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Cosmic History 2a ARSLYCUS 1. General Information 2. The Guilt Implant 3. The Arslycan Between Lives Implant 2. More Background - old galactic history Cosmic History 2b 21. THE CURRENT PHYSICAL (or Space Opera) UNIVERSE

CosmicHistory 2 (a & b)

Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:43:33 +0100
From: Ant Phillips
Subject: [CosmicHistory] Cosmic History 2a

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Repeated verbatim 8th March 2014 (Saturday), Ant.

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Written 6th Oct 2010: Well, I intended to send these the same as I had done previously - but this weekends wallop is pretty large - divided in two. And I think (in 2010) that it is irrelevant, just describing (or imagining) games that have gone on in this playing field, with no help on how it was built - and as wordy as eastern philosophy :-) Ah well, burn it if you are busy this weekend (I do have memories of Arslycus though).
All best wishes Ant in 2010:

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Dear Subscriber to ivy-subscribers,

Do you not know what to do this weekend??
Here is a possible solution - read this (or if very busy, delete).

From Super Scio
Divide and Conquer


3 June 1991

Arslycus was a vast and troublesome city in space. Almost anyone who was in this galaxy a few hundred million years ago has had some involvement with it.

LRH References:
HCL-22 5203Cxx How to audit a theta line
HCL-27 5203Cxx How to search for incidents on the track
PDC-(one of the early lectures, I forget which one)
Individual Track Map ( old tech Vol. 1 p 238) uses arslycus as an example.

There is only a small amount of LRH data on this. I believe that the date of 1 trillion years ago + given in the track map example is incorrect.

1. General Information

Arslycus implanted people to make slaves. They used false track implants, between lives implants, and body in pawn mechanisms.

They stripped the entire population from both this and the next inward spiral arm of the galaxy. That's probably around 500,000 inhabited planets. Eventually they bumped into the borders of the Galactic Empire which is in towards the central core of the Galaxy and were finally destroyed.

(Note: at some point, the Galactic Empire was subverted or converted by Hellatrobus, at least for awhile, and might then be termed the Hellatrobian Galactic Empire. Their symbol was the cross. I'm still having trouble sorting all this out. It might have been the war with Arslycus that allowed Hellatrobus to gain power in the Galactic Empire, because Arslycus and Hellatrobus were long term enemies. Hellatrobus used implants to make people good. Arslycus used implants to make slaves. The early Galactic Empire was against using implants until Hellatrobus got their claws into them).

Normal planets are inhabited only on their surface. This is really a 2 dimensional area with only slight use of height etc. A space city with total artificial control of gravity and energies is capable of building in 3 dimensions.

If you imagine the Earth spread out flat, and then additional earths each supported a few hundred feet apart to a height of 8000 miles (the diameter of the earth), you will see that a space city hardly larger than the earth could have almost a quarter of a million times the surface area of our planet.

Arslycus was actually much larger than this, being closer to the size of the sun rather than the Earth. These tiny space empires of a few hundred planets like Marcab or Espinol or the old Galactic Confederacy could have their entire populations placed in a corner of a single level of Arslycus. And Arslycus had many thousands of levels.

There was a great deal of space within the city. There were endless little flat planes covered with blocks of suburban homes and skyscrapers hanging at various angles in the air and roads in the sky tying these all together. Light came from some sort of energized glowing white clouds and the sky was blue with air everywhere. They had full control of artificial gravity. You might look across at another building hanging in the air and the people in it might be upside-down relative to you. If you got a short distance away from any of the buildings or surfaces (parks etc.), you were weightless and could swim in the air (or rent wings to flap with etc.).

At the time it was started, around 626 million years ago, it was probably a nice place, but it became very degraded.

At the center, they had a captive black hole, probably formed by imploding a large star, which provided the power to run all of this.

The society eventually became an oppressive cast system, like India. They were crazy on the subject of expansion because that let the older low cast workers move up as new people were brought into the system. Early on you will find planets invited to join and big time politicians making deals to get high ranking positions for themselves from bringing people in. Later on it wasn't so easy to get recruits and Arslycus began sending space fleets against planets to capture their entire populations and make slaves of them.

