Some people are ragging Carl Rogers about “Operation Emboss”, griping that the changes are occurring very slowly and with disproportionate fanfare.
My POV: although it’s well recognized that Carl is riding into the sunset (though vientology will live on), many are underestimating the sheer effort needed to accomplish the hand-crafted embossing of hundreds of vientological images.
On April 4, 2009, Carl announced that Operation Emboss was 1.71% complete. On August 3, it is now 7.63% complete. In a span of 121 days, that’s a 6.22 percentage point increase. Doing the math shows that Carl will finish up on…
June 29, 2014.
Do all of us have the persistence and vision to propose, and accomplish, a similar 5-year project? I doubt it. Hell, in 2014 we might all have rocket cars. Or, more likely, gas will be $100 a gallon, which is not as bad as it sounds, because with inflation, one dollar itself will be $12.50.