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DECLARATION OF MARTIN OTTMANN


I) PREMISE

I, Martin Ottmann, am a witness in the case before the Superior Court
of the State of California, in and for the County Los Angeles, known
as „Uwe Geertz and Steven Fishman vs. Church of Scientology
International et. al.“, Case No. BC 122 467.

I am a German citizen, 30 years of age and I am living in the town of
Stuttgart of the German state Baden-Württemberg. From 1990 until 1992
I was a staff member of the Scientology- organization „Flag Service
Organization, Inc.“ in Clearwater, Florida.
Mr. Fishman and Mr. Geertz asked me to give an account about my
experiences with Scientology and the Sea Org for their case, which I
want to do hereby.


II) ACCOUNT OF MY EXPERIENCES WITH SCIENTOLOGY AND THE SEA
ORGANIZATION


List Of Contents:


A) Brief Description Of My Scientology Career

B) The Managing Of The Flag Service Org In Theory And Practice

C) How Scientology Ethics Was Applied

D) Nervous Breakdowns, Collapses, Etc.

E) The Politics Of Control Within The Sea Org

F) The Term „End Of Cycle“

G) The Campaign Against Time Magazine

H) „Fair Game“ Or The Designated „Handling“ Of „Squirrels“

I) The Fear Of A Raid

J) The Scientology Theory Of A World Conspiracy

K) My Personal Opinion About Scientology

L) List Of Attached Documents


A) Brief Description Of My Scientology Career

The Start

In 1989 I was living in Stuttgart, Germany. I had a job as a
Chemical-technical Assistant and worked in a little laboratory. My
hobby was playing saxophone, which I practiced a lot.
One day my Saxophon-teacher Albert Lee lent me the Dianetics-book,
which I read within a few days. In the back of the book some
„Dianetics Centers“ located in Germany were listed. I chosed one in
Munich and wrote them a letter, saying I was interested in getting
„Auditing“, the Scientology-Therapy. Few days later I got a call from
a man of this organization, who convinced me to come to Munich for
auditing as soon as possible. Two weeks later I drove to Munich to get
10 hours „Book-1-Auditing“, which cost me 200,-DM (=120 $). After the
Book-1-Auditing I was convinced by two registrars of the
Scientology-organization (Scientology Kirche Bayern e.V.), which was
located directly next to the Dianetics-Center, to buy 37.5 hours „Life
Repair-Auditing“, worth of 5,000 $. I didn’t have that much money on
my bankaccount, so they persuaded me to take a loan from a bank. The
next day I dorve back to Stuttgart to get a bank-credit of 6,000 $,
which I completely used for the Life Repair and the „Purification
Rundown“, another Scientology-process consisting of taking vitamins,
jogging and doing sauna.
At the end of the Life Repair I became accustomed to the idea of „past
lives“, as I was reading the Scientology-book „Have You Lived Before
This Life“ at that time, so one day, while I was getting auditing and
„going back in time“, I thought I was looking at an atomic blitz. The
auditor asked me in a repetitve way what it was, I was looking at.
Then I told him that I had the idea, that the light I saw was the
explosion of the atom bomb over Nagasaki in Japan and that I had been
a survivor of that incident „in my last lifetime“. The auditor told me
that „my needle was floating“ (of the E-meter), which was a kind of
acknowlegdement, that my „cognition“ was relevant. That was the end of
my „Life Repair“. I got later a certificate about the successfull
completion of that „rundown“.

Being A Scientology Public

Until December 1989 I received the further auditing steps:
Interiorisation-Rundown, Objectives Rundown, Scientology-Drug-Rundown
and the Clear Certainty Rundown (CCRD). After I had finished the CCRD
I was told that I was not clear. Until that time I had spent
approximately 20,000 $ for Scientology auditing and books. After the
Munich org had recognized that I couldn’t make up more money to buy my
next auditing steps, they lost their interest in my person. At that
time I believed that I had lived thousands of „lifetimes“ before and
that I actually came from outerspace to earth, 3,876 years ago.
In March 1990 I got contacted by a staff member of the Stuttgart org,
Alfred Löw, who wanted me to get back „on lines“. He persuaded me to
do the „Mini-money-Course“ (MMC) in order to solve my financial
problems. Besides the MMC I bought the „Basic Study Manual“ and the
„Student Hat“. Instead of solving it my financial situation started to
get really bad. In May 1990 I took another credit from another bank
and spent about money for the „L-Rundowns“ (another auditing step) at
the „Flag Service Organization“ (FSO) and for membership-donations to
the „International Association of Scientologists“ (IAS). Until July
1990 I had spent approximately 50,000 $ for Scientology and had 40,000
$ worth of debts. At that time a recruitment-mission from the Flag
Service Organization came to Stuttgart, who were supposed to hire
Scientologists for the „Sea Org“, the elite organization of
Scientology. Susanne Reich, „Dissemination Establishment Officer“ of
the FSO, and Daniela Petretto, „Flag Personnel Procurement Officer“ of
the „Continental Liason Office Europe“, pushed me to overcome „all
barriers“ in order to get to the FSO by the End of August. That meant
that I had to quit my job, to give my landlord a notice and last but
not least „handle“ my financial obligations. Susanne had the clever
idea to get my parents pay my debts. She trained me to make my mother
pay me the money. After several tries, the coaching of Susanne was
finally successful. My mother paid off all my bank-credits and even a
bounced cheque for the FSO, worth of 7,000 $. On 30 August I left
Germany for the Sea Org in Clearwater, Florida.

In The Sea Org

In Clearwater I started in the „Estates Project Force“ (EPF), a Sea
Org-unit, where I had to work 8 hours a day and study courses for 5
hours a day, which were a prerequisite for starting in the Sea Org.
The courses were „Introduction To Scientology Ethics“, „Welcome To The
Sea Org“, „Basic Sea Org Member Hat“ and the „Personal Grooming
Course“. I was taught in the courses, that my primary duty as a Sea
Org member would be to follow „Command Intention“, the disciplines and
orders of the „Commodore“, Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. These were laid
out in „Flag Orders“, the general instructions for Sea Org personnel.
I learned that the purpose of the Sea Org is to get ethics in on this
planet.
I graduated in September 1990 from the EPF, after I was
security-checked and got a pass from the „Fitness Board“ of the
„Qualifications-Division“ of the „Flag Land Base“ (FLB), a kind of
control unit over the different Scientology-organizations in
Clearwater.
First I was put on the post as a „Communicator“ of the „Flag Service
Consultant International“ (FSC Int.) Bo Wennberg. The FSC was a
network, which consisted of different Flag Service Consultants, who
were located in every major Scientology-organization around the world.
Its purpose was to make a lot of money by „regging publics“ (=getting
Scientologists pay for courses or auditing) of other orgs. My duty was
to supervise the income statistics of the „FSC Int. Office“ and to do
whatever Bo Wennberg wanted me to do for him. After two weeks I had a
breakdown, as I was totally confused and couldn’t understand what was
going on in that office. Around nine people were working there, mainly
calling other FSCs in the world and making them produce more money and
controlling their „reg-cycles“. Senior executives of the FSO were
regularly visiting the office and putting pressure on Bo Wennberg and
his juniors. I neither didn’t understand what they were doing exactly
nor what I was supposed to do, and how.
As I didn’t want to work there anymore, I was assigned to „MEST-Work“
(any kind of ‘inferior’ like painting, cleaning, etc.). After few days
working in the Westcoast Building the „Dissemination Secretary FSO“
Mike Carlson took me to his office in the Coachman Building and told
me that I was originally recruited for „Division 2“ and therefore
belonged to the division, where he was head of. The Dissemination
Division, or Div. 2, consisted of four different departments, which
had the overall „Valuable Final Product“ (VFP) of making a lot of
money (Gross Income = GI) by regging publics. I was put into the
„Department of Procurement“, the Department 5.
The department 5 had four sections:
1.) the „Addresso-Section“ was a set up of a handful computers which
stored all the addresses of the publics and „prospects“ of the FSO
together with additional informations, f. e. their standing with
Scientology. There were five to six people updating the data bank,
which had approximately 200,000 names in it.
2.) The „Central Files-Section“ consisted of 125,000 folders of
FSO-publics and prospects,who had bought courses or auditing or who
had had at least filled out a questionnaire one time in the past. The
personnel of that section had to administrate the filing of the
folders, which were used in other departments of the FSO too.
3.) The „Letter Reg.-Section“ had to use the CF-folders and write to
the persons, to get them interested in FSO-services, so they would
make an advanced payment to the FSO. I had to write to the
Scientologists in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. When I started in
department 5 there were four of five other letter reges.
4.) The „Advanced Scheduling Registrar-Section“ (ASR-Section) had to
follow up the „hot prospects“, which were turned over by the Letter
Registrars to the ASR. The ASR had to make these people pay in full
for the services, they were interested in.
The product of department 5, its statistic, was „Procurement GI“.
From October 1990 I wrote letters, day by day, around 300/400 a week.
Additional to that I had to study several courses on my „Product 1“.
Within the Sea Org-hierarchy I was an „Expediter“, someone, who still
has to get familiar with the Sea Org by studying Scientology-courses,
5 hours a day, and fulfilling his duty on the assigned post. It took
me until December 1990 to finish Product 1 and to start on „Product
2“.
The courses I had to study on Product 1 were the „Key To Competence“,
the „Hubbard Qualified Scientologist“, the „339R-Checksheet-How To
Expand Your Org“, „Staff Status 0, 1, and 2“ (they consisted of
various Policy Letters for Scientology-organizations), the „How To
Make Work Easier“-course and the „Letter Registrar Mini Hat“, which
listed the general guidelines for my post as letter Registrar. From
the time I finished Product 1 my studytime was limited to 2 ˝ hours
per day.
On my post I had to work from 8 o’clock in the morning until 11
o’clock in the evening. Every second saturday I could get „libs“
(liberty time), which meant, that I could do whatever I wanted in the
afternoon of that day, if my statistics (stats) from the previous week
were up-trending and if my senior had approved my written application
for libs.
On Fridays and Saturdays the staff of the FSO got their pay from the
„Department of Disbursement“, Department 7. At the time I was in the
FSO the staff of the FSO got 30 $ per week.
I had to wear a white uniform during Spring and Summer, and a blue and
black one during Fall and Winter. I ate together with the other FLB
staff in the Elks-Building near the Fort Harrison. My living room,
which I shared usually with three or four other staff was in an
appartment building at Hacienda Gardens, on Saturn Street in
Clearwater.
I stayed on the post of a letter reg until September 1991. At that
time a „Recruitment Mission“ from the „Flag Bureaux“ (FB), the lower
level of the Scientology-management in Los Angeles came to the FSO.
The „Mission In-Charge“ (I/C) was Brian McCarthy who was holding the
post of a „Deputy/Director of Procurement International Flag Bureaux“
at FB. His mission was to recruit at least five more letter reges for
Department 5. Hubbard had written once, that the outflow of letters
would automatically regulate the income of the organization. Therefore
the FSO had to produce more letters in order to get more income. That
was the purpose of the Scientology-management behind that „Man
Up-Mission“. Shortly after I had been promoted at „Sea Org Day“ in
August to „Petty Officer 3rd rank“ (PO3), an internal Sea Org-„rank“,
Brian made me the „Letter Registrar I/C“, which meant that I had a
higher „post“. From now on I was the head of all the letter reges.

The Promotion

In November 1991 Brian busted the Director of Procurement, Flor
Hellberg, from her post, after „she fell to comply with one single
order he gave her“. In the „Captain’s Office“ of the Coachman Building
he told me that he would like to promote me to the post of the
Director of Procurement and asked me if I would take it. I said I
would and from then on I was an executive of the FSO.
I represented now the department, I had to control its production and
I also had to demand higher statistics from every staff of the
department in every week. I also was part of GI- and
executive-meetings.
I got five different seniors: The Dissemination Secretary, Rosalynne
Harris (later Matt Pesch), the „Deputy/Flag Case and Course Intensive
Product Officer for Gross Income“ Kim Hickock, the „Deputy Flag
Representative“ Phillippe Renevez, the „Flag Promo-Tours Operations
Officer“ (FPTOO) and the „Deputy/Director of Procurement International
FB“. All of them could individually give me instructions and orders,
verbally or in written form.
Until Spring of ‘92 I finished further courses, the „Letter Registrar
Full Hat“ of my prior post, the „Organizational Executive Course
Volume 0“ and „Volume 2“, which covered all the policies regarding the
Division 2.
Soon I had to work more than the usual 14 or 16 hours a day on my new
post. As I lost personnel in the CF-Section (One staff didn’t return
to Clearwater after handling his visa-situation in Argentina, another
one had to leave the Sea Org, as his wife got pregnant) I had to
administrate the Central Files alone. I filed „invoices“ and papers
from the „CF-backlog“ during the night, often leaving me without
getting any sleep for 48 hours. There were periods, when I worked for
consecutive two months without having one „libs-day“. I was getting
more and more numb, simultaneously I got more and more doubts about
the Scientology-management. We, the staff of the FSO, worked the
whole day and the whole week for 30 $ or less, and we got treated for
that like we were criminals: We were shouted at by the „senior
executives“ of the FSO at staff musters. When the GI of the FSO
dropped, our food was sometimes limited to rice and beans. Staff, who
didn’t produce enough, were sent to the „Rehabilitation Project Force“
(RPF), the Sea Org penal colony, or assigned to MEST-Work.
I couldn’t understand, why we were treated like that, so I got
suspicious. I began to read the „Suppressive Person-Declare“-folders,
which were stored in the „Book Warehouse“, where I had to collect old
CF-folders from time to time. The reading of the SP-Declare folders
was forbidden, but I did it anyway.
In spite of all the circumstances the GI of my department was
uptrending, we even made two „Highest Evers“ in May of ‘92 with around
105,000 $ in one week.
I even got auditing, almost two years after I started in the Sea Org.
During one repair session of the „Int. rundown“ I came to the
conclusion that I had blasted a planet several million years ago.
In July 1992 I left the FSO secretly to get a new visa, as my old one
had run out in September 1991. I organized the money from Germany and
took a flight from Saint Petersburg to Frankfurt, Germany, while my
senior, the Dissem Sec. Matt Pesch, thought I would follow the steps
of the „Leaving Staff Routingform“ and wouldn’t leave without
notifying him.

