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Arnie Lerma replies to Scientology's Internet position paper



Church of Scientology officials and U.S. Marshals raided Arnie Lerma's home 
in Virginia for suspected copyright violations back in 1995:
http://www.cnn.com/US/9508/scientology/

Arnie sent a copy of the so-called secret scriptures to the Washington 
Post, which Scientology promptly sued for copyright infringement.

Previous Politech message ((also, I have some other replies that I'll send 
along shortly):
http://www.politechbot.com/p-03917.html

-Declan
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Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 01:43:46 -0400
To: declan@well.com
From: Arnaldo Lerma <alerma@bellatlantic.net>
Subject: Scientology internet 'paper'

Hi declan,

               The first word of the subject of the paper, says Church.

  this is a lie.  see http://www.lermanet.com/LRonHubbard2.htm


  From: Hubbard Communications Office Policy Letter, 12 February 1969 , on 
page 119 of the 1969 version of Volume 6 of the Hubbard Organization 
Executive Course ""All Orgs are now Churches" and "Stationary is to reflect 
fact than orgs are churches" and "All public literature must state that Scn 
is religious" It also states "This may or may not be publicly acceptable. 
This is NOT the point. It is a requisite defense."

  I have a hard copy of this in the bound volume in my possession..

  Hubbard invoked the religious cloaking device after Scientology lost the 
first FDA E-meter trial... and won the right to a new trial on appeal.... 
based on this trumped up religiosity...

I watched with mine own eyes in 1969 as "PRE-CLEAR FOLDER ADMIN" turned 
into "CONFESSIONAL FORMULARY", we were asked to wear white "collars" and 
watched as a cross was dragged into the building through the front door... 
WHILE ALL THE STAFF WATCHED AND KNEW IT WAS MERELY A "JOKE" AT THE TIME TO 
FOOL THE US GOVERNMENT

"I attest this to be exactly the truth." says Roger Gonnet - Ex-director of 
Scientology in Paris

I later, much later learned that this policy was to try and handle this case:

"An individual processed with the aid of the E-meter was said to reach the 
intended goal of "clear" and was led to believe there was reliable 
scientific proof that once cleared many, indeed most illnesses would 
automatically be cured. Auditing was guaranteed to be successful. All this 
was and is false -- in short, a fraud. " Federal District Judge Gesell 333 
F. Supp. 357; 1971 U.S. Dist

[incomplete message in original --DBM]




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