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1968 Version [Images]

[...]

     IN ALL SUCH CASES OR ARREST FOR THE PRACTICE
OF SCIENTOLOGY, THE HASI WILL SEND A REPRESENTA-
TIVE 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.

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     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 advances of attorneys
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
experience 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 attacking 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 harass,
and does not utilize itself to make the besieging of it a highly danger-
ous occupation, that fortress may, and most often does, fall.

     The DEFENSE of anything is UNTENABLE. The only way to
defend anything 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 conversation, public debate, or a court of law. NEVER
BE INTERESTED IN CHARGES. DO, yourself, much MORE
CHARGING, and you will WIN. And the public, seeing that you
won, will then have a communication line to the effect that Scientlo-
gists 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 Cole: "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
Scientology who is not qualified, you should give them an oppor-
tunity to be formally 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 discourage them from using any other processes. More par-
ticularly, 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 organization of material

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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 harass and discourage rather than to win.

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

     A D.Scn. has the power [...]

 
 

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