The Mousiol Company

In Germany I stayed with my parents and planned to leave for
Clearwater three weeks later, after I had gotten a new visa. The
American embassies in Germany denied a new visa. So I stayed in
Germany and started to work in a printing-company of a Scientologist,
I had known from Clearwater. The company belonged to Peter Mousiol,
who had paid around 1,500,000 $ into Scientology and who had to leave
the Sea Org in Clearwater due to his debts. I planned to stay six
months and then apply again for a visa.
The situation in the company was very severe. The company itself had
2,500,000 $ debts, per an estimation of Peter. Several Scientologists,
Karlheinz Schneider, Roland Wolz, Kay Barre and Peter had taken money
for Scientology from the company funds. They had upgraded their
statuses in the „International Association of Scientologists“ (IAS).
Peter Mousiol and Karlheinz Schneider received in 1991 the status of a
„Patron Meritorius“ for paying individually 250,000 $ into the „war
chest“ of the IAS. Roland Wolz paid 40,000 $ to become a „Patron“. All
three of them paid their IAS-donations from money of the company.
In Summer of 1992 Karlheinz Schneider, Peter Mousiol and Roland Wolz
received an ethics handling by the Scientology-organization in
Hamburg. They were threatened to get „SP declared“ if the company
should get bancrupt. Kay Barre, the „Field Staff member“ of the IAS
who regged them and took a 10 % commission of their donations, was
omitted by the threat and not placed under an „ethics handling“. Peter
wrote a long report about the situation and sent it „up lines“, to the
Scientology management. I wrote several reports to the
Scientology-management about that fact too and demanded a repayment of
the donations into the company, but received no proper answer. In
October I accompanied Roland and Peter on a trip to Hamburg, where
they received an ethics handling by the „Executive Establishment
Officer“ of the Hamburg Org and a financial counselling by another
staff, Christian Zugmayer, another „Patron“.
Back in Frankfurt I spoke with a staff of the Mousiol company, Nora
Medernach, another Scientologist, and asked her about the happenings
in the company when Karlheinz Schneider had owned it and Peter was in
the Sea Org. She told me that Karlheinz had manipulated the balances,
which had to be submitted to the tax office, and that he was helped on
this by a tax consultant, who also was a Scientologist.
One evening I listened in on the calls, which were stored on Peter’s
answering machine. Franz Riedl, today the spokesman of the „Church of
Scientology Germany“, ordered Peter to a further „ethics handling“ in
Hamburg. During those days in November and December of 1992 Peter
spoke about selling the company to a group, which would fire all the
staff and just keep the printing machines.
One evening Roland Wolz, who had left the company, called Peter and
told him about a proposal which was made by Hamburg Org. They
recommended the bankcruptcy the company, but „in a silent way“. He
also said that Achim Bendig, the registrar of the IAS, had been
„RPF’ed“ (sent to the penal colony of the Sea Org) in Saint Hill in
England. Achim had regged Peter, Karlheinz and Roland with the
assistance of Kay, but was also responsible for the „reg cycle“ of
Detlev Foullois and Karl-Erich Heilig. Both had paid individually
1,000,000 $ to the IAS and were awarded with the „Gold
Meritorious“-status. In 1992 Karl-Erich and Detlev were sent to jail,
because they had violated the tax laws: it was a major public flap, as
Scientology had to pay back the donations, they had already received.
In those days in December of 1992 I secretly made a notice at the
bureau of investigation of tax offences and at the German CID. Soon
after I left the company and Frankfurt in December 1992. An unknown
source told me last year that the company went actually bancrupt few
months after I had left it and that Karlheinz Schneider was sent to
jail in 1994.
The FSO nevertheless tried to get in contact with me several times
until March 1993, but I stayed disappeared, as I didn’t want to return
anymore.
In December of 1993 I made a notice for visa fraud committed by the
Flag Service Organization at the American Consulate General in
Frankfurt, but I never heard anything back on it.


B) The Managing of the Flag Service Org In Theory And Practice

The Organizational Structure Of The Flag Land Base In Clearwater

The Flag Land Base was composed of nine different
Scientology-organizations:

1.) The „Commodore’s Messengers Organization Clearwater“ (CMO CW). The
CMO CW had the function of an enforcement and execution arm of the WDC
and the RTC. In the hierarchy of all the organizations it was the
highest on the „base“.
2.) The „Flag Land Base“-Org (FLB) was an organization to administrate
and refer the orders from the middle and low management-levels in Los
Angeles to the „Flag Service Org“ and „Flag Crew“(FC). The „Commanding
Officer“ (CO) FLB Allen Hubbert, later Janet Herring, was senior to
the COs of the FSO and FC.
3.) The „Flag Service Org“ is often referred to as the „spiritual
headquarters of Scientology“. It is the biggest service-organization
of Scientology. Of the 1,000 staff at the base approximately 550 were
members of the FSO. The average „Gross Income“ (GI) between 1990 and
1992 was about 1,500,000 $ per week. 30 -50 % of that money was sent
to WDC Reserves. The head of the FSO was Debbie Cook, CO FSO.
4.) The „Flag Crew“ was the organization, which managed the hotels and
the other Sea Org-buildings.
5.) The „Office of Special Affairs East US“ (OSA EUS) was supposed to
do all legal work and all the operations against „Scientology-enemies“
on the East Coast of the United States. The „Public Relations
Secretary“ Richard Haworth was the official spokesman for the FLB.
6.) The „International Association Of Scientologists Administrations
Membership Tour East US“ (IASA EUS) was the organization, which
collected membership-funds on the East Coast area of the United States
for the „war chest“ of the IAS. The IAS provided the money for the
fight against the enemies of Scientology.
7.) The „Scientology Missions Expansion Office“ (SMI Expansion Office)
was an arm of „SMI International“ in Los Angeles and was supposed to
establish Scientology-missions (beginner organizations) in „pioneer
countries“.
8.) The „Flag Ship Service Org Relay Office“ (FSSO Relay Office) was
part of the FSSO, which is located on the ship „Freewinds“. This
organization was to get publics signed up for services aboard the
„Freewinds“.
9.) The „Super Power Project“, earlier „Religious Trust“, was designed
in 1990 to create funds of 35,000,000 $ (Quota of 1991) for a new
gigantic „delivery-building“ in front of the Fort Harrison.
10.) The „Flag Renovations Project“ (Flag Renos) was the organization,
which did the planning, building and renovating of the
Scientology-buildings. It was composed of Sea Org-members,
Scientology-publics and non-Scientologists.

Who Was Supposed To Manage The FSO?

The official guidelines to the „authority flows of Scientology“, the
„Command Channels of Scientology“, state the following: „The Flag
Bureaux is that part of the Flag Command Bureaux which manages
individual orgs via „Flag Operations Liason Offices“ (FOLOs),
themselves a part of the „Continental Liason Offices“. The Flag
Bureaux has the function of seeing that International management’s
strategies, evaluations and programs are tactically and successfully
executed in each org, enabling the org to expand up to and beyond the
size of old Saint Hill (‘a certain productionlevel’).(page 18,
„Command Channels of Scientology, 1988, USA)
The Central Bureaux Order 5 USB, 6 September 1982, „FB-FSO COMMAND
CHANNEL“ written by L. Ron Hubbard says: „There is no FOLO between the
FB and FSO and no need for one.“
According to that the FSO gets managed by the FB in Los Angeles
through the execution of programs, which are based on evaluations and
strategies created by the „International Management“.
Who creates the programs and strategies? The Command Channels of
Scientology, p. 13, say: „The Executive Director International and his
International Executives do not manage orgs or sectors. They handle
the functions that orgs DO. Their job is to provide management units
and service orgs and units with the bright ideas, strategies,
evaluations and programs they need to get every org up to and beyond
the size of the old Saint Hill.“

The Role Of RTC, WDC And The CMO

„The Religious Technology Center“ is not part of International
Management. It is a parallel policing body which ensures that the
Church of Scientology International, whom it has licensed to use the
trademarks and service marks, does put the trademarks to good use and
is Keeping Scientology Working.“ The Command Channels Of Scientology,
p.6.

„The Watchdog Committee (WDC) is the highest ecclestical authority in
the Church. WDC does not manage. It is an inspection and police
organization which inspects the actual management units of the Church
and sees that they are established and functioning. It is responsible
for forming up management units where they do not exist or re-forming
them where they may be ineffective...If these management units fail to
function at any point, WDC has its parallel observation and
enforcement arm - the Commodore’s Messenger Org - which it activates
to investigate and handle the situation and get management corrected
and functioning.“ The Command Channels Of Scientology, p. 9-10.

„The CMO is the enforcement and execution arm of the Watchdog
Committee. When WDC issues an order to a managment unit, while it
would expect that unit to comply, the CMO would verify the FACT of
compliance...The CMO units form a parallel network, autonomous to the
mangement lines, which reports to the Watchdog Committee and enforces
its orders, thus achieving its purpose of putting management units
there and seeing that they manage.“ The Command Channels Of
Scientology, p. 10.

I studied the „Command Channels“-course in 1990 and I read also the
stated paragraphes. I learned that the FSO was managed by the Flag
Bureaux (through the „Flag Representative“ and other relay-posts at
the FLB of the „tactical management“ of Scientology). The CMO, WDC and
RTC would not interfere or manage the FSO.

How did the reality look like?

How I Experienced David Miscavige’s Role In Scientology

During my time as a Sea Org member it happened two times that I
personally met David Miscavige in his function as Chairman of the
Board RTC (COB):

1.) In Fall of 1990 all the registrars of the FSO were ordered to the
registrar office of Division 2 in the Fort Harrison. We were told that
we would receive a briefing by COB.
We gathered together in David Foster’s office and waited. Finally
David Miscavige came and talked to us for about 10 or 15 minutes. The
topic were the services of the FSO and the new pricelist, which we
were awaiting and which had been announced by the senior executives of
the FSO. In a subordinate clause Miscavige remarked, that he had fixed
the prices for the FSO-services in the previous week.
I found that confusing, as I had learned from different issues of the
Scientology management that the „Gross Income Executive International“
(GIEI) Kathy Klemmer was responsible for fixing the prices of the FSO.
I came to the conclusion that Kathy was therefore nothing but a
recipient of an order by Miscavige in her function as manager for the
FSO-prices.

2.) During Spring of 1992 I was told by my senior, the Dissemination
Secretary Rosalynne Harris, that I had to expect an inspection by
David Miscavige. Nothing happened though for several weeks.
In May or June the rumors of an inspection of the FSO by the COB took
shape. My seniors told me several times that the day of the inspection
would came nearer, but nobody knew the exact date.
Finally the „Watchdog Committee FSO“ Sue Porter made a pre-inspection
and took also a look at my department, the department 5.
Then, I think it was June, the day of the inspection was officially
announced. Everybody in the FSO was ordered to clean the different
rooms and getting the FSO in perfect shape, in order to show COB what
an „upstat“ org the FSO was. My seniors were so frantic in hiding
every possible flaw, so David Miscavige couldn’t see it, I had the
impression that they would have to face severe punishment, if
Miscavige would find too many „out-points“ in one particular area.
On the day of the inspection I was filing some folders at about 9 pm,
when David Miscavige suddenly came into my department via the
backdoor. He was wearing civil clothes and was followed by his wife,
by CMO-staff, by Debbie Cook and by other people, who I supposed, were
from Scientology management. He greeted me and I wished him a good
morning and he went directly into the letter registrar section. He
demanded a letter written by an American letter registrar in order to
check it. He got furious after he learned that we had just two English
speaking letter reges. Finally he got a letter from Judy Gilbertson.
He looked through it and criticized that the content of the letter
would turn it actually into a HCO-letter and therefore disqualified it
as a Div. 2-letter.
After that Miscavige wanted to see a folder from the CF. He asked for
the file of a guy whose last name was „Rounds“ (I forgot the first
name). I looked through the CF and told Miscavige that there were
several folders and asked him if he wanted to have the „pt-folder“
(present time-folder). He said no and that I should give him an
earlier one. While I was looking through the folders Miscavige noted
my short-sightedness and asked me if I had trouble with my vision. I
answered him that I was short-sighted. When he got the requested
folder, Miscavige took a seat at a desk of the Addresso-Section,
opened the folder and read the letter on top. After few seconds he
turned to Debbie Cook, who stood by in an afraid manner, and told her
how „off-policy“ and disgusting that letter was, but that it had been
written „before her time“. He told that the letter registrar of that
particular letter had written to a tennis-club to get in contact with
Rounds. He asked Debbie what Rounds would do now and if he was still
„off-lines“ (not doing Scientology-services). Debbie answered that she
didn’t know. Miscavige closed the folder, stood up and went to the
exit. The inspection of my department obviously came to a fast end.
Then suddenly he turned around and told me: „And you, you gonna get
glasses!“ I replied with „Yes, Sir!“.
He turned and walked to the exit-door, when he saw the backlog of the
CF-papers in the boxes which were stored on tables at the other side
of the department. He asked Debbie, if there would be any unanswered
letters from the public in that boxes. Debbie answered with
„Definitely not!“, whereupon Miscavige left the department. His wife
made a picture of the backlog and then everybody of the inspection
group went out.

Miscavige made a whole tour through the FSO and its several divisions.
He also visited the technical divisions, where the auditing and the
Scientology-courses were delivered. The day he returned to Los
Angeles, the technical divisions 4, 4a and 4b received several telexed
orders, „cramming-orders“, by the RTC. It led to an immense crash of
the weekly statistics in the technical area. There was no doubt that
David Miscavige was the source of these orders, which bypassed the
whole „official“ management of Scientology.

A few days later I checked the folder of „Rounds“, Miscavige had
requested. I found out that Rounds himself had actually written that
letter from the tennis-club to the FSO. I wondered how Miscavige, the
highest Scientologist on earth, could confuse sender and addressee of
a simple letter.


I also received the following informations by Sea Org members who had
to deal directly with David Miscavige:

1.) During an executive meeting in the conference room of the Coachman
Building in Spring of 1992 the Commanding Officer of the FSO Debbie
Cook told us: „Every time COB comes for a visit to the FSO, the first
thing he asks me, is: ‘How much is your GI?’“.
Debbie Cook used that little story to let us know, how much pressure
she received from her seniors and even from David Miscavige himself to
make the FSO produce at least 2,000,000 $ every week.

2.) In Spring 1992 all the registrars of the FSO received a briefing
by delegates of the „Central Marketing Unit“ (CMU) of the Scientology
management in the Coachman Building. A woman told us that a big graph
with the weekly GI-figure of the FSO had been made up at the CMU. The
graph showed also each piece of promo that had been sent out by the
FSO every week. One could therefore compare the effectiveness of the
different promotional campaigns in relation to the Gross Income that
followed weeks later.
She meant further that this poster stayed in COB’s office for a whole
week. With that remark she wanted to stress, how much devotion
Miscavige applied in an evaluation of the promotional campaigns of the
FSO.

Miscavige and the Scientology-organization in Hamburg, Germany

In 1991 Miscavige made an inspection of the Class-V-organization in
Hamburg, which was the biggest non-Sea Org service organization in
Scientology at that time. He was accompanied by several senior
executives of the Scientology-management. After the inspection he gave
the „Executive Director“, Wiebke Hansen, of that organization a
so-called „RTC pass“, which meant that her organization would fully
apply „standard tech“ and „standard admin“. This was published in an
interne Scientology magazine with a picture of David Miscavige, his
juniors and Wiebke Hansen at the front of the entrance of the „org“.

At the beginning of the year 1995 Wiebke Hansen disappeared. She was
replaced by Mark Lizer, a Sea Org staff, who had had the post of
„D/FCCI PO for Call In“ at the FSO. In a TV-interview Ursula Caberta,
a known Scientology critic, told that Wiebke Hansen had falsified her
„Gross Income“-statistic by adding the income of real estate-dealers
to it and was therefore removed from post. Franz Riedl, the spokesman
of the „Church of Scientology Germany“ denied the allegation of
Caberta in that interview.
During the year Wiebke Hansen sent a letter to the „Spiegel“ magazine
from Los Angeles saying that she had moved for „spiritual enhancement
to sunny California“. Wiebke was „New OT 8“ in 1995.