Arslycus was located in the gap between our spiral arm and the next spiral arm inward towards the center of the galaxy. Astronomy books call these the Orion arm and the Sagittarius arm respectively since your looking down the length of the arm that we are in when you look towards Orion and you are looking towards the next arm inward (and galactic center beyond it) when you look towards Sagittarius.

Since everyone in Arslycus was on a conscious and controlled reincarnation (picking up adult vat grown bodies whenever they were reborn), there were no new souls being born into the system. They tried handling this by levying a slave tax and making people divide themselves to produce a slave being (as was done in the magic kingdom of Giliad which is an earlier similar on this kind of society) but this was not successful and led to a revolt and the practice was stopped. So the population could increase only by bringing in thetans from outside.

Over the course of many millions of years, Arslycus raided both the Orion and Sagittarius spiral arms for slaves. Eventually they captured everybody from the edge of the galaxy inward to the edge of the Galactic core in this quadrant of the galaxy (it was impractical to take over the opposite side of the galaxy although some expeditions were probably made in that area).

At the core, they ran into the Galactic Empire. This is an ancient civilization with vast numbers of planets (hundreds of thousands). Stars are much closer together in the hub of the galaxy and so the comm. lines are short enough to allow for a very big society. This is also referred to as the Galactic Confederation (not the same as the Galactic confederacy of Incident 2) since it protects a large number of backwater planets and small empires that are not really part of the empire but are its allies (forming a sort of confederation, much like the British Commonwealth).

Unlike the small Galactic rim empires, the Galactic Empire was large enough to match the population and resources of Arslycus. Although Arslycus had immensely shorter internal comm. lines and a tiny defensive perimeter, its population was too heavily implanted and apathetic to fight an evenly matched war so that after a few major battles, Arslycus gave up on any direct attempts to raid the Empire.

So Arslycus became covert. One practice was to launch slave raids against backwater planets that could not defend themselves. They would snatch all the people they could and then flee from empire fleets which would arrive and chase them back to the heavily defended outer perimeter of Arslycus.

Another ploy was to setup traps to capture empire ships. These were like black rifts in space. Ships would disappear into them, be vaporized, and the thetans shipped off to Arslycus. For a long time, the empire thought that this was some natural phenomena and was all concerned about what they thought were some kind of space warps that were appearing and grabbing ships. Yet another practice was to seed between lives pickup mechanisms into the skies above empire planets. These were telepathic projections of things like heavenly gates etc. They were a sort of shallow imitation of the Helatrobus operation. Between lives souls would get suckered into these and be whisked away to Arslycus.

Arslycus put vast amounts of effort into researching earlier track implants for the purposes of getting more and more slaves. It was the true home of the Brainwashing Psychs by which I mean the people who research the mind for the purpose of control rather than freedom. It was a very respected high cast position there.

Eventually the empire got so fed up that it committed all of its resources to the destruction of Arslycus. Even so, it could not wipe out the Arslycian space fleet or do more than minor damage to the city. Among other defenses, there were endless robot controlled "space ships" that were just big frames of girders (like a skyscraper under construction) that could project rays and energy fields and protect the city.

But the black hole was a weak spot. Dead planets were collected in quantity and empire OTs (this is the society that operated on a limited OT basis) drove planet after planet into the hole so that it gained too much mass too quickly. This made the black hold unstable and the Arslycian technicians lost control of it.

The city's power sources blew and the artificial gravity went wild. It all pulled apart and everyone there fell through the sky.

The city might have fallen about 226 million years ago (?).

2. The Guilt Implant

This incident is used on people when they are first captured by Arslycus and to subdue them again when necessary (i.e., if someone is caught escaping). You can assess for the number of times it was done (I got 43 times). Spot and date the first time.

