Scientology Definitions

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  • Aberration 1. Deviation from rational thought or action. The Reactive Mind causes a person to be irrational in areas or subjects. Aberrative behavior can also stem from misunderstanding something. Examples of... Read More
  • Academy 1. A classroom offering Scientology courses. One goes there to gain understanding and practice the skills of Scientology. An academy's primary purpose is to train auditors, but there are dozens of different... Read More
  • Academy Level One of the training courses done to become an auditor. Each Level teaches an auditor to deal with a particular area of spiritual and mental difficulty. After each Level, the auditor is qualified to... Read More
  • Academy Level 0 – also called Level 0 or Hubbard Recognized Scientologist (HRS) Prerequisites: Student Hat, Method 1, Comm Course (Pro TRs) Level 0 is first of the professional auditor training courses. In this... Read More
  • Academy Level I - also known as Hubbard Trained Scientologist (HTS) Prerequisite: Level 0 On Level I, the student auditor learns the anatomy of problems and their effects on a preclear. The auditor then learns... Read More
  • Academy Level II aka Hubbard Certified Auditor (HCA) Prerequisite: Level I Educates the student auditor in processes to help with responsibility and integrity. And specifically trains one in how to address overt... Read More
  • Academy Level III aka Hubbard Professional Auditor (HPA) Prerequisite: Level II Trains the auditor to process ARC and ARC Breaks in order to address upsets that have been holding the preclear down in life. The... Read More
  • Academy Level IV aka Hubbard Advanced Auditor (HAA) This course trains the student auditor in understanding service facsimiles and fixed conditions in life. It also covers certainty processing and how to free up... Read More
  • Acute Tone 1. A temporary shift in tone level. Examples: Giselle's chronic tone is mild interest. She generally feels pretty good in life and can make progress toward getting things done in life. She lives in New... Read More
  • Advance Program Sometimes as a preclear is progressing along the Grade Chart it comes out that some step wasn't fully completed or got missed. In that case, a series of steps is written to get any missed actions... Read More