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Tips for Dealing With Scientologists
When dealing with a scientologist do not allow them to argue using LOGICAL FALLACIES Hubbard used fallacious argument, he took a few items and called them "The Data Series", using the typical technique of all good con-men, of OMITTING key information... He used Fallacious argument and covert hypnosis.. (ever wonder why Hubbard repeated the same ideas over and over and over in Dianetics?) Always check their claimed "facts" and point out to them every ad-hominen, straw man argument etc... and if you succeed in giving them a grasp of Logical Fallacy.. they will eventually realize that they have accepted a boatload of fallacious information.
Fallacious Argument WORKS
Private Investigators WORK
Gag agreements WORK
Information Control WORKS
and most importantly
Remember "counting heads of adherents is NOT evidence"
(see review of Dianetics in Cal Tech Magazine) it is fallacious argument!
Originally posted by TeslaandLyne
Any one know if the South Park explanation of Scientology
The illustration was quite good to go along with the words.
" Scientologists believe that most human problems can be traced to lingering spirits of an extraterrestrial people massacred by their ruler, Xenu, over 75 million years ago. These spirits attach themselves by "clusters" to individuals in the contemporary world, causing spiritual harm and negatively influencing the lives of their hosts ". USDJ Judge Leonie Brinkema 4 Oct 96 Memorandum Opinion, RTC vs Lerma
Originally posted by Molan27
Read the Time Magazine artice on Scientology.. 'Scientology the Cult of Greed'
Of course Scientology sued Time Magazine BUT then LOST in court (after years and years) and then had to pay Time Magazines defense lawyers fees of 8 MILLION dollars! LOL!
The Church of Scientology went on trial this week in France, accused of fraud in a case that sheds light on the group.
The Church of Scientology's bookshop in Paris is part of the case being heard in France.
If found guilty, the church could be forced to shut down in France, though appeals could see the case continue for years.
"This is a process in heresy," Daniele Gounord, the spokeswoman for Scientology in France, told reporters.
The two plaintiffs, both women, say they were defrauded by the organization, which is classified as a sect in France.
Their complaints focus on the use of a device that Scientologists say measures spiritual well-being. Members use the electropsychometer, or E-Meter, to "locate areas of spiritual duress or travail so they can be addressed and handled," according to Scientology's Web site.
The women say that, after using the device, they were encouraged to pay for vitamins and books. They say that amounted to fraud.