SCN 8-8008: Methods of Running

Reference: SCIENTOLOGY 8-8008

This paper presents Section 42 from the book SCIENTOLOGY 8-8008 by L. RON HUBBARD. The contents are from the original publication of this book by The Church of Scientology (1952).

The paragraphs of the original material (in black) are accompanied by brief comments (in color) based on the present understanding.  Feedback on these comments is appreciated.

The heading below is linked to the original materials.

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Methods of Running

There are many methods of running facsimiles and of handling ridges and flows. These have been covered in other publications: all of them have validity and can advance cases.

In the present publication there are only two processes which are stressed and these processes are superior to others published prior to December 1st, 1952. A great many tests have established the fact that two processes, both of them simple, produce far better results than any of the others.

At this point in the development of Scientology many different approaches to assimilating the facsimiles into mental matrix were being published. The common denominator to all of them was the discipline of mindfulness (letting the mind unwind itself).

The title “Scientology 8—8008” means the attainment of infinity by the reduction of the MEST universe’s apparent infinity to zero and the increase of the zero of one’s own universe to an infinity of one’s own universe. This road is attained by postulate processing and creative processing.

The aim of processing is elimination of the conditioning of mind, and to restore the person’s self-determinism. This is done by postulate processing and creative processing.

To run any incident or use any process it is necessary for the auditor to have a very sound idea of what he is doing, and to this end it is recommended that he know and be able to use the following:

Processing

The Code
The Theta Entity
The Entities
Running Engrams
Running Secondaries
Running Locks
Concepts and Feelings
Running Ridges (Circuits)
Running Live Flow
Freeing the Thetan by Concept and Feeling
Freeing the Thetan by Present and Future
Randomity
Freeing by Dichotomies
Freeing by Tone Scale
Freeing the Thetan by Orientation
Freeing the Thetan by Positioning and Exhaustion of Flows

The Code seems to refer to the Code of Honor. The Theta Entity is the thetan. The entities are ridges to which facsimiles are attached. Engram is an unassimilated node in the mental matrix. Secondaries are emotions locked in the engram. Locks are experiences extending from the engram. Concepts and feelings are general impressions of the engram. Ridges (circuits) are the thinking emanating from engram. Live flow is the dynamic influence of the engram. “Freeing the Thetan” is the freeing of fixed attention or viewpoint. This is done through various processes.

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FINAL COMMENTS

At this point in the development of Scientology many different approaches to assimilating the facsimiles into mental matrix were being published. The common denominator to all of them was the discipline of mindfulness (letting the mind unwind itself).

The aim of processing is elimination of the conditioning of mind, and to restore the person’s self-determinism. This is done by postulate processing and creative processing to be described next.

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