, rather than administering emergency care, "staff members would gather around the body and chant for the spirit to get back in the body."

The files on these incidents were the result of a FOIA request filed on MuckRock.


Death at Narconon Arrowhead

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CommunicatorIC

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Muckrock: Death at Narconon Arrowhead

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/apr/27/narconon-incident-reports/

Law Enforcement Incident Reports regarding Narconon Arrowhead. Some excerpts:

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AnonyMary

Formerly Fooled - Finally Free
Lifting the lid on Scientology's fatally woo Narconon version of rehab.

Boing Boing: Lifting the lid on Scientology's fatally woo version of rehab

http://boingboing.net/2015/04/28/lifting-the-lid-on-scientology.html

* * * * * BEGIN QOTATION * * * * *

By Cory Doctorow at 8:26 am Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Michael from Muckrock sez, "Scientology-linked Narcanon (not to be confused with Narcotics Anonymous) has a murky history of putting vitamins and exercise over science and medical detox practices."

That prioritization might have lead to deaths of patients in Narcanon's care. At the group's Arrowhead location, in Oklahoma, when a body was found, rather than administering emergency care, "staff members would gather around the body and chant for the spirit to get back in the body."

The files on these incidents were the result of a FOIA request filed on MuckRock.


Death at Narconon Arrowhead

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This is excellent to see the article and docs being reported on! Kudos to the DoxMistress doing all this work and getting the word out there!!

So much is going on regarding Narconon right now, especially regarding Narconon Trout Run application for Historic Places designation so they can put a group home on a property they bought in 2013

See more here: New Narconon Site in Maryland. Hearing Tuesday.
http://www.forum.exscn.net/showthre...aryland-Hearing-Tuesday&p=1031429#post1031429
 

arcxcauseblows

Patron Meritorious
narconon is such a contradiction, it's secular and it's an application of scientology religious processes

HCO BULLETIN OF 29 JANUARY 1980
C O N F I D E N T I A L
THE OT DRUG RUNDOWN


The Purification Rundown will handle a lot of this by getting rid of the residual drugs in the body, and this in itself not only improves the person physically, but also will allow much of the BT and cluster pictures to drop out of restimulation, or at least to drop out of chronic restimulation.


There is another process pretty well forgotten about called freewheeling. This was discovered in earlier research, and is described in Science of Survival, II, p. 260, where it is pointed out that Guk (see All About Radiation) can cause the somatic strip to freewheel. The active ingredients of Guk being Vitamin B1 and Niacin, and these cause BTs and clusters to freewheel through engrams they are stuck in on the track, they don’t get down to a basic or anything, they unstick from the stuck point in a track engram. This permits that engram to drop out of chronic restimulation. So we have another phenomenon going on the Purification Rundown that persons below OT III case level would not be aware of. The B1 and Niacin by moving BTs and clusters out of the engram they are chronically stuck in, permits these BTs and clusters to drop out of restimulation, and thus cease mocking it up.
 

Leland

Crusader
narconon is such a contradiction, it's secular and it's an application of scientology religious processes

HCO BULLETIN OF 29 JANUARY 1980
C O N F I D E N T I A L
THE OT DRUG RUNDOWN


The Purification Rundown will handle a lot of this by getting rid of the residual drugs in the body, and this in itself not only improves the person physically, but also will allow much of the BT and cluster pictures to drop out of restimulation, or at least to drop out of chronic restimulation.


There is another process pretty well forgotten about called freewheeling. This was discovered in earlier research, and is described in Science of Survival, II, p. 260, where it is pointed out that Guk (see All About Radiation) can cause the somatic strip to freewheel. The active ingredients of Guk being Vitamin B1 and Niacin, and these cause BTs and clusters to freewheel through engrams they are stuck in on the track, they don’t get down to a basic or anything, they unstick from the stuck point in a track engram. This permits that engram to drop out of chronic restimulation. So we have another phenomenon going on the Purification Rundown that persons below OT III case level would not be aware of. The B1 and Niacin by moving BTs and clusters out of the engram they are chronically stuck in, permits these BTs and clusters to drop out of restimulation, and thus cease mocking it up.

WOW, great post and thanks for the info.....

