Scientology Definitions

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  • Objective ProcessesObjective Processes 1. Auditing where the auditor has the preclear move their body around, touch things in the environment, examine the environment, and so on. The idea is to help the preclear come into the present... Read More
  • OECOEC Acronym for Organization Executive Course.
  • Organization Executive CourseOrganization Executive Course 1. A series of books explaining in depth how a Scientology organization is put together and how it runs. Most of the references in these volumes are HCOPLs. There are eight books plus... Read More
  • Organizing BoardOrganizing Board In every Scientology organization, a board is posted where anyone can view it. This board shows the structure of the organization and is a flow chart of all of the posts and activities within that... Read More
  • OutOut When used in the Scientology sense, it means something that's not as it should be. Something is lacking in some way. Or something isn't there when it should be. Examples: Renaldo's out hygiene caused his... Read More
  • OvertOvert A synonym for Overt Act.
  • Overt ActOvert Act 1. Any action that causes more harm than good. A harmful deed, often (but not always) done in an effort to solve a problem. Examples: A) Lee lied to his boss about co-worker Jill. Lee told his boss that... Read More