HUBBARD COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE
Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, Sussex
HCO POLICY LETTER OF 16 FEBRUARY, 1969
Cen O Con
(This is a Defense Paper written
after 18 years of unprovoked attack
upon us. Nothing in this paper advocates physical violence to any person.)
By carefully watching press to see who is
upon by the press
for counter-opinions one can work one's way easily toward the centre of any
The press is fed anti materials. Although
disclose their sources, their stories often do.
To get a hostile opinion, the reporter looks
in the files to see who
is sending in hostile data and calls the person for comment. This is a
training pattern developed from current "teachings" that all stories
have conflicts, a press style got some time ago by "Paris
think this is the basis of reader interest. It isn't, but they think it
Thus by studying clippings you can find who
given them hostile
data earlier or to whom they are referred for hostile data.
By taking these hostile names, one can then
a run-down on the
person or his connections or both.
As there are actually very few of these names
they thereby (cross
filing) lead one to common denominators and one can locate attack sources.
It is wise to challenge such adverse
procedures. A call by a local "housewives committee" etc. as to why
are hostile to human rights or in favour of psychiatric butchery and getting
them in the press with it and with no mention of us is good PRO.
Intelligence data when gained, can be fed
to PRO for more
Intelligence uses the names for
run back, cross filing.
PRO uses the hostile commentator to guide his
own counter attacks.
The effect at the least is to shut the
This activity (investigate, press counter-
such speakers) must
not be neglected.
We happen to be fortunate, if you call it
that persons hostile
to Scientology usually have criminal backgrounds even when in public life.
One doesn't always find these even when they exist but one at least finds
connections which are useful.
It is very sound strategy never to
a battle on your own
territory or subject or even on the territory of an ally. Always fight
battles in enemy territory.
Therefore, do exposes of such people in the
of their subjects
or interests, not bringing us or any real ally into it.
For instance, all these years the enemies of
Scientology had real
dead bodies lying all over the place. But we defended on our own ground.
We have begun to fight on his
Let's keep it that way.
Use "counter opinion"
names as investigation subjects, find their
terrain, find the crimes on it and attack on that terrain and the
not ourselves, will be in trouble.
Copyright © 1969
by L. RON HUBBARD
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED