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Introspection Rundown
The Introspection Rundown
Introspection Rundown
is a controversial Church of Scientology auditing process that is intended to handle a psychotic episode or complete mental breakdown. Introspection is defined for the purpose of this rundown as a condition where the person is "looking into one's own mind, feelings, reactions, etc." The result is "the person extroverted, no longer looking inward worriedly continuously without end." [1] The Introspection Rundown
Introspection Rundown
came under public scrutiny after the death of Lisa McPherson
Lisa McPherson
in 1995. The rundown was created by L
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Scientology Holidays
Holidays, commemorations and observances in the Church of Scientology include the following:February 22: Celebrity DayThis is a major holiday for Scientology's many Celebrity Centres, highlighting their achievements and celebrating their existence. The date is specifically the anniversary of the opening of the Celebrity Centre International in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
in 1970, which, in the Church's words, is "dedicated to the rehabilitation of the culture through art".March 13: L. Ron Hubbard's birthdayA very important holiday in Scientology.[1][2]March 24: Student DayThis holiday celebrates the commencement of the Saint Hill Special Briefing Course in 1961.April 20: L. Ron Hubbard
L. Ron Hubbard
Exhibition DayAccording to the Church's official website, this day is "to celebrate the opening in 1991 of the L. Ron Hubbard
L. Ron Hubbard
Life Exhibition in Hollywood, California
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Operating Thetan
In Scientology, Operating Thetan (OT) is a spiritual state above Clear. It is defined as "knowing and willing cause over life, thought, matter, energy, space and time (MEST)."[1] According to religious scholar J
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Ethics (Scientology)
According to the Church of Scientology, ethics may be defined as the actions an individual takes on himself to ensure his continued survival across the dynamics. It is a personal thing. When one is ethical, it is something he does himself by his own choice.[1] According to founder L
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Dianetics
Dianetics
Dianetics
(from Greek dia, meaning "through", and nous, meaning "mind") is a set of ideas and practices regarding the metaphysical relationship between the mind and body created by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard; Dianetics
Dianetics
is practiced by followers of Scientology,[1][2] the Nation of Islam
Nation of Islam
(as of 2010)[3] and independent Dianeticist groups. Dianetics
Dianetics
has achieved no acceptance as a scientific theory and is widely considered to be a pseudoscience.[4][5] Dianetics
Dianetics
divides the mind into three parts: the conscious "analytical mind", the subconscious "reactive mind", and the somatic mind.[6] The goal of Dianetics
Dianetics
is to erase the content of the "reactive mind", which Scientologists believe interferes with a person's ethics, awareness, happiness, and sanity
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Implant (Scientology)
In Scientology, an implant is a form of Thought insertion, similar to an engram but done deliberately and with evil intent. It is "an intentional installation of fixed ideas, contra-survival to the thetan".[1] The intention in the original engram or incident is to implant an idea or emotion or sensation, regarding some phenomenon etc. The intention in Scientology
Scientology
and Dianetics
Dianetics
is to erase the compulsive or command effect of the idea, emotion, sensation, etc. so that the person can make a rational judgment and decision in the affected areas of life.[2] Scientology
Scientology
practices often have to do with addressing implants prior to the current lifetime — one of the most notable is the R6 implant; but in some cases current life implants are addressed
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Incident (Scientology)
L. Ron Hubbard
L. Ron Hubbard
used the term Incident in a specific context for auditing in Scientology
Scientology
and Dianetics: the description of space operatic events in the Universe's distant past, involving alien interventions in past lives. It is a basic belief of Scientology
Scientology
that a human being is an immortal spiritual being, termed a thetan, trapped on planet Earth in a "meat body". Although Incidents can be any incident anywhere, Hubbard's writings described some in particular, set in Earth's prehistory. Many of them first appeared in Hubbard's book What to Audit (later retitled A History of Man). In his writings and lectures, Hubbard describes Incidents said to have occurred to thetans during the past few trillion[1] years. Most of these followed a consistent pattern, wherein a hostile alien civilization captured and brainwashed free thetans
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Jesus In Scientology
Scientology
Scientology
founder L. Ron Hubbard
L. Ron Hubbard
described Scientology
Scientology
as "the Western Anglicized continuance of many earlier forms of wisdom", and cites the teachings of Jesus
Jesus
Christ
Christ
among belief systems of those "earlier forms".[1] Jesus
Jesus
is recognized in Scientology
Scientology
as part of its "religious heritage,"[2] and "is seen as only one of many good teachers."[3] Contradicting the Christian
Christian
concept of Jesus' "atonement of mankind's sins" through his death on the cross, Hubbard states in the Volunteer Ministers Handbook that "Man is basically good, but he could not attain expression of this until now
