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"At some point you will probably come to realise that Scientology is just a sham".

Discussion in 'General Scientology Discussion' started by michaelangelo, Oct 9, 2009.

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  1. michaelangelo

    michaelangelo Gold Meritorious Patron

    A while back someone told me that on the end of the PDC tapes LRH said:
    "at some point you will probably come to realise that Scientology is just a sham".
    Has anyone heard that themselves?. Or anything similar?.
  2. KnightVision

    KnightVision Gold Meritorious Patron

    If LconH didn't say if directly... he sure 'nuf said it in numerous other ways through out his texts. Ultimately he knew he was a bastard and would become the scorn of mankind; that's really what all the legal protections as well as the creation of OSA was all about.
  3. Hatshepsut

    Hatshepsut Crusader

    I did all of the PDCs and don't remember it said. Of course sometimes he says stuff like "You actually already know this..." But I couldn't tell you which of the 76 lectures ...or maybe an ACC.
  4. EP - Ethics Particle

    EP - Ethics Particle Gold Meritorious Patron

    It's HOW it was said...

    I recall this, or similar, being said in some early lectures - but the inflection and context was curiously "tongue-in-cheek" and kind of taunting in a way - it gave me the impression that some would "get it" and some would not - and thus think it was a sham...:confused2: Naturally, I was confident that I was one of the chosen who WOULD get it and thus "escape" via "The Bridge" :yes:

    Hubbard was always throwing this sort of stuff out that "we" could put many and varied interpretations on depending upon our particular state of mind (case :duh: ) at the moment.

    I bit. Hard. :duh:

  5. Good twin

    Good twin Floater

    Me too EP. I have similar recollections.
  6. EP - Ethics Particle

    EP - Ethics Particle Gold Meritorious Patron

    Something I heard...

    "Great minds run in the same channels." :smoochy::coolwink: Mike
  7. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Gold Meritorious Patron

    I didn't hear it. Wish that I had. I, as well as countless others, learned it the hard way.
  8. Wisened One

    Wisened One Crusader

    Exactly, I remember that, too. EP.
  9. HappyGirl

    HappyGirl Gold Meritorious Patron

    Me, three, EP, GT (hey, that rhymes). :)
    That being said, I would really love to get that quote now, because the Doc Crs was my favorite (of course it would be - it was the only one with "spirit of play"). I sure don't remember hearing anything like that. Who on ESMB is good with quotes?
  10. EP - Ethics Particle

    EP - Ethics Particle Gold Meritorious Patron


    Hey HG! :biglove::smoochy: EP
  11. HappyGirl

    HappyGirl Gold Meritorious Patron

    Hey back, you. :love8: :love2: :kiss: (Hey, can we do this here?) :D
  12. Voltaire's Child

    Voltaire's Child Fool on the Hill

    All is illusion.
  13. Moonchild

    Moonchild Patron with Honors

    I suppose Hubbard meant that Scientology is a construct, or more exactly perhaps, a series of constructs that the individual agrees to with the ambition of bettering himself...a means to engage with what's going on 'inside' so-to-speak.
    This seems to resonate with the idea expressed in the 'clear cognition': that you're mocking-up your reactive mind.
    Having made such agreements however you automatically place yourself in jeopardy of manipulation; but can I wax so cynical? :coolwink:
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2009