RUDIMENTS, 1. setting the case up for the session action. This includes ARC breaks, PTPs, W/Hs, GF or O/R listing or any prepared list. (HCOB 23 Aug 71) 2. the rudiments apply to present time and this universe now. They are a nowness series of processes. (SH Spec 31, 6205C13) 3. a rudiment is that which is used to get the pc in shape to be audited that session. (SH Spec 147, 6205C17) 4. the reason you use and clean rudiments is to get the pc in session so you can have the pc (1) in communication with the auditor and (2) interested in own case. The purpose of rudiments is to set up a case to run, not to run a case. (HCOB 19 May 61)
RUDS, rudiments. (HCOB 23 Aug 65)
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