This incident is a combination of false track and misdating of your own pictures. They badger you for overts and get you to put a picture of one of your overts up on a thought sensitive screen. This is supposed to be a therapy. Later they show you the picture with a wrong date and make you wrong for having done the overt.

This interrogation of the individual to get his overts and put them up on a screen seems to be chronic in the later days of Arslycus. They kept the pictures on file and used them against you later. There are many minor incidents of this sort but the big one is the Guilt implant with its huge dose of false track.

As is usual with false track incidents, they give you lots of pictures of your arriving for the implant and departing from it to make it hard to spot the beginning and the end.

They say that they are going to show you a history of the universe. They show you arriving in the Mest universe in a doll body in a reception room full of angels. There is a big window or picture on the wall which shows the galaxy. They tell you this is what happened in the year zero and that it is 76 Trillion years ago (the correct date for the start of this universe is 86 trillion and the picture is pure fabrication).

These pictures are appearing on a screen with dates running along side of them. As you look at them, you are hit with energy waves and Items come booming out from the walls with sharp electric shocks.

The picture sequence showing you your "existence" in this universe follows the penalty universe goals.

They say that these are your postulates.

The first one is "To Create". The picture is some vague attempt to approximate the 1st penalty universe using doll body forms in this universe.

Note that arslycus didn't like doll bodies. They were a pure meat body culture. So all this false early track shows you as a doll body.

They say that then you failed to create and decided to destroy.

Now they badger you about "what did you destroy". They make you find an incident and put the picture up on the screen. They have some sort of electrical field which gives them the equivalent of a meter read and they use this to make sure that the incident is real. Then they put a wrong date on this incident (to fit their false history of when you postulated "to destroy").

They go on to the next penalty universe goal (to mock up) and do the same thing with it.

All 64 penalty universe goals are done, with false pictures for the positive side, and the overts you dredged up given to you with a wrong date as the negative side of the goal.

Then they tell you what a louse you are and run through the misdated overt pictures again. They tell you how you have to repent and make amends. They tell you that you must agree to do penance for this by working almost as a slave for millions of years.

If you give up a small overt, they ridicule you and make fun of you as well as hitting you with beams until you give up a big overt.

This implant makes you feel guilty, propitiative, and teaches you that its safer to withhold your overts. Badgering sec checks and any kind of ethics action on overts given up in session can key this implant in heavily. And that really bars the road out because you do need to confront your overts to make it, it just doesn't work if its unsafe to do so. Another liability of this implant is that if you spot it halfway, you can get the idea that all of these overts are false track, and they're not, they're just misdated and made solid by the implant.

After this implant, you're put to work.

3. The Arslycan Between Lives Implant

They get you attached to a segment of brain tissue or something like that which is kept in a jar. This might be the brain of the first body you're given after the guilt implant above. This is used to give you orders and call you back whenever you die. Your regular bodies are vat grown to adulthood and you get one by going through this between lives area.

It's very much like Christian or Buddhist mythology. You die and appear in the judgment hall. There you are badgered for the overts you committed in your last life. Again these are put up on a screen.

Their idea of overts consists of having done a sloppy job one day or of thinking bad thoughts about the government. Almost anything a free being would want to do is an overt. They pile a big ledger of these up against you.

Depending on your attitude etc. the Judge often just sentences you to another lifetime of work and tells you to be good.

If you were really bad (ran away from your job for a week or something like that), they send you to hell. Hell is mostly a false track implant showing you being tortured up on a screen with a false duration of many years. But they end it in a real mockup of hell where you stand around for a few hours breathing in sulfur fumes and feeling thankful that your waiting to be released after all those years.

In the rare cases where your very good, they reward you with some time in heaven and give you a similar false track implant with pictures of you being in paradise followed by a few pleasant hours in the "exit depot" from heaven waiting to be reincarnated.

This between lives experience is actually fairly short so that they could process lots of people through it without using too many administrators and technicians.

This incident also includes lots of duplicate pictures of your arriving and departing and lots of orders to forget this etc. But they didn't want you to forget it completely. They just want it obscured so that you remember it very vaguely (to take the rough edges off of the false track pictures) and feel very respectful about your duties.

