DIANETICS, 1. DIA (Greek) through, NOUS (Greek) soul deals with a system of mental image pictures in relation to psychic (spiritual) trauma. The mental image pictures are believed on the basis of personal revelation to be comprising mental activity created and formed by the spirit, and not by the body or brain. (BPL 24 Sept 73 V) 2. Dn addresses the body. Thus Dn is used to knock out and erase illnesses, unwanted sensations, misemotion, somatics, pain, etc. Dn came before Scn. It disposed of body illness and the difficulties a thetan was having with his body. (HCOB 22 Apr 69) 3. a technology that runs and erases locks, secondarles and engrams and their chains. (HCOB 17 Apr 69) 4. Dn could be called a study of man. Dn and Scn, up to the point of stable exteriorization, operate in exactly the same field with exactly the same tools. It is only after man is sufficiently exteriorized to become a spirit that we depart from Dn; for here, considering man as a spirit, we must enter the field of religion. (PAB 42) 5. a precision science. It stems from the study and codification of survival. (COHA, p. 148) 6. a system of coordinated axioms which resolve problems concerning human behavior and psychosomatic illnesses. (5110CM08B) 7. Dn is not psychiatry. It is not psychoanalysis. It is not psychology. It is not personal relations. It is not hypnotism. It is a science of mind. (DMSMH, p. 168) 8. the route from aberrated or aberrated and ill human to capable human. (HCOB 3 Apr 66) Abbr. Dn.
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