The basics of scientology such as the 8 dynamics, the ARC triangle, the tone scale - what may I ask do you find fault with that.
Those aren't the basics of Scientology, rather they're the window dressing, the facade, the disguise, the wrapping (or part of the wrapping) around the actual Scientology package. http://exscn.net/content/view/178/105
The universe, the human mind, and the human nervous system disincline anyone from examining both the wrapping and the package. Those who see the disguise have trouble seeing what's behind the disguise; those who see what's behind the disguise have trouble seeing the disguise.
It helps to have two brains and three eyes, but, unfortunately, one needs to have two brains and three eyes to appreciate what that means.