This whole thing tends to fall apart as you spot all the false data they used against you.

(From Pilot's Post 67
Space Opera):

2. More Background - old galactic history

I've written about Arslycus and their war with the Galactic
Empire (the real big one in towards the center of the galaxy,
not little shams like the Galactic Confederacy).

That pretty much shattered any large organization in this
spiral arm, what with people being dragged off to Arslycus
and the existing governments shattered etc.

Arslycus was a space city with control of artificial gravity
etc. If you spread the surface of the earth out into a flat
pie plate and then stack these plates on top of each other
with a few hundred feet separation, you could have thousands
of times the surface area in a space not much bigger than
the earth. And Arslycus was much bigger, perhaps as large
as Jupiter. So it had enough area to hold the populations
of millions of planets, and to fill it up, they captured
entire planetary populations. This is described in more
detail in the Super Scio book.

When Arslycus fell, there were trillions of trillions of
beings all set free, so to speak, and trying to reincarnate
again in this spiral arm, but they were feeling very very
hostile towards any attempt at large scale organization due
to the bad taste left from Arslycus, so that there were endless
tiny empires springing up around here.

The huge numbers of discarnate souls seeking bodies (shortage
of bodies after Arslycus got smashed) is probably what inspired
the first invader force.

Guessing now, the first invader was a humanoid body type and
swept in here around a hundred million years ago.

According to Ron, most people on earth will read on being
first invader rather than one of the later forces if you
try to assess that on a meter.

Again guessing, the humanoid type was common in the magic
universe and so was picked for the invader force, but was
uncommon in this universe, the old Galactic Empire (and Arslycus
as well) being cat people, bear people, dog people, snake people
and so forth in an uneasy alliance (basically people with some
of the animal characteristics).

This spiral arm only had thinly settled colonies established
by the Galactic Empire to handle the endless souls released
by the fall of Arslycus. So the first invader swept in
pretty much unopposed. However it was not tightly controlled
or heavily implanted and so it fragmented quickly, deteriorating
into a lot of little personal empires.

A bit later, the second invader came through. At a guess,
this is the grey alien body type, also called "the grey invader",
but again the force fragmented into many petty kingdoms.

That brings us up to the timeframe of Incident 2, with a few
hundred thousand small empires (hundreds of planets each)
in the local area of this spiral arm of the galaxy. Many of
them either humanoid or of the grey type and with scatterings
of cat people, bear people, and so forth.

There was also a nasty little crowd of folks, rumored to have
been exiled from the Andromeda galaxy, who setup shop in the
local area as implant dealers. And so once in awhile, one
of these little local empires would pull the barbaric stunt
of trying to mass implant all its people.

Things went on like this for quite some time, with there being
little need for unifications, and lots of petty kingdoms,
occasional keyed out OTs going around as gods, occasional
mass implanting of tiny areas (like the galactic confederacy),
and occasional escapes back to the magic universe and what
have you.

(This was from Pilot's Post 67 - Space Opera)

Continued in Cosmic History 2b

Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:44:01 +0100
From: Ant Phillips
Subject: [CosmicHistory] Cosmic History 2b
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Repeated verbatim 8th March 2014 (saturday), Ant.

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Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2003 07:05:04 +0100
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 20:03:57 +0100
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 20:27:08 +0200

Continued from Cosmic History 2a

 From SuperScio Cosmic History


Our universe was built as a prison 86 trillion years ago. The
sentencing process includes passing through a sort of implant
universe which tells him that this is the universe of physical force
and then lays in the goals that he is supposed to live by in this
universe (things such as being successful, popular, intelligent,
strong, etc.) but putting them in with a twist so that he will
forever get in trouble trying to do them. Of course the implant is at
the beginning of time (and says so) but it is only the beginning of
time for this stupid little universe and not for our eons long existence.

