now, if you understand this, the first thing Hubbard did when he wrote his book Dianetics, was he tried to establish hisself as a scientist. That would be "be". Or being,In Dean Wilbur book, Wilbur writes about what a writer should do, it relates to be, do and have. Wilbur says a writer
"As rhetoric is a self expression, the making of a writer begins with the self. Being is the the thing of first important-not merely life, but living. Experience is the next thing-- not merely observing or hearing or but doing. Technic is the third thing............... "
this is from The Chapter of the making of a writer in Dean Wilbur book posted above. Bill, should ask his brother if he read this book and can correlate. You'll have to scroll down on the link to get to the chapter of the book.