The following email promo was sent out by The Joburg OT Committee, who are hosting a briefing on the new GATII Survival Rundown. It is a briefing that is aimed at both veteran Scientologists as well as new public.
For someone who has spent hundreds of thousands and many years in pursuit of achieving the uppermost level that Scientology has to offer, it must be somewhat of an insult to now be told that a briefing on why they should be re-doing lower-bridge processes is as applicable to them as it is to a “new” public.
Next, “you may have done some Objectives previously on the bridge and you may be wondering whether you need to do more”. This is a pretty astounding assumption. Besides the fact that it’s a broad spectrum evaluation of the state of everyone’s case, it also suggests that an OT8, having reached the pinnacle of the bridge, is now self-listing on whether or not they “missed” something along the way.
As for the success stories, it’s hard to know which outpoint to take up first. A Clear and L’s completion “blowing unconciousness”, yet another one claiming only a handful of floating TA’s on OT8 but a whopping 32 on the SRD, and the last one claiming that doing the SRD returned their “latent gain” on the bridge.
Latent definition: (of a quality or state) existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden or concealed.
It’s baffling how one can claim to have had “latent gains” return when the gains had not yet developed or manifested, or had been hidden and concealed. It’s equally baffling how anyone can go up the bridge or be C/S’d onto the next step if the PC is experiencing “latent gains”.
As for the copyright, the sentence “the water flowed under THE BRIDGE” is now illegal as these two words have been copyrighted by the Church. We also may not make any reference to what PURIFICATION process a product has been through, as this word has also been copyrighted by the Church (not that this word appears anywhere in the promo piece anyway).
However, it would seem that it’s okay to use the word/s SURVIVAL RUNDOWN or SRD, as these words were absent from the copyright statement.
The mind boggles.