At first, people would escape and be in the magic universe for awhile
and then get sent here again (receiving the implant again). The magic
universe remained in existence (and is still there although it is
very contracted and almost deserted).

In recent times, the remaining kings and wizards, seeing that most of
the action and people were down here, relocated themselves by forming
up invader forces and trying to take over this universe.

There are some parts of this universe where we have attempted to
recreate magic universe operation and which to some degree imitate
the magic universe. One difference is that space in this universe is
dark whereas in the magic universe, the space is light (radiant).

Most science fiction contains vague recollections of the history of
this universe.

The goal of this universe is "To Survive". The normal emotional tone
level (as described by L. Ron Hubbard) is in the 0 to 4 band. There
may be a many layered structure of "astral" planes in addition to the
physical level in places where someone has taken the trouble to build
these using higher dimensional technology carried down from the
higher universes.

Again there was a big society which tried to make slaves out of
everybody. This was Arslycus. It was a great city in space and was
researched to some degree by L. Ron Hubbard in 1952. If you will
think about building in three dimensions instead of 2 (on the surface
of the Earth), it should be obvious that a space city occupying a
spherical volume equal to the size of the solar system would have
more "land" area that all the planets of the galaxy combined. And
gradually they captured all of the populations of the outlying spiral
arms of this galaxy. Their main activity was implanting people to be slaves.

An equally viscous [vicious] group of religious fanatics, known as Helatrobus,
was entrenched in the center of the galaxy busily implanting people
to be good. Gradually the Galactic Empire (millions of planets in the
center of the galaxy) came under their sway, began using implants to
solve social unrest, and ceased to be a nice place.

These two groups came to blows and fought a war that just about
wrecked the galaxy a few hundred million years ago. It pretty much
resulted in their mutual destruction. You might say that Arslycus won
because they collapsed the center of the galaxy into a black hole
which formed the next lower prison universe (the mud universe) where
the remnants of Helatrobus now rule. But it was a Phyrric victory
since Arslycus was also shattered. This ended around 167 million years ago.

Of course there have also been plenty of subsequent little empires
that have claimed to be the continuation of Hellotrobus (like having
Constantinople and the Holy Roman Empire around long after Rome fell
to the barbarians).

Since then, there have only been petty little empires and the usual
operations of civilized man. And if you object to calling these later
glorious empires "little", please realize that an empire with a
thousand planets would hardly be bigger than a dust mote on a picture
of our galaxy with its billions of stars.

The galaxy has, to some degree, remained in a dark age ever since,
with petty kingdoms fighting wars and busily implanting their citizens.

Eventually the invader waves started coming in from the magic
universe to add a little spice to the action. These invader forces
would generally be formed up by a few kings and wizards grabbing
entire planetary populations and dragging them back up to the magic
universe briefly for advanced training and implanting followed by
returning here in a wave of conquest.

The body types in this universe are generally humanoid ( 2 arms, 2
legs, etc.) but not necessarily human. This is in keeping with the
penalty universe designs that we have tended to fixate on more and
more. The more exotic types of bodies sometimes envisioned by the
science fiction writers actually hearken to earlier universes where
we had a bit more free thought and our mockups were more diverse.

Things are not really as simple here as they seem. To make things
this solid and immune to thought, everything is setup on a very
indirect basis. We carry all of our earlier universe experience along
as baggage and we hide a good bit of it from ourselves and keep it
out of sight.

The real structure of our bodies actually carries our entire
"evolution" (or "devolution") with it. The bodies consist of a
physical body generated by an astral body (a hidden immaterial
version of the old magic universe style body) which is generated by a
spirit body (the old conflicts universe body) which is projected by
an energy body (thought universe) which is projected by a symbol body
(symbols universe) which is in turn projected by a mask (motion
universe) which is projected by a basic object (games universe) which
is mocked up from one's operating space. I.E.., the people operate
through many layers of vias to keep themselves and their stuff from
being hit. The higher level forms are very carefully hidden and the
being wouldn't even let himself know for fear that someone will read
his mind and zap them. The person dies in a physical body and then
stupidly runs around in an "astral" body where he can still be hit
(and is still carrying around tons of baggage) until he can hook up
to a new physical body.

