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Sea Org - Pick 'em a mile off

Steve Zadarnowski, Tue 18 Aug 1998

From: (Steve Zadarnowski)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Sea Org - Pick 'em a mile off
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 15:31:22 GMT
Message-ID: <>

SO Scienos on the street?

Can't miss them.  On the way home, in the Mall, I see this guy
walking towards me. Dark blue trousers, shirt, silver belt buckle.
He is about 20 feet away.  I peg him as Sea Org. I focus on the
belt buckle. He gets closer. Bingo. At 5 feet, I see the SO crest.

He was easy to spot, even in a crowded city scene. Staring straight
ahead, oblivious of his surroundings. Losing a little hair,
wearing his glasses, carting a bag from a bookshop further up.

I've done this before, spotting SO guys and confirming them by the
belt buckle, completely away from the org.

Trained? Trained losers, perhaps. Can they pick an SP up close? No.
Can they save the orgs? No.


From: (Steve Zadarnowski)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Re: Sea Org - Pick 'em a mile off
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 15:07:34 GMT
Message-ID: <> (WONDERFULR) wrote:

>>Subject: Sea Org - Pick 'em a mile off
>>From: (Steve Zadarnowski)
>>Date: Tue, Aug 18, 1998 11:31 EDT
>>Message-id: <>
>>SO Scienos on the street?
>>Can't miss them.
>Not with your superior powers of observation, Steve.
>The guy is in ***UNIFORM*** and you "spotted" him.  Man, you ~ARE~ good!!!

Dark trousers and a white shirt, no tie?  Sure. The only identifier
was the belt buckle, and that had to be seen up close.  Now you're
gonna tell me a trained Scieno can pick a person's 'tone' at a
glance, aren't you?

Observation.  I can see people going past the org and can pick the
likely candidates - SO or Staff or Public - who are likely to divert
and step in the door. And yeah, some *are* easily spotted by their
uniform, but not many.

> You are one sharp son-of-a-bitch

Fuckin' right, boy, and one son-of-a-bitch who is keeping a close
eye on the local scieno scene. I've already had your promotional
media modified to comply with copyright and licencing, and I keep
an eye on national advertising by the Cof$ as well as the local
org's activities on a daily basis.

We might all have a little titter and giggle in ARS with silly
posts like mine, but on the street things are different. This
is serious shit, and whatever aims Scientology has are being
met by resistance. Appropriate notification of interested
parties always pays off in the end.  A 'clear' planet isn't
something that's gonna happen in my city without whatever it
takes to oppose it. Luckily, the impact of the forever
'expanding' Cof$ in my city warrants little more than a
couple of hours a week for a city of a million people.

There aren't many of us critics/enemies in this town, but
very little escapes our attention.

Anyway, Wonder-russ, it's all a game, isn't it?  Games have
winners and losers, and I'm working to ensure that Scientology
is the loser.  Seems pretty simple to me.  We're merely in
different battlefields on opposing sides.


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