> RUNNING CCHs (Level 1 tape)
> A lecture given on 22 June 1961
> SHSBC-18 renumbered 20, of 22 Jun 61, Running CCHs
> [rerecorded by St. Hill]
> [75 min long]
> [Checked against the old pre-clearsound academy cassettes,
> material missing from the clearsound version is marked ">"]
> >>>>>>>>>>>> ENTIRE FIRST SECTION WAS CUT >>>>>>>>>
> [This entire opening section was cut, up to the point marked
> with >>>> below. For easier reading, we did not mark each line.]
> Got a piece of interesting news today. The Explorer's Club just
> awarded me flag number 163 for the Ocean Archeological Expedition.
> Some of you are wondering "What's this expedition? Yeah,
> what's this expedition?"
> Well, a long story, but in 1950 a fellow named Palmer walked
> into the Explorer's Club just as I was leaving the mailroom
> and Palmer says to me, he says "Hey Ron, You want an expedition?"
> And I said "a ... sure." (laughter)
> And he said "Well, there's a whole bunch of Greek and Roman
> statuary that was being brought from Athens to Rome and the
> ship went aground on the North side of the Duo-decanies,
> and its been there ever since and they just located it in about
> thirty fathoms of water," he says, "And nobody's having anything
> to do with it until we have permission from the Greek government
> and so forth, and we called the thing and we're getting it all
> organized and everything was going along fine, and all of a sudden
> the government of Ecuador - " he was in an awfull rush, "The
> government of Ecuador has just grabbed all of us to explore the
> hinterland of Ecuador." And that's always a very juicy activity,
> you know, when a South American government tells you to explore
> the hinterland because they pay you. And that is almost unheard
> of. And they actually pay you by giving you a half a million square
> miles of headhunter-ridden jungle or something of the sort.
> But anyhow, he was on his way and he was picking up a couple of
> fellows instantly and as a matter of fact they were walking into
> the club and they had - despite the mustaches they looked very
> Ecuadorian and they were seeing him to settle these affairs.
> Well, anyhow, this fellow threw all of his papers and so forth
> with regards to this expedition in my box at the club. And
> two days later I was just about to put my hand in and recover
> them when May 9th occured, 1950. That was an interesting day.
> It was publication day of Dianetics The Modern Science of Mental
> I want to call something to your attention. It's eleven years
> later. There's 11 years more algie accumulated on this statuary.
> And I haven't had a breather, haven't had a breather at all. It
> doesn't take very long. It doesn't mean that I would be vastly
> absent for any lenght of time. Actually what you do is you take
> the sunny stormless period of the year, which is not necessarily
> summer as anyone in the West Indies will tell you, and you take
> a run down and get your feet wet, let the diver get his hose
> snagged on the coral, you know. Do what you gotta do, survery
> it and lay it out, and next year you go back, push it around a
> little bit further and then you happen to find out that Alexander
> the Great's Wall of Tyre is very interesting, you see. So you drop
> down and see what's happening there and you accumulate various
> things. We have now accumulated the Maritime Museum at Greenwich -
> is now one of our boosters, and the Museum of the United States
> Naval Academy at Anapolis is one of our boosters, and we're
> accumulating left and right, and actually the nephew of Round
> The World Slocum - you heard him round the world single handed
> in a twenty-eight foot boat, Slocum. Well his nephew is a Royal
> Navy retired captain, so he has now joined this ship's company.
> This kind of thing starts snowballing, you see.
> And all you do is innocently lift your head and say "I think I
> will go on an expedition." And you've said it. Actually it doesn't
> take very much time. You decide, you see, that an expedition or
> something that people disappear into small igloos for six months
> at a crack or something like this. This isn't the way it goes at
> all. I call to your attention there are aircraft these days which
> put you in the area where your people have been working getting
> things ready, and put you in the area on a Tuesday, you see, and
> you can pull out from that area on a following Wednesday and you
> keep up with it pretty closely.
> Anyway, we have a ship, a hundred and eleven tons wind screw
> desiel schooner, that I have rebuilt on paper now into an
> expeditionary vessel. Arguing with the United States Coast
> Guard as to whether or not its a scientific ship or a yacht
> and whether or not it can remain to be a yacht and still be used
> as a scientific ship, and almost ready to throw up my hands and
> fly the Panamanian flag if not the Jolly Rodger. [laughter]
> I've just been sort of working on this in my spare time,
> not that I have quite a bit of that, and getting it together.
> Nothing very dramatic in the way of progress. We hit these
> dramatic points because you have to be pretty well accredited
> or reputed in order to get accredation on an expedition. They
> don't give that to every body.
