The ARS Acronym/Terminology FAQ v3.5
by Martin Hunt
Stand: 22 Jul 2000
Joker and Degrader. According to Hubbard, joking and degrading
about Scientology are signs of a suppressive personality. Worn as a
badge of honor on ars due to one Scientologist labeling certain
people Jokers and Degraders.
Johannesburg, South Africa Scientology organization. The AOSH
(Advanced Org, Saint Hill; for upper level bridge auditing, ie,
clear and OT) and CLO (Continental Liaison Office) for Africa are
a lengthy sexual and criminal security checklist performed
on staff as an auditing action on the E-meter, commonly seen as the
roughest "sec-check" in the cult. The results are used as blackmail
to keep departers silent about the abuses they've seen in the cult.