Of course I knew that Narconon was all cult stuff....in addition to being a hidden recruiting method...but this???? WOW!

A great hidden gem...that connects Narconon...to the Cult of Hubbard and the Xenu story......

This is a really amazing post, IMO.

This should be BROADLY talked about...and gotten out ...as information connecting Narconon and the Cult's Xenu...IMO
 

WildKat

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WOW, great post and thanks for the info.....

Of course I knew that Narconon was all cult stuff....in addition to being a hidden recruiting method...but this???? WOW!

A great hidden gem...that connects Narconon...to the Cult of Hubbard and the Xenu story......

This is a really amazing post, IMO.

This should be BROADLY talked about...and gotten out ...as information connecting Narconon and the Cult's Xenu...IMO

No shit, this is huge! I had never heard of this issue, obviously because of the "confidential" stamp.

I wonder if we can get some authentication...maybe a scan of the actual document? It should be used in all the court cases, as well as any other avenues to show the cult is full of shit in its claims of "non-secular"
 

Leland

Crusader
No shit, this is huge! I had never heard of this issue, obviously because of the "confidential" stamp.

I wonder if we can get some authentication...maybe a scan of the actual document? It should be used in all the court cases, as well as any other avenues to show the cult is full of shit in its claims of "non-secular"

I looked around a bit....but this is the type of Document that the Cult of Hubbard sues over.....(I suppose if found on a web site...)

I should also point out that the part of the Doc...as seen above....also ties in Dianetics...to Narconon....as the "Somatic Strip" is mentioned....as is Engram....and the "track" which are all words used as part of Diantetics...
 

WildKat

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I looked around a bit....but this is the type of Document that the Cult of Hubbard sues over.....(I suppose if found on a web site...)

I should also point out that the part of the Doc...as seen above....also ties in Dianetics...to Narconon....as the "Somatic Strip" is mentioned....which is part of Diantetics...

If the doc is authentic, only a very select group of "tech terminals" would have had access to it, of course they would have to be OT3 or above.
 

Leland

Crusader
If the doc is authentic, only a very select group of "tech terminals" would have had access to it, of course they would have to be OT3 or above.


Yes, it would be on the Class 8 Course....

There was also a NOTs auditor course....but this was never offered to the Public.....so don't know much about it.

Perhaps someone here...could tell us about it. I believe is was called a "specialist" course or something like that.....

I believe, these NOTs auditors did not even have to be Class 6 Auditors... (SHSBC grads) but only Class 4 with "specialist training, (NOTS)"

And you are right....OT 3 and above....audited of course....for both the above Courses...
 
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arcxcauseblows

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Confidential or copy written, maybe in court someone could prove their detox program is not based on secular info, let alone any research, scientific, clinical or anything but anecdotal scientologist testimony

That one is on wikileaks and they requested it be removed which is admission it's theirs

https://wikileaks.org/wiki/Church_of_Scientology_collected_Operating_Thetan_documents

I think because of this origin and reason for the guk niacin and b1 which is only thing that makes narconon what it is, it has no right to operate as secular or false advertise itself as anything but a scientology recruitment line.

Scientology helps the rich and able they don't really care about wogs let alone the addicted, they call them db, degraded beings...

Unless of course they pay $30k to destimulate their body thetans

If they wanted to stop drugs they would spend some of their billions on it instead of charging addicts so much to guk out bts

Drug Free world? More like a body Thetan free world?

Maybe Tony o or someone will blog this, gradually it should get to mainstream so the clueless realize what they're buying at least

Or it should be addressed in one of the many court cases
 

scooter

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They still try the "we have a trained nurse and two naturopaths" - it used to be "two doctors":roflmao:

"Trained nurse" works in the courseroom, nowhere near anything medical. COB of NarCONon in East Warburton (Nerida James) is one of the naturopaths and she is there maybe twice a week at most, usually at night.:yes:

They really just make up anything to sound like they're legit.. Can't imagine why people just don't take them at their word anymore.:hysterical:
 

JustSheila

Crusader
lol, Scooter!

What caught my attention was the "Certificate IV in Disability".

