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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The Un-Reactive Mind

Scientology teaches that there are two parts to the mind. “L. Ron Hubbard discovered that the mind has two very distinct parts. One of these—the part that you consciously use and are aware of—is called the analytical mind. This is the portion of the mind which thinks, observes data, remembers it and resolves problems. It […]

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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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Cathy Bernardini- A Harridan Scorned

In his Inferno Dante describes 9 levels in Hell of punishment based upon the sins one committed during one’s lifetime. The 9th is called Treachery and it is separated into four levels of torment with Judas Iscariot condemned to the deepest, most horrible section. Either Alighieri forgot a level or it was too terrifying even […]

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