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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The Ethics of Scientology

“L. Ron Hubbard defined ethics as ‘reason and the contemplation of optimum survival.’ He has also pointed out: ‘Dishonest conduct is non-survival. Anything is unreasonable or evil which brings about the destruction of individuals, groups, or inhibits the future of the race.’” Further, in his book Introduction to Scientology Ethics he writes “Ethics actually consists […]

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Meet A Scientologist

Scientology TV has a series called “Meet a Scientologist”. The idea behind the show one supposes, is for the world to see members as just like everyone else. “Nothing to see here, folks! Scientologists are the same as you!” These “regular” people chosen to represent the team, are there to forward the appearance that members […]

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Elisabeth Moss Keeps the Media Firmly Away From Her Beliefs

There is an interesting article on Yahoo Entertainment this morning entitled Elisabeth Moss Gives a Rare Interview about Scientology: It’s a Complicated Thing. —https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/elisabeth-moss-scientology-interview-170819462.html Taryn Ryder, the writer of the article opens with the hook; “Elisabeth Moss is giving a rare glimpse into her beliefs as a Scientologist.” A better lede would have been “Elisabeth […]

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There is No Point in Yesterday

Or: We Do Not Believe in Reincarnation or Past Lives. Maybe. Scientology is filled with strange, conflicting and confusing beliefs. Claiming a belief in a Supreme Being while at the same time calling their Thetan “Creator of life, itself” then hedging by saying you can believe in God if you want to. Or not. It […]

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COS: The Destruction of the Mind

The Hidden Hurt L. Ron Hubbard called Dianetics a “Science of the Mind”. He touted it as the answer to all Man’s problems and the only thing that can free him. Dianetics is know within Scientology as Book One. It is the foundation stone for everything that Scientology is today. The cult claims that by […]

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Bobbling Along, Thanks Scientology

Scientology defender The Truth Network posted a blog piece about the Aftermath Foundation’s new Mike Rinder bobble head. —exposenetwork.blogspot.com On March 27th a man wielding a sword was killed in a Scientology building in Inglewood, CA. Back in January a boy stabbed and killed a Scientologist at the Australian Scientology Center. Currently there is an […]

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