A flow is a progress of energy between two points. The points may have masses. The points are fixed and the fixedness of the points and their opposition produce the phenomena of flows.
There are two flows, when viewed from one point.
These flows are modified by being accelerated and restrained.
The acceleration and restraint as applied by a thetan can be classified by many attitudes. The basic attitudes are covered in the CDEI Scale — Curiosity, Desire, Enforce, Inhibit.
For purposes of processing these attitudes become
This scale inverts from outflow to inflow so that you have
This gives us eight attitudes toward flows. We have two flows, Inflow and Outflow and so there are then sixteen Basic Flows that affect a case strongly. As we add brackets (another for another, self for others, etc) we get additional flows, of course. But these sixteen are basic.
Since it is an inversion, expressed in the same way above and below Inhibited, we can list flows for processes, rudiments, assessments, sec checks and other purposes as eight, remembering we have an inversion that will occur in the processing, but the lower and upper harmonic covered by the same words.
For all general purposes, these then are the listed flows that are actually used by the auditor in lists, commands, etc.
If you wish to “see” this better, make a point on a piece of paper and draw the flows. Or audit them or get audited on them.
The basic aberration is withheld flow and all of these flows in a session are aberrative only if the pc is withholding telling the auditor about the flow.