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Let not one know well the other

(a discourse on myriad diverse matters) 0. Learn first — Oh thou who aspirest unto our ancient Order! — that Equilibrium is the basis of the Work. If thou thyself hast not a sure foundation, whereon wilt thou stand to … Continue reading

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The Minus Grade Chart

The Minus Grades are listed from bottom to top. One goes over each by oneself or with a friend (a good idea).

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Keeping Scientology (from) Working

The following is a short parody of a paper which is found at the very start of every course textbook used in Scientology. The actual author would prefer to remain anonymous for obvious reasons. One: Stealing the correct technology Two: … Continue reading

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The Jean-Paul Sartre Cookbook

from Free Agent March 1987 (a Portland Oregon alternative newspaper) Republished in the Utne Reader Nov/Dec 1993 We have been lucky to discover several previously lost diaries of French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre stuck in between the cushions of our office … Continue reading

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Dan Quayle Quotes

“I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn’t study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people.” — J. Danforth Quayle “If we don’t succeed, we … Continue reading

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The Number of the Beast

Ok, we all know that 666 is the Number of the Beast. But have you seen these: $665.95 Retail price of the Beast $699.25 Price of the Beast plus 5% sales tax $769.95 Price of the Beast with all accessories … Continue reading

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Done anything interesting lately?

Here’s an application to NYU undergrad. The student was accepted. 3A. IN ORDER FOR THE ADMISSIONS STAFF OF OUR COLLEGE TO GET TO KNOW YOU, THE APPLICANT, BETTER, WE ASK THAT YOU ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: ARE THERE ANY SIGNIFICANT … Continue reading

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Things to know before visiting Japan

This is an excerpt from a letter I sent to my step-daughter before she brought my son over to visit me in Japan for the summer. At the time I had only been in Japan for about six months (and … Continue reading

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Scientology, the Ultimate Implant

(L. Ron Hubbard) Original Founder’s Bulletin #1 SCIENTOLOGY The Ultimate Implant My dear old friends, You had better take a seat for this one, I am about to shatter some realities here. This may very well be the most incomprehensible … Continue reading

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Peace, Tolerance, Truth

This simple phrase, which appears at the opening of the Manifesto of the O.T.O., is often encountered as part of the introduction of many a formal letter within our Order. As often as we may have heard or read this … Continue reading

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