Literature: Dianetics

Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health is L. Ron Hubbard’s self-help booklet, proverbial to Scientology and one of the most sold self-help books out there. How much of this is because of his followers buying massive quantities of it in order to artificially boost sales is an exercise left to the reader's imagination.

Very briefly, the book proposes the idea that everyone has unconsciously a physical pain or painful emotions that must be repressed in order to achieve self-fulfillment. The rest of the book gives you tips to do it.

Considering LRH and his followers’ status, we ask you please remember the Rule of Cautious Editing Judgment.

Dianetics has examples of the following tropes: