Subject: daily word 9 Date: 18 Jun 1996 01:04:57 GMT HUMOR, humor is rejection. The abilit
Subject: daily word #9
From: av282@FreeNet.Carleton.CA (Martin G. V. Hunt)
Date: 18 Jun 1996 01:04:57 GMT
HUMOR, humor is rejection. The ability to reject. The ability to throw
something away. That is *humor*.
Hubbard had a bug up his ass about humor, as we can see in the Jokers
and Degraders PL. This is really one of the defining aspects of a
Scientologist, closely mimicking the great man's behaviour about humour.
Humour is fine if it is directed at the psychs. Humour directed at
Scientology or LRH is suppressive. It is rejection. Hubby must have
felt the whip and sting of being laughed at...possibly over his tall
This is from Otto Roos, as quoted in Corydon's Madman or Messiah?, p 373:
"... He shouted that he had never had such reads.
He screamed that I and the others had 'of course talked and laughed
about it' among ourselves, and had 'undoubtedly told this all over the
It describes Hubbard's anger at having a few bad reads on the meter
(rockslams?), but look at his comment on laughter behind his back.
This sort of thing pisses anyone off, of course, but perhaps Hubby
was unusually sensitive to being laughed at, and indeed felt it to
be a rejection.
In the TRs during bullbaiting, the buttons of the student are found
and flattened. Most of these buttons are humour buttons; the student
is flunked for laughing at a joke of some kind, a funny face, a funny
Let's take another example. Most people think glee as cheerfulness,
laughter, broad smiles, etc. Here's how Hubbard defines glee for us:
GLEE, a kind of insanity. *Glee* is a special kind of embarrassed
giggling. You'll know it when you see it. When you see *glee* on
some fellow on a post, realize it's because he doesn't understand
what he's doing. He's ignorant about something and above that is
confusion and above the confusion is *glee*.
"Insanity"? "Ignorant"? "Confusion"? Hubbard is trashing people
who like to giggle, smirk, laugh...be happy. Ever look on the
tone scale for happiness? Significantly, it isn't there. This
is supposed to contain all human emotionla states. Where's happiness?
There's little room in the deadly serious world of Scientology for
a bit of humour on the way.
Read KSW-1 for the best look at Scientologists' lack of a funny bone:
"We're not playing some minor game in Scientology. It isn't cute or
something to do for lack of something better.
"The whole agonized future of this planet, every Man, Woman and Child
on it, and your own destiny for the next endless trillions of years depend
on what you do here and now with and in Scientology.
"This is a deadly serious activity. And if we miss getting out of the
trap now, we may never again have another chance.
Cogito, ergo sum.
This entire rant is a *perfect* example of the most utterly reprehensible
bigotry and senseless hatred that lies behind Martin Hunt's every
"contribution" to this newsgroup. - Whippersnapper
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