> The Explorer's Club hadn't written me and hadn't written me and
> hadn't written me. They had me right there at wait on the pre-have
> scale. And I finally wrote them a letter to ask them if my letter
> had been lost or something of the sort or if I had been taken
> out of the files or something and just today, why their delay was
> explained. They had already put it before the flag comittee and
> the board of directors and that sort of thing, so the expedition
> as of that action it became an official scientific expedition -
> Ocean Archeological Survery with the purpose of discovering
> various periods of marine history in the past as possibly represented
> on the floors of sunken harbors which had long since passed from
> the view of man where there are, of course, still ships. And
> I don't guarantee that we wouldn't stop by on some of this stuff
> sunk here in World War II and pick up some tommy guns. (laughter)
> But anyhow, an expedition of this character does get a sort of
> lonely activity, because people are always spinning the idea that
> you might bring up the Crown jewels of Ophir or something of the
> sort. No telling what might happen. Anyway the wide blue horizon
> opened up and there it is and I just thought I would tell you about
> Ever see the Exporer's Club flag?
> [noise, voices]
> I've got it upside down. There it is.
> [voice in background, unintelligible]
> Yup. Now this flag is not in bad shape. It was just carried by
> Waldo Smith on his expedition into the Belgian Congo just
> before the recent difficulties.
> My old flag - I've pinned it up there on the bulletin board for
> you to see - is reported to me to be in such a state of dishebile
> that it couldn't be issued to ... [laughter] - which is absolutely
> true. Hurricans are only supposed to go about a hundred miles an
> hour, but that particular flag was flying all through in a hurricane
> that was blowing a hundred and eighty five miles an hour at
> anchorage - that was really rough.
> All right, well I've probably used up the tape ration on you.
> But anyway there's the tale about it. Thought you might be
> I don't always have my attention on the hot brains, don't always.
> But actually, although I do other things, neither do I let them
> get in my road. All right, I keep my job up. Try to anyway.
> Now, understand that you are probably going through a number of
> catastrophies, probably have run into some imponderables and I
> wish to tell you somewhat amusedly that Johannesburg has found
> a new way of running the CCHs. You just sit there and pump
> somebody's hands for many hours hoping there will be a reaction.
> I have a hint for that area, they should read the bulletin.
> They got one guy on a course that isn't progressing, in spite of
> the fact that they are running for hours and hours and hours and
> hours on CCH 1 with no reaction so Routine 1 isn't working.
> [comment from audience - unintelligible]
> Oh no! Well, a three hundred word cable has just gone out. We
> insulated the telex up here. Actually the cable is pretty articulate,
> it hardly gibbers at all. [laughter]
> Now ... [clearsound begins "All right" taken from above, and
> then continues with next word below]
> >>>>>>>>>>>>> END OF CUT SECTION >>>>>>>>>>
> [All right]. I'd better cover the running of the CCHs just
> for fun, just for fun, just as an amusing activity that, of
> course, has no relationship to anybody that's ever going to
> make a mistake - particularly here.
> **Rest of lecture snipped
> SHSBC-113 ren 119 20 Feb 1962 (Level 2 tape)
> WHAT IS A WITHHOLD
> [Clearsound checked against old reels. This lecture has
> many omissions in the clearsound version. The omissions
> are marked ">".]
> (60 min)
> > OK. You have, by the way, seen an example of sec checking
> > on rudiments, as opposed to prepchecking, and you had three
> > or four rudiments live on the other session, the first session
> > you saw, you remember that? The earlier session, same pc.
> > And the auditor just swept these by grandly - you remember -
> > and you gasped with horror - you remember gasping slightly
> > with horror?
> > And today you saw me handling them with sec checking, and
> > going in and straightening up every rudiment or trying to,
> > and bypassing prepchecking. We never got to prepchecking,
> > did we? We never got to our business at all. If it is
> > all right with you Fred, we will now ask the pc.
> > You understand, this is not preordained particularly - it
> > just isn't taped so as to give you and example of which is
> > which - it just turns out that you now have an example of
> > which is which.
> > All right, which session gave you the most gain, Fred?
> > Fred: The first one.
> > The first one. We handled the whole ruddy lot with
> > prepchecking, didn't we? And in the other one we never got
> > any auditing done to amount to anything. Go ahead and tell
> > them what you told me at the end of the session about having
> > the areas confused.
> > Fred: Well - you'd asked me about the withhold on something -
> > had to do with money, and I had three different areas, you
> > notice, the Center Theatre, The American Theatre Association,
> > a big area there, and this area here. And I wasn't sure about
> > which area the withhold was in. And on Thursday, in prepchecking,
> > coming around to "What about such and such", the number one
> > question - every time you came around to the number one question,
> > I knew where I was. I could locate myself kind of on the track,
> > and what are we working on together here. I knew where I was
> > every time the number one question came around. We got a new
> > number one question, we had it narrowed down to one area and
> > cleaned that up before we went on to something else. This time
> > I wasn't sure and like I say - well gee - where? you know? what?
> > Something like this.
> > Okay, All right, good enough.
> > Okay, you see this? Well we learn what we learn. That was
> > not scheduled to teach you these two things. You should
> > understand these are live sessions, they're not demonstrations.
