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First posted: Mar. 23, 2001
Last Updated: Mar. 23, 2001
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Fair Game, the notorious Scientology policy describing how to deal with critics, ex-members, and other undesirables dehumanized with the label ''Suppressives''; they may be ''Sued, tricked, lied to, or destroyed,'' as per policy. A more recent policy has banished the WORDS ''Fair Game'', but the policy of what to do to these ''SPs'' or ''Suppressives'' cannot ever be cancelled, as it is Hubbardian scripture, and his words cannot ever be altered in any way per Scientology's policy. [Usage example:] ''Dennis Erlich, being an SP, is subject to Fair Game.''



ENEMY     SP Order. Fair game. May be deprived of property or injured by any means by any Scientologist without any discipline of the Scientologist. May be tricked, sued or lied to or destroyed.

Scientologists claims the ''fair game'' policy was cancelled in 1968, but who would believe people who come up with an official policy that sanctions lying in the first place?

Perry Scott points out:

Fair Game was NOT cancelled. The TERM ''Fair Game'' may not appear Ethics Orders because ''it causes bad public relations.'' Read this carefully:

From HCO Policy Letter of 21 October 1968:

''The practice of declaring people FAIR GAME will cease. FAIR GAME may not appear on any Ethics Order. It causes bad public relations.''

''This P/L does not cancel any policy on the treatment or handling of an SP.''

(SP = Suppressive Person, an Enemy of Scientology)

In other words, ''HCO Policy Letter of 18 October 1967, Issue IV'' (the ''sued, lied to, tricked, destroyed'' policy which was quoted by Anton above) is still in effect. There are also numerous recent examples of Fair Game being carried out.

So, not only is CofS, Inc. not believable by their reputation and actions, the ''Cancellation'' policy is a deliberate MISQUOTE of the actual policy. The reason for the ''Cancellation'' is not because it was the Right Thing to do, but because Fair Game causes negative publicity!
Perry Scott, email to AR-vent, Mar. 21, 2001

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Secular ''Fair Game'' The True Spirit Of ScientologyOff-site Link Operation Clambake documents Scientology's ''Fair Game'' policy.
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