Huh? :confused2: Why? Are they now taking physically handicapped people? Because a Cert IV in Disability only trains one to be a carer for the physically disabled. They aren't even necessarily certified to "assist with medication." That's a special, additional qualification.

So they have a Cert IV in Disability carer at the Narconon, but they don't have even ONE certified addiction counsellor on staff at all - not one!

Pretty lame. Pretty hokey. :duh:

Losers.
 

Panda Termint

Cabal Of One
No shit, this is huge! I had never heard of this issue, obviously because of the "confidential" stamp.

I wonder if we can get some authentication...maybe a scan of the actual document? It should be used in all the court cases, as well as any other avenues to show the cult is full of shit in its claims of "non-secular"

If the doc is authentic, only a very select group of "tech terminals" would have had access to it, of course they would have to be OT3 or above.

It's authentic. It's on the Class 8 Course and the HATS (Hubbard Advanced Technical Specialist) Course. I studied it. Anyone delivering New OT4 (The OT Drug Rundown) ie. Class 8s, HATS, or NOTs Auditors will have seen this issue.
 

HelluvaHoax!

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Confidential or copy written, maybe in court someone could prove their detox program is not based on secular info, let alone any research, scientific, clinical or anything but anecdotal scientologist testimony

That one is on wikileaks and they requested it be removed which is admission it's theirs

https://wikileaks.org/wiki/Church_of_Scientology_collected_Operating_Thetan_documents

I think because of this origin and reason for the guk niacin and b1 which is only thing that makes narconon what it is, it has no right to operate as secular or false advertise itself as anything but a scientology recruitment line.

Scientology helps the rich and able they don't really care about wogs let alone the addicted, they call them db, degraded beings...

Unless of course they pay $30k to destimulate their body thetans

If they wanted to stop drugs they would spend some of their billions on it instead of charging addicts so much to guk out bts

Drug Free world? More like a body Thetan free world?

Maybe Tony o or someone will blog this, gradually it should get to mainstream so the clueless realize what they're buying at least

Or it should be addressed in one of the many court cases


Good idea! I just sent it over to Tony with links to this thread.

I can imagine the sheer hilarity of RYAN HAMILTON (who has already filed 28 lawsuits vs. Narconnon, see Tony's Blog today at: http://tonyortega.org/2015/05/10/ry...wsuit-against-scientologys-drug-rehab-network) exposing in written motions and also open court the importance of 75 MILLION YEAR OLD ALIENS to Scientology's/Narconnon's "cure" for drugs.

This is one of those wonderfully rare moments where Hubbard's ludicrous sci-fi scripture can be openly mocked in a public courtroom by simply repeating (i.e. "duplicating") what he actually said. LOL
 

HelluvaHoax!

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Scieno-Scenario: Narconnon refuses to settle and the case goes to trial. We join the courtroom, now in session, with cross examination of the Senior C/S International.

RYAN HAMILTON
Again, you did not answer my question. I'll
repeat the courtroom question. Does Scientology
research conclude that one important part of curing
drug addiction is to handle one's 75 million year old aliens?

DEFENSE LAWYER
(leaps to his feet; again)
Object! Object! Object!

I object your honor. Mischaracterizes
previous testimony. The witness never
said anything about aliens!

JUDGE
I believe he did. If necessary, we can have the
transcript read aloud.

DEFENSE LAWYER
Your honor, I submit to you that the witness
only spoke about "body thetans" that were
transported to earth in DC-8s.

JUDGE
You are using the word "transported". Does not
not confirm that their place of origin was from another
planet--hence the appropriate designation as "aliens"?

DEFENSE LAWYER
Your honor, these "body thetans" might well have been
transported to the volcanos from another location right
here on Teegeack.

JUDGE
Teegeack?

DEFENSE LAWYER
Yes, your honor, that is what everyone
called earth 75 million years ago.

JUDGE
Everyone? Are you suggesting that you and I were
here 75 million years ago while all those trillions of
aliens were being blown up by atomic bombs in volcanos.

RYAN HAMILTON
Again, your honor, Mr. Hubbard did not refer to them
as aliens. Let the record show that Mr. Hubbard identified
them as "body thetans" or "BTs".