> > You learn what you learn out of something like this. Of course
> > I feel silly when I don't get a pc pressed on forward.
> > I didn't intend actually to run into this much crash on this,
> > and frankly an hour or an hour and fifteen minute session is a
> > very short session for me. I normally will audit three to five
> > hours in a session. And I'm having to scale my sessioning down,
> > see, and that's a demonstration.
> > Frankly, it it my opinion after this session, that the
> > more you monkey around with rudiments except for havingness
> > why the less auditing you're going to get done. That's just
> > what we sort of meet. That does not apply to 3D criss cross,
> > but we've got prepchecking now, and it is a highly precise
> > activity, and I don't think that sec checking even vaguely
> > compares to it. That's my opinion. I couldn't get it off
> > the launching pad. If we'd gone on auditing, I would've given
> > him a break and said "Well none of this is clear, none of these
> > things are null". I would've given him a break and we would've
> > had a cigarette. I would've brought him back into it and started
> > a new session. See? I would've ended that session and started
> > a new session instantly, and I would have swung right into the
> > rudiments. "All right, this one's live and this one's live",
> > I would've told him, see? And then I would've come down on
> > prepchecking and I would've said "Well, what about money?", or
> > "What about taking money?" or "What about this subject?",
> > because this seemed to be the subject we were on. And then I
> > would have gone ahead and cleaned it up by area and type of
> > withhold and so forth, and I would have cleaned it up properly.
> > But I was trying to clean that up with the who and the when,
> > if you will notice, just who and when, and man it didn't spring
> > did it? So scrub it. It didn't spring. If I can't do it, I can't
> > expect you to. Okay?
> > There's no substitute, apparantly, for just full dress parade,
> > clean zone, troups to colors, prepchecking. Get a zero, proceed
> > from the zero, go to your one. Proceed from your one to your
> > one sub one. You know? Whatever it is. There's no substitute
> > for it.
> > I've run a couple of sessions since I was that ... Well, I ran
> > another session particularly, I was just standing on my head. I
> > could've been sitting there knitting, like the children's tutor
> > does, teaches in school without strain.
> > This requires no strain on the auditor. This puts quite a strain
> > on the auditor. You don't know where you are going. And this
> > other ... I ran a 3 and a half hour prepcheck session, terrific
> > numbers of withholds blowing off the line, just giddy, there was
> > nothing to it - Sunday night. I woke up ready to go to a dance
> > There wasn't anything to this on the auditor. Okay?
> > Do we have ... Peter, is that ... that's all right ...
> > Oh, we didn't put that demonstration on, did we? Oh you
> > did, well three cheers, that's a good experience, that's a
> > good experiment, thank you, thank you very much.
> All right. This is Saint Hill Special Briefing Course.
> What's the date?
> Audience: 20th.
> Thank you. What's the month?
> Audience: February.
> Oh, thank you. What's the year?
> Audience: A.D. 12.
> A.D. 12. All right. All right. We will let you away with
> that. Thank you very much.
> > Special Briefing Course Saint Hill, and we have some
> > new students in our midts. We have some new students
> > in our mitt. And I think you actually should ...
> > We shouldn't introduce some of these. (laughter). Well,
> > here's the one we can introduce: Hazel Booker, stand up!
> > And Essie Shaefer, stand up!
> > And somebody we're glad to see, you haven't seen for a long
> > time, Jim Skeleton, stand up!
> > And here are two students that I must empathize - I'm very
> > glad to see here and were ... we let them on in spite of their
> > HDA, HCA classification, (laughter), and so forth, but we did
> > let them on course, so you be kind to them, and that's Jan and
> > Dick Halpern, stand up!
> [later on in the lecture]
> Hm. God, man. Well, you don't have to clean it up in one
> session, but you have to make sure that you've got another
> > You notice that I had about two or three rudiments banging
> > there in that demonstration today and even "missed a withhold"
> > is banging and the pc didn't spit at me, because the pc
> > knows I know that they're missing. The pc knows I know
> > where we're going on this sort of thing - has confidence
> > in me.
> [yet later on still]
> But anyway ...
> > As you get this straight across the boards, we find that
> > a hundred trillion years ago, why ...
> Well, let's take an example.
> > We had it mentioned in session today.
> [even more later]
> > I'll give you an example out of your session today.
> > We had two or three periods of explanation when I wasn't
> > doing prepchecking. In view of the fact that I wasn't doing
> > prepchecking, I of course could never get to the bottom of
> > it. I was just crippled, you see, because I couldn't slide
> > in the What. Because, during rudiments I was avoiding Whats
> > and I certainly wasn't prepchecking, I was sec checking -
> > doesn't work.
> Lots of Squirreling!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> I don't think they (RTC) like the fact that LRH said Sec Checking
> doesn't work... on a Level 2 tape that teaches how to sec check.
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