Few weeks ago I met an Ex-Sea Org member from Flag Crew, Anita
Deininger, who worked in the room service of the Fort Harrison and the
Sandcastle for seven months in the last year. She told me, that in
Spring of 1995 Miscavige made an inspection of the Flag Land Base and
its orgs. Few days before the May 9th event she saw David Miscavige
together with Norman Starkey, „Executive Director Author’s Services
International“, discussing with a German staff, the „Senior Case
Supervisor“, from Hamburg Org. Few days after a staff from HCO FSO
told her that the man from Hamburg, a „Class VIII Auditor“ and a high
OT, was at Flag for correction because he had made serious mistakes on
his post. He further said that David Miscavige had given him the
„choice“ of joining the Sea Org by being RPF’ed or getting SP
declared. The man choosed the RPF.

Mark Rathburn’s Investigation At The FSO

In 1992 a scandal happened on the „Base“. An already declared SP
(Suppressive Person = a person, expelled from Scientology) came to the
FSO and got „on the tech-lines“, that meant he started services in the
FSO. It came finally out, that he was „a declared one“ and he was
thrown out.
Few days after the scandal, Mark Rathburn, „Inspector General Ethics“
of the „Religious Technology Center“ came to the FSO to do an
investigation. He resided in the office of the „HCO Area Secretary“
(HAS) Beverly Mannasse and used minor-aged „messengers“ as executors
of his orders. The investigation took him one day. The day after 5
people lost their posts: The Senior C/S’ MAA Emil Roest, the Public
MAA Wanda Quinones, the Captain’s MAA and the Director of Personnel.

Mark Yagers Interest In The ASR-Booklet

In 1992 a new booklet was created by the Scientology-management. It
was designed to be sent to interested public in order to get them paid
for FSO-services and arrived at Clearwater. This „Advanced Scheduling
Registration“-package was sent out to many publics. Two or three
months after its official start of usage Marc Yager, at that time
„Inspector General Admin“ of RTC, demanded a report about the success
of that booklet. My senior, the Dissem. Sec. FSO Rosalynne Harris
ordered me to compile all the responses of the public to that booklet.
She gave the compilation to CO FSO Debbie Cook, which reported
directly to IG Admin.

Other Inspections

Mark Yager and Ray Mithoff, at that time IG Admin RTC and IG Tech
RTC, were at Clearwater from 1990 until 1992 at least two times, to
inspect certain areas of the FSO.

The Role Of WDC FSO Sue Porter and the CMO CW

From what I experienced at the FSO I can say that Sue Porter had
ultimate power over the FSO and its personnel. Sue Porter interfered
constantly with the dealings of the FSO. She directed and supervised
this organization through the CMO on a daily basis.

Here are some examples:

1.) Sue Porter ordered that the whole FSO Crew was placed under the
„Rice and beans“-Flag Order of Hubbard. The staff of the FSO had to
eat for a certain amount of time nothing else than rice and beans.
Liberty time on Saturdays got cancelled and the crew didn’t receive
any pay. Sue Porter gave later the order to lift it. That happened
three times from 1990 until 1992.

2.) Sue Porter personally selected the personnel for the
„Sandcastle“-hotel in Spring of 1992. During the selection she ordered
Stefanie Kuba to the RPF.

3.) Sue Porter gave me the order to report her every attempt of a
„personnel-rip off“ in my department by other orgs or departments.

4.) Sue Porter ordered the Dissemination Secretary and the Flag
Representative to post Melanie Burness in department 5 of the FSO.

5.) I was part of a „Board Of Investigation“, where three staff of the
FSO, including me, had to investigate a personnel-transfer from two
Australian FSO-staff, who had left the FSO. We had to report directly
to Sue Porter.

The CMO CW was inspecting the FSO on a daily basis. My department was
subject of at least 5 utilization-investigations by the CMO. When the
CMO did their „utilization-surveys“, I knew that they were looking for
personnel, whom they would shift from one area to another. When I
asked them, on what orders they were acting, they answered me most of
the time: „On orders by WDC FSO.“

The FSO Under Hubbard

When I started on my post as „Director of Procurement“ I got from HCO
a „Hat Pack“, in which all the instructions and policies were
contained, which were necessary to know. The first pages of the „Hat
Pack“ contained so-called „LRH Advices“, telexes Hubbard had sent to
the FSO from 1976 until 1982. I was surprised, when I read them, as I
had been told that Hubbard resigned from managing the FSO in 1975 when
the „United States Base“ (USB) in Clearwater was founded, which was
later renamed into „Flag Land Base“.
The LRH Advices were direct orders to the „Commanding Officer“ of the
FSO or to other senior executives of the base. Hubbard clearly
violated his own policies and Flag Orders by doing that.

A Personal Resume

The official representation of the Scientology-management structure
and the distribution of powers within the hierarchy is a lie. The
„tactical mangement level“ of Scientology, the Flag Bureaux, which was
supposed to manage the FSO with the programs, created by the „Senior
Exec Strata“ got constantly bypassed by WDC, and especially by WDC
FSO, which officially had the purpose „to create and correct
management units“. In fact, WDC and RTC could order anyone directly at
the FSO, and they did. In a personnel dispute, when one of my staff
was ripped off by the CMO due to an order by „Audio Visual Executive
International“ (AVEI) I used an order by a „Reports Officer“ of RTC
directly to get the guy back in my department.
I made the experience that the structure of the management of
Scientology didn’t play a role, if someone from the top of the
management wanted to get an order across. RTC and WDC crossed the
corporate lines at will and had the power to do so.
The crossing of corporate lines was not even an invention of the „new“
management. When Hubbard was alive he did it too.
I experienced Miscavige as the man who was at the highest command
point of Scientology and who determined the course of management.
There was no question for me that Miscavige had the final say in
Scientology.

C) How Scientology Ethics Was Applied

The Pretension Of The Sea Organization

The Scientology-organization claims to be a religion with a high
ethical awareness. Hubbard wrote many policy-letters about the subject
ethics and within Scientology exists even an own judicial system.
The Sea Organization, the fraternal organization on top of
Scientology, is composed of the most dedicated Scientologists and
should be therefore a treasure of applied humanity and kindness. Here
are some quotes from different Flag-Orders (FOs) written by Hubbard,
which reflect the claim of the Sea Org best to be a community with the
highest ethical standard on earth:

1.) „The Sea Organization is composed of the „aristocrazy“ of
Scientology. These people alone and on their own are all stars in the
sky of their areas. It is like one of the old regiments of gentlemen
where any private would be, in another but common regiment, a
colonel.“ FO 137, 12 September 1967.

2.) „Our purpose is maintaining the exact degree of ethics,
Scientology technology and policy on the planet. Our responsibility -
the future of mankind. Our business - missions. The Sea Org is an
organization of expansion. And our prize is a sane planet.“ FO 1686,
24 December 1968.

3.) „That organization which functions at a high level of confront and
standard. Its purpose is to get ethics in on the planet and eventually
the universe.“ FO 508, 16 March 1968.

4.) „The basic purpose of the Sea Org is to get in ethics. It also
executes other projects, but all these are to assist getting in ethics
or to assist the Sea Org itself.“ FO 228, 9 October 1967.

These Flag Orders were part of the „Basic Sea Org Member Hat“ and the
„Key To Competence“-course. A fresh Sea Org member was expected to
consider them as basic Sea Org guidelines.
If it is true that the real character of an organization is revealed
by the treatment of its own members, then Scientology and especially
the Sea Org must be classified as highly schizophrenic, if the above
instructions mean anything to the Sea Org and Scientology of today.

Here are some examples how I experienced Scientology ethics in
application:

Euthanasia

On my post as letter registrar I found in several folders of the
Central Files the same obituary notice, which had been published to
the FSO-staff in 1987 and whose backpage
was used as a carbon copy for the letters of the registrar, due to
scarcity of paper. The text of the notice read about as follows:

Senior HCO FLB

Name of the FSO-staff

Key To Life-Supervisor FSO

(name) left his body on ... ... in 1987. He suffered for several years
from a brain tumor, which affected (name)’s body in a substantial way.
Eventually (name) got tired of having the brain tumor, so he decided
to leave the body to get a new, healthy one. He got assists, which
enabled him to exteriorize and to leave his body completely.
(name) was FSO-Staff from 1979 (?) until 1987. He has helped to
establish the Key To Life-Course in 1986.
(name) is soon to be expected on post again.

Name of the Senior HAS FLB. I guess it was Vivienne Baxter, but I am
not sure.

The Rehabilitation Project Force

The Rehabilitation Project Force (RPF) is the penal colony of the Sea
Org. Its members have to wear black uniforms, get a reduced pay and it
is forbidden to them to address other Sea Org-members. In Clearwater
they lived in their own quarters, the worst of the whole base. Most of
the time they worked and lived totally secluded from the other Sea Org
members, except sometimes you could see one ot two at work on the
base.
RPFers have to do hard physical labor the whole day. Any order a RPFer
has received by his senior he has to fulfill. In case he would
„backflash“, the Flag Order 87 „Rocks and Shoals“, 2 September 1967,
would be applied by his senior: The RPFer has to run around the next
building, until he had „boiled off“.
In Clearwater the RPFers were supposed to move in jogtrot, the wole
day.
Additionally RPFers had to „twin up“ and use five hours per day for
working on their cases by auditing themselves.
The theory says that „redemption“ is the basic purpose of the
existence of the RPF (FO 3434, 7 January 1974). People were assigned
to the RPF because they had failed on their posts. This failure was
caused solely by the „case“ of the person.
RPF-assignments were regularly published to all FSO-staff. They were
printed on yellow paper like any other publications by the HCO FSO or
the Senior HCO FLB.
Per my observation an assignment to the RPF lasted at least several
months, that meant that the person assigned to it, had to live for a
long time under the above desribed conditions.
Sea Org staff from the „Freewinds“, who got RPF’ed, were sent to
Clearwater, as the ship, where the highest OT-level, „New OT 8“, was
delivered, wasn’t supposed to be filled with „out-ethics particles“
(Scientology-jargon).

How did people get a RPF-assignment? Here are some examples:

1.) Stefanie Kuba, a German registrar, who worked in the bookstore to
sell special editions of Hubbard’s books, was found „unutilized“ by
the CMO CW one day. While an inspection WDC FSO Sue Porter ordered her
to Flag Crew to work in the kitchen of the Sandcastle hotel. Stefanie
refused whereupon Sue Porter RPFed her. That happened in Spring of
1992.

2.) Jean Nichols was the Director of Income FSO in 1991. She had to
book all the money, that the FSO had made and was supposed to make
additional „GI“ by „phone regging publics“. She made an average-GI of
90,000 $ each week, which was not enough for her seniors. At a
GI-meeting Kim Hickock, „Deputy Flag Case Course Intensive Product
Officer for Gross Income“ (D/FCCI PO for GI), screamed at her, she
should knock off her counter-intentions, when Jeannie had replied,
that a quota of 100,000 $ per week would be unreal for her to achieve.
Jeannie finally gave in, after she was threatened with an „ethics
handling“.
Several weeks later it came out that Jeannie had falsified her
statistics to achieve the 100,000 $ quota. Jeannie blew from the base,
but returned later, as her children and husband were still in
Clearwater. When she came back to Clearwater, she was immediately
transferred to the RPF.

3.) In 1992 a Class-IX-Auditor was found to have an affair with a
„squirrel“ (an ex-Scientologist, who would do practices similar to
Scientology) on her „libs-days“. She was sent immediately to the RPF.
Debbie Cook, the CO FSO, was furious about that scandal at a staff
meeting and screamed that the Auditor would receive a very harsh
ethics treatment.

4.) Wanda Quinones, „Public Master At Arms“ (Public MAA=Ethics Officer
in the Sea Org), was removed from her post after an investigation by
Mark Rathburn. In her „Committee of Evidence“ ( a Scientology court)
she mentioned that she would prefer to be sent to the RPF, due to her
performance on post and the lack of training she had.
Debbie Cook told the FSO-staff at a meeting, that they should tell the
publics, who would ask for Wanda, that she was doing fulltime-training
and was therefore off-post. That happened in 1992.

5.) Mike Kehrli, was the Commanding Officer of the Renovations Project
FLB in 1991. His main duty was to build the new „Sandcastle Delivery
Building“ for „New OT VI and VII“, which was to be opened on the May
9th event. The building should be financed solely by funds of the FSO,
which wasn’t flowing in an amount big enough to get the project done
on time. Mike Kehrli was forced to make debts of 2,000,000 $.
At the event in May the building was finished as planned, but few days
after Mike Kehrli was sent to the RPF in Los Angeles. The CMO had
looked into the financial situation of „Renos“ and found Mike Kehrli
guilty.

6.) The „Senior Case Supervisor Crew FLB“ (Senior C/S Crew FLB) Dusty
Rhodes was sent to the RPF in 1990, after it was found out, that he
made a lot of technical errors in his auditing-programs. He stayed for
almost a year in the RPF, before he returned on the post of a
Class-IX-Auditor of the FSO.

7.) Emma Schammehorn happened to be the „Medical Liason Officer“ (MLO)
of the FLB until 1992. During an investigation of the whole base the
CMO CW found Emma and the head of the „Cadet school“ ( the Sea Org
school in Clearwater) guilty of „not doing their posts“. They were
sent to the RPF immediately. After few days, the RPF-Assignment got
cancelled by a higher CMO-staff.

8.) A Class-XII-Auditor made several mistakes in his auditing in
January (?) 1992. As he was classified once by Hubbard himself as
„Dangerous Auditor“ he was sent directly to the RPF. When I left the
FSO in July 1992, he was still in it.

9.) In 1991 the sprinkler-system in one room of the Coachman Building
went off. The man from Flag Crew, whose task had been to supervise the
system was sent to the RPF.

10.) In 1988 or 1989 the „Qualifications Secretary FSO“ (Qual Sec FSO)
was sent to the RPF after a Committee of Evidence, mainly because of
the following reasons: a) neglectence of her post, b) she had failed
to study the different guidelines of her post („Full hat“) although
she had been on that post for a while. In 1991 she „graduated“ from
the RPF and returned to the FSO as Ls-Auditor.

11.) Frank McCall was a Sea Org member since its beginnings in 1967.
During the eighties he established a „Sea Org museum“, which was
located in the Bank of Clearwater in 1990, before it got transferred
to the „book warehouse“. Evelyn Wartha told me, that Frank McCall was
sent to the RPF, because he had had arguments with the CMO over
certain points. Since that time the CMO would try to sabotage his
museum. He had to get a written order by Diana Hubbard, which placed
the Sea Org museum directly under the „Int. management“, to prevent,
that his project would get constantly ripped off of personnel by the
CMO CW.
When Frank McCall was RPF’ed, he was nearly 60 years old.

12.) The SMI-Expansionoffice FLB had the purpose to open
pioneer-countries for Scientology by establishing missions in those
areas. These were financed through the selling of „Mission Starter
Packages“ ( a set of Scientology-books, -films and -tapes.
As the sales were bad in 1991 and the „CO SMI Expansionoffice“ dared
to falsify her statistics, she was sent to the RPF in the „Pac“-area
(Los Angeles).

13.) In 1991 a lot of propaganda was made for the new delivery
building, which was planned to be built in front of the Fort
Harrison-hotel. 35,000,000 $ should be sponsored by the public into
the „Religious Trust Project“ to finance the construction.
Several experienced Sea Org member formed the project. They travelled
through the United States and „regged“ the most wealthy
Scientologists.
In Fall 1991 the whole project was cancelled. The I/Cs of the
enterprise were RPF’ed and sent to Los Angeles. Eva Zacharias, who was
part of it, told me that the regges created a lot of „bounced cheques“
and falsified their statistics.
In 1992 a new project with new personnel was created. Its name changed
now to „Super Power Project“.


