A.D. After the publication of Hubbard's *Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health* in 1950, the date adopted by the Church of Scientology as the *fons et origo* of its religion. So 1986 = A.D. 36 AMA American Medical Association AO Advanced Organization AOLA Advanced Organization, Los Angeles AO/SH Advanced Organization/Saint Hill ARC triangle Affinity, Reality, Communication (the points of the lower triangle of the church's symbol) Auditing Application of Scientology processes and procedures to someone by a trained auditor. Auditor One who listens: person who trains preclears Bridge, The Stepladder of courses undertaken by students of Scientology, from grades I to XII. Buttons Areas which produce a reaction (of pain or embarrassment) in the student which need to be 'flattened' by auditing processes. Case Supervisor Someone who supervises the auditing of preclears Clear State attained by completion of the Clearing Course at an advanced org in which 'engrams' are removed during auditing. CMO Commodore's Messenger Organization Comm Communication Comm Ev Committee of Evidence - equivalent to a court martial C/S Case Supervisor DMSMH Hubbard's *Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health* DN Dianetics. From Greek words *dia* (through) and *nous* (mind), though defined by the Church of Scientology as 'through the soul'.
Dynamics The eight drives/impulses in life. (*See page 22*) E-Meter Electrometer - a form of lie detector Exec Sec Executive Secretary - in charge of three divisions of an org. Engram Incidents in past life which prevent a person from becoming 'Clear'. Fair Game Controversial doctrine promulgated by Hubbard allowing enemies to be 'lied to, cheated, destroyed'. FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation (US) FDA Food and Drug Administration (US) Flag The Church of Scientology's marine mission was commonly referred to as Flag. Although no Sea Org vessels are in operation today, the term Flag is still used in the Sea Org. Flag Land Base This base offers services which were formerly only available on the *Apollo* (flagship of the Sea Org). FOI Freedom of Information Act FOLO Flag Operations Liaison Office GO Guardians' Office. The administrative bureau for the Church of Scientology which handled finances, public relations, social and legal matters. It was active in defending the church, and its personnel were executives of Scientology. Guardian Formerly the most senior executive of Scientology. This office and the GO were abolished after its leaders were convicted of criminal offences in 1979-80. HASI Hubbard Association of Scientologists International HCO Hubbard Communications Office: in charge of the Org Board, of personnel, of inspection and of ethics. Orders are issued from this office. HCOB Hubbard Communications Office Bulletins. Said to be written by L. Ron Hubbard only. Usually written or printed in red on white paper. HCO PL Hubbard Communications Office Policy Letter. Orders or directions for Scientology policy. Written or printed in green on white paper. Formerly signed by L. Ron Hubbard. Hubbard Dianetic The first organization of Dianetics in the United Research Foundation States IRS Inland Revenue Service (US) LRH L. Ron Hubbard, founder of Dianetics and Scientology
MEST The physical universe. Matter, Energy, Space and Time. Mission A group granted permission to deliver elementary Scientology and Dianetic services but without the Church of Scientology's status and rights. MSH Mary Sue Hubbard NAMH National Association for Mental Health (US) N.E.D. 'New Era Dianetics': the original version of Dianetics overhauled and improved by L. Ron Hubbard in 1978. Org Organization. (Each org is divided into seven divisions. Each division is headed by a secretary and has three departments. A director is the head of a department.) Org Board The structure of the organization showing its divisions, departments, personnel and their functions, and lines of communication. OT Operating Thetan - advanced state of Clear Out-Ethics Situation in which the individual acts against the best interests or ideals of his group. Out-Tech Situation where Scientology is not being applied or is incorrectly applied. Overts Acts of omission or wrongdoing O/W Overts or withholds pc preclear (from pre-clear). Individual who hasn't yet attained the state of Clear but is being audited towards it. PDC Philadelphia Doctorate Course Lectures PTS Potential Trouble Source (someone hostile to Scientology) Purification Rundown Health programme devised by L. Ron Hubbard using vitamins, exercise and sauna baths. R2-45 Release by means of being shot with a Colt. 45 RPF Rehabilitation Project Force, a form of punishment in which the offender has to do 'hard labour' such as cleaning toilets or manual labour. Saint Hill Location of the worldwide headquarters of Scientology at East Grinstead, Sussex. It is also the UK Advanced Org (AOSH UK). The abbreviation 'SH' also applies to any organization authorized to deliver upper-level Scientology courses: e.g, American Saint Hill Organization (ASHO), the Advanced Organization and Saint Hill in Denmark (AOSH EU) and Saint Hill Europe (SH EU).
Scientology Defined by the Church of Scientology as 'from the Latin *scio* (knowing in the fullest sense) and Greek *logos* (study)...the science of knowledge'. The church's symbol is the letter 'S' threaded through two triangles. Scientologist Defined by the church as 'one who understands life'. Sea Org According to the Church of Scientology definitions this is 'a fraternal organization existing within the formalized structure of the Churches of Scientology. It consists of highly dedicated members of the church who take vows of eternal service. The Sea Org's life-style of community living is traditional to religious orders'. Sec Check Security Check Somatics Mental or physical illnesses SP Suppressive Person: one who suppresses those around him or seeks to damage Scientology or a Scientologist by suppressive acts. Standard Tech Following standard procedures Stats Statistics Synergetics One of the breakaway movements from the Church of Scientology. Tech Technology: the application of the precise drills and processes of Scientology. Thetan Spirit. Also the immortal element in an individual. Time Track An individual's past history which may include past lives. Auditing enables the subject to recall incidents on the Time Track. Tone-scale The main gradient of Scientology (*see page 23*) Touch Assist Touching injured or affected body areas to assist the patient in healing. TR Training regimens or drills Upper Indoc TRs Upper Indoctrination TRs, the drills that teach the CCHs (Communication, Control and Havingness). WFMH World Federation for Mental Health Withold Unspoken or withheld transgression against the moral code.
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