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Finding your way after leaving the cult of Scientology

The KSW Loons are at it again!

The South African field is doing a splendid job in rallying together to connect up and get back in communication  after the recent nightmarish actions of Int Management in declaring everyone who created Scientology in South Africa and these courageous new independents tell their story every day on their excellent blog http://backincomm.wordpress.com/

Their header tells their story:

Scientologists getting back in comm

All men have inalienable rights to think freely, to talk freely, to write freely their own opinions and to counter or utter or write upon the opinions of others

KSW LoonsThis, of course upsets the OSA bots no end and they have created a church disinformation site I call KSW LOONS which attacks the South African group and every other independent they can think of.

Their site is kswlions and features the works of Lars Najbjerg and Larry Byrnes. If you are referred to the KSW Loon site, you can be sure you are getting the party line from OSA. Hot poop from the appropriate orifice.

Just to illustrate the depths they sink to, they recently published an anonymous report about me and Marty Rathbun and the really horrible things I do with e-meters.

Their article uses a report I dead-agented in 2010. I had published the dead agent article for all to see under this title:

Not everyone in the independent field is what they seem

When I first announced my independence of the Church of Miscavige, I had four extra e-meters which I wanted to donate to people in the field who could use them.  (I use Virtual Clarity E-meters instead of the older Mark VII & VI church meters.)

When I learned that Marty’s wife needed a meter, I asked him if  I could send him one of my extra meters.

When I pulled the meters out of storage, I found that the batteries were corroded and one of the potentiometers was noisy.

I asked for advice about getting meters repaired on several forums and got the name of someone who was using the screen name of “esprit”. I managed to get in comm with him and asked him if he repaired meters.

He told me he had worked in Golden Era Productions and was the Director of the division that handled the E-Meter, but he did not repair meters any more.

I told him I was donating a meter to Marty Rathbun and wanted to make sure the meter I sent worked properly before sending it down to Texas.

Esprit did not have any information on batteries, but did send me information on replacing the potentiometer.

Here is the totality of our written correspondence:

EspritFree <esprit7258@gmail.com>
Hello EspritFree,
Thanks for your advice on e-meter repairs and for the information on the potentiometer.
Have a great weekend.
David St Lawrence
Old Auditor

——– Original Message ——–
Subject: replacement trim pot for the mark VII
From: EspritFree <esprit7258@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, April 24, 2010 9:44 pm
To: oldauditor@possiblyhelpfuladvice.com
Hello David,
Here is the link for the trim pot of the Mark VII. I believe it is a 3 turns pot. I forgot the value Ks but you can look at it. Also look for the cut shaft if you want to place an order. there is a reference number on the pot itself and it should match the one from the current Mark VII pot.



I decided that I would discard any meter that needed replacement parts and kept only those that needed batteries. I went online and found new battery packs of the same size and ratings as the church-installed battery packs and replaced the old batteries.

I tested the meters against working meters and selected one that matched the performance of a new meter in every way. This is what I sent to Monique.

That was months ago and now I have been alerted to the fact that “esprit” alias Joe Besnard was or is an OSA terminal. He writes for one of the church-supported disinformation sites and he managed to twist almost every fact of our conversation in an effort to damage Marty Rathbun. This is his article with my corrections in black.

I have been a Scientologist since 1982 – as public, org staff and then I became a Sea Org member for 21 years. I also worked in Golden Era Productions and was the Director of HEM (the division in Gold that handles the E-Meter). Then I was demoted and later declared. I went on with my life, creating my own business. I know Marty Rathbun, Mike Rinder, Steve Hall and most of his small clique of people that were at the Int Base when I was there. Each one was involved in their own crap just like me.
The following is a true story:
One day I got a call from a David St. Laurence who wanted to know if I could fix up some E-Meters that he had gotten from Marty Rathbun (who had sent them to him to get them fixed). He contacted me in turn, as I had worked in HEM for at least 15 years. I asked him what the problem was – he described it to me: white powder and corrosion inside of the E-Meter. He said that Marty was auditing using his E-Meters with expired Silver Certs and that they would R/S occasionally and that’s why Marty wanted to use other E-Meters to audit with. Marty forwarded to him an old Mark VI and a Mark VII so he could “fix” them.

So many errors it is hard to know where to begin.

I asked if he fixed meters as I was going to SEND one to Marty. I had 3 Mark VIIs and one Mark VI.

The meter with a noisy pot was unusable unless the pot could be replaced. One does not use meters with noisy potentiometers as the meter can appear to rock slam.

I do not know what meters Marty uses. We never discussed it. Esprit made this part up out of whole cloth. Where is that point on the tone scale where the facts are not only reversed, but are twisted so they make no sense at all?

As a very experienced person in handling Standard E-Meters, I knew this was really screwed up. And it told me all I needed to know. When this person asked me what he should do, I told him to go to the nearest trash can and dump them – as these E-Meters were toast and you would NEVER audit someone on an E-Meter like that – ever – unless you only intend to wreck their case. I felt bad as I had even offered my services to help fix E-Meters for these squirrels.

He suggested that I dump the Mark VI as it was not repairable and I did that.

After seeing what Marty audited with and how it violated everything I have read from LRH on the E-Meter, I knew Marty was a hard-core SP.

Total dub-in from the OSA bot as neither he or I know what Marty audits with.

This incident made me realize how evil these people are and that they would lie through their teeth to make themselves right. I saw that they are NOT using Standard Auditing Codes and E-Meter procedures but inviting new, offbeat Squirrel “technology” – sending people OFF The Bridge – not onto it.

More dub-in from this unbelievably degraded representative of the Church of Miscavige.

To make a long story short, Joe Bedsnard says he rejoined the church (I don’t believe he ever left) and now writes articles saying how evil everyone is on the outside.

A truly sad story by JY Besnard (formerly “Esprit”). If you know Joe, tell him his help was appreciated, but he got his facts mixed up.

This is only one example of the disinformation generated by the party faithful on the anti-Marty sites. It confirms what I have been writing all along, The Church of Miscavige creates degraded beings. They may not start out that way, but after a few years, the truth is no longer in them.

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D'Anne  on January 28th, 2014

Wow. The flavor of his hate literally seeps through his communication. The degraded-ness. Thank you for sharing this… for when I see this kind of a “success story” or condemnation of life on the outside by a Co$ Loon… I can identify where it is coming from: “The Church of Miscavige.” Which rhymes with “ravage” and starts with “mis” which is the first syllable in “mistake.”

Thank you for your integrity.

1984  on January 28th, 2014

Considering that you already isolated the problem to a noisy pot, the solution is to just change the pot. (The meter is made up of off-the-shelf standard parts. The only exception might be the meter movement itself.)
That Joe the spirit Besnard, says to junk it tells me that he is a flake or has an other agenda. (Flakes often make it into management, because they are incapable of real work.)

1984  on January 28th, 2014

Sorry, I just re-read your post.
This guy is a flake with an agenda.

wherearethedisappeared  on January 29th, 2014

It needs to be emphasized that any statement coming from an official Scientology agent is a direct lie or at best has 180 degrees of spin.

Scientology has perfected the tech of lying.

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