pan-determined: able to view both sides. Pan-determinism is acrossdeterminism or determinism of two sides. If a person were playing both sides of a chess game, he would be exercising pan-determinism. See alsodeterminism in this glossary.
PDH: abbreviation for pain-drug-hypnosis, a behavioral modification technique used by military and intelligence services in which pain, drugs or hypnosis, or any combination of these, are administered to drive an individual into a state whereby he can be given suggestions or commands subconsciously. Dianetics auditing can undo the effects of PDH. For more information, See Chapter 35.
perceptic: any sense message such as sight, sound, smell, etc.
postulate: a conclusion, decision or resolution made by the individual himself to resolve a problem or to set a pattern for the future or to nullify a pattern of the past. For example, a person says, I like Model T Fords. I am never going to drive another car. Years later, no longer consciously aware of this postulate, he will wonder why he is having so much trouble with his Buick; its because he has made an earlier promise to himself. In order to change he has to change that postulate.
potential trouble source: a person who is in some way connected to and being adversely affected by a suppressive person. Such a person is called a potential trouble source because he can be a lot of trouble to himself and to others. See alsosuppressive person in this glossary.
preclear: a person who is receiving Scientology or Dianetics auditing on his way to becoming Clear, hence pre-Clear. Through auditing he is finding out more about himself and life. See Chapter 5.
process: an exact set of questions asked or directions given by an auditor to help a person locate areas of spiritual distress, find out things about himself and improve his condition. See Chapter 5.
processing: another word for auditing. Seeauditing in this glossary.