posted on Nov, 21 2011 @ 07:03 AM
reply to post by WakeUpRiseUp
I have a copy of the first ever publicised essay on Dianetics (or however you spell it. Incidently it was in a Sci-fi magazine) and it's poorly
written and conceived by the mind of the mediocre. L. Ron was one of the worst Sci-fi writers in history who is often quoted (though many sources
claim it isn't true) as saying that the only real way "to make money is to start a religion"
Scientology also teaches that Psychiatry is evil and will not let you join the "church" if you have a history of mental illness (or as they put it,
are insane) and of course having no money or assets means the same thing. Let's ignore the fact that a lot of their practices are tantamount to
mental abuse and can make you mentally ill.
One of the reasons there are so many celebrity Scientologists is the fact that they are treated so well compared to the other members of the church
and they even have their own "Celebrity Centres" where they go to learn all things Scientology amongst the other great and good folks like
themselves. They never see the side of Scientology that the average Scientologits has to live with every day. The "church" abuses it's staff and
contrives to isolate them and keep them poor (and or in debt) until no more can be wrung from them, at which time they are abandoned by their
Don't even get me started about the farcical practice of Auditing and how it's mostly a way to learn your deepest, darkest secrets so that they can
be held on file and used against you should the need arise...
Can anyone tell which subject I chose to do my Cults essay on when I was studying Theology? lol