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Table of Contents: Psychopolitics revisited

Discussion in 'Scientology Technology' started by Veda, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. Veda

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  2. Veda

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    'Brainwashing Manual Parallels in Scientology', a.k.a. 'Revisiting the Textbook on Psycho-politics'


    Examining the 'Brainwashing Manual' with the purpose of better understanding Scientology 4

    Introduction: A Brief Outline of Scientology Doctrine, Public and Confidential 6

    "White Scientology" - The Battle Tactics Doctrine - Brainwashing Manual Tech - Scientology is Multi-layered - Exploiting the Positives: the Cheese in the Trap -

    Background 9

    Origin of the word "brainwashing." and of the "Russian Brainwashing Manual"
    L. Ron Hubbard writing to Scientologists on the subject of the Brainwashing Manual
    Departing briefly from the Manual: A look at private tactics later shared with insiders
    A publicized statement
    A private explanation
    Hubbard vs. the "Asiatic Hordes"
    Back to the Brainwashing Manual: Excerpts from Hubbard's third public statement on it
    Kenneth Goff's 1956 version of the Manual
    Scientology's "No-answer answers."

    Excerpts from the Brainwashing Manual/Textbook on Psycho-politics 14

    "Editorial Note": Hubbard. assuming the guise of the phantasmal "Charles Stickley"
    "An Address by Beria": Hubbard, pretending to be Lavrenti Beria, chief of the Russian Secret Police
    The Main Text of the Manual: Hubbard, masquerading as an arrogant Russain Brainwashing expert

    The Layers of The "Scientological Onion" 17

    Brainwashing Manual Parallels in Modern Scientology 19

    Correspondences between the Brainwashing Manual and the Battle Tactics policy
    On “Survival”
    On Surviving the Atomic Bomb
    On an individual Scientologist influencing leaders
    Scientology is devious by design

    Front Groups - Layer Zero of the “Scientological Onion” 20

    “It is not necessary that the term ‘Communism’ [Scientology] be applied at first…”

    Layer One - The publicized portion of Scientology 23

    “White Scientology”
    Scenario: (An application of “White Scientology”)
    “By reason alone”

    Descending into Layer Two of the “Onion”: The “In-Organization” Strata 27

    “…[Scientology] under the guise of [‘White Scientology’]…”
    Exploitation of the process of abreaction
    Playing one thing off another or “counter-playing”
    “Loaded language”: the seemingly enlightened “counter-played” with the manipulative
    Tone 4, “entheta,” “theta,” Suppressive Person
    The Thought Limiting clichés of Scientology
    Publicized, “In-organization” and Confidential Scientology “Ethics”
    “…aligning the individual against the desire not to conform…”
    Side effects of “critical thoughts”
    Dominion over the loyalties of individuals

    Layer Three of the “Onion”: The Confidential “Upper Levels” of the “Bridge to Total Freedom” 33

    “…avoid the understanding of the layman…”
    Highest of the “upper levels” must remain a mystery to the membership
    Operating Thetan or O.T.
    Aleister Crowley, Head of the O.T.O.
    O.T. III, The “Wall of Fire” into which Hubbard “took the plunge” to save Mankind
    Exploitation of the paranormal

    Layer Four: “…a well trained individual who serves in complete obedience…”
    The Sea Organization, the Rehabilitation Project Force, and the Five Card System 36

    The Sea Organization: “Custodians of the O.T. Levels”
    “…the only loyalty which should exist… is to the State [Scientology].”
    Sea Org Ethics under Commodore Hubbard on the Flagship
    “Refusal to let them sleep over many days…”
    The Rehabilitation Project Force
    “Filthy food, little sleep, nearly untenable quarters…”
    “…the first loyalty [to himself]… is destroyed…”
    “Degradation and conquest…”
    The children’s and teenagers’ RPF
    “A certain amount of fear…”
    The RPF’s RPF
    The Five Card “Team Share” System
    “The technologies of psycho-politics…”

    Layer Five: Confidential Scientology Policy and Tech for “handling” uncooperative outsiders 46

