Great letter Riddick, thanks.I understand folks emotions for Paul, but logically he was just a pawn in Hubbard's game, like we all were.
Not sure why you are studying pre-socratic, you ought to be studying rhetoric, and specifically how Hubbard learned to write, that was thru his Dean Wilbur, and he learned how to write by applying what Dean Wilbur wrote in his book "English Rhetoric". That's the course Hubbard took at GWU while in college, and also mentioned in his letter to Dean Wilbur.
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As you said and Paul said, I am a future researcher, and am documenting. Here is Dean Wilbur letter:
With the publication of yesterday’s article, To be or not to be critical? we were sent the letter below. It was written by L. Ron Hubbard to a one of his former professors who had since retir…backincomm.wordpress.com
Rhetoric study, I never was smart enough to understand why that was a correct step. I am way sub par to grasp your wiser comments.
All I know in hindsight about all of Scientology, was Hubbard unknowingly or semi knowingly was playing out roles from his adventure story themes, on himself. Pushing his wishful thinking reality on others with the result he left a lot of people holding the bag, agreed I was one, that's a tragedy of Hubbard's building this ludicrous subject (Xenu's earth dump of body-thetans requiring OT 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 exorcism by Scientologists today).
Paul Adams will be missed as one in the ex Scientology critic/history world, greatly.