BASIC INDIVIDUAL, 1. the basic individual is not a buried unknown or a different person, but an intensity of all that is best and most able in the person. The basic individual equals the same person minus his pain and dramatizations. (DTOT, pp. 36-37) 2. basic individual and Clear are nearly synonymous since they denote the unaberrated self in complete integration and in a state of highest possible rationality. A Clear is one who has become the basic individual through auditing. (DTOT, p. 34) See also CLEAR.
BASIC PERSONALITY, 1. a person’s own identity. (FOT, p. 31) 2. the basic personality, the file clerk, the core of “I” which wants to be in command of the organism, the most fundamental desires of the personality, may be considered synonymous for our purposes. (DMSMH, p. 394) 3. the individual himself. (DMSMH, p. 394) Abbr. B.P. (BP).
B. P., basic personality. The attention units called basic personality. (DMSMH, p. 124)
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