If the person were smart, he would step outside of the whole mess and
be like a god again. Occasionally, some people do. Unfortunately,
they then proceed to get into even more conflicts and trouble and
wind up right back in the soup again. They perpetuate their early
aberrations instead of facing up to them. Even the gods fall prey to
the early stupid and self-destructive ideas such as jealousy and
vengeance. Everyone swallowed the jewel of knowledge hook, line, and
sinker and believes it to this day.


Excerpts from PDC 1 (1st Dec 1952, lecture by L. Ron Hubbard)

I'm sure there's an old civilization called Arslycus that
you'll find on an E-meter with a pc. By the way if you want to make your pc
terribly tired and worn out, if you want to put him under good control and
start him down the automaticity curve, that's another one. If you want to put
him down the automaticity curve rapidly, just suggest to him something about
Arslycus and get him just to run a little corner of Arslycus and then
sympathize with him and leave him there. He's spent something like ten
thousand lives in Arslycus, on the average, and all he did was work. And he
did the same job over and over. And when he died they could reach out and
bring him back and put him in another body and he was a trained artisan, and
they didn t even educate him again. They grew the body very rapidly and they
put him back on the same job. And the job would have to do with polishing the
third row of bricks. And that would be all there was to the job - polishing
the third row of bricks.

Arslycus got worse and worse. It got bigger and bigger. It was not
built on a planet, it was just built in space. And it got bigger, and bigger,
and bigger and bigger and one of these days I'm sure one of these slaves
suddenly got the big idea of mass. And it sounded so reasonable, it sounded so
logical to everybody that you had to start going slow with Arslycus because
you would overdo the mass formula. That everybody agreed to this, the mass
formula became a fact and Arslycus broke to pieces and scattered around in
that particular part of the sky as being of too great a mass to sustain
itself. Before that was just building built on thin air and roadways going
between buildings. And it blew to pieces and all broke up and everybody fell
through the sky. And were very happy to see it gone, but I think that that is
about the point where you got the law of gravity coming in strongly. And
after that the law of gravity began to affect itself on the universe more and
more and more and more and you started to get all kinds of suns and planets
and the most fantastic array of things.


We know the anatomy of agreement. We know the laws
on which agreement is based and how it takes place and we could go ahead and
set up, by a chain of agreements some of the doggonest things. And then
take 'em apart too. So, in Scientology, we're really not trying to disagree
with the MEST universe. That is just a handy way of saying it, because that
implies a flow against the MEST universe. And we're not interested in a flow
against the MEST universe. What we re doing is simply taking the MEST
universe and we can make it appear or disappear at will for any individual.
Now that s pretty good. And I'm, you understand, I'm fully and thoroughly
against destroying the MEST universe. Any two or three of you get together
over some weekend and decide to blow all this up, you let me know. Because I
buried a bone out on the other side of Arslycus and I want time to dig it


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Excerpts from contributions sent after the above was sent out:

Two people sent private messages to me only which included:

"The themes of empires rising and falling and of invasions by slavers and so on are consistent with the history of earth so are likely to have occurred in a larger history of universes."


"All kinds of things are possible. These findings of Pilot are not gospel, they are merely a record of what he found on his time track. Each one of us needs to emulate not the incidents he ran, but rather his diligence in working at unravelling our own time-tracks as we experienced life at earlier times."


Roland Aldrisge wrote:

Someone - Jon Atak  maybe - pointed out that LRH did have a sly sense of humor and that Arslycas can be pronounced Ass Lickers pretty well.  Not everything that LRH said was meant literally.  He just might have been referring to some of his more obsequious acolytes.

My personal take is that whole track significance is mostly or at least possibly illusory.  Take what is real for you and go with it, but  don't believe it unless you want to.  You probably got it wrong at the time, and so you are even more likely to get it wrong now.

Roland Aldridge