Topics: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences recent issues
A while ago, Mike posted a letter from Pete Sokoloff imploring Santa Barbara and Ventura Scientologists to donate more toward their “ideal” org. Pete included the following quote:
Although he seems to include just enough kernels of truth to make me think the whole thing is true, this is another example of one of LRH’s completely unattainable platitudes. Maybe if I’d been Buddha or Gandhi in another lifetime I would have fully understood But even then, he’s talking about more “control” than I’ve ever seen demonstrated.
Was the “misemotion” I felt for the people who lost their homes in the last wildfire due to refusing to “accept responsibility in that sphere of action”? Was I “unable to control” the fire and loss of homes because I hadn’t “accepted the full responsibility”? Was the little girl, who was abused by her uncle, grief-stricken because she hadn’t accepted responsibility? Because she’d refused to accept responsibility?