The job of the auditor in the Church of Scientology is to help other members through their "intense self-examination sessions." A device called E-meter
is used during these sessions.
A highlight of the tour for many is the opportunity to "see a thought" with a demonstration of how the E-Meter
registers and shows the changes in mental state of the individual.
In one segment, members boasted of the church's technological achievements, including development of the "E-meter
" that reads "mental energy" and is used by an auditor to diagnose and improve people's lives.
Installed in minutes, the PosiCharge wireless E-Meter
IV electric vehicle energy meter captures energy and usage data automatically without operator or maintenance staff management.
Man's problems today are attributable to "engrams," or the mental memory of painful experiences caused by the presence of thetans on our humanly bodies, which one can get rid of only through a process of spiritual "auditing," a sort of counseling session performed on a low-rent lie-detector machine called an "E-Meter
." Those who join Scientology often end up spending vast sums on auditing and other Church gimmicks, leading detractors to characterize Scientology as a pyramid scheme in which members pay ever-vaster sums of money to ascend the Church's "Operating Thetan levels." A typical story involves the grief-stricken, 73-year-old widow who took on a $45,000 mortgage to pay for auditing after Scientologists preyed upon her following the death of her husband.
If she was raised a Scientologist, then Suri would face being "audited" with an "e-meter
," which measures responses to questions such as "Have you ever lied to a teacher?" and "Have you ever gotten yourself dirty on purpose?"
He asked me to grip tightly on the two metal tubes attached to the e-meter
by wires, as he played around with the dials on the front of the machine.
Maybe Jessica's dismissal sends you spinning into a cult that believes that mankind is haunted and harried by the spirits of billions of people brought to Earth 75 million years ago by the intergalactic tyrant Xenu and you need to be hooked up to an e-meter
to get free of them, or maybe you become a right-wing blogger and global-warming denier.
Five years later, the FDA returned, this time on a hunt for a device called the "E-Meter
," an electronic contraption with two empty metal cylinders at the end.
" is said to measure one's spirit, or 'thetan' body.
looks like a voltmeter connected to two metal batons.