If it isn’t true for you, it isn’t true….”

“What we seek is your intelligent participation and what we frown on is
your hypnotic never-inspection. And if you don’t inspect this stuff,
what’s it doing? It’s just going in as a lock on what you already have of
it. See, it’s an exploration of you as well as anything else and if you
just say, ‘Well, that’s the way it is because Ron says it is,’ why… It’s
either true or it isn’t, you see? And if it isn’t true for you, it isn’t

“If you just get the idea that you originated all that data, you’d have
the truth. See? It would be the truth. You didn’t originate the
phraseology or presentation or maybe the organization but you certainly
did originate this data one way or the other or you wouldn’t find yourself
living in this universe with these people.”

LRH, “Anatomy of Needles — Question and Answer Period”, 24 July
1958, from “The First Postulate” tape series, transcripts part 2, pages