Disconnection is Not A Choice

In Commodore’s Messenger, Book One by Janice Gillham Grady the author tells of a young child being punished by being shut into a small, dark, dirty chain locker on board the Apollo. The little boy sobbed and cried out for his mother for days and although many could hear his pitiable cries no one dared […]

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Enough Is Enough!

When is enough…enough? Scientology has become accustomed to simply bullying its way through anything and anyone who dares to bar its way. From the very beginning anger has been used as a cudgel. L. Ron Hubbard himself was an unstable, angry, violent man. He used his temper and his fists on his wives, he drove […]

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The Time is NOW

For decades the Cult of Scientology has functioned in the shadows, perpetrating the worst kinds of abuses in the name of money. It has controlled both former and current members through fear and intimidation. The tides are turning however and Scientology is not as untouchable as it used to be. If you are a former […]

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Religious Freedom, Here We Go Again

“What makes it alright for you to deny another’s right to Freedom of Religion?” —@ExposeNetwork, Twitter, June 3rd, 2019 This tweet, thrown out into the ether by @ExposeNetwork with no direction or reason, says a lot about those who own the account. As usual they just don’t get it. The answer in short is “nothing”. […]

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Open Letter to the RCC

This past April The Religious Communications Council awarded 5 posts on Scientology’s STAND League their DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Award. Of course Scientology is thrilled and crowing about it on their blog. The following letter has been sent to the Executive Director, Shirley Struchen asking her to reconsider their supporting STAND League and Scientology. There are links […]

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The SeaOrg is Not A Religious Order

Mike Rinder has an excellent blog post discussing the SeaOrg and it’s “religious retreat” ship, Freewinds. In his post he refers to the SeaOrg as “a paramilitary organization that runs scientology in accordance with Hubbard’s policies and directives.” —https://www.mikerindersblog.org/the-real-story-of-the-freewinds/ My post is not in any way a challenge or refutation of Mike’s. He spent his […]

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Why They Take the Bait

Scientology is a cult. Cults are predatory, subtle and stealthy. One of the biggest questions asked is “how do people even get caught up in something like this?” This question is usually followed by some sort of comment on the intelligence of those who join. The fact is that Scientologists don’t sit their prey down […]

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Little Voices in the Dark

It is dark. The air is fetid with the smells of decaying seaweed, rusty salt water, mud and urine. There is very little room in this hot, malodorous metal box and unbeknownst to its tiny, lone occupant, one small slip up could very well mean death. A chain locker contains the coiled anchor chain when […]

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