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A suppressive person, in Scientology-jargon, is any person (or organization) that campaigns against Scientology, or someone who has been declared "suppressive" by those higher in the Church of Scientology organization. Scientologists believe that any action taken against Suppressives is fair game and morally acceptable. People declared suppressive can find that their lives are ruined, with Scientologists going to extreme lengths to ruin a Suppressive's reputation, personal life, and psyche.
In the official Scientology definition, a suppressive person is somebody with an antisocial personality, which (according to L. Ron Hubbard) covers about 2.5% of the population. In actuality, the Church of Scientology uses the label mainly for critics and for perceived enemies and rivals of Scientology.
- Free Zone — Scientologists who don't like the official Church of Scientology
- Sin — the general term for behavior that a religion disapproves of
- Heresy — the general term for differences of religious opinion
- Infidel — the general term for people who don't believe in a religion
- Apostasy — the general term for leaving a religion
- Blasphemy — the general term for viciously talking shit about a religion
- False consciousness — the communist version of "suppressive person"