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Keeping Scientology Working
Keeping Scientology
Scientology
Working (often referred to by Scientologists as KSW) is a Church of Scientology
Church of Scientology
policy letter that serves as the keystone for a series of related policy letters written by church founder L. Ron Hubbard.[1][2][3][4] Dated 7 February 1965, it lays out ten points concerning the exact application and preservation of "Standard Tech" in Dianetics
Dianetics
and Scientology, and the eradication of "non-standard tech", more commonly referred to in Scientology
Scientology
as "squirreling." It is one of the most important and oft-repeated policies in Scientology
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Scientology And Marriage
Scientology
Scientology
and marriage, within the Church of Scientology, are discussed in the book The Background, Ministry, Ceremonies & Sermons of the Scientology
Scientology
Religion. Scientology
Scientology
weddings do not require that both parties of the wedding be adherents of Scientology. Nor does the Church necessarily exclude material from weddings of other faiths in its own ceremonies. One source, J. Gordon Melton, has ascribed this to Scientology
Scientology
trying to mollify members of the wedding partners' families.[1]Contents1 Wedding ceremony 2 Same-sex marriage 3 Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
and Katie Holmes 4 United Kingdom decision 5 Notes 6 External linksWedding ceremony[edit] Scientology
Scientology
wedding ceremonies are similar to wedding ceremonies used by many other religions
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MEST (Scientology)
MEST is an acronym used in Scientology
Scientology
and coined by author L. Ron Hubbard. Hubbard used the first letters of the words matter, energy, space and time, the component parts of the physical universe.[1] Writings and lectures by Scientology
Scientology
founder L. Ron Hubbard
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OT VIII
OT VIII ( Operating Thetan Level 8) is the highest current auditing level in Scientology. OT VIII is known as "The Truth Revealed" and was first released to select high-ranking public Scientologists in 1988,[1][2] two years after the death of Scientology's founder, L. Ron Hubbard. OT VIII is only delivered to members of the Church of Scientology
Scientology
in one place — aboard the organization's private cruise ship, the Freewinds. OT8 is also available in the Scientology Independent Field. There are a few advanced auditors that are able to deliver the level to those who meet the prerequisites.[2]"This Solo-audited level addresses the primary cause of amnesia on the whole track and lets one see the truth of his own existence. This is the first actual OT level and brings about a resurgence of power and native abilities for the being himself
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Emotional Tone Scale
In Scientology, the tone scale or emotional tone scale is a characterization of human behavior. It is based on the idea that some people appear to be more lively and alive than other people and this increased liveliness is orderly. Author L. Ron Hubbard
L. Ron Hubbard
spelled the idea out saying, "just draw a horizontal line on the page. Put the people who are less alive on the bottom and the people who are more alive on the top." In his 1951 book Science of Survival, Hubbard expanded the idea into many increments
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Scientology And Other Religions
The relationship between Scientology
Scientology
and other religions is very complex. While Scientology
Scientology
claims that it is fully compatible with all existing major world religions and that it does not conflict with them or their religious practices, there are major differences in beliefs and practices between Scientology
Scientology
and most religions, especially the major monotheistic religions. Members are not allowed to engage in other similar mental therapies or procedures, religious or otherwise.[1] However, some ministers from other churches have adopted some Scientology
Scientology
secular programs.[2][3] According to Jacob Neusner, Scientology
Scientology
is a "synthesis of existing ideas and a reflection of particular cultural, social, and historical circumstances in which it was born and developed"
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List Of Scientology Security Checks
In Scientology, the security check (or sec check) is an interrogation technique put into practice by founder L. Ron Hubbard
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Scientology And Sexual Orientation
Scientology
Scientology
and its perspectives on sexual orientation are based on the writings of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology. His statements about homosexuality have led critics to assert that Scientology
Scientology
promotes homophobia, though these allegations are disputed by some Scientologists.Contents1 Classification 2 Attempts to cure homosexuality 3 Current Scientology
Scientology
viewpoints 4 See also 5 Notes 6 Further reading 7 External linksClassification In 1950 Hubbard published Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, introducing his "science of the mind," Dianetics. He classified homosexuality as an illness or sexual perversion, citing contemporary psychiatric and psychological textbooks to support his view:The sexual pervert (and by this term Dianetics, to be brief, includes any and all forms of deviation in Dynamic II [i.e
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