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Finding your way after leaving the cult of Scientology

Missionary Syndrome

here-to-save-uA missionary can be defined as a person who is convinced of the superiority of his belief system. The belief system can be Communism, Socialism, Islam, or any of the many varieties of Christianity, or Scientology, or even Spiritual Rescue Technology.
 
A belief system can be as simple as telling doctors to wash their hands between patients.
 
I am defining Missionary Syndrome as the inability to recognize the innate value of an existing culture because it lacks the advantages of the missionary’s belief system. Like someone with Asperger’s syndrome, the missionary does not see the target culture as worth something in itself, only as something to be modified. He will have an obsessive focus on getting the culture to accept his belief system as the right way to live.
 
A dedicated missionary, whether religious or political in nature, wants to introduce a new belief system and in the process, he will inevitably cause a loss of cultural identity whether that is his primary intention or not.
 
Adoption of any new belief system will introduce a new lifestyle to the people involved and can wipe their culture, their gods, their institutions off the map, and even change their dreams.
 
ANY GROUP THAT VALUES THEIR EXISTING CULTURE WILL RESIST THE INTRUSION OF NEW VALUES
 
They will try to accomplish this in several ways, but normal social resistance through disapproval will not deter the dedicated missionary who knows he has right and possibly God on his side. The missionary is trained to deflect and overcome cultural resistance by persuasion and other non-violent means.
 
The members of the culture who recognize the danger the new ideas represent to their culture will eventually escalate their resistance to the assimilation of the new ideas and will use increasing levels of force to counter the loss of cultural identity.
 
When a group loses its culture, it is no longer the same group. Preservation of the group culture is the highest priority of any group that wishes to continue to exist. If the existing culture has enabled the group to survive and expand, any change has the possibility of ending that trend.
 
Changes that are developed from within the group are not easy to implement, but those are the changes that will be accepted and supported by the group over the long term.
 
Changes that are enforced on the group by outsiders will be resisted, even if the changes can benefit the group in the long run. The resistance can be sabotage in the beginning and can escalate to murderous slaughter if the missionary efforts are maintained and supported by superior force.
 
In session after session, I have handled many fine beings who wished to bring enlightenment to primitive or savage societies and ended up being burned at the stake or tortured in some grisly way. Their lament was always the same, “I only wanted to make things better for them!”
 
They never considered the desires of their audience. They only saw these people as subjects for conversion to a higher truth.
 
The only way a missionary can be successful is if he can see what the target population WANTS to change and is prepared to deliver this. It is called “finding their ruin” in Scientology and means finding out what the group wants to change. Once you find out what a group WANTS to change, you will probably get cooperation in accomplishing that change.
 
If you are peddling a “better idea”, you need to do the groundwork to make sure it will not damage what the group considers valuable. If you do that, you will be a teacher and will be welcomed.
 
If you are trying to be a typical missionary, you will have an uphill battle and may lose everything when you least expect it.
 
My suggestion? Don’t be a missionary. Be a teacher instead and make sure your subjects want to learn what you are teaching.
 
David St Lawrence
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Do You Have A Fear Of Heights?

extreme-heights-xxIf you Google “fear of heights”, you will get about 23,200,000 results. (0.55 seconds)
Does that sound like a fairly common fear? With that kind of popularity, it is probably real to a great many people.

How would you like to lessen or eliminate your fear of heights in one or two sessions of Spiritual Rescue Technology?

Does that sound unbelievable? Unreal? Too good to be true?

Since we handle fears every day in SRT sessions, I decided to swap SRT sessions with my associate Kathy Elliott and see if we both could get rid of our life long fear of heights.

I had tried addressing this fear in Scientology  years ago and got very little relief even though I ran out personal incidents from long ago. My life-long handling for this fear has been not to go to high places and look down.

Kathy’s handling for her fear was quite similar and included not driving close to the edge of roads on high cliffs.

Since Spiritual Rescue Technology processing allows us to dig much deeper and find the real reasons for fears, we decided to give ourselves a chance to get rid of our fear of heights.

In my case, my fear of heights came from an entity’s long ago incident of having been thrown from a high place by his father after he provoked his father into an insane rage by threatening to tell his mother about his marital infidelity. The entity had an unfortunate need to tell on people who did wrong.

When this session was over, I lost both my fear of heights and my unfortunate need to be a whistle blower, which had cost me several jobs this lifetime.

Kathy’s fear came from a more readily identifiable source, a young son of a moonshiner who drove a moonshine vehicle too fast and broke six jugs of shine on a delivery run. While he was driving home to a dreaded punishment from his brutal father, he drove off a mountain road and wrecked the car and killed himself. With the help of some entities, he decided to take the easy way out and get even with his father at the same time.

He was keeping Kathy safe from running off the road and would almost always keep her in the inside lane when driving on mountain roads.

If you have a fear of heights, you too can be free of them or from any other fear, simply by getting some SRT counseling to handle the sources of that fear.

David St Lawrence

For more information see:
https://www.facebook.com/SRTCounseling/

or spiritual-rescue-technology.com

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