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Scientology wants your children: The 1957 lecture they think will convince you

[“Tinny-Tin” on the left]

Our thanks to the tipster who forwarded this email to us from Scientology’s publishing arm, Bridge Publications. The creep factor is off the charts here, and fits in with a general increased focus on children for Scientology recruitment….

Hi [redacted],

Do you know all the LRH tech on raising and handling children?


With more than 2 billion children under the age of 15 on Earth today… having the complete technology for both living with and auditing children is vitally important.

In the 1-hour lecture Child Scientology, LRH strips away the false data on the subject of children and reorients you to the universe of a child—giving you the KRC you need to contribute to the future survival of mankind through children!

“I cannot tell you at this time how high a child could be raised or into what concept of existence or how adult he could become. I can only tell you that we can fix him up on most anything that’s wrong with him I don’t know how far north a child will go on CCH; it has not been tried. Everybody is so astonished at some now-mannerly little lady or little boy or something like that who seems to have good sense and is carrying along and is much happier about life that they never try to push him any further. Their ideas of what a child should be hamper them to such a degree that they never push them on up to being able to speak French and Latin, too. I don’t know how high this can go.”—LRH, lecture Child Scientology (7 July 1957)

In this lecture, you’ll learn:

— What is the most common “crime” Scientologists commit when raising children? [track 13]
— Why do children have a short attention span? [track 9]
— How do you calm down a child who is upset or enturbulated? [track 14]
— Why do children sometimes become confused about their gender? [track 8]
Today I am offering you this vital audio on CD (available in 17 languages) with a special copy of the article Group Dianetics.

Originally published in January 1951, this fascinating 19-page LRH article provides vital data on goal-setting and the technology of Clearing groups.

You’ll learn:

How does your 8th Dynamic drive enable you to achieve your goals and dreams?

What determines the ability of an individual or group to conquer their environment?
How do you remove arbitraries, engrained habits and group engrams?
This publication is available in English only. Limited supply available.

Package Price: $15
Free FEDEX shipping

Learn the Technology of Handling Children Now →

Questions? Just hit “reply” or call me at (323) 888-6200.

Patrick Howson

Patrick Howson
Bridge Publications, Inc.

We were especially intrigued to see Bridge’s Patrick Howson pushing a 1957 lecture, “Child Scientology,” and at $15 such a bargain! With that suggestion from Howson we thought we’d dive into the original material to see just what it contained.


And we thought you’d want to take that journey with us.

We know some of you have a hard time getting through Hubbard’s lectures, but we think it’s really valuable to hear him deliver this material himself. And this one is alternately banal and disturbing.

Hubbard explains that all of child psychology is pure hogwash, and only he has figured out how to understand children, of course. And that’s because they’re ancient thetans in little packages, and if they drool and are unable to speak as infants, it’s because they’ve just died and gone through the between-life process and they’re temporarily disoriented.

Figuring out what those traumas are that they went through in previous lifetimes is the key to helping them become responsible adults. In the case of his own young son Quentin — whom he refers to as “Tinny-Tin” — when it turned out that the boy was frightened of a clown doll, it was obvious to Hubbard that it meant Quentin had been killed by a clown in a previous life.

Of course! How simple.

Anyway, this lecture ends with Hubbard “christening” a couple of babies, so you have that to look forward to. As always, we’re interested in your insights about what Hubbard is saying here.



Bonus items from our tipsters

Photos began coming in last night from the Friday night event at the IAS spectacular in East Grinstead, England. We hope to get more of them today.



And there he is…



Source Code

“I went to a Picasso show one day with a fellow from Greenwich Village. He was wearing a turtleneck sweater and I was wearing a business suit, and everybody who was coming to the Picasso show was dressed in tails and ermine wraps and evening gowns. This was really swell, it was really upstage…I was interested in the neurosis from which Picasso was probably suffering, but more importantly, in why he was doing it. I was coming to the conclusion that it was just a big experiment, as far as he was concerned, whereby he was testing color and design lines. We were going hot and heavy. This artist would say, ‘Oh, but no! There is so much soul! There’s this! There’s that.’ And I would say, ‘No, it just merely looks to me like he’s got a libido complex or something.’ We got up to the second floor, and he and I had such a falling out about one of the paintings that we reached a static, and we were silent for a moment. We happened to look around and we had about fifty people following us along the line of pictures and listening to us. Some of them were trying hard to look very edified. So I got very interested in the people who were watching the Picasso show and took a series of notes. I wrote an article for the New Yorker on it.” — L. Ron Hubbard, October 12, 1951


Overheard in the FreeZone

“Back in the day, we used to refer to certain things as ‘tracky.’ I don’t know if anyone does that any more. But the most ‘tracky’ movie I’ve ever seen is The Matrix. The film’s story arc and dialog are so accurate it’s almost frightening. This universe is a world which had been pulled over our eyes to blind us to the real truth. As you move up the Bridge, the layers fall away until, toward the end, the real truth becomes visible.”


Random Howdy

“I had really bad nightmares when I was young — one was a nightly reoccurring one that lasted almost a year and almost drove me insane. Something about HR Pufnstuf reminds me of those dreams. My dream would start soon as I laid down because in the dream I was still awake lying in my bed. All of the sudden reptilian hands would shoot up from underneath the end of the bed and grab my legs and pull me underneath the bed dragging me at breakneck speed down a hellish tunnel where creatures were living in the walls to meet my arch nemesis King Frog and his henchman Baby Huey. They would torture me for hours laughing and mocking me.”


Scientology’s celebrities, ‘Ideal Orgs,’ and more!

[Erika Christensen, Ethan Suplee, and Juliette Lewis]

We’ve been building landing pages about David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, including celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs,’ and we’re hoping you’ll join in and help us gather as much information as we can about them. Head on over and help us with links and photos and comments.

Scientology’s celebrities, from A to Z! Find your favorite Hubbardite celeb at this index page — or suggest someone to add to the list!

Scientology’s ‘Ideal Orgs,’ from one end of the planet to the other! Help us build up pages about each these worldwide locations!

Scientology’s sneaky front groups, spreading the good news about L. Ron Hubbard while pretending to benefit society!

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Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,595 days.
Valerie Haney has not seen her mother Lynne in 1,724 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 2,228 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 1,748 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 768 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 659 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 3,966 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,834 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,608 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,382 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,728 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 11,294 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 7,213 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,381 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,962 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 3,223 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 2,262 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 1,974 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,500 days.
Charley Updegrove has not seen his son Toby in 1,026 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,589 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,729 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 3,049 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,905 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 3,024 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,379 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,682 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,788 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 2,190 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 2,062 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,645 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 2,140 days.
Mary Jane Barry has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,394 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,503 days.


Posted by Tony Ortega on October 12, 2019 at 07:00

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