Expulsion From The Sea Org

I witnessed it almost every few weeks that a staff member of the FSO
or from another org on the base left the Sea Org because either he was
thrown out or he „blew“, as he or she couldn’t stand the living
conditions in the Sea Org anymore. The change of personnel was very
high. In 1994 I got a copy of the FSO-magazine „Source“. On one page
was a photo, on which all the FSO-staff were shown. Just 50 % of the
persons, who were pictured, I had seen before.

Here are some examples of persons who were thrown out of the Sea Org:

1.) Libero Pietracupa was the CF-Officer in department 5 until 1992.
He was married to an Italian FLB-staff, who worked in the Cadet Org.
She became pregnant in 1991. Libero and his wife didn’t tell that fact
to the HCO, because they feared that they would be sent immediately to
a Class-V-Org somewhere in the world. In late 1991 it came out and the
HCO forced Libero to think about a solution. He was told, that he and
his wife had created a serious problem for the FSO. Libero got more
and more desperated about the situation.
At the beginning of the year ‘92 his wife gave birth to the baby. Soon
after Libero, his wife and his child were thrown out of the Sea Org.
Although Libero had worked several years day and night in the CF, the
FSO didn’t bother to help him in some way. Eventually he found a job
in a store in Clearwater.

2.) A Class-IX-Auditor, who „graduated“ from the RPF, was thrown out
of the Sea Org in 1991, because „he had made jokes about the
NOTs-material while being in session with a Pre-OT“. This was heard
through the „listening-in-system“ by one „Case Supervisor“ (C/S). A
lot of auditing rooms in the FSO were bugged to allow the CSes to
monitor the auditing sessions.

3.) Crystal C., the daughter of Linda M., was a teenager in 1992. She
got „beached“
(thrown out of the Sea Org without a Committee of Evidence), because
it was found out, that she had done petting with a staff from the CMO.

4.) Lisa B. joined the Sea Org in 1990 and got promoted for the post
as „D/FCCI PO for Call In“. Few weeks after her appointment she
disappeared. Several months later Lisa B. was officially thrown out of
the Sea Org. In an „Ethics Order“, which was published to all the
staff of the FSO (!), it was written, that Lisa had blown from her
post and gone „Out 2 D“ (she had sex) with several men. She confessed
that in an ethics interrogation, when she came back to the FSO.

5.) Victor D’Andrea, a former professor of a university in Venezuela,
joined the Sea Org together with his wife in 1990. He worked in the
„Department of Promotion and Marketing“ (Dept. 4a) of the FSO. When
his wife got pregnant, they were thrown out.

6.) Ed Smith was a Scientologist for 20 years. He joined the Sea Org
in 1991 and got transferred in my department as an exchange for the
„Letter Registrar I/C“ Aaron Tweddell, who got promoted to the CMO. Ed
was 60 years old and couldn’t keep up with the daily demands for a
high production. So he got fired from the HCO FSO.

7.) Ken Kramer, an American, joined the Sea Org in 1990. He had been
recruited by Dee Ann Prince, later Dee Ann Roest, the „Sea Org
Recruiter“ of the FSO. He told me, while being on the EPF, that he had
taken Angeldust several years ago and that he was worried, if he
actually was able to join the Sea Org. He had admitted his drug use
right from the beginning to his recruiter and he had written it on his
application form for the Sea Org. Dee Ann Prince told him, that he
still would be able to join the Sea Org.
Ken spent two months on the EPF, working eight hours a day. In late
September he got thrown out by the „Fitness Board FLB“ because of his
use of Angeldust.

8.) Arlene Rich and her sister were living in Clearwater and had been
publics of the FSO for several years. Arlene was new „New OT V“, her
sister even „New OT VIII“. In 1990 they joined the Sea Org. Arlene
found her way in the Sea Org and even climbed on the post of
„Technical Secretary for Division 4 a“ for a while. Her sister however
experienced several difficulties. I saw her one time having a nervous
breakdown before a staff meeting. She finally was „routed off“ the Sea
Org in 1991.

9.) Lorenzo Delzanno, a Swiss FSO-staff, was married to the sister of
Desiree Matlock. She worked until 1991 as receptionist of Flag Crew in
the Fort Harrison. During that year she got severe physical problems,
mainly at the region of her heart, which made it necessary for her to
take certain medications and to spend more time off post. Lorenzo had
to finance the medications, as Flag Crew didn’t pay it. In 1992 she
had to leave the Sea Org, as she couldn’t work anymore.

10.) Zamira Gebhardt-Seele was a Clear and 60 years old, when she
joined the Sea Org in 1990. She hardly was able to make it through the
EPF, but finally she graduated and started in department 5 as
„Addresso Clerk“. When her best friend was transferred to Hamburg Org
as „Flag Service Consultant“, she had a breakdown, as she felt now
very isolated within the Sea Org.
She got very ill and couldn’t work anymore. She was laying the whole
day in bed at her room at the Hacienda, as she couldn’t move without
help. She got visited twice a day by the MLO Emma Schammehorn, who
brought her food and the medication she needed and which Zamira had to
buy from her own money.
In Spring of 1992 her son, Stephan Gebhard-Seele, who had taken
approximately 800,000 $ from her in order to finance his OT-levels,
complained in a letter to the CO FSO Debbie Cook, that the Sea Org
would not care about his mother.
The letter created some disturbance. Soon after a flight to Germany
was booked and Zamira was flown to Germany in company with Eileen
Haworth, a FSO-staff and wife of Richard Haworth, the „PR-Secretary“
of OSA EUS.
The flight-tickets were both paid by Zamira.

11.) A Mexican woman who had joined the Sea Org in 1990 went pregnant
in 1991. Few weeks after it had been known to the HCO, she was thrown
out of the Sea Org.

I want to emphasize here that all these people had given up their
prior existence completely, when they joined the Sea Org. They had
given up their jobs, their houses, etc. A lot of staff, like me, came
from foreign countries. As long as they were able to function and
produce for a minimal wage, they were welcome in the Sea Org. When
they „became a problem“, they got fired almost immediately.

Scientology Jurisdiction

L. Ron Hubbard developed its own method of jurisdiction during the
sixties. Like the auditing technology he accomplished a detailed work
of various ethics-actions, penalties and even Scientology-courts. The
ethics actions alone, which are to be applied „in degree of severity“,
contain 36 steps (HCO Policy Letter of 29 April 1965, Issue III,
„Ethics Review“).
The idea behind this internal jurisdiction procedures reads it, as if
Hubbard had actually looked for a human way to settle disputes:
„The jurisprudence employed must be competent, acceptable to the
members of the group and effective in accomplishing good order for the
group and personal rights and security for its individual members.
Justice used for revenge, securing advantages for a clique increases
disorder.
Justice should serve as a means of establishing guilt or innocence and
awarding damages to the injured. The fact of its use should not
pre-establish guilt or award. Justice which by its employment alone
establishes an atmosphere of guilt or greed is harmful and creates
disorder.
...
I have been working for some time on a system of justice acceptable to
Scientologists and have evolved one in Committees of Evidence. These
work excellently by actual test and satisfy the requirements of
justice...“ (HCO Policy Letter of 7 September 1963, „Committees of
Evidence - Scientology Jurisprudence, Administration of“).

As a staffmember of the FSO I participated in two Committees of
Evidence (Comm Evs). I also have further knowledge about other Comm
Evs, as the appointments and „findings“ of most of them got published
and distributed to all the staff of the FSO.

1.) Kaspar Hunziker - His post was „Overseas I/C“ of the FSC Int.
Office. He had to control the production of several FSC-offices in
Europe and Australia. As the production of these offices lacked for
several weeks (they made not enough GI), Kaspar received a Comm Ev in
Fall of 1990.
I got appointed as a member to that Comm Ev. The Comm Ev itself was
composed of four persons: The Chairman Karen Paradiso, the secretary
(a staff from the „Staff Training Org“ FLB), me and another member.
The Comm Ev. convened and exchanged the ethics- and personnelfiles of
Kaspar. Every participant had to read them first, before we could
interrogate him. We further discussed the charges against Kaspar,
which were listed on the appointment-sheet for this Comm Ev by HCO.
The charges were relatively common, but also very vague in such a
case: „Committing a problem“, „Neglectence of post“, „Violation of KSW
No. 5: Applying the technology“, etc.. Karen, the Chairman, was very
determining at our first meeting. I had the impression, that the
verdict for Kaspar was already clear: Guilty. I was told that he was
already removed from the post, so there was no choice that we could
find him not guilty.
I got his ethics- and personnelfile, which I had to read until the
next meeting. When I opened the ethics-file at home I got quite a
shock. It contained several pages in which Kaspar had described sexual
experiences in detail, which were looked at as „Out 2-D“
(Overts on the second dynamic). He must have written them up, while
being in an assigned „lower condition“. The purpose of such
self-incriminations was to get rid of the negative consequences these
overts had in the long run („overt-motivator sequence“).
Nevertheless once these self-accusations were written up, they stayed
in the ethics-folder forever and here I had a result of it in my own
hands: Kaspar’s „write-up“ was about two years old.
But that wasn’t the only thing in his ethics-file. There were several
ethics-chits or „Knowledge Reports“, written mainly by his senior Bo
Wennberg, the FSC Int., in which he listed several „out-points“ of
Kaspar’s performance on post.
From his personnel-file I could see Kaspar’s career in the Sea Org. He
had held several posts in the Sea Org and even in the
Scientology-management before. He was Commanding Officer of the
„International Training Org“ and later even „Establishment Officer
RTC“. But he stayed on these posts regularly just for a year or for a
few months. There was quite an inconsistence there. I found it strange
at that time, that the ethics-record of his time in Los Angeles,
wasn’t in the folder.
When Kaspar came for the first hearing, he made it very easy for us.
He pleaded guilty on all points. Nevertheless Karen obviously wanted a
higher punishment than just a removal from post which already had been
happened. She told that she wanted him to do MEST-Work (inferior
labour) so he would change his attitude, which she didn’t like.
At the next meeting, which was held at 11 pm on another day, Karen
attacked Kaspar for his bad performance on post and demanded a more
far-reaching self-accusation from him in front of the Comm Ev. But
Kaspar began to defend himself the first time. As we saw that the
discussion would complicate the whole procedure and we wanted to go to
bed, we sent Kaspar out of the room and discussed it. The secretary
objected that Kaspar had already pleaded guilty on all points and that
the interrogation should be terminated. We agreed finally and made a
commendation for the „Convening Authority“, the „Continental Justice
Chief East US“ (CJC EUS). We found Kaspar guilty and commended a
removal from his post. We submitted it the next day, but we never
heard anything back on it.

2.) Linda M. - Brian McCarthy came in Summer of 1991 to the FSO. He
was the head of a mission from Los Angeles, which had the purpose of
„manning up“ department 5, in which I was working. He had to recruit
at least five letter registrars, which wasn’t that easy. He had to
recruit people, who were willing and able to join the Sea Org. They
had to leave their job, sell their appartment or house and sign up for
a billion years contract.
In his search for prospects he found Linda’s file in the HCO. Linda
had been SP-declared (SP=Suppressive Person) and expelled from
Scientology. He looked into the procedures that had led to the declare
and found several outpoints, so he spoke with CJC EUS Elyssa
Alexander, a fifteen- or sixteen year old girl at that time, and let
her convene a Committee of Evidence. The members of the Comm Ev were
all staff of department 5.
We looked into her folders and found that she had went two times on
staff at the FSO and every time she had gotten into trouble with men.
She had engaged in relationships while being in the Sea Org and had
ended up being thrown out of the Sea Org. On her first post as
recruiter she had signed up „degenerated beings“ (dbs) which also led
to her dismissal. It didn’t look very good for her. I interviewed some
security personnel about Linda and they confirmed our first
impression. They said that Linda had created a mess within the FSO and
within the Clearwater Scientology-community when she had been a
public, after being in the Sea Org. One security-guy told me that he
had met her daughter in the middle of the night and that she had
looked like a prostitute, although she had been just nine years old at
that time.
At our first interrogation I decided to confront Linda with all these
facts the hard way. Linda cried and told us that she would know, that
she had been „out-ethics“ and that she had changed now. Nevertheless
we found her still „suppressive“ and submitted it as a commendation to
CJC. It got refused. We changed the text, but we still got it back.
I spoke with Fransyl Buchanan, the „Director of Inspections and
Reports FSO“ (Dir. I’n’R FSO) of the HCO about it, because we didn’t
know what we had done wrong. Fransyl had a much simplier approach for
that whole matter: „Just declare this bitch!“ But that didn’t help us
at all. Finally after the fourth or fifth meeting about the findings,
we finally recognized that we had to find Linda innocent, because
Brian McCarthy needed her as a recruit for department 5.
At that time things went easy without us. Brian discovered that the
„International Justice Chief“ (IJC) never signed the SP-Declare of
Linda. So it was unvalid. Brian dissolved our Comm. Ev. and lifted the
„Non-Enturbulation Order“, which was the ethics action prior to the
SP-Declare by getting Linda’s acceptance of the „General Amnesty“ of
1991. Linda became a FSO-staff member.
She stayed in the Sea Org until the beginning of 1992. As she was
still working in a flower shop and living in her appartment, when she
joined the Sea Org, she got quite a pressure from HCO to join the Sea
Org completely. In January 1992 she finally moved into the Sea
Org-dorms at the Hacienda. She also found a replacement for her job at
the flower shop.
In the meantime I had some problems with her, as she didn’t keep her
schedules and was still fighting a strange battle with one of the
security men, Hughes. When I asked her about it, she told me, that
Hughes had killed her father in an earlier life. I reported this to my
senior, Rosalynne Harris and she told me, that I should write it up
and send it to HCO. The D/FCCI PO for GI Kim Hickock told me later,
that HCO had found out, that Linda had received a Lithium-preparation
years ago and this would be the proof that she was „nuts“, as Lithium
would destroy the brain.
Linda got finally off-loaded. At the end I met Arthur Baxter, the
Chief of the Security. He told me, that Linda’s SP-Declare was signed
by „Deputy International Justice Chief“ and was therefore valid from
the beginning.

Comm Evs, Courts Of Ethics And Other Punishments

1.) At one evening in Fall of 1990 I left my department at the
Coachman Building after a working day, when two persons were entering
the building. One was a FSO-staff from a technical division, the other
was John Travolta. Travolta staggered and looked as he had been beaten
up. The tech-guy tried to soothe him: „It’s going to be all right,
o.k.?“
Two days later we received a condition-order about Richard Reiss,
„Senior Case Supervisor FSO“. He was assigned „Treason“ and got
removed from post, because he had messed up a celebrity. He had
neglected his actual post, because „he was too busy auditing“. He
allowed the celebrity to end the auditing-session, which was a basic
Auditing-failure. Reiss was sentenced to MEST-Work and a re-train of
the „Class-VIII-Course“, „star-rate“. Richard Reiss left for Los
Angeles, after he had done some hard work on the estates, which had
the purpose „of getting him back into present time“ (pt).
Few months later he climbed back on the post as Senior C/S FSO and
stayed there until John Eastment, „Senior C/S International“, busted
him from post again, while doing a thorough inspection of the FSO in
Spring of 1992. He found the course-rooms in the FSO empty, and after
he fired the „Director of Correction“ from her post, he removed
Richard Reiss and promoted his wife Carla Reiss for the highest
tech-post in the FSO.
Today the post of Senior C/S FSO is again held by Richard Reiss.

