In writing you, I am assuming that you are, as Scientology outed you, the “Peacock” in Freedom. I want to thank you then for talking to the Saint Petersburg Times about your experiences and for speaking out against the violence at Int.
Long term traumatization in that environment, which is so devoid of reason but so dominated by fear, is a phenomenon that is coming into society’s consciousness, so thanks also to you and the other ex-staff for adding to that knowledge. Your experience is painful, my heart goes out to you, and I wish you a full, fun and fast recovery. And I pray that the end is near for Miscavige’s tyranny.
I’m also assuming that to some extent at least you act in concert with the other contributors to http://www.scientology-cult.com
who describe themselves as:
a think tank of loyal Scientologists formed around the recognition that Scientology’s problems trace directly to the hidden corruption and criminality of David Miscavige, the self-appointed dictator who subverted Scientology.
Our purpose is to provide transparency to all sides and thereby bring Scientology out of its own Dark Age and into present time where it belongs.
Non-violent, non-corporate and non-commercial, our only pledge is to observe and state what we have observed, do what we can to help and support those abused by Miscavige and bring about a reformation of the subject to its real purpose -- giving people greater freedom in their lives.
My conclusion is that Miscavige didn’t subvert Scientology, but rather prolonged Scientology as it was then being directed. The change from the Hubbard regime to the Miscavige regime was seamless, and virtually all of us who were Scientologists at the time helped make it and accept it as seamless.
Scientology’s “enemies,” the “Suppressive Persons” that the leaders made targets, remained the same from regime to regime, and their treatment and handling remained the same. Of course Miscavige, not eliminating or altering the SP doctrine but enforcing it according to his command intention, manufactured ever more SPs and enemies to treat and handle as enemies as policy directed.
Scientology’s SP enemies, if honestly confronted, are actually the organization’s or religion’s victims. The bigger an enemy someone was considered by Miscavige, and Hubbard, the greater the victimization. “Enemies” in Scientology, as you know, are people that the leader considers threaten his operations, that is who, in his evaluation, put Scientology at risk, or could keep it from working.
The leader’s operations, that is, Scientology, include, of course, victimizing these “enemies.” Victimization is the only treatment and handling Miscavige, Hubbard, and the SP doctrine permitted. Scientologists, no matter where they were in the organization, adhered to the doctrine and supported the treatment and handling the head directed or intended.
Scientologists accepted their own victimizing by Scientology and Scientologists in order to support Scientology’s and Scientologists’ victimizing of others, the people the leader says are putting them at risk. All of Miscavige’s personal, physical, violent victimization of his Sea Org underlings was accepted, and no one put a stop to it, in order to continue to support Scientology’s war on these enemies.
Accepting of their victimization includes Scientologists denial of being a victim at all. Hubbard, of course, to keep Scientologists from objecting to his victimizing them even defined “Scientologist” to be “one who is not a victim.” Miscavige simply continued Hubbard’s definition, and used it to heap more abuse on his Scientologist victims. You were victimized.
Technical Bulletins Volume 5 (c) 1991 L. Ron Hubbard Library wrote:
I was victimized inside, but I am not constrained by Hubbard’s and Miscavige’s sociopathic definitions, attitudes, policies and practices relating to victims and victimization. I was a victim inside Scientology, and I’ve been a victim since Miscavige found out I’d left his control. I oppose Scientology and Scientologists because they victimize me, my husband, my daughter, friends and good people all over the world, pursuant to their Suppressive Person doctrine. I’m also opposed to Scientology and Scientologists because they victimize Scientologists. Every lie Hubbard ever told victimizes Scientologists. I will never be a Scientologist.
Based on the above, I have some questions that are important to me, for you, and the other people speaking up now, who apparently are still Scientologists and want to keep Scientology working but want to get rid of Miscavige:
1. Why should I support you?
2. Why should any of Scientology’s victims support you?
3. More importantly, why should we not oppose you?