As children, most of us remember seeing and having the bejesus scared out of us by the movie, The Wizard of Oz. Poor cute little ole Dorothy, lost in a strange world of good and evil, who accidentally became the target of the purely evil, wicked Witch of the West.
Only one person could save her: the all-powerful Wizard of Oz.
It must be true – and worth the dangerous trek to see him. Everyone in the fantasy land of Oz agreed. The Wizard could – and would – save her!
Except, as it turned out…
The Wizard’s power was all an illusion.
Behind the curtain was a little man, caught red-handed manipulating the mirage.
Alone and exposed, he was meek and quivering, a mere shell of the powerful persona he had created and sold to the entire populace.
As Scientologists let’s not disappoint LRH and make the same mistake made by the residents of Oz and fall for PR and propaganda, or accept “the way things are.”
“Organizations do not bleed, they do not breathe; they do behave oddly enough like a single organism… But when the individuals in it cease to behave as individuals, cease to have their own thoughts, cease to be capable of their own initiative, cease to be able to take their own action, then the whole organization boils down to just one man, and he’s the only one who could make a decision … the only one who could act… [but an organization] is composed of individuals who observe and who look … The only thing I am trying to teach you is to look.”
RTC was not intended to be the all-powerful entity it has evolved into, with a singular, “Chairman of the Board,” pope-like ruler over the entirety of Scientology.
The authority of David Miscavige is all an illusion. LRH intended one-man rule to end upon his death, to be replaced by multiple cross checks and balances in three separate corporations ruled by seven boards of trustees and directors. Continue reading