2.) The „LRH Communicator FSO“ Andrea Lettieri was dissatisfied with
his post in 1992. He got comm. eved and ordered to Flag Crew, where he
worked as a waiter at the Sandcastle Restaurant.

3.) Desiree Matlock, a fifteen year old girl was put on the post as
„Tours-Adminstrator“ of Dept. 17 b. She had to administrate the
expenses of the FSO-Tours, an enterprise, that promoted the FSO
through events around the world. The costs for the Tours-department
were about 100,000 $ a week and Desiree was supposed to „handle“ the
spending of the money. She failed, was removed and placed in a lower
condition. She had to do amends and was put on the post of a
receptionist in the Public-MAA-area. Again her seniors weren’t
satisfied with her performance, she got removed and placed in a lower
condition again.
Finally she ended up as a letter registrar in department 5. When I
left in July 1992, she was again in lower conditions, which had been
assigned and followed up by the HCO.

4.) At the end of 1991 Christian Winter, the „Bookstore-officer FSO“,
had one time a bad week regarding his book-sales. On Friday night
after his working day he was thrown into the pool of the Hacienda in
full uniform by his senior, the „Director of Publications“, because of
his low statistics.

5.) Christina Martinez was the Tech Sec. 4 b. She was responsible for
the delivery of „New OT VI and VII“ at the Sandcastle. During 1991
only few OT VIIs graduated, so she falsified the statistics, not to
get into more trouble. It came out, Christina got comm eved and
demoted. Debbie Cook told the executives in a meeting, that she was
happy to have Christina off her post, as she had found her always
strange.

6.) In early 1992, when the GI of the FSO repeatedly under the
1,500,000 $-mark, Kim Hickock, the D/FCCI PO for GI was fired from her
post. Together with Rosalynne Harris, the Dissem. Sec FSO, Paul
Hickock, the Director of Registration and Ginger Aguilar, the 16 year
old Director of Publications, she was assigned a lower condition, had
to do amends and landed at the end on a lower post in the hierarchy of
the FSO.
Kim’s new post was „Deputy FSC Int. West US“. She had to run the
different FSCs in California and make them produce a lot of money.
After few weeks she was assigned to the „EPF Part 2“. In the Condition
Order that followed it was stated that Kim had told „entheta“ about
the FSO (she was critical about the FSO) to her juniors in L.A. over
the phone, which caused a collapse of the FSC WUS-GI-statistic. She
got assigned Treason and had to do the EPF again.
After she had graduated from the EPF Part 2 she got posted in the
technical area as „Director of Processing“.

7.) In 1992 the GI of the FSO reached in one week only 1,100,000 $.
When it looked in the next week, that the FSO „wouldn’t pull it off“,
all the staff were placed under the „Rice and beans“-order. We didn’t
get any pay for three weeks and could only eat rice and beans twice a
day.
In the last week I was so hungry I couldn’t think about anything else
but food. I was tired the whole day and wasn’t able to think straight.
I still had to work sometimes through the whole night to keep my
Central Files in shape, but I used this opportunity to go to the
kitchen in the Elks-Building and get a piece of bread.
The „Rice and beans“-Order got finally lifted, as WDC FSO Sue Porter
obviously recognized, that the GI wouldn’t rise with a starving
FSO-Crew.

8.) A teenager, who was staff of the FSO, made a harmless joke about
David Miscavige in 1992. My senior, Dissem. Sec. Matt Pesch, wanted to
assign him the condition „Treason“ for that. I interfered and could
prevent that the boy was punished.
I told him later that he shouldn’t make any jokes about the „Chairman
of the Board“.

9.) My roommate Timmo Graeber, had the post of „Flag Banking Officer
FSO“. This was a very difficult post as he had to deal with millions
of dollars. His senior, the „Finance Director FLB“ Sonny Klinsiek
didn’t support, supervised or briefed him properly , but screamed and
terrorized the hell out of him. Timmo failed on that post, got removed
and received a Comm Ev. In the Comm Ev under the supervision of
Chairman „Flag Representative FSO“ Angela Quirino Timmo defended
himself by arguing, that his senior hadn’t told him properly what to
do. In the recommendation Angie Quirino stated that Timmo had blamed
his senior for his own failure on post.
Timmo was ordered to do „MEST-Work“ and was put on a post of the room
service of Flag Crew after he made his „conditions“.

10.) I witnessed it two times that couples were placed under a
„Separation order“, which didn’t allowed it to them to see or speak
each other. Both times the reason for the separation order was the
fact, that one of the two wanted to leave the Sea Org. In the order it
was always stated, that the separation should help both parts not to
get enturbulated by each other.

11.) During the year 1992 I was part of several executive meetings,
which were being held at the fifth floor of the Coachman Building. As
the GI in those days was not high enough, the CO FSO screamed at us.
She roared that we wouldn’t deserve it to be in the Sea Org, that we
should make „our fucking quotas“, etc. She wasn’t very shy in using
profanities. She also used to pick one of us to make him utterly wrong
in front of the whole group. Her favorite was Bo Wennberg, the FSC
Int..
Peter Mousiol, who had to represent several times the „CO SMI
Expansion Office“ at the Flag Coordination Council at the Westcoast
Building, told me that Janet Herring, the CO FLB and Debbie’s direct
senior would scream at her during these meetings. When I was
accidentally one time at the WB Building and this meeting took place,
I listened at the door. Actually I could hear Janet screaming at
Debbie.
When senior execs from L.A. came to the FSO, they treated Debbie
sometimes like a little child. While the inspection of David Miscavige
I could see that Debbie, who was standing right next to him, was full
of fear.
Screaming at juniors was common at the FSO. I got screamed by Debbie
Cook, Rosalynne Harris, Matt Pesh, GIEI Kathy Lemmer, a senior
executive from CMU, a senior executive from Flag Bureaux, etc.
I screamed myself at my juniors, at Franco Carbognin, at Guillermo
Colin, at Judy Gilbertson, at Lorenzo Delzanno, etc.
One day in 1992 a young letter registrar, Crystal C. didn’t follow my
orders. She was just 15 years old. I tried to break her will by
punishing her: She had to sort out files in the filthy book warehouse,
who had been dumped there in 1987.

12.) At the book warehouse I found dozens and dozens of SP-Declare
folders. I studied them at the beginning of 1992, when I had to do
other things at the warehouse. I read them and didn’t have the
impression that these people, all of them Ex-Sea Org-staff, happened
to be bad or vicious people. I could see, that they just tried to do
their posts as good as possible. When it didn’t they got desperate,
then they got resigned and in the end they blew from their posts,
which was punished from the Sea Org by declaring them „Suppressive“.

13.) Three times a day a muster for all the FSO-staff of took happen
at the auditorium in the Fort Harrison. We had to stand in line by
divisions, so that the MAAs could check if all the staff were present.
They would call our names from a list. We had to answer, whereupon the
MAAs marked off the names of the persons who were present.
In 1992 an announcement was published by the HCO. It said that if a
staff was found three times not present at a muster, he would
automatically receive a „Court of Ethics“ and it would lead to the
assignment of the condition „Treason“. The staffmember had then to do
amends, make up a self-accusation and wouldn’t receive any pay for the
time he was in a lower condition.

14.) Kitty Georgius was a registrar of the department 6 in Division 2
of the FSO. She made an average GI of about 100,000 -150,000 $ per
week. During some weeks in early 1992 the GI of the FSO was around the
1,1 and 1,3 Million dollar-mark. The pressure to make more money was
therefore very high. When Kitty made in one week just about 90,000 $
an investigation by HCO found out, that she was reading novels and
drinking coffee at night.
Debbie Cook, CO FSO, was screaming in front of the registrars and
later in front of the whole crew about Kitty and diparaging her in
front of the group. She said, she could place a bottle on the desk
instead of Kitty sitting there and the public would still pay the same
amount of money.
Kitty received a Court of Ethics and a lower condition.

15.) In the beginning of 1992 Debbie Cook told the FSO-staff during a
meeting, that the FSO must find its real condition as an org, if it
wants to pull the statistics off. It led to a discussion, in which the
FSO-staff assigned themself as a group the condition of „Confusion“.
The first step of this condition was „to find out where you are“.
At the next weekend noone from the FSO was allowed to have
liberty-time.

16.) To „man up“ the Sandcastle Hotel the CMO CW found Evelyn Wartha,
who was working with Frank McCall in the Sea Org museum, „unutilized“.
They gave her the order to work in the kitchen of the Sandcastle and
threatened her with a RPF-assignment, if she wouldn’t follow it.
Evelyn could leave finally the Sandcastle and return to the museum,
after she had written a complaint to Diana Hubbard, who safeguarded
the museum-project.

17.) Martina W. was only 15, when she got promoted for the post of a
„Establishment Officer“ for the „Public Contact Division“ in Fall of
1991. Few weeks after her post-assigment, she was pulled off and put
on MEST-Work.
In the Condition-Order, which was published to all the FLB-staff it
was told, that Martina had went „out-2 D“ (she had sex with another
staff) with several minors and was therefore removed.

18.) In the Fall of 1991 a „General Amnesty“ was announced to all
Scientologists. Everybody, even the ones with a bad ethics-record
could come up clean and revealed from all overts against Scientology.
Everybody in the FSO was forced to do a write-up of all overts they
had done against Scientology. These declarations of self-accusations
were submitted then to the HCO.

19.) James Raisis worked in Division 3, the „Treasury-Division“ of
Flag Crew. He had to do all the purchasing for the FSO and Flag Crew.
As the FSO and FC had an immense budget, James was completely
overloaded with work. In the year 1991 he made some mistakes and
didn’t purchase enough food for the staff, which led to a Comm Ev for
James.
James got a lower condition-assignment and had to do amends.

20.) Fred Siewert was put on the post as „Director of Records, Assets
and Materiel FSO“ (Dir. RAM FSO) in 1991. He stayed there until it
came out, that he had falsified his statistics. He got comm ev’ed and
placed on a sales-post in the book store, after he finished the usual
condition-assignments.
He stayed there few weeks until it was found out that he had „false
stats“ again. He got comm ev’ed and landed finally on the post of a
„tech page“ in Division 4.

21.) John Danilovich happened to be the „Chief Officer FSO“ in 1990.
This was a very high post within the FSO, his direct senior was Debbie
Cook.
He also got orders from the management in Los Angeles. Besides his job
of supervising his area, John had the task of getting certain programs
done from the management in Los Angeles (f. e. 339R-programs). Those
programs and also most of the orders contained various points John had
to fulfill by a certain time. If he didn’t report on time, he would be
in trouble.
John missed it a few times to report back on time, so he got
„automatically“ removed from his post. It was a running joke in the
FSO, that John D. was the first staff of the FSO, who got removed by a
computer, as the removal of John was recommended by a computer-program
of the management.

22.) Simon Fuchs, a waiter of the Hibiscus-restaurant in the Fort
Harrison told me in 1992, that the Commanding Officer Flag Crew got
removed from her post. She was additonally punished by an assignment
to the post of a „Deputy Garbage In Charge“. She had to care about the
garbage, which was the most inferior work at the FLB.

Physical Attacks On Persons

1.) In 1990 I was in the HCO of the FSO at Coachman Building in the
second floor. I saw Adam Dunn, MAA, pushing Bernardo Atriano, HCO
Receptionist, in a very aggressive way against a wall. Bernardo wasn’t
following Adam’s orders.

2.) Tristan Buchanan, „Supercargo FSO“, told the Captain’s MAA in
1991, that he had had a physical fight with Victor D’Andrea, staff of
the department 4 a.

3.) In 1991 in a dispute Libero Pietracupa and Lorenzo Delzanno, both
staff of department 5, screamed at each other and finally clashed,
before they could be separated by other staff of the department.

4.) In late 1990 as a „Director of Department 5“ I physically attacked
Flor Hellberg and one week later Lorenzo Delzanno. They were
„backflashing“ and weren’t following my orders, so I tried to
discipline them by physical means.

5.) The „Director of Publications FSO“ told me several times in 1991
and 1992 that he had physical fights with Harvey Jacques, the
„Planetary Dissemination I/C“. His senior, the Dissem. Sec. Matt Pesch
agreed to use physical force in the attempt to break Harvey’s will.
Harvey was seen by the seniors as eccentric and hard to supervise.

6.) When Brian McCarthy was on his mission in department 5 he had
difficulties with the „Director of Procurement“, Flor Hellberg. Mainly
she didn’t comply with his orders, he wanted her to follow. One day I
saw her sitting at her desk and Brian standing directly in front of
her. He was screaming at the top of his lungs directly in her face. I
had never heard anyone scream like that. It sounded as if he wanted to
blast her against the wall behind her.
Flor got later removed from Brian and I became her successor.

7.) Paul Miller, a registrar from department 6, had a sleep problem.
He often fell asleep during „reg-cycles“ and created by doing that „a
flap on public lines“. Although the „Dir. of Registration“ Paul
Hickock was often sympathetic with Paul, he beat him from time to time
to punish him for such mistakes.

8.) In a „Board of Investigation“ (B of I), which I had to do for WDC
FSO together with Paul Ferguson, the Shipping Officer FSO, and another
staff from the FSO in 1991, we had to investigate the recruitment of
two FSO-staff members, who „joined“ the FSO in Australia.
It came out that these staff, who were earlier Scientology-staff in
Sydney, had been physically attacked and dragged out of their offices,
after they had refused to join the FSO.

Conclusion

Scientology- or Sea Org-Ethics has nothing to do with the concept
„ethics“ as it is used in the „normal“ world. The
Scientology-definition of „ethics“ means something totally different
and Hubbard even admitted it in one of his HCO Policy letters:
„The purpose of ethics is to remove counter intentions from the
environment. And having accomplished that the purpose becomes to
remove other intentionedness from the environment.“ (HCOPL of 18 June
1968).
In a speech Hubbard said in addition: „What we have then, in ethics,
is a system of removing the counter-effort to the forward push, and
that’s all an Ethics Officer is supposed to do.“ (6711C18SO).
The purpose of Scientology-ethics is therefore to impose one’s will on
others. The purpose of the Sea Org, which is to get ethics in on the
planet, is therefore to dominate the world. Scientology has exposed
itself as a fascist organization, who reaches for world domination and
nothing else.

D) Nervous Breakdowns, Collapses, Etc.

1.) In 1992 Phillippe Renevez, the „Deputy Flag Representative FSO“
(D/Flag Rep FSO) investigated the mailing of the ASR-packs ( a
promotional tool). He was not satisfied with the number of mailings
and threatened me with an ethics investigation. I stayed calm and told
him I would supervise more closely the mailings which were solely done
by Judy Gilbertson. I went to her and asked her about her way of
sending the ASR-packs to the publics. I told her that we would need to
send more ASR-packs in order get that particular statistic up. She got
angry and „backflashed“. Phillippe Renevez heard that and told her
that he would start an ethics investigation on her.
Judy flipped totally out. First she just screamed at Phillippe. Then
suddenly she took a big pot with a plant in it and threw it at
Phillippe. She missed him fortunately. Judy started to cry and left
the department.
Phillippe requested an investigation of Judy at HCO, but it never got
done, due to an overload of other things HCO had to do at that time.

