All prior Dianetics. Doesn't convince me a bit. Moreover the Admissions and the Skipper letter are pretty convincing that self-hypnosis WORKS.Read the excerpt from the August 1938 "Skipper letter" (written just after the writing of 'Excalibur') where he described his "real goal."
Read his 1946/47 'Affirmations'.
Exactly. That's why I wrote "started to seriously shift into Darkness Land". He may have had long term issues before, but from the mid-60ies he couldn't control/handle them anymore.Read his bizarre letters to the FBI from the early 1950s.
Ron was "messed up" from day one. He had a long term self aggrandizing hidden agenda. Deal with it.