Blog: Becoming Clear - 2013-04-16
The communication training routines in Scientology are very much downplayed in my opinion. Supervised with the requisite attention and emphasis, in and of themselves they are a tremendous advance toward the state of Clear. Ron Hubbard at one time made that point rather plain.
From L. Ron Hubbard's lecture Scientology and Effective Knowledge (15 July 1957):
I woke up eventually to discover that these training drills (communication training routines) all by themself, practiced with sufficient rigor and coached well enough and instructed well enough, were steps on the road to Clear, all by themselves, without any further processing...