Motoring across Europe to Barcelona, he follows World War II invasion routes to study the effects of devastation on populations; he also researches European university systems.
L. Ron Hubbard returns to Phoenix, where he releases new breakthroughs which enable the individual to explore his past and improve his reactions toward life. During this period, Mr. Hubbard also researches the basics of organization, developing principles that any group can use to survive and prosper.
He delivers 232 lectures and writes two more books.
The Factors Lecture Series - London, England: March - April 1953
1st International Congress of Dianetics and Scientologists: September - October 1953
2nd Advanced Clinical Course: December 1953
The 2nd International Congress for Dianeticists and Scientologists - "The Western Congress": Late December 1953