By Lana Mitchell

Things have been very hush around here, with an apparency of inaction, while much has been going on underground.

I see the Independent Scientology field very much like an underground network of renegades, talented rebels, and hopefuls.  While the monopoly of Corp Scientology certainly had an iron grip twenty years ago, over recent times, as more and more people depart (very publically or quietly sliding off the radar) the grip has significantly loosed.

LRH states in more than one reference that it is a two terminal universe. There MUST be two of something and then energy can flow, and you can get discharge.  In fact, it is this point that enables auditing to work. He details this in Basic Auditing Series 1, THE MAGIC OF THE COMMUNICATION CYCLE. I actually want to post the whole reference here, as it is significant to what I am talking about:

If you look over communication you will find that the magic of communication is about the only thing that makes auditing work.

The Thetan in this universe has begun to consider himself MEST and has begun to consider himself mass and the being that considers himself mass of course responds to the laws of electronics and the Laws of Newton. He is actually incapable of generating very much or as-ising very much.

An individual considers himself MESTy or massy and therefore he has to have a second terminal. A second terminal is required to discharge the energy.

Here we have two poles. We have an auditor and a pc and as long as the auditor audits and the pc replies we get an exchange of energy from the pc’s point of view.

Many auditors think they are being a second terminal to the degree that they pick up the somatics and illnesses of the pc. Actually there is no backflow of any kind that hits the auditor but if he is so convinced that he is MEST he will turn on somatics in echo of the pc. Actually nothing hits the auditor, it has to be mocked up or envisioned by him.

You have set up in essence a two pole system and that will bring about an as-ising of mass.

It isn’t burning the mass, it is as-ising the mass and that’s why there is nothing hitting the auditor.

Now that is the essence of the situation. The magic involved in auditing is contained in the communication cycle of auditing. You see now you are handling the SMOOTH INTERCHANGE BETWEEN THESE TWO POLES.

When you look over the difficulties of auditing realize that you are handling simply the difficulties of the communication cycle and when you yourself as the auditor do not permit A SMOOTH FLOW BETWEEN YOU AS A TERMINAL AND THE PC AS A TERMINAL, AND THE PC AS A TERMINAL BACK TO YOU, you get a no as-ising of mass. So you don’t get TA action.

Part of the trick of course is what has to be as-ised and how do you go about it, but that we call technique—(what button has to be pressed). We find, oddly enough, if the auditor is actually capable of making the pc willing to talk to him, he wouldn’t have to hit a button to get tone arm action. (He cannot make the pc get tone arm action basically because a communication cycle doesn’t exist.)

The person who is insisting continuously upon a new technique is neglecting the basic tool of his auditing which is the communication cycle of auditing.

When the communication cycle does not exist in an auditing session we get this horrible compounding of a felony of trying to get a technique to work but the technique cannot be administered because there is no communication cycle to administer it.

Basic auditing is called basic auditing because it goes PRIOR to the technique.

A communication cycle must exist before the technique can exist.

The fundamental entrance to the case is not on a level of the technique but is on a level of the communication cycle.

Communication is simply a familiarization process based on reach and withdraw.

When you speak to a pc you are reaching. When you cease to speak you are withdrawing. When he hears you, he’s at that moment a bit withdrawn but then he reaches toward you with the answer.

You’ll see him go into a withdraw while he thinks it all over. Then he reaches the reason. Now he will reach the auditor with the reason and he will say that was it.

You have made an exchange from the pc to the auditor and will see it reflect on the meter because that exchange now is giving an as-ising of energy.


So THE FUNDAMENTAL OF AUDITING IS THE COMMUNICATION CYCLE. That’s the fundamental of auditing and that is really the great discovery of Dianetics and Scientology.

It’s such a simple discovery but you realize that nobody knew anything about it.” LRH      

Now on a 1st dynamic, for a person to unravel the confusions, questions and mysteries relating to Corp Scientology, requires communication. For this very reason we have blogs, forums and networks of people across the planet, each trying to communicate their way through the charge relating to Corp Scientology.  They are at varying tone levels, and on many subjects – but from a big picture view, they are all trying to achieve the same – discharge of the upset, confusions, disagreements and BPC related to Corporate Scientology. Some lucky people have access to a trained auditor, and this has been their salvation. Others have built up so much upset that they would refuse an auditor if it was offered, yet they continue to try and itsa the subject on networks to others in a similar position.

On a 3rd dynamic basis, the same principle applies.  There are all manner of groups (loose or organized), networks, communities and associations relating to Scientology outside the Church.  Corp Scientology would have you believe otherwise. They will have you believe that there is nothing but a fragmented bunch of squirrels existing in the field – but that is not so. In fact, that is what they work to achieve by running “operations” direct from Corp Scientology Office of Special Affairs (OSA) to spread dissention, third party, and rancour. As long as there is no organized, well structured group, applying standard Scientology, then they have their monopoly, and with that they have control and money. So as more and more individuals have departed the money hungry Corporate Scientology in recent times, their desperate efforts to hold that position have escalated.