JUDGE
I observe that plaintiff's counsel has been remarkably
silent during all of this. What do you make of all this counselor?

RYAN HAMILTON
Your honor, if it please the court, although this is only
the first day of the trial and we have 87 more witnesses
to call, rather than restimulate everyone's "body thetans"
and risk that the jury catch pneumonia and die,
we are prepared to rest our case right now.
 

Anonycat

Crusader
narconon is such a contradiction, it's secular and it's an application of scientology religious processes

HCO BULLETIN OF 29 JANUARY 1980
C O N F I D E N T I A L
THE OT DRUG RUNDOWN


The Purification Rundown will handle a lot of this by getting rid of the residual drugs in the body, and this in itself not only improves the person physically, but also will allow much of the BT and cluster pictures to drop out of restimulation, or at least to drop out of chronic restimulation.


There is another process pretty well forgotten about called freewheeling. This was discovered in earlier research, and is described in Science of Survival, II, p. 260, where it is pointed out that Guk (see All About Radiation) can cause the somatic strip to freewheel. The active ingredients of Guk being Vitamin B1 and Niacin, and these cause BTs and clusters to freewheel through engrams they are stuck in on the track, they don’t get down to a basic or anything, they unstick from the stuck point in a track engram. This permits that engram to drop out of chronic restimulation. So we have another phenomenon going on the Purification Rundown that persons below OT III case level would not be aware of. The B1 and Niacin by moving BTs and clusters out of the engram they are chronically stuck in, permits these BTs and clusters to drop out of restimulation, and thus cease mocking it up.

Mmmm, research ...

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WildKat

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Good idea! I just sent it over to Tony with links to this thread.

I can imagine the sheer hilarity of RYAN HAMILTON (who has already filed 28 lawsuits vs. Narconnon, see Tony's Blog today at: http://tonyortega.org/2015/05/10/ry...wsuit-against-scientologys-drug-rehab-network) exposing in written motions and also open court the importance of 75 MILLION YEAR OLD ALIENS to Scientology's/Narconnon's "cure" for drugs.

This is one of those wonderfully rare moments where Hubbard's ludicrous sci-fi scripture can be openly mocked in a public courtroom by simply repeating (i.e. "duplicating") what he actually said. LOL

THIS^^^^^
YES!!!!
 

WildKat

Gold Meritorious Patron
...


Scieno-Scenario: Narconnon refuses to settle and the case goes to trial. We join the courtroom, now in session, with cross examination of the Senior C/S International.

RYAN HAMILTON
Again, you did not answer my question. I'll
repeat the courtroom question. Does Scientology
research conclude that one important part of curing
drug addiction is to handle one's 75 million year old aliens?

DEFENSE LAWYER
(leaps to his feet; again)
Object! Object! Object!

I object your honor. Mischaracterizes
previous testimony. The witness never
said anything about aliens!

JUDGE
I believe he did. If necessary, we can have the
transcript read aloud.

DEFENSE LAWYER
Your honor, I submit to you that the witness
only spoke about "body thetans" that were
transported to earth in DC-8s.

JUDGE
You are using the word "transported". Does not
not confirm that their place of origin was from another
planet--hence the appropriate designation as "aliens"?

DEFENSE LAWYER
Your honor, these "body thetans" might well have been
transported to the volcanos from another location right
here on Teegeack.

JUDGE
Teegeack?

DEFENSE LAWYER
Yes, your honor, that is what everyone
called earth 75 million years ago.

JUDGE
Everyone? Are you suggesting that you and I were
here 75 million years ago while all those trillions of
aliens were being blown up by atomic bombs in volcanos.

RYAN HAMILTON
Again, your honor, Mr. Hubbard did not refer to them
as aliens. Let the record show that Mr. Hubbard identified
them as "body thetans" or "BTs".

JUDGE
I observe that plaintiff's counsel has been remarkably
silent during all of this. What do you make of all this counselor?

RYAN HAMILTON
Your honor, if it please the court, although this is only
the first day of the trial and we have 87 more witnesses
to call, rather than restimulate everyone's "body thetans"
and risk that the jury catch pneumonia and die,
we are prepared to rest our case right now.

Would love a front-row seat for this scenario :biggrin:
 
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