The 558 Program: Page 1
The Greek branch of Scientology, KEFE (Greek Center for Applied Philosophy), was raided by the authorities on 9 June 1995. In response, the Office of Special Affairs drew up a "handling project" to eliminate the threat to Greek Scientology. The following pages present the documents themselves and a page-by-page analysis.
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Notes & Jargon
||Director of Special Affairs Greece|
||"Enturbulated theta": defined by Hubbard as being "communications, which, based on lies and confusions, are slanderous, choppy or destructive in an attempt to overwhelm or suppress a person or group." In practice this means any public commentary critical of Scientology.|
||Scientology has a complex and highly restrictive system of "ethics," which enables the organisation to keep tight control of its members.
|OSA EU / Int.
||Office of Special Affairs Europe (based in Copenhagen, Denmark) /|
International (based in Los Angeles, California)
||Potential Trouble Source - "any person who, while active in Scientology remains connected to a suppressive person or group."|
||L. Ron Hubbard had claimed as far back as 1950 that taking huge doses of vitamins ("megavitamins" or "vitamin bombs") could speed up the removal of traumatic cellular memories, or "engrams". Scientologists continue this practice to this day.