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1955 Version [Images]

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     IN ALL SUCH CASES OF ARREST FOR THE PRACTICE OF SCIENTO-
LOGY, THE HASI WILL SEND A REPRESENTATIVE AT ONCE, BUT DO
NOT WAIT FOR HIS ARRIVAL TO PLACE THIS SUIT. THE SUIT MUST
ALREADY HAVE BEEN FILED WHEN THE HASI ATTORNEY ARRIVES.

     In other words, do not, at any moment leave this act unpunished, for,
if you do you are harming all other Scientologists in the area. When you are
attacked it is your responsibility then to secure from further attack not only
yourself but all those who work with you. Cause blue flame to dance on the
court house roof until everybody has apologized profusely for having dared
to become so adventurous as to arrest a Scientologist who, as a minister of
the church, was going about his regular duties. As far as the advices of at-
torneys go that you should not sue, that you should not attack, be aware of
the fact that I, myself, in Wichita, Kansas, had the rather interesting ex-
perience of discovering that my attorney employed by me and paid by me,
had been for some three months in the employ of the people who were attack-
ing me, and that this attorney had collected some insignificant sum of money
after I hired him, by going over to the enemy and acting upon their advices.
This actually occurred, so beware of attorneys who tell you not to sue. And
I call to your attention the situation of any besieged fortress. If that fortress
does not make sallies, does not send forth patrols to attack and harrass, and
does not utilize itself to make the besieging of it a highly dangerous occupa-
tion, that fortress may, and most often does, fall.

     The DEFENSE of anything is UNTENABLE. The only way to defend any-
thing is to ATTACK, and if you ever forget that, then you will lose every
battle you are ever engaged in, whether it is in terms of personal conversa-
tion, public debate, or a court of law. NEVER BE INTERESTED IN CHAR-
GES. DO, yourself, much MORE CHARGING, and you will WIN. And the
public, seeing that you won, will then have a communication line to the ef-
fect that Scientologists WIN. Don't ever let them have any other thought than
that Scientology takes all of its objectives.

     Another point directly in the interest of keeping the general public to the
general public communication line in good odor: it is vitally important that
a Scientologist put into action and overtly keep in action Article 4 of the Code:
"I pledge myself to punish to the fullest extent of my power anyone misusing
or degrading Scientology to harmful ends." The only way you can guarantee
that Scientology will not be degraded or misused is to make sure that only
those who are trained in it practice it. If you find somebody practicing Sci-
entology who is not qualified, you should give them an opportunity to be for-
mally trained, at their expense, so that they will not abuse and degrade the
subject. And you would not take as any substitute for formal training any
amount of study.

     You would therefore delegate to members of the HASI who are not
otherwise certified only those processes mentioned below, and would dis-
courage them from using any other processes. More particularly, if you
discovered that some group calling itself "precept processing" had set up
and established a series of meetings in your area, that you would do all
you could to make things interesting for them. In view of the fact that the
HASI holds the copyrights for all such material, and that a scientific or-
ganization of material can be copyrighted and is therefore owned, the least
that could be done to such an area is the placement of a suit against them
for using materials of Scientology without authority. Only a member of
the HASI or a member of one of the churches affiliated with the HASI has
the authority to use this information. The purpose of the suit is to harrass
and discourage rather than to win.

      The law can be used very easily to harrass, and enough harrassment
on somebody who is simply on the thin edge anyway, well knowing that he
is not authorized, will generally be sufficient to cause his professional de-
cease. If possible, of course, ruin him utterly.

     A D.Scn. has the power [...]

 

 
 

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