All their efforts are essentially to prevent that communication between groups from occurring. Their efforts are to get the 3rd dynamic “preclear” out of session, not wanting a session, or in apathy that no session is possible anyway. “They are all a bunch of squirrels”, “Wacked out tech in the Freezone”, “KSW crazies”, etc.

To the degree that Corporate Scientology can keep those in the field OUT of communication, they can prevent truth from being found.  Heck, a perfect example of this at the moment is Mike Rinder’s blog, which is exposing daily the propaganda that Corporate Scientology feeds its parishioners. Mike is essentially establishing a communication line with the “other terminal” (those still within Corporate Scientology), and to that degree, charge is blown. Case gain is possible – as lies are dispelled, and truth outs. When you have an organization that cuts all communication with people, excommunicating any that do not follow the sound of the drum, then it is very hard to establish another terminal that can get the communication going to the result of case change – particularly on a hard nut suppressive case like Corporate Scientology. But Mike is doing it. My hat is off to him and his work. I support him in any way I can.

Similarly, on a broader scale, we need to get the communication lines opened in the independent field. We need to find unity where there has been rancor and conflict. We need to establish a community – fraternity actually – which is a second terminal, of comparable magnitude to Corporate Scientology. That evens things out – gets the energy flowing – and will result in CHANGE.

With this view, there is such a fraternity launching in the next few weeks.  There are no qualifications for membership – other than agreeing with the purposes and objectives of the group, and paying a very low membership fee. There are no requirements of production, or activity. And you do not have to be a “Scientologist” waving a flag on top of your house and boldly telling the world that you have the answers to the universe, life and everything.

The key aim in establishing this fellowship, is to create the much needed “second terminal” to Corporate Scientology.  It is not about collecting the ‘Who’s Who” of the independent field in one group – though there have been a significant number of well known veterans who have assisted to get the basic ground work in place for the launch. And it really is not about personalities or “leaders” – as our view is that if there is a basic framework, structure and organization, then we have enough dynamic individuals, Clears and OTs that can get projects of their own choice coordinated and rolling. In fact, we are convinced of this point.

The key is to create that communication and unity in the field. Something that Corporate Scientology so desperately works to undermine and sabotage.

So again, excuse the “quietness” on the iScientology blog in recent weeks.  There is a group forming – of renegades, talented rebels, misfits, mischievous rascals and hopefuls.  You are all most welcome to be a part of it… in fact,  I strongly recommend it for therapeutic value. J


+3 # Michael 2013-05-19 18:36
Good Article Lana, Looking forward to seeing your group take off. APIS is not sitting on its laurals either. We are working on getting groups started aroudn the world. For example, we are working with people in Pakistan in getting a basic group started there and also in Uganda, getting a group to assist in getting people off drugs there. A prevelent problem in the African Continent. A redesign project is currently underway of the main website and others we have to improve ease of use and to make more facilities available.
Lana M
+4 # Lana M 2013-05-19 19:18
That is superb Michael. I have been talking to someone attending the Ron's Org convention this last weekend, and there are groups popping up all over the place!
Chris Mann
# Chris Mann 2013-05-19 20:24
Ok, I'm in.
Ronnie Bell
# Ronnie Bell 2013-05-19 20:29
Two terminals. Of course. I can very much visualize the huge significance of that simple datum applied to the situation we're in.

The church doesn't have a terminal of comparable magnitude to communicate with, mostly because we on the outside have not formed into one. As long as we're scattered to the four winds, and only communicating amongst ourselves as first dynamics, there isn't a beingness of comparable magnitude to confront the church, and demand that it get its ethics in.

There's no beingness there to act as an auditor - one which could be a safe terminal for individual church members who feel there's no one to talk to.

No beingness there that can act as a sister group - one which can lead by example with better products, and higher stats.

No beingness there to reform the tattered image of the religion by showing the world what its honestly capable of.

I like what you're proposing, Lana. In it, I visualize a rebirth of the Scientology third dynamic in a more perfect form than what it's been within the mother church these last few decades. One which looks and behaves a lot more like those who've chosen freedom and personal integrity, over the mind numbing enslavement of that now corrupt organization.
David Cooke
# David Cooke 2013-05-19 21:28
"renegades, talented rebels, misfits, mischievous rascals and hopefuls" - that sounds like the whole crew of us who were exiled to Earth! :-)(ref. Auditing Comm Cycles 6308C06)

Reminders that this is a two-terminal universe are always welcome. I offer the mischievous comment that anyone who tries to set themselves up as a monopoly, monolith or monarch with no terminal of comparable magnitude is acting on a misconception that they're in some other universe.

