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I understand and agree with you that many or most 'Scientologists' buy the kind of BS you've described here, and that they then run it on their kids if they have them. However, I disagree with your statement that "their Scientology training taught them that" - From my experience, of all the "hard core" scios I knew, it was pretty well only the "trained" ones who didn't run that crap on their kids. I only know of two trained Scientologists who did, and in their case, it was more to do with who they were in the first place and their willingness to buy into 'group think'. What you're talking about is abominable, and is no doubt a result of the scientology 'package'...... I'm not a FZer, and I'm certainly not a fan of Marty's, I just disagree that what you've described is the result of Scn 'training' as you you have stated. To me, it is the result of the Scn indoc, which is "effective" because of the "practices" within the CofS and "enforced ethics", not "training".
I tend to agree with you with one qualification.
According to Hubbard's tech, if one studies a subject sufficiently well and long, eventually one develops enough understanding to acquire "judgment". No disagreement there!
But, there eventually comes a point in the journey on The Road To Total Freedom where the road splits in two opposite directions.
The road going left requires the forfeiture of the well-earned "judgment" but leads to significant CASE GAIN....the gaining of case in the form of stupefied indoctrination into the scriptures of L. Ron Hubbard.
The road going right requires that one retain "judgment" which is only possible by retaining some aspect of one's thinking that is NO CASE GAIN.
One of Life's many surprise endings.
I think therefore I am NCG.
I think therefore I am AN EX-SCN.
Guess that's why we are all hanging out at this cool little party called ESMB, ain't it?