By Joe "Zinjifar" Lynn more
11 December 2006
Clearing is a perfect example of the mundane and harmless
and even 'practical' seeming 'Tech'
that is really an integral part of the worst of the
hypnotic/compulsive/critical-thinking-destroying 'system' that
What could possibly be wrong with 'looking up misunderstood
words in the dictionary?'
To start with, the 'indicator' for the Misunderstood Word is
being bored or disagreeing with whatever assault on
reason the victim is currently being forced to read and accept.
Any disagreement indicates that the reader has an 'MU'
and he must stop what he's doing to 'find his Misunderstood
Word' before he can proceed.
It's a thought stopping mechanism that's backed up by a
negative reinforcement 'stick' straight out of
Because, Word Clearing Costs money. [RH: 90$/hour? see
price list] The
'message' is unspoken but obvious (to a non-clam anyway :)
'Agree or Pay Until You Do Agree'.
Is what you're reading nonsensical? It can't be; it was
'sourced' by L. Ron Hubbard,
so, if you're thinking it's nonsensical or even (gasp) wrong,
it's you that is wrong, and, you must fix your
The 'student' quickly learns not to question, and to allow
the dumping of loads of steaming codswallop into his thinking
unprocessed or filtered.
Looking Up Words in Dictionaries; how could that be
bad? Through the magic of Hubbardism, it becomes an evil control
Non Scientologists also use dictionaries, but, because they
don't do so compulsively or under the whip, they do not
look up every new or unclear word, but, to a large extent learn
to interpret the meaning from the context, which leads to
a much deeper comprehension of what is written.
But, 'deeper comprehension' is the last thing that
Scientology wants. It wants rote 'duplication' and acceptance.
Deeper comprehension of the poisoned gruel would lead to
recognition that 'This is codswallop' and rejection.
You Can Lead a Clam to Reason; but You Can't Make Him Think