In 1991 I organized a radio for the „letter registration“-section, so
that we could hear some music, while writing letters. Often we had to
turn the radio off, as Judy flipped out, when a rock song from the
sixties was played. She started to scream that the musicians would
have used hidden messages to turn the listeners into druggies and that
she couldn’t stand this kind of music. We regarded Judy’s reaction as
completely exaggerated, but we stopped the music, as we felt that Judy
could go totally mad.

2.) Peter Mousiol was posted in early 1991 as „Resign Product Officer
FSO“ under Kim Hickock, the „D/FCCI PO for GI“, his senior. Kim didn’t
like Peter too much, so she was giving him a hard time. After a few
months Peter got busted from his post and received an „ethics
handling“ at HCO. He told me later that he had had a nervous breakdown
while he had been at HCO because of the pressure Kim had forced on him
during the previous weeks.

3.) An Australian minor was transferred in 1991 to department 5 as an
exchange for a FSO-staff, who went to AOSH ANZO in Sidney. He was just
a few months in the Sea Org and started as a letter registrar in my
section (I was letter reg I/C at that time).
After few weeks he started to become homesick. One time he told me
that he would feel very desperate and that he couldn’t stand it
anymore living in the Sea Org. He started to cry and I had a lot to do
to calm him down.

4.) My roommate at the Hacienda, Len Thomas, told me in 1991, that he
had to watch a public at the Sandcastle, who had gone „PTS Type III“
after auditing (PTS Type III = someone, who has gone crazy). He said
that the woman was put into a room, which she couldn’t leave and that
he had to watch her, without saying anything to her until she would
get better.
Few days later, when I asked him about that woman, he told me, that
she was sent home, after she had calmed down.

5.) On my post as a letter registrar I stayed in correspondence with a
woman from Switzerland, who was „New OT IV“ and had done all the three
„Ls“ at Flag. After I had sent her a formal letter of interest, she
started to write me letters on a regular basis. I found her letters
had sometimes a strange tenor. When I looked more closely in her
previous C/F-folders, I found a letter written by her daughter, who
was staff at „CMO International“. She made complaints about the fact,
that her mother got very strange and behaved as if she were silly,
after she had done the „Ls-auditing“ at the FSO. She said her mother
would have odd ideas about her sex-life and would send sometimes her
under-wear to other people.

One day in 1991 the Swiss woman called me in my office. She told me,
that she wanted to go on staff in „AOSH UK“ (Saint Hill). Her voice on
the phone startled me, as it sounded as if she were crazy.

6.) One morning in Spring 1992 I went into the closet of my room to
get dressed. I felt terrible that day as I hadn’t slept enough the
previous nights and hadn’t reached the quota of my production, I was
supposed to make. I thought about the up-coming registration-meeting
with the CO FSO, Debbie Cook, which took happen every morning before
production. The pressure on the GI-lines was very high in those days,
so I expected that Debbie would scream and threaten with „ethics
handlings“. Suddenly I felt very giddy. I got dizzier from moment to
moment until I finally completely passed out.
Minutes later I found myself lying on the floor. I was shocked and
made it to the department only after a few hours. The following days I
experienced a strange misty feeling.
When I saw the „Medical Liason Officer“ Weissenburger, she told me,
that I should take protein drinks and eat enough.
Later I had an interview at the „Staff Training Org FLB“. I mentioned
that I had „passed out“. As a result I received a
„Pain-Drug-Hypnosis-Security Check“ (PDH-Sec. Check), as the „passing
out“ was a indicator that I had gotten a brainwashing treatment in the
past by a psychologist or psychiatrist with the means of drugs,
inflicted pain and hypnosis, per LRH.
I received the PDH-Sec. Check by a trainee of the „Saint Hill Special
Briefing“-Course (the training necessary to be a Class VI-Auditor).
She was New OT VII.
She used the E-meter for the Sec. Check, a simple ohmmeter, which had
the function of a lie-detector. I had to answer questions like the
following: if I had reasons not to tell if I had been „PDH“ed, if the
PDH was hidden under hypnotic orders, etc.. While I was answering the
questions my auditor looked at the reading of the e-meter needle to
see if I was telling the truth. I felt really bad. I started to think
about the possibililty that my parents had brainwashed me and I was
therefore really nuts. I spoke with Markus Ginter, the „Executive
Establishment Officer Organizing Officer FLB“ (Exec Esto’s O/O), about
it, who calmed me down.
The PDH was never finished on me, as it was found out that the Auditor
had made mistakes. As I went to Germany in July, the PDH-sec check
happened to be the last auditing I received in Scientology.

My Psychic And Physical Condition In Spring 1992

After being half a year on the post as „Director of Procurement“ I
felt very exhausted and burned out. At the end I thought the whole
time about my statistics, which controlled the two feelings I had
left: Guilt, in case of a low statistic, and relief, if I got a „stat
up“.
In those days I even didn’t relax during sleep. I woke up in the
morning with the feeling of being as tired as in the moment when I had
gone to bed. During the day I couldn’t concentrate on my work like I
intended, because I was weared out by the different orders of
different seniors.
I worked through several nights to file hundreds of papers in the
folders of the Central Files. I found myself sleeping on the floor of
my department at 3 a.m., just to wake up in full terror five minutes
later, as I realized that I was not reaching my target, which I had
set for the night, if I would fall asleep.
Sometimes I felt shivers coming from my head. That felt very strange,
I had the feeling that something inside my head was getting
re-structured. At that time I thought that I really needed a short
break from the Sea Org to get physically in shape. I started to
organize a flight-ticket with money I got from my parents. That took a
while, which made me additionally completely nervous, as I feared that
something could happen, what my planned „leave of absence“ could
prevent.
With a lie to my senior I finally could escape (I still planned to
return after three weeks) and take a flight from Saint Petersburg to
Frankfurt. It was the first time in almost two years that I had left
Clearwater. During the flight I slept on my seats. It was the first
time I had a „real“ sleep for several months.

Today I still have a certain kind of nightmare, which pursues me from
time to time. It has always the same content and it is about the worst
situation one can get into in these days: Being a Sea Org member and
having no return ticket.


E) The Politics Of Control Within The Sea Org

During the time I had spent in the Sea Org in Clearwater I experienced
a continous control of my physical presence, of the extent of my
production and of my loyalty to Scientology, the Sea Org and my
seniors. The control was executed through various channels and
belonged to the everyday life of any Sea Org member.

The Means Of Control

1.) Daily musters
Three times a day the staff of the FSO had to attend a muster in the
auditorium of the Fort Harrison, where we received briefings about the
level of production in the FSO by the senior executives. We were
continually urged and ordered to rise our personal production. If the
Gross Income of the FSO was low, we were screamed at and threatened
with „ethics handlings“ by Debbie Cook.
Before any muster took place the staff of each division was counted
and cross-checked by the „MAAs“ of HCO. If anyone of the staff was
absent without a valid excuse he was liable to punishment by HCO.
One key part of those musters was „Chinese School“: We had to repeat
in chorus various quotations of Hubbard’s works that dealt, f. e.,
with the selling Scientology to the publics. One favorite quote was
the following:
HCO PL from 26 September 1979, Issue III, „Copywriting“: „Hard Sell
means insistence people buy. It means caring about the person and not
being reasonable about stops and barriers but caring enough to get him
through the stops and barriers to get the service that’s going to
rehabilitate him.“

2.) Weekly staff meetings
On Thursday nights at 11 p.m., we had to attend a staff meeting in the
auditorium, which lasted most of the time at least two hours. The
meeting was designed to get a reflection of the production of the
previous working week (from Thursday, 2 p.m. until the next Thursday,
2 p.m.). Debbie Cook presided over the meeting and briefed us about
the course of the FSO for the following week. She further called up
individual staff members, who had to show their statistics to the 550
FSO staff, explain what they did wrong on their posts („Flaps“), how
they would handle these flaps in the coming week and what „targets“
they had on their „battleplans“ (BPs) for the coming week.

3.) Daily registrar meetings
Every morning, except on Thursday and Saturday, all the registrars and
the executives of the money-making departments and divisions had to
attend a meeting where the production and the quotas of these areas
were discussed with the Commanding Officer FSO, Debbie Cook. Sometimes
we received briefings by senior executives of the management of
Scientology, who explained us various dissemination- and
defense-campaigns and how much money they needed for their execution.
The meeting took place in the „reg office“ of the Fort Harrison.

4.) Weekly executive meetings
On Sunday afternoon every executive of the FSO had to attend a meeting
in the conference room of the Coachman Building. Debbie Cook headed
the meeting. The idea of this meeting was to impinge on the lower
executives in the FSO-hierarchy, who had to impinge on their juniors
in order to reach a higher production-level and therefore higher
statistics. Debbie Cook regularly screamed at us to create a higher
impact.
Sometimes we drilled „Product Officering“ (getting juniors to make
their quotas). Some executives played juniors of single executives,
who had to overcome the excuses and problems of their juniors by
simply ordering them, screaming at them or handle them with physical
means to get the juniors produce again and reach their quotas. The
idea behind the drilling was to get familiar with channeling pressure
downwards on the lower levels of the FSO and create an „ethics
presence“ of the executives.

5.) The daily control of production
Every day I had to report my senior the level of my production and the
quota I had for the day. He would notify it on a board and see
immediately if I would be „on“ or behind my quota. If my production
would be low, he would either impinge on me or bypass me „to handle
the situation in my area“ and assign me the „danger“-condition.

6.) The weekly control of production
Every Thursday after 2 p.m. I had to report the weekly statistics of
my area to my senior and to HCO, which had to report it to
Scientology-management. If my production-level was above the level of
the week before I was in the „condition“ of „normal“ or above and was
able to receive „bonuses“ and „liberty-time“ on Saturdays.
In case of a lower production, compared to the previous week, it
wasn’t allowed for me to get „libs“ or receive „bonuses“.
If the production would drop on a very low level or stay low for a few
weeks, it would lead to an ethics investigation by HCO.

7.) Briefings
Briefings on campaigns and actions of Scientology-management against
its enemies were used to show the staff of the FSO the necessity of a
high production, especially of a high GI. We were told that only a GI
of 3,000,000 $ per week could finance all the actions the
Scientology-management planned to do. The briefings were held by
senior executives of the Flag Land Base, such as Angela Quirino, Flag
Rep FSO, and Sonny Klinsiek, Finance Director FLB or by senior
executives of the management, like Bill Dendiu, „Chief Officer“ of
„Golden Era Productions“ or Heber Jentzsch, President of „Church of
Scientology International“.
In 1992 Heber Jentzsch gave the registrars of the FSO a special
briefing in the „Green Room“ of the Fort Harrison, where he spoke
about the crimes psychologists and psychiatrists were committing
against mankind and where he encouraged us to make a lot of money, so
that the fight against the enemies of Scientology could be continued.
We also received briefings by the Scientology-management, which were
recorded on film.
In one film we were shown a briefing by „Inspector General for Ethics“
Mark Rathburn held on board of the „Freewinds“, where he spoke about
the fight against the „psychs“. In another film David Miscavige, Mark
Yager and Ray Mithoff announced inspections throughout the orgs of the
world. This film was shown two months before the actual inspection of
the FSO by Miscavige took place. Miscavige and the others told the
viewers, Scientology staff members, that the management would only
tolerate the correct application of Scientology-technology.
Miscavige’s comments had a character of commands. He talked in
generalities, but is was clearly, that he was sending directions and
warnings to us via this film.
All the different briefings had one common message to us: We, the
FSO-staff, had to produce a lot more than we produced at present time.
The quota for the desired production-level was set in late 1991:
3,000,000 $ per week.

8.) Security Checks
I received about 20 Security Checks in various forms from August 1990
until July 1992:

a) Standard Security Check - I was questioned by an auditor or MAA
from a prepared list. That happened in a secluded room and I was
attached to the E-meter. The questions dealt either with my personal
background or with my situation on post.

b) Meter Check - I had to hold the cans from the E-meter, while at the
same time the MAA would watch the reaction of the needle-reading.
Nobody was allowed to say anything. If a certain needle-reaction
showed up, I would be further investigated.

c) Ethics interviews - It happened a few times that I was ordered to
HCO, because a staff member had written an unfavourable report about
me or because I had a problem with my post. I had to explain my point
of view of the situation in this interview and the MAA would tell me
his opinions. The MAA had always the last word and I had to follow his
orders.
MAAs are senior executives within the Sea Org and have the power to
remove executives and other staff from their posts (FO 1422, 30
September 1968, „The requirements for senior execs...“).
Normally the order to attend for an ethics interview at HCO ended up
in receiving an assignment of a lower condition, which was combined
with the order of making a write-up of a self-accusation, which had to
be accepted by the staff members who were asked by the sinner to sign
up his application for re-entry to the „ethical group“ and with
additional work as a punishment for the „overts“ one had committed.

d) Rudiment Checks - At the beginning of every auditing session,
„Wordclearing“ or any other practice, which involved the use of the
E-meter, the „ruds“ were checked by the auditor. I was asked a few
questions, f. e., if I suppressed anything which I didn’t want to get
known to others, etc.. Although the idea behind that practice was to
get rid of overts in order to be able to concentrate upon the
auditing, it was just another way to control and investigate the
thoughts of the staff.

9.) Missions
Missions from Flag Bureaux or from higher levels of the management
regularly visited the FSO. The Sea Org doctrine says the following
about missions:
„...to handle downstat orgs and areas the Sea Org simply gets in
ethics. This is done in such a way as to enable that org or area to
get in tech, which makes it possible then for them to get in admin. In
order to do this we send out missions. These have unlimited ethics
powers and enough force to accomplish their purpose of getting in
ethics.“ (FO 228, 9 October 1967, „Purpose of the Sea Org, Character
of Missions“).

The missions I had to deal with were recruitment- and GI-missions,
that had to get certain areas of the FSO to produce more money or had
to hire Scientologists for the Sea Org. During the time the mission
was at the FSO, the staff of the concerning areas were constantly
watched and had to report directly to the missionaires. As part of two
GI-missions I had to do a „O/W-write up“ (O/W=Overts and withholds),
in which I had to accuse myself and others of the area about making
violations or crimes against the Scientology-technology. I had to get
a clearance on these write-ups by getting a sec. check on the E-meter.

The missionaires had ultimate power to do anything in the area they
were assigned to.
I saw how several people were removed from one area to be placed
somewhere else in the FSO. The missionaires could also send staff to
the RPF.

10.) Weekly Inspections
The workplaces and dorms of the staff were inspected by senior
executives of the FSO or by CMO-staff on a weekly basis. The rooms in
the FSO and on the Hacienda had to be clean and dust-free.
At the Hacienda it occasionally happened that some staff were closed
out of their appartments, when they were considered as being dirty.
The final penalty for dirty living rooms was the assignment of „pigs
berthing“. The staff member had then to move into the most decayed
room of the whole Hacienda and stay there for several weeks.

11.) Programs
As an executive I had to follow three different programs which had
been designed for my area. These programs consisted of a number of
targets, which I had to accomplish within several weeks. The targets
were designed to create a higher level of production by accomplishing
them. The three programs were:
a) The 339R-program. I had to report on that one to the Flag
Representative FSO, Angie Quirino.
b) The Captain’s Mini-program. I had to report to the CO FSO, Debbie
Cook.
c) A program created the Flag bureaux. My senior on that one was the
D/Dir. of Procurement Int. FB.

