Now and then a thetan surprises himself half out of his own wits by failing to monitor his own ability. He does something fantastic, like picks an automobile up and turns it around, or does something you know? Just boom! You know? He’ll say, “What did I do that for?” He’s always able to do this, but he’s not willing to.
Well, “it’d spoil the game” is the motto of unwillingness. “It’d spoil the game.” Therefore, there must be some series of decisions in a preclear concerning the liabilities and consequences of the demonstration of ability which mount up to an unwillingness to demonstrate it along certain lines. And there’s another consideration that “it must appear difficult to others if one accomplishes something, since it is never appreciated unless it is difficult.”
— Lecture 5701C24A 16ACC-16 AUDITING TECHNIQUES: ALTERING CASES