- n. A self-help system designed by L. Ron Hubbard which is chiefly employed today in Scientology.
- From διά (dia, "through") + νοῦς (nous, "mind") (Wiktionary)
“The sexual pervert (and by this term Dianetics, to be brief, includes any and all forms of deviation in dynamic two [sexuality and procreation] such as homosexuality, lesbianism, sexual sadism, etc., and all down the catalog of Ellis and Krafft-Ebing) is actually quite ill physically.”
“I think anything by Hubbard, including Dianetics, is pretty much unreadable.”
“In particular Scientologists use a spiritual healing method called Dianetics, which is designed to help alleviate unwanted sensations and emotions, irrational fears and psychosomatic illnesses.”
“Scientology, which had started out as a form of secular therapy in the 1950s called Dianetics, went into eclipse and then entered a period of rapid growth as a religion at the end of the 1960s.”
“Scientology, which began as a psychotherapy called Dianetics, typifies the manipulative and power-hungry side of the new consciousness.”
“TRAVOLTA: Well, that's probably a long story and a story -- and it could have happened back in 1950, when "Dianetics" was first written.”
“KING: Oh. TRAVOLTA: Because if you read the book "Dianetics," it would explain why.”
“The author cites Nobel laureate Isidor Isaac Rabi, a molecular physicist, as saying of Scientology's bible, Hubbard's "Dianetics," that the book contains "more promises and less evidence per page than has any publication since the invention of printing.”
“It ` s just not true, you know, even if you read "Dianetics," you know it talks about postpartum depression - "Dianetics.”
“Outlined in his controversial book "Dianetics," the system promised to cure all mental and physical disorders and later, led to the establishment of the Church of Scientology.”
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