It was expected that I got one or two targets done on each program
every week. If I had problems with one of these programs or I couldn’t
manage it to show at least some progress, I would receive an
investigation in my area.

12.) Studytime and auditing
Every staffmember, who had graduated from Product 1, was expected to
study the works of L. Ron Hubbard 2 ˝ hours a day. He was programmed
by the „Staff Training Org“ of the FLB-org to do certain courses,
which should provide him with the necessary knowledge about his post.
Auditing should make the staff more able to handle their posts. Staff
on senior executive- or important sales-posts were more likely to
receive auditing than other staff. The FSO couldn’t make any money
through the auditing of staff, therefore it was only interested that
key personnel like registrars or C/S’es would receive auditing
sessions by the designed „Sea Org staff auditors“.

13.) The Security Personnel of the FLB
The FLB had its own security guards. They had their own uniforms and
were stationed in the Fort Harrison and in the Sandcastle. In all the
important places of the base, like the entrances, video cameras
documented the happenings, which were surveilled by Security in their
offices.

14.) Other means of control
If a staff member didn’t show up on his post, HCO was immediately to
be informed about it. A staff from HCO would then go to his appartment
and get the missing person to HCO. That was the procedure, which had
to be kept in, even when the guy was sick.
When some of my juniors didn’t show up, I used to get a bike, drive to
the Hacienda and get them back on post by myself.

If a staff would leave the base unauthorized, he was at risk to get
expelled from Scientology and be „SP declared“. If someone wanted to
leave the Sea Org he had to go to HCO and receive an thorough „ethics
handling“ first.

The Result

The result of these control mechanisms is a new kind of fascism. I
didn’t have any opportunity to criticize the system, as Scientology
was viewed as the „only tech on the planet“. I couldn’t criticize my
seniors, as it was against „Command Intention“. I was constantly under
surveillance by a lot of people and was expected to supervise my own
juniors in the same way. I even couldn’t think of critisism, as I
feared that critical thoughts about Scientology and the Sea Org would
be revealed in security checks.
When the FSO-staff were placed under the „Rice and Beans“-Flag Order,
noone protested against it or mutinied. All the staff had given up
their previous lives or lived in the Sea Org for several years, so
they were left totally dependable on the Sea Org.
Retrospectively I must say that the FSO was a big concentration camp
where the most intimate thoughts and the privacy of people was entered
for the sake of a totalitarian belief-system. By abusing the good
intentions of most of the staff, the Sea Org turned its own members
into slaves. It held and controlled them against their free will, in
the true sense of the word.

F) The Term „End Of Cycle“

I heard the term „end of cycle“ the first time when I was a letter
registrar in department 5. I think Judy Gilbertson or Franco
Carbognin, another letter registrar, mentioned it to me and wanted to
refer to the death of a person, by using this term.
In Scientology the death of a person was described either by „dropping
the body“ or by „end of cycle“, whereby the last term wasn’t used that
much.

G) The Campaign Against Time-Magazine

In May 1991 at a staff meeting on Thursday evening the Commanding
Officer of the „Office of Special Affairs East US“ briefed us about a
negative article on Scientology which had been published by the „Time
Magazine“. She told us that the management of Scientology planned to
take steps against „Time“. Debbie Cook said that in that article the
blame for the suicide of a Scientologist had been put on Scientology
(She told the name, but I can’t remember now. From reading the article
today I suppose she meant Noah Lottick). Debbie told us that
psychiatrists were in fact responsible for the death of that person.
We were further told not to buy and read the article, as it contained
pure lies and „entheta“ (disencouraging news).
At the end of the briefing Richard Reiss, the Senior C/S FSO,
proclaimed that the best answer to that article was „to flourish and
prosper“. Every staff should give his best on post, that would finish
eventually all problems with the outside-world.
Weeks later we were introduced to the ad-campaign in „US Today“ by
during a staff-muster by Richard Haworth, the „PR-Secretary“ of OSA
East US. Richard visited us almost daily from then on to show us the
newest ads. He told us that the continuation of the campaign would
depend on the GI the FSO was making, as the ads in the newspaper were
partially financed by the FSO. Debbie Cook directed us additionally to
use this fact in the sales-talks with the publics as a „go-button“, to
get them paid for their services.
The campaign turned out to be not only as a attack against „Time
Magazine“, but also against the pharmaceutical combine „Eli Lilly“. We
were told that the negative article in „Time“ had been created by the
pharma industry, the „psychs“, to destroy Scientology’s credibility in
the public opinion.

H) „Fair Game“ Or The Designated „Handling“ Of „Squirrels“

A „squirrel“ is described by Scientology literature as someone, who is
doing off-beat technology (HCOPL from 6 February 1965). In general
understanding it is someone, who fell off of Scientology, but who is
still applying practices of Scientology like auditing for example.
„Squirreling“ was considered as „suppressive“. The „Squirrels“
received therefore the same treatment by Scientology as other „SPs“.
During the year 1991 I was in contact with a German public, who was
living in the US and happened to be New OT IV. She was unable to „move
further on the bridge“, as she had received some auditing by a
squirrel living in Scotland. She couldn’t come to the FSO, as she was
still looked upon as PTS (Potential Trouble Source), because the
squirrel was still practicing. Her duty was, in order to be able to
receive Scientology-services again, to get this squirrel to stop
practicing. Furthermore she had proove that he wasn’t doing
Scientology-related practices anymore. The woman was quite
disencouraged because of all these barriers and didn’t want to do
anything against this squirrel.
When I discussed that matter with Eileen Haworth, who also was a
letter registrar at that time, she told me, that she would give this
guy in Scotland hell and do whatever it was necessary, if she would be
in a similar situation.
I wrote more letters to the woman forcing her to do something about
that squirrel. I even called her, but she still didn’t want to do
anything.

During those days I read the „Fair Game HCOPL“ of Hubbard and its
follower the „Cancellation of Fair Game“. I interpreted it the way
that the term „Fair Game“ had been cancelled but not the „handling of
suppressive persons“, as it was stated in that policy.

I) The Fear Of A Raid

In November 1991 Debbie Cook told the staff of the FSO during a muster
that the organizations of the FLB could receive a raid during the
following weeks. She said that everyone of us had to be on „night
watch“ in one of the buildings once a week from 11 p.m. until 3 a.m..
Each staff received during the next days an individual schedule from
the Security of the FLB. I had to be on watch every Friday and my
first assignment was the West Coast Building, where OSA EUS and the
CMO was located.
The „Security Alert“ was strictly followed during the first weeks and
each staff who failed to show up on his watch got punished with a
„Court of Ethics“.

Last year I spoke with Steven Fishman about that incident. I found out
that at the same time the IRS actually planned to carry out a raid
upon the FLB.

J) The Scientology Theory Of A World Conspiracy

To understand the behaviour of Scientology against psychologists like
Dr. Geertz one has to get familiar with the conspiracy theory of
Hubbard and in which way this theory gets transported into the minds
of the staff of Scientology. I was indoctrinated for four years with
the idea that the world in which we lived was the product of a
conspiracy of psychologists and psychiatrists. During my stay in
Clearwater I had no chance to compare the Scientology theory with the
facts. In this chapter I want to described how I got obsessed with the
idea of a world conspiracy and what it took to get it off.

Quotes Of Hubbard

In 1954 Hubbard held a speech where he spoke about one of its early
organizations, the „Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation“. He told the
following:
„The one group, the oldest group headed by the Hubbard Dianetics
Research Foundation has two appendant groups. It has been in these two
businesses for a long time. It was interested in civil defense and was
doing things about civil defense. Those activities have been pooled
together in an allied affiliated corporation known as the American
Society of Civilian Defense. It knows Dianetics works and says so
loudly. That organization stands 100% behind Dianetics as the only
process it would even vaguely use on hysterical or distressed people.
The other is the Freudian Foundation of America organized to be a free
offer to any of the people in Russian-held Vienna who wish to take
advantage of it. It is the only authorized agency of any kind in the
United States authorized to use the name and works of Sigmund Freud.
All other Freudian Foundations have no charter or franchise from the
old Master. Nobody has. But we have one from the Freudian Foundation,
which makes us the only legal Freudian Foundation. This organization
knows that as a sequence to the great work of Sigmund Freud (!),
Dianetics is the solution to psychoanalysis and it freely says so.“
During the following years Hubbard changed completely his tune about
psychology and psychiatry, the „psychs“ became Enemy No. 1. Hubbard
not only wrote a countless number of policies and bulletins, in which
he condemned the psychs as murderers and torturers of human kind, but
even used articles about auditing or his self-created admin technology
to give the psychs a side-swipe. By being a Scientologist and reading
Hubbard’s works one inevitably internalizes the hatred against
psychiatry and psychology.
Here are some few quotes of Hubbard from articles he wrote against the
„psychs“:

„As a technical action, it is of interest to any auditor to know that
pain and ideas is a basic „therapy“ used down the years by
psychiatrists and such lot. The practice is very general and very
old...Any HAS („Hubbard Apprentice Scientologist“) knows more and can
do more about the mind than any psychiatrist. There is no real level
of comparison since psychiatry as used is a destructive
technology...The psychiatrist has masters. His principal organization,
World Federation of Mental Health, and its members, the National
Associations of Mental Health, the „American“ Psychiatric Association
and the „American“ Psychological Association, are directly connected
to Russia. Even the British Broadcasting Company has stated that
psychiatry and the KGB (Russian secret police) operate in direct
collusion.“
HCO Bulletin of 16 July 1970, „The Psychiatrist At Work“.

„Scientology has fought a consistent and winning battle for human
rights for two decades. During that entire time, not one crime has
been found in Scientology. But during that time psychiatry has seized
and killed tens of thousands of people they don’t like. It is said
Scientology breaks up families. They don’t. But psychiatrists call
their own rape and death of men’s wives „necessary treatment“. Any
type of crime this psychiatric group accuses the Scientologists of has
been traced back to be standard psychiatric practice...To enlarge
their sphere the psychiatrist (UN Tech Series 98) plans to knock out
all churches in the field of mental healing. Scientology is their
first target. If they win there they will take on other churches and
so build their empire...The psychiatrist handling almost none of the
„trade“ yet obtains hundreds of millions from governments annually
over the world. For this he gives no service, injures or kills his
patients, seeks to seize anyone and everyone at a whim, yet is
strangely immune from the correct murder charges. Not even a medical
doctor is allowed to kill people. How could the allied nations hang
Germans at Nuremburg for these crimes and yet award heavy
appropriation at home to run their own death camps.
Freedom Magazine, 27 February 1969, „A Reason Psychiatrists Front
Groups Attack Scientology“.

„It has often been noted (and reported routinely in the papers) that
criminals „treated“ by psychologists and psychiatrists go out and
commit crimes. It could be suspected that these „practicioners“ used
pain-drug-hypnosis and other means (under the guise of treatment) to
induce the criminal to go out and commit more crimes. And possibly
they do...So let us look at the psychs again - what they call
„treatment“ is a suppression (by shocks, drugs, etc.) of the ability
to think. They are not honest enough, these psychs, being just
dramatizing psychotics themselves for the most part, to publish the
fact that all their „treatments“ (mayhem, really, when it is not
murder) make people more stupid...Their „treatments“ make the
criminals more stupid. The stupid commit more crimes. It is pretty
simple, really, when you look at it. Why does the state support
psychiatrists and psychologists? Because the state is stupid? Or does
it want to more citizens robbed and killed? It’s one or the other.
Take your choice.“
HCO Bulletin of 26 April 1982, „The Criminal Mind And The Psychs“

„...Then Dianetics and Scientology appeared. Here was a real, an
actual working technology. They worried about it and considered it was
a direct threat to psychiatry. And they made a very ghastly mistake.
Secretly they spent time and money all over the world to discredit and
suppresss Dianetics and Scientology. Working through heads of press
chains they controlled, working through ministers of health they had
appointed with lies and false alarms, they continuosly secretly fought
Dianetics and Scientology. Enduring these attacks and alert, Dianetics
and Scientology people somehow kept going and kept watching...Because
Scientologists broke no laws committed no crimes and had a factual,
effective mental technology they could not be destroyed. The public
was on their side. But this was not the case with psychiatry. The most
basic laws of humanity had been broken by them. Mayhem, rape, torture,
murder were commonplace crimes amongst them. Decaying bodies, dead by
violent torture, were exhumed in the ground of psychiatric asylums.
Vicious political connections, misappropriated funds, incarceration of
patients for political reasons, these with a parade of social, sexual,
drug and unnatural offenses began to fall out of the skeleton-filled
closets of psychiatry.“
Freedom Magazine, 24 September 1969, „The Fight For Freedom“.

How I Came To Believe The Conspiracy Theory

In the Sea Org I was exposed to a continous flow of „informations“ and
„data“ about „man’s biggest enemy“: psychiatry and psychology. There
were different sources and means, which transported the ideas
Hubbard’s into my mind and helped to settle them there:

1.) Daily study - I had to study Hubbard’s policies and bulletins 2 ˝
hours a day. Hubbard used to fill his works with attacks against his
believed enemies and as I had no opportunity to compare the
allegations with informations from other sources, I got accustomed
with his theories.

2.) Events - On events, especially held by the „International
Association of Scientologists“ (IAS), the „war against the enemies“
was celebrated by the leaders of the Scientology-management. One key
element of the dramaturgy of these galas, which were held every few
months, were the actions against the „psychs“. The „Citizens Commision
for Human Rights“ (CCHR) was the declared tool to wipe out psychiatry
from earth.
Len Thomas, one of my room mates and, at that time, ex-staff from CCHR
in Australia, told me that one statistic of CCHR was „the number of
psychologists/psychiatrists who give up their practice“.
During those events one of the managing agents of Scientology, mostly
Heber Jentzsch, told the audience about the wins against psychiatry
and some „new facts“ about psychiatry which formed a contrast and
emphasized the urge of the necessity for further actions, which were
announced by Jentzsch or other staff from management.
All staff had to watch those events, which took place either at „Flag“
or in another big org. In the last case the events were televised to
Clearwater and we watched it together with the publics in the
auditorium.

3.) Briefings - Two people briefed the staff regularly about the fight
against psychiatry, Interpol or the IRS: Richard Haworth, the PR Sec.
OSA EUS and „Birk“, from IAS Administrations. They simply told us the
same stories we could read in the „Impact magazines“, the voice of the
IAS.
Sometimes we could watch a televised briefing, which was originally
held on board of the „Freewinds“, f. e., a briefing by Mark Rathburn,
the IG Ethics RTC.
One day Heber Jentzsch gave the registrars a briefing in the „green
room“ of the Fort Harrison. He talked most of the time about the
crimes psychiatry would commit (administering electric shocks to
children) and encouraged us to continue with our efforts to make a
good GI.

