The founder of the group is the former blackjack dealer Oury Engloz.
ONE has been compared with Scientology or EST. Its
tactics were in the same kind extreme like Scientology including sleep
depravation, humiliation exercises, outrangeous mandatory public pranks and
grueling physical endurance tests.
ONE's program consists of two parts:
ONE is a part of the scheme of scientological thinking, a pervert Capitalism
without humanity, public relief and friendship. The "Cult Observer"
- First part is a two-day relatively low-key consciousness-raising
session at the end of which trainees are informed that the real meat of the
program is to be found in part II. The training makes over 1000 $
- In the second part of the training the exercises become harder and
harder. More sleep depravation and more physical endurance tests. The aim is
the on-top-manager without scruples. This part of training makes over 850
"Some participants have had severe reactions to the abuse and degradiation
of program sessions such as 'Sex Night'." (The Cult Observer, May/June 1987,