An excerpt from Naked Scientology by William Burroughs, re. his experiences at St. Hill in the late 1960s:
...I remember one weekend after a few drinks confiding certain doubts about Scientology to a supposed friend.
"They'll wring it out of me at the next Sec Check," he sobbed. "Why don't you go straight to Ethics and make a clean breast of it?"
I remember some old biddy dragging me into a broom closet... and asking me on the e-meter, "Do you have any unkind thoughts about L. Ron Hubbard? ... That reads. What do you consider that means?"
"He's so beautiful he dazzles me. I can't help resenting it sometimes."
In the words of Celine - "All this time I felt my self respect slipping away and finally completely gone. As it were, officially removed..."
Like an anthropologist who has, after unspeakable indignities, penetrated a savage tribe, I was determined to hang on and get the big medicine...
...I was ordered for a Joberg [Security Check] because I rockslammed [a type of 'read' on the e-meter] on a question, "What would have to happen before Scientology worked on everybody?" (I couldn't confront it.) The  Joberg http://www.xenu.net/archive/books/isd/isd-5i.htm ...is published for the first time in Inside Scientology http://www.xenu.net/archive/books/isd/isd.htm ...
..."That's it!" barks a sulky Sea Org lieutenant in the doorway of the Public Ethics Officer.
"Everybody line up for a Sec Check."
When my turn comes I pick up the cans.
"Do you consider St. Hill a safe environment?"
"Yes, of course I do."
"There's a read there. What do you consider that could mean?"
"Well, we're surrounded by suppressives. It frightens me to think of these devils all around us."
I was learning...
Naked Scientology: http://www.apologeticsindex.org/Naked%20Scientology.pdf