    The Fair Game policy and “philosophy”
    “…find or manufacture enough threat…”
    “Direct the attention of the authorities…”
    Scientology’s unscrupulous use of the legal system
    “We will no longer put up with our religion being criticized…”
    Discourage inquiry
    Defamatory data on file; “Culling”: Searching “religious confessional” (auditing) files for embarrassing or intimidating items
    Background: The Commodore’s Intelligence Network
    The policy of covert attack and publicized PR “defense lines”
    Scientology’s Multi-layered Public Relations tech
    Scientology Intelligence tech
    Data collecting, and Attack or “support” Intelligence
    Creating incidents that reflect badly on others
    “Data needed by Ops on each located who”
    Attack or “support” Intelligence - The Covert Ops study course and checklist
    “Persons in his vicinity to whom he is emotionally involved…”
    Coerce them into signing prepared “retractions” or “confessions”
    Plenty of bogus “documentation”
    One justification for unscrupulous covert methods
    Treatment of VIPs and celebrities
    Goal of talking over “mental health” and “political guidance”
    Full knowledge of Intelligence tech must be denied to the general membership
    “Deception, chicanery, lying, manipulation and outright criminality”
    “She over there, those pink legs sticking out, didn’t like me”
    Scientologists believe in a planet-wide conspiracy against L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology
    The Scientology Hierarchy

    Layer Six: The Core of the “Scientological Onion” 69

    “…virtually a pathological liar…egotism… lust for power, and vindictiveness…”
    “We must be like the vine upon the tree…”
    The elusive “1000 page” official L. Ron Hubbard biography
    “It’s a trap not being able to prevaricate”
    Conscience as an “impediment”
    The L. Ron Hubbard Fan(atic) club

    Epilogue 74

    Freeing the Positives

    Addendum 76

    "Dr. Hubbard's" FBI letters written concurrent with the appearance of the Brainwashing Manual 77

    L. Ron Hubbard assumes the identity of Dr. Hubbard Ph.D DD - Patriotic Concerned Citizen
    Letter of 29 July 1955
    From a letter dated 7 September

    A further look at Scientology's Covert Intelligence Tech 79

    "Categories of Data Needing Coding"
    A glimpse at a covert operation, and of public strata "policy" used as a cover for applied covert policy
    An example of public strata "policy" used as "cover" - this time used on Scientologists by Scientology
    "Ops Planning"
    What to "Vet" or delete from sensitive internal messages that may be scrutinized by outsiders

    Bibliography 82

    Notes 87

    L. Ron Hubbard, Messiah or Madman?, 2nd edition:
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2011
  3. The Great Zorg

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    Cool sh*t

    Interesting op. :thumbsup:

    "Scientology is devious by design." What a great summation! :thumbsup:
  4. Lurker5

    Lurker5 Gold Meritorious Patron


    Reading this kind of stuff never fails to get me seething. :grouch: How did it get this far ? F'g evil - and it took everything in me not to spell the f word out.
  5. This is NOT OK !!!!

    This is NOT OK !!!! Gold Meritorious Patron

    Thanks Veda.

    New stuff to study!

    THIS is the power of ESMB !
  6. Veda

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  7. Sindy

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    :bump2: To all who have not read - essential reading.
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  9. Veda

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    Re: Mirror of 'Brainwashing Manual Parallels' a.k.a. 'Psycho-politics Revisited'

    Strange. It says the Brainwashing Manual was deleted, but the document is not the (1955) 'Brainwashing Manual' but (the 2001) 'Brainwashing Manual Parallels in Scientology'.

    I appears that the Way back machine still has both 'BWMP', and also (1999) 'Sly and Tall Edgy Lurks': Manual Parallels.pdf Sly and Tall Edgy - Brian Ambry.pdf
  10. Veda

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    :) What's the matter Commander? Cat got your tongue?
  11. what do i say of this thread asks veda...

    i need say no more than very good work done well veda


    get on down there to level four, " complete obedience..." and you find someplace the native new hamshireman does not enter; "Live Free Or Die!"...

    i speak well of the stuff of level one in your chart.

    i also note that for the most part the people i knew in scientology were men and women of good will whose nature was of this level one stuff

    and most of us are no longer there because of those further levels which we do not want pressed on us and which we are unwilling to press on others...
  12. silence is a very high form of respect

    if you may have noticed i occaisionally bump threads playfully, e,g.:


    thus inflicting my own grossly overblown artist/poet ego on a thread an ego so frequently found obnoxious by some critics

    here i pointedly use but two dots to refresh cindy's bump
  13. Warrior

    Warrior Patron with Honors

    Over twenty years ago I transcribed Hubbard's BRAIN-WASHING which I purchased decades ago when I first got involved with Scientology. I transcribed the manual because at the time I didn't own a scanner. With the help of a friend, we proofread my transcription "method 9-style".

    BRAIN-WASHING has been on my web site since the late '90s:

    Images of my copy of the manual:
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