Blog: The Almighty Stat - 2016-08-08
Another in the ever-growing series of essays by Terra Cognita. See earlier posts here: The Reg, The Horrors of Wordclearing, Why Scientologists Don't FSM, Respect, The Survival Rundown - The Latest Scam, Communication in Scientology... Or Not, Am I Still A Thetan?, To Be Or Not To Be, An Evaluation of Scientology, Fear: That Which Drives Scientology and Justification and Rationalization.
The Almighty Stat
To a Scientologist, nothing is more important than statistics—or "stats" for short. LRH was all about measuring production, and all production can be measured with one stat or another. Having his stats up or down for the week, determines whether a staff member gets a pass or finds himself in deep shit.