Rest assured, these fine products are every bit as worthless as the Scientology models. Anyone here could partake regularly in those forums without breaking the rules. In late 2005 Hungarian intelligence agencies warned the Hungarian government that Scientologists have smuggled dozens of E-meters into the country, which threatens national security since are controlled equipment under law, which cannot be imported or posessed by private entities. Some years ago I was at Flag where I had just wasted 2 intensives on a Sec Chek. Exactly why I keep trying to spell out the difference in the E-Meter article, an E-meter measures resistence. This is engineering malpractice because if 3.
It was popularized for by in a series of papers published in German in 1906 and in English in 1919. This plaintiff claimed that, after being audited with the device, she was encouraged to pay tens of thousands of euros for vitamins, books, and courses to improve her condition. As we long ago suspected, the intervention of a mechanical gadget between the auditor and the preclear had a tendency to depersonalize the session. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. I have solo-audited and this makes perfect sense to me now. And of course Bent Corydon, who published all of one book and has no other qualifications. He then pries open the back to get a look at the mess of wires and circuit boards inside.
Succinct and to the point about Marty. Furthermore, attacking longstanding editors, such as myself, that came here to help based on your post at doesn't help your cause. Because they repaired them, they knew that the cheapest components were used, including germanium transistors, which had long been considered obsolete elsewhere. Like everyone else, I thought maybe Hubbard had stumbled on to something that might help Man kind. Thank you, Marie and OhioBuckeye. This was dubbed the Hubbard electrometer.
The patent is now expired and in the public domain. . The issue is with those few who prey on others by pretending or inventing beliefs with the purpose of gaining undue influence over others. The Wheatstone Bridge is not even essential to the E-meter, no more than a gasoline engine is essential to an automobile. Meanwhile, our article claims Hubbard as the inventor of the E-meter. These changes are caused by chemicals in the blood, such as adrenalin, and by nerve signals. No one who isn't an involved party does that.
Ideally we should find more sources. Like the Flag Land Base look-listen system. Auditors were trained into a mechanical routine that works on a doll but not on a human. As the electrical properties electrodermal activity of the subject's body changes during the counseling, the resulting changes in the small electric current are displayed in needle movements on a large analog panel meter. However, no one, including Scientologists, have ever seen that research. Overts are destructive or aggressive acts, which would sound like the same thing, except the overt-motivator cycle is just a standard thing that is considered to occur regularly in Scientology methodology. Scientology really should give the money back! Therefore, it can be safely assumed that a floating needle is a floating needle regardless of where the tone arm position may be.
The assumption that current goes across the chest is not sound, but the amount of horrific reading needed to grasp this is simply astounding. Where are the results published? Not only is this speculation, but it is sloppy scientific methodology. Avoid stating opinions as facts. In fact, research by Harvard University specialists in scientific methods showed that the best experimental psi research today is not only conducted according to proper scientific standards, but usually adheres to more rigorous protocols than are found in contemporary research in both the social and physical sciences. A Close Look at Quackery in America.
How can a soup can be more responsive or precise than a silver electrode? And, is he gripping the cans with exactly the same pressure throughout the audit? Comments that do not directly add to the discussion will be removed and can also result in temp bans. Hubbard Communications Office, East Grinstead, Sussex, England. The Scientology meter was smaller, based on rather than , and powered by a low-voltage rather than. Either he had discarded his interest in E-Meters, or he was unable to make the transition to transistors. We are not going to prefer supportive observers over unfriendly observers. Did that diff answer your question about what I was talking about or not? He was, like, from nowhere, and this part of his book shows it.
In addition, perhaps because of the way my browser displays it, the text of the chapters isn't exactly sequential. How is that information helpful to the reader? If the article were as bad as you say, addressing a single point would be like shooting apples in a barrel. You could argue that the meter is still useful in therapy. And by doing so we might be losing the opportunity to study and apply subjects that might change our lives for the better. L Ron Hubbard audited most of life using the emeter. To this day, I still see it happening the way I described it. The Corydon book is a source, the kind of source that Wikipedia greatly prefers.
New religious movement scholar Douglas Cowan writes that Scientologists cannot progress along without an E-meter, and that Hubbard even told Scientologists to buy two E-meters, in the event that one of them fails to operate. That sounds a lot better to me. The Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology. When it comes to the E-Meter, there is likely no more qualified expert on earth. Personally I consider, except in ethical aspects, that the meter and its proponents deserve about as much respect and standing as , but technically I do not see much that is objectionable in the current version of the article, having skimmed it very superficially. We have a reliable secondary source about Breeding and Wallis' involvement, so option 3 is right out, but with only such source doing so, I think 2 is more appropriate than 1.
It is almost like a religion invented by a hack science fiction and fantasy writer… Sprinkled in with the false assertions he also used true information. What does everyone else think? Thanks to attorney Scott Pilutik for permission to reproduce his essay. However, a little preliminary research leads me to believe that a person could read official Scientology materials and come away from them with the impression that the scenario described is in fact just what would happen in that situation. Religion Inc: the Church of Scientology, , 1986, p. You could generously give him the benefit of the doubt or say it is a symbolic statement intended to give the flavor of the false memory, not specific facts. So the patent examiner is examining primary sources and secondary sources and making a determination that certain claims are novel; that aspect of the patent is secondary. I am willing to say, it is a good critique and I appriceate your specificity toward uniform editing, but none of it replies the paragraph which is in violation of policy.