GRADIENT SCALE, 1. the term can apply to anything, and means a scale of condition graduated from zero to infinity. Absolutes are considered to be unobtainable. (Scn 8-8008, p. 104) 2. the tool of infinity-valued logic. It is a tenet of Dn and Scn that absolutes are unattainable. Terms like good and bad,alive and […]
GOAL OF LIFE, the goal of life can be considered to be infinite survival. Man, as a life form, can be demonstrated to obey in all his actions and purposes the one command: “SURVIVE!” (DMSMH, p. 19) Hubbard, L. R. (1975). Dianetics and Scientology Technical Dictionary. Los Angeles: Church of Scientology of California Publications Organization.
MEST, 1. a coined word, meaning matter, energy, space and time, the physical universe. All physical phenomena may be considered as energy operating in space and time. The movement of matter or energy in time is the measure of space. All things are mest except theta. (Abil 114-A) 2. the symbol for the physical universe […]
GLIBIDITY, Slang. a condition in which a person gives very glib answers. (SH Spec 41, 6409C29) GLIB STUDENT, one who can confront the words and ideas. He cannot confront the physical universe or people around him and so cannot apply. He does not see mest or people. The reason for this is that he is […]
GLEE, a kind of insanity. Glee is a special kind of embarrassed giggling. You’ll know it when you see it. When you see glee on some fellow on a post, realize it’s because he doesn’t understand what he’s doing. He’s ignorant about something and above that is confusion and above the confusion is glee. (HCOB […]
GENETIC ENTITY, 1. that beingness not dissimilar to the thetan which has carried forward and developed the body from its earliest moments along the evolutionary line on earth and which, through experience, necessity and natural selection, hasemployed the counter-efforts of the environment to fashion an organism of the type best fitted for survival, limited only […]