The “positioning” game is going full roar.
By their very actions the church are PROVING exactly what Leah said. When she asked “Where’s Shelly” Tommy Davis told her its “above her fucking pay grade” to even ask and she ended up being sec checked…. For expressing concern over the whereabouts of someone she had known for MANY years. Of course, such a question is only “entheta” if it misses the withholds of the person who is asked. It is a VERY normal question under the circumstances. Wife of Tom’s “best man” and someone who had spent a good deal of time at Tom’s homes in LA and Telluride and had been flown around on his plane. Suddenly not in attendance at his wedding? Maybe she was ill? Maybe she broke her leg? Maybe her sister died? In which case the answer would have been simple. But because she had been “disappeared” it was an “inappropriate” question.
And now the church is trying to position that same question being carried in the media as “entheta”?
Or the other “entheta” circulating around are claims that the church is breaking up families with disconnection. Why is that entheta?
It’s NOT because it doesnt happen and is just a lie (Thomas Davis tried that line and he was laughed at by the whole world).
They COULD just own up to it and say “This is our right and it is a sincerely held religious belief” — but they think the PR would be so bad it would scare people away (they are right). Plus it would present some REAL problems for D/Dear Leader as he might then be asked questions about his relationships with Nicole and Katie. How is it that the run-of-the-mill Scientologist is forced to disconnect from family members (including children) who remain connected to “SPs” (and Nicole and Katie have done a LOT more to “deserve” that title than the vast majority of “nobodies” who have been declared).
So, perhaps it ISNT really such a “sincerely held religious belief.” Perhaps it is actually just a convenient way of controlling people as the mood suits the powers that be.
Thus it seems the new definition of entheta is any question for which we don’t have a good answer that doesnt make us look bad….
That leaves just one thing to do.
Find an out of context LRH quote and shoe horn it into the situation to make the sheeple believe that this is what LRH was talking about — “see, it must be entheta otherwise why would they have picked this quote”?
I thought you should have this LRH data to help you in dealing with any entheta that comes up in your life. I would love to hear your feedback on it!
“All right. Now we take entheta. There’s some weird attraction between entheta and theta. They seem to come together with a dull thump. Every time you put out a theta line, for some cockeyed reason, below 2.0 will attack it madly. Either below 2.0 is trying to bail itself out on the strength of the entheta or thinks everything that is theta has to be entheta. Therefore, you see the most confoundedly dull attacks on the subject of Dianetics and Scientology. You see the doggonedest things! And nobody could possibly think or believe those things, just nobody. There’s more rumors and more garbage thrown around on this line.
“Well, the best reason is, is in this society today possibly about the highest theta line that anybody is putting out rather consistently happens to be Dianetics and Scientology. It says you have a chance to be free; it says you have a — you have a perfect right to your own sanity, it says you have a perfect right to your own life, it says you can help others to be free — it says a lot of things. It says there’s some hope, there’s a chance for us, and it says we might be able to do a lot of things with this. And it just says so consistently and it isn’t saying anything else. By this theory you would then expect and predict that it would just be machine-gunned from every quarter.
“Now, they say there is a method of getting around this. And that is to say, for every good fact you put out, put out a bad fact. That is to say, for every piece of good news, put out a piece of bad news. You know where you find yourself if you do that? You find yourself at 2.0 on the Tone Scale. Who wants to be at 2.0? I don’t. Because those entheta facts are going to snarl up the theta facts. So you can go out on an overt line of attack against entheta and come off with clean hands? No, you can’t. What can you do with it? You ignore it. It won’t ignore you, but what do you know, if you ignore it, it’ll disappear. And so it does. So it does. Where are the attackers of yesteryear? New crops come up. They go down. Too bad. It’s not serious.”
— L. Ron Hubbard
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