Well, no, I wasn't joking actually. So really it was just an opinion of yours. What you say is probably truer for people who got in post Hubbard's death.
No, it's not too personal, I 'got in' around 1963 as a sixteen year-old, helping in CF at Saint Hill. Joined staff late sixties. Left...
I'm sure you mean well, but have you any idea how much contempt there is here for 'floating needles' and 'correction lists'? As though these things actually have real value.
You yourself provided the clue as to why some people benefited from 'auditing'.
I don't know if they have a written code, but they went to a university and got a degree of some sort. In scientology you can have any old joker dealing with a person's deep psychological stress and trauma - the equivalent of a dishwasher trying to fix a malfunctioning nuclear power plant.