And enforced secrecy is like an insulator that prevents energy from discharging between a pair of terminals.
Lana M
# Lana M 2013-05-19 21:57
I feel duplicated David. Particularly on the renegades, talented rebels, misfits, mischievous rascals and hopefuls!

All mischievous comments are welcome!
calvin b. duffield
# calvin b. duffield 2013-05-19 23:57
Nice stuff, Lana! Apologies for being "out of town" recently, but unfortunately am deeply committed to some intense, time consuming cycles, that hold great promise for moi on the horizon.Great times though, to be a renegade styled, dangerous rebel, with an alligator thick skin and armor piercing teeth, doncha' think?

ML, Calvin
Max Bleiweiss
# Max Bleiweiss 2013-05-20 13:06
I don't have any particularly mischievous comments for you today but certainly will have plenty to share in the future :) Lana, thanks for organizing this. Count me in!
# KFrancis 2013-05-19 23:49
I'm in too, but only if you'll have me as a talented renegade with some mischievous leanings!

BTW,I am going to pay with a credit card I never told the church about-and there you have my mischievous leanings...Ha ha!
# Zephyr 2013-05-20 02:03
Ah, true BASICS are so powerful!
Anytime you address the renegades, rebels and misfits it is like my name has been called.....
Count me in.
Lana M
+3 # Lana M 2013-05-20 02:26
I love the way people feel they fit into the category of renegades, talented rebels, and hopefuls. I feel like I have had such characteristics for longer than I care to mention. And it is good to know I am among beings with similar streaks. :)
Jim Logan
+4 # Jim Logan 2013-05-20 10:08
Theta is attracted to theta. This post, this topic and you applying it, is very attractive :-)

Open, honest, comm directed toward survival across the Dynamics, that's "live".

Dang. What a wonderful group of beings I know. P3pnh
# Angela 2013-05-20 14:44

This is awesome news. I look forward to "fraternizing" :-)
Ingrid Smith
# Ingrid Smith 2013-05-21 00:59
It is interesting how postulates work as I was postulating more of a group and one that is Standard.

I have heard concerns that the Co$ can more easly attack an organized group, but really the only thing we really have to fear is fear itself.Being on SOLO NOTs, I feel quite fearless.
# Espiritu 2013-05-21 05:01
This interests me.
A third dynamic or group is simply a bunch of people with common purposes. Agreeing on common purposes and a few common realities is a good place to start. This could build ARC between all of our fellow Scientologists, and the action of doing that, in itself, would form a true group of Scientolgists.
Sounds good. I like it. :-)
# Silvia 2013-05-21 06:13
Yes, talented rebels...I like that. And definitely a KEY factor is communication. With it, as LRH says, auditing can occur but also in the exchange of ideas Realities can come about and Affinity will be natural. The CofS is out of comm with staff, public and obviously with the community at large-thus NO Reality, NO Afinity and NO Understanding. The level of comm of the SP is obviously low, full of lies, alter is and so on, thus there is no communication and this simple basic will be a source of its ruin. Yes, lets use communication of talented rebels to do something about it.
And I agrre, Mire
dani lemberger
+1 # dani lemberger 2013-05-21 14:51
Hey Lana, if you ask me nicely, I think I will also join. Dani
tony Dephillips
# tony Dephillips 2013-05-21 17:52
Nice post Lana.
Richard Lloyd-Robert
# Richard Lloyd-Robert 2013-05-21 22:20
I am in! I have been waiting for this for a long time. Whatever I can do please ask.
# Paul 2013-05-22 15:35
I am in as well
Terry Brawley
# Terry Brawley 2013-05-28 17:31
Count me in Lana!
Forrest Crane
# Forrest Crane 2013-05-29 10:23
I'm in. Is that a gamble?

Lana M
# Lana M 2013-05-29 15:37
Great Forest. A gamble? No. A game.
# John67 2016-04-12 11:10
Interesting article, and of use.

I have to take issue with the praise of Rinder's blog though.

It may have started out as a blog to inform the public of corporate Scn propoganda, but just reading the comments section is awful.

I stopped going there many, many months ago it was awful

It looks like a bunch of raving loonies who have never had any kind of case gain and so many not even had any auditing at all.

Just a lot of natter and HE&R

I hope it does not get like that here.

The ex-Scn message board is the place for the raving loonies and SP's. not informative sites and blogs
# thamesiansteve 2016-07-30 09:57
Your posting is so "in the zone" (that,s an English(UK) expression by the way).

I was left to sink to the bottom of the ocean by Corp Scientology 20 years ago, and I would have, and did refuse auditing.

Now I am more alive than ever, flying, with no more processing than having read these web pages.


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