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Message to Anon

Discussion in 'General Scientology Discussion' started by scino, Feb 12, 2008.

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  1. dr3k

    dr3k Patron with Honors

    here
     

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  2. Terril park

    Terril park Sponsor

    So being an anon is a bit like being a scientologist then. Arcane language and processing.

    Maybe Paul can ask his robot to do something on that. :)
     
  3. Poofy

    Poofy Patron with Honors

    It would appear similar, but the difference is there is no formal guide. The words are arrived at their definitions by the creativity of the users. Popular ones become generally known and used.

    The difference is the lack of formality: Hubbard made jargon to define things his own way. Channers find expression through emergent consensus.
     
  4. Terril park

    Terril park Sponsor


    Subject for a thesis? How this is accelerated by the net.

    "Grammer is description not prescription."[ Chomsky?] Was in love with a linguistics major once.
     
  5. Jbrazel

    Jbrazel Patron

    :thumbsup: Too Long; Didn't Read. Opps, sry asked and answered already.
     
  6. Jesus666

    Jesus666 Patron

    A failure? this has been the largest protest ever against scientology, 10.000 members world wide protesting.

    You're obvious a scifag spy trying to change people's opinions/morale
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2008
  7. Terril park

    Terril park Sponsor

    The big schism in 1982/3 had 450 scifags protesting in LA, per Alan. Unconfirmed reports but the recent LA protest was slightly higher. I saw roughly 400 in London.

    Biggest ever no doubt.

    100,000 worldwide? Can you verify anything like that?
     
  8. Poofy

    Poofy Patron with Honors

    Actually more around 7-9 thousand. There were no hard counts, just estimates.
     
  9. shader

    shader Patron with Honors

    OVER NINE THOUSAND!

    Edit: linkage for the meme impaired
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2008
  10. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    There's only one 'stat'; more than the 'Church' could handle.

    Zinj
     
  11. Jesus666

    Jesus666 Patron

    pardon me lol 10 thousand i meant

    and i still remain with my earlier statement
     
  12. anon192168

    anon192168 New Member

    not the point

    This isn't the point of what we are trying to do. the Co$ has tried to corrupt the last, and always free media of the Internet. Anonymous is the Internet community. The Co$ will not control it, as a matter of fact the opposite will happen. Google or use any search engine and look for information on Scientology or Al Ron Hubbard, and now you find information on Cults. That is a measure of our progress. Preventing and exposing the Co$ lies and corruption is a public form they have no control over.
     
  13. AnAppreciativeAnon

    AnAppreciativeAnon New Member

    Oh God, Rules 1 & 2 are going down in flames in this thread. :nervous:
     
  14. Mark A. Baker

    Mark A. Baker Sponsor

    This does NOT necessarily represent a "positive" development. :melodramatic:

    I personally am not a great "believer" in the imaginary virtues of consensus, especially as applied to the evolution of language.

    The English language (English, 'Stryne, British, American, etc.) has an illustrious tradition of the apt coining of new words & phrases by clever & witty individuals.

    There is also, unfortunately, a lengthy tradition of the adoption of comparatively "ugly" slang usages as a result of "popular" consensus.

    Nor, are my comments intended as a defense of "hubbardisms". For what its worth (admittedly not much), I consider an excessive & widespread dependence on "scientologese" to be one of the more unnecessary problems facing the freezone.


    Mark A. Baker
     
  15. Jesus666

    Jesus666 Patron

    Show where both rules were broken :confused2: