Source: Hubbard, L. R. (1979). Dianetics and Scientology Technical Dictionary. Los Angeles, Church of Scientology of California.
SCIENTOLOGY 8-8008, 1. was a formula. It said: the attainment of infinity, that is the first eight is achieved by the reduction of the physical universe from infinity, that is the second eight, to zero, which is the first zero and the building of one’s own universe from zero to an infinity of one’s own universe and by that one achieves the attainment of infinity. (9ACC 14, 5412CM24) 2. the roadmap of a process. And it says, the attainment of infinity by the reduction of the apparency of the mest universe is infinity to zero and the increase of one’s own apparent zero to an infinity of his own universe. (PDC 31) 3. the original definition of Scientology 8-8008 was the attainment
of infinity by the reduction of the apparent infinity and power of the mest universe to a zero for himself, and the increase of the apparent zero of one’s own universe to an infinity for oneself. Infinity (oo) stood upright makes the number eight. (Scn 8-8008, p. 31)