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Objectives: short for Objective Processing, an auditing action which helps a person to look or place his attention outward from himself.

OCA: abbreviation for Oxford Capacity Analysis. See Chapter 5.

Operating Thetan: a state of being above Clear, in which the Clear has become refamiliarized with his native capabilities. See Chapter 13.

organizing board: a pattern of organization which expresses every function a Scientology church needs to attend to in order to minister to its congregation. See Chapter 20.

OSA: an acronym for Office of Special Affairs. See Chapter 36.

OT: abbreviation for Operating Thetan. See Operating Thetan in this glossary.

overrun: continue an auditing process or a series of processes past the point of completion.

overt: a harmful act or a transgression against the moral code of a group. When a person does something that is contrary to the moral code he has agreed to, or when he omits to do something that he should have done per that moral code, he has committed an overt. An overt violates what was agreed upon. An overt can be intentional or unintentional.


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