This article is from the Scientology and Dianetics FAQ, by email@example.com (Scientology Information Server) with numerous contributions by others.
The Code of a Scientologist was first issued as Professional Auditor's
Bulletin 41 in 1954. In it, L. Ron Hubbard provides a Scientologist
with guidelines in dealing with the press and in fighting for human
rights and justice through social reform. It is a vital code for any
Scientologist active in the community. The code was reissued in 1956
in the book _Creation of Human Ability_. Revised in 1969 and again in
1973, the code is given here in its final version.
As a Scientologist, I pledge myself to the Code of Scientology for the good
1. To keep Scientologists, the public and the press accurately informed
concerning Scientology, the world of mental health and society.
2. To use the best I know of Scientology to the best of my ability to
help my family, friends, groups and the world.
3. To refuse to accept for processing and to refuse to accept money
from any preclear or group I feel I cannot honestly help.
4. To decry and do all I can to abolish any and all abuses against
life and Mankind.
5. To expose and help abolish any and all physically damaging practices
in the field of mental health.
6. To help clean up and keep clean the field of mental health.
7. To bring about an atmosphere of safety and security in the field
of mental health by eradicating its abuses and brutality.
8. To support true humanitarian endeavors in the fields of human rights.
9. To embrace the policy of equal justice for all.
10. To work for freedom of speech in the world.
11. To actively decry the suppression of knowledge, wisdom,
philosophy or data which would help Mankind.
12. To support the freedom of religion.
13. To help Scientology orgs and groups ally themselves with public
14. To teach Scientology at a level it can be understood and used by the
15. To stress the freedom to use Scientology as a philosophy in all
its applications and variations in the humanities.
16. To insist upon standard and unvaried Scientology as an applied
activity in ethics, processing and administration in Scientology
17. To take my share of responsibility for the impact of Scientology
upon the world.
18. To increase the numbers and strength of Scientology over the
19. To set an example of the effectiveness and wisdom of Scientology.
20. To make this world a saner, better place.