4.) Mouth to mouth propaganda - It was forbidden for us to speak to
others about „our case“ and to give someone „entheta“ (bad news), but
it was not forbidden to talk about what Hubbard and the management
thought about psychiatry. Like the great majority of the Sea Org
members, I believed in Hubbards words and in the informations the
management had given us, too. So my personal conspiracy theory got his
final touches through its confirmation by other staff members who gave
me „additional data“:

- Len Thomas told me that the „psychs“ had practiced their business
for „thousands of lifetimes“. He said they had done thousands of
„overts“ and would be really professionals in suppressing people.
- Christian Winter read Hubbard’s science fiction-books from time to
time. He told me that the character of the „psychlos“ in one of those
books wasn’t a pure make up, but that it was based on Hubbard’s past
life experiences. The „psychlos“ are the enemies of mankind in
Hubbard’s book „Battlefield Earth“.
- A staff from FLB told me that in the seventies a crazy psychologist
from Los Angeles („Jolly“ West) killed an elephant by administering it
LSD.

When I left the Mousiol company in December ‘92 I knew the
Scientology-organization was wrong, but still my head was filled with
the ideas about a world conspiracy. I thought, especially after
hearing „Ron’s Journal ‘67“, that the events and occurrences on earth
were the product of the actions by a few people who had the power to
control the world, like Hubbard described it in RJ ‘67. Furthermore I
believed that Scientology was basically right, that Hubbard had
created a workable system for man, which enabled him to free himself
from the bonds of the psychs.


How I Came Off Again

In December ‘92/January ‘93 I wasn’t willing to talk to anybody about
my experiences with Scientology. I lived at my parents’ house in a
little village in Germany, where I spent the next months mostly with
reading books and walking about with our dog.
I felt physically exhausted but at the same time I wanted to gather as
many informations about certain things as possible.
I became interested in the history of the „Third Reich“ and of Adolf
Hitler. In Eugen Kogon’s book „The SS-State“ and in Hans Buchheim’s
expert opinion for the Auschwitz-trial „The SS - The Instrument Of
Power“ I could detect similarities between the disciplines and
structures of the Sea Org and the SS.
I’ve read Solschenizyn’s book „The Archipel Gulag“. I had the feeling
that the author was talking directly to me, when he wrote about his
experiences in the Russian concentration camps. The first time after a
long period of time I felt understood.
But I still believed in a theory of Scientology, that Hitler was just
a product of an experiment by the psychs. As I got more and more
familiar with real reading again I got confident that I was able
enough to find out who the real conspirators were and are. I became a
member of two libraries, one was the largest of the state
Baden-Württemberg, and went to work. During the time from Mid-December
‘92 until May ‘93 I did the following:

1.) I read approximately 100 books about Nazi-Germany, the SS, the
concentration camps and the annihilation of jews. The most
comprehensive book about Adolf Hitler by Joachim C. Fest with its over
1,000 pages I read twice.
I’ve studied the structure of the SS and made an own organization
board, which should help me to find a secret hierarchy, by which I
could detect „the men behind Hitler“.
I read the books of Ernst Klee, who was an expert writer of the
euthanisa-project of Hitler, the project which led to the death of
thousands of disabled children and adults in the gas chambers of
psychiatric institutions. The killing of the victims was actually
supervised by a psychiatrist Werner Heyde. That actually fit in my
world picture, but when I read more about the structures of that
project I discovered that Heyde had to report to two SS-men, Viktor
Brack and Christian Wirth, who had to report themselves to Philipp
Bouhler, the head of the „Führerkanzlei“, directly under Hitler
himself. I finally found out that there hadn’t been any psychiatric
conspiracy during the Third Reich and Hitler hadn’t been definitely a
puppet of somebody else.

2.) As I still believed in a conspiracy I read about 20 books about
various secret services: The CIA, the KGB, the NSA, the BND (the
German secret service). I couldn’t discovered that they were actually
directing the course of the world, although they had the tendency and
the claim to do so.

3.) I read 20 books about secret societies and tried to make links
between them to find the common denominator. Although the wildest
speculations were mentioned in those books about world conspiracy of
Free Masons or the Illuminati, they couldn’t come up with an actual
proof that such a conspiracy really existed.
Frank McCall, a founding Sea Org member wrote me in one letter about
the „New World Order“, another variant of the Illuminati-theory, which
was made popular in the US by Gary Allen’s book during the seventies.
When I found that book in the library and read some chapters of
Allen’s stupid allegations I finally realized that the believe in a
world conspiracy was rather a sign of a mental shortcoming than of a
sound mind. My interest in finding the „conspirator of earth“ dropped
down to zero.

4.) I began to read the critical books about Scientology I was
forbidden to read while I was in Scientology. First I studied the more
harmless books, then I dared to read the „dangerous ones“, f. e., the
books of Friedrich Wilhelm Haack, a cult expert from the Protestant
Church in Germany, who had been one of most hated people by
Scientology in this area.
I learned:
- that Hubbard had been a member of an occult order with the name
O.T.O during the midforties.
- that during the seventies the „Guardian’s Office“ of Scientology had
committed burglaries into the Finance and Justice Office of the US and
that Mary Sue Hubbard had been sentenced to a four year prison term.
- that on OT 3 one would have to audit „body thetans“, invisible
beings, which are stucked to the body.
- that 75,000,000 years ago the head of a galactic confederation,
Xenu, implanted the population of 76 planets with atomic bombs,
exploding on volcanoes, and with a 3-D motion picture which was shown
to the victims for 36 days.

I read several critical books about Scientology, but I still believed
that Hubbard was basically good and that his ideology had to have
something essential. Then finally the affidavits of Anne Rosenblum and
Tonya Burden, both Ex-CMO messengers, „came across“ in one book. I
read these declarations several times and I got a real conflict in my
mind.
Then on one evening in May I asked myself what I would loose if the
whole ideology of Hubbard revealed itself as nothing more than crap. I
thought I would loose nothing and that was the moment I was finally
relieved from Scientology and its ideas.

During the time I spoke with noone about my views, except with one
friend of a human rights group, who told me that he didn’t believe in
a world conspiracy, but that I should check it out by myself. I didn’t
receive neither any de-programming nor counseling by cult-experts. The
subject Scientology wasn’t discussed in my parents’ house.

Before I started to look independently into the above mentioned
matters I had been completely obsessed with the ideas of Scientology.
I was determined to spend my whole life in the Sea Org, working 14
hours a day and more. While in the Sea Org I believed every written or
spoken word of Hubbard. During that time I disqualified every
non-Scientologist as a wog and every Scientology-critic as a
„suppressive person“. I was the standard example of a dedicated Sea
Org member: Physically and mentally exhausted, but 100 % fanatic.

When I was finally forced to proove the ideas of Hubbard against the
actual facts I came into trouble, as his ideology wasn’t based at all
on actual research or on his „urge to help mankind“ but was created by
the Hubbard’s deep fear of himself.

K) My Personal Opinion About Scientology

The Scientology Ideology

I think one reason why Hubbard created Dianetics and Scientology was
sub-consciously to find a way of a solution for his severe psychic
problems. The letter Hubbard wrote to the Medical Veterans
Administrations in October 1947 shows a deeply desperated man unable
to deal with life in general and himself. He couldn’t find appropriate
help then and invented therefore a system which should proove that the
world was wrong and he was right.
On the OT-levels the Scientologist has to get rid of „spiritual
beings“ who are attached to his body, the „body thetans“. That can be
viewed as a kind of modern exorcism. One advocate of the Social
Psychiatry, Gaetano Benedetti, gave two characteristic features of
schizophrenia among others in his great book „Death Landscapes Of The
Soul“: Hallucination and mania. The OT-levels of Scientology are very
good examples of both of these characteristics:
On „OT III“ one reads in the classified documents that Hubbard claimed
to have found out the big secret of this universe, that 75 million
years ago, a galactical head with the name „Xenu“ had enslaved the
population of „this sector“ by the means of hydrogen bombs and mass
implanting (=mania).
On „New OT VII“ the Scientologist has to free himself of millions of
body thetans and, as a final drill, communicate with plants and
receive communication by them (=hallucination).
These „sacred scriptures“ are treated as highly confidential material
and are stored behind high security areas, like the ones at the FSO.
Hubbard invented Scientology to force his reality about life, his
paranoia and schizophrenia, upon mankind. Maybe he really wanted to
free himself and others from the „beings“, he believed he and other
men were surrounded with. Who knows. However that may be, Scientology
is a secure, artificial way into schizophrenia. If one gets forced to
believe that he is surrounded by millions of ghosts, if he isn’t
actually, and if he has to believe, that he is a victim of a
galactical conspiracy, which hadn’t happened, then one has to get
schizophrenic.
Hubbard was schizophrenic and paranoid and his ideology is a direct
product of the state of his sick mind.

The Scientology Organization And David Miscavige

As the Scientology ideology reflects Hubbard, the organization
reflects his personality too. The Scientology organization wants to
draw a picture for the „ouside world“ of a religious group which is
beneficial for all mankind. But if one looks behind the curtains one
will find a cynic, totalitarian slave system that doesn’t accept
anything except Hubbard, Scientology and its demagogues of today.
If one, like Steven Fishman, leaves a paranoid system like
Scientology, he was part of, and holds a mirror to it, then the system
must do anything possible to destroy him. The system cannot endure the
fact that someone shows the world how it really is. One characteristic
of paranoia is the inability of reflecting oneself. The behaviour of
Scientology against Steven Fishman and Dr. Uwe Geertz shows to what
extent the organization is paranoid and dangerous.
Judge Breckenridge wrote in his memorandum of the Armstrong-case in
1984: „The organization clearly is schizophrenic and paranoid, and the
bizarre combination seems to be a reflection of its founder LRH.“ That
judgement is still valid today.
If one is a Scientologist he is both a victim and a perpetrator. The
higher one climbs in the hierarchy of Scientology the more he solely
gets more and more a perpetrator. Miscavige is truly the successor of
Hubbard. He isn’t indeed the „great inventor“ like Hubbard. It is also
not clear if he actually believes in the „technology“. But being the
leader of a totalitarian, criminal and paranoid system like
Scientology, he must be at least a criminal and paranoid perpetrator
of the same quality as Hubbard was.
People like Miscavige, who are treating other people dependable on him
like slaves and are responsible for severe crimes, are a threat for
every society. If one acts like Miscavige but wouldn’t bother to cover
it as „religious matter“, he would immediately be sent to prison or
placed behind psychiatric bars through the legislation of every modern
state. Miscavige should be treated the same way. Noone has the right
to enslave human beings and destroy men of a different opinion just
because of „religious reasons“.

L) List Of Attached Documents

A) Brief Description Of My Scientology Career

- In The Sea Org

Document 1: Certificate about the successful completion of the course
„Staff Status I“ on „Product 1“.

Document 2: The „Posting Order“, which made my promotion to the
„Director of Procurement“ official.

Document 3: The application letter for a new visa at the US consulate
in Germany. The most interesting sentence in it: „He will not be
involved in the selling of articles or the solicitation or acceptance
of donations.“

Document 4: The flight ticket from Saint Petersburg to
Frankfurt/Germany

- The Mousiol Company

Document 5: Impact No. 34, May 1991, the magazine of the
„International Association of Scientologists“.
Page 16 above, from right to left: The „President“ of the FSO, Peter
Mousiol, Achim Bendig, Kay Barre and two other Scientologists.
Page 18: Karlheinz Schneider receives the „Patron Meritorious“-plaque
by Guillaume Lesevre, „Executive Director International“.
Page 19: Peter Mousiol receives the „Patron Meritorious“-plaque by
Guillaume Lesevre.
Page 20 and 21: Detlev Foullois and Karl-Erich Heilig are awarded with
the „Gold Meritorious“-status by Guillaume Lesevre and Janet Light,
„President IAS Administrations“.

Document 6: The report of Peter Mousiol, written in October ‘92.

B) The Managing Of The Flag Service Org In Theory And Practice

- How I Experienced David Miscavige’s Role In Scientology

Document 7: Source No. 90, November 1993, German edition, „The
Magazine of the Flag Land Base“.
Page 18: The announcement of the „Office of the RTC-Representatives“.
Quote from the text: „Mr. Miscavige said: ‘I have established an
Office of RTC-Representatives here at Flag. I cannot always be here,
and it is the wish of RTC, that nothing is in the way of those, who
want to go OT as fast as possible.’“
With the installation of a RTC-office at the FSO he bypasses the whole
management of Scientology.

- The FSO Under Hubbard

Document 8: Some examples of „LRH Advices“ which were contained in my
„Full Hat Pack“.

C) How Scientology Ethics Was Applied

Document 9: Source No. 95, Spring 1995, German edition, „The Magazine
of the Flag Land Base“.
Page 16: Picture and interview with Richard Reiss, „Senior Case
Supervisor FSO“.

Document 10: Source No. 95, Spring 1995, German edition, „The Magazine
of the Flag Land Base“.
Page 2: Picture of the „Executive Council of the FSO“: Debbie Cook,
Commanding Officer FSO is standing in front. Mark Lizer, the
replacement of the „Executive Director“ Wiebke Hansen of the
Scientology-organization in Hamburg, is the fifth from left. Tristan
Buchanan, former „Supercargo FSO“ is standing far left.

E) The Politics Of Control Within the Sea Org

- The Means Of Control

Document 11: HCO Bulletin of 7 May 1968, „UPPER INDOC TRs“. During one
of the executive meetings we had to drill „Upper Indoc TRs“ to get
more able in controlling juniors.

Document 12: HCO Policy Letter of 15 February 1979, „VERBAL TECH:
PENALTIES“. It shows that it isn’t allowed in Scientology to discuss
or interprete the „technology“ of Hubbard.

H) „Fair Game“ Or The Designated „Handling“ Of „Squirrels“

Document 13: HCO Policy Letter of 29 June 1968, „ENROLLMENT IN
SUPPRESSIVE GROUPS“. That policy was the guideline for the treatment
of the public, mentioned in this chapter.

J) The Scientology Theory Of A World Conspiracy

- Quotes Of Hubbard

Document 14: Impact No. 55, Fall 1994, the magazine of the
„International Association of Scientologists“.
Page 6 and 7: The article „The criminal mind and the psychs“ by L. Ron
Hubbard.

- How I Came Off

Document 15: My self-made command-structure of the SS. At the far
right one can see that the top-psychiatrist of the euthanasia-project
had to report to two men of the SS.

Document 16: The reply of a letter I wrote to the „Central Board of
the Jews in Germany“, in which I asked them if they knew anything
about a big conspiracy of psychiatrists and psychologists against them
during World War II. I was referred in that letter to the Institute of
Contemporary History“ in Munich.

Document 17: The letter of Frank McCall, in which he stated his theory
about the „New World Order“.

III) APPENDIX

I declare under penalty of perjury that the aforementioned facts set
forth are true and correct.

Respectfully Submitted,
Dated: April 19, 1996

________________________
Martin Ottmann
c/o EZW
Hölderlinplatz 2 A
70193 Stuttgart
Germany


Ceon Ramon

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>The courses were „Introduction To Scientology Ethics“, „Welcome To The
>Sea Org“, „Basic Sea Org Member Hat“ and the „Personal Grooming

>Course.

What the heck is the "Personal Grooming Course"?

--Barbara


Berniemaus

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Im Artikel <4pside$s...@nntp4.u.washington.edu>, ce...@u.washington.edu
(Ceon Ramon) schreibt:


>What the heck is the "Personal Grooming Course"?

>--Barbara

As i know the newbie C-Org members ar taught in how to keep their clothing
and rooms clean and so on.
thats very hard coz they have to poduce 100 hours a week or more.
But first they have to do "product zero", means qualifying to C-Org

bernie

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