Note: all quotes come from The Truth About Apostates: The Scientology Story (Exposing Crimes Book 1) unless otherwise noted. The errors in syntax belong to Ryan Prescott. What is an apostate? In the first chapter of his book, Ryan Prescott defines it as “Apostate: a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion […]Read More Apostates: Betrayers or the Betrayed?
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 […]Read More Enough Is Enough!
“Without any Scientology organization things are not gonna change on this planet. We are the most ethical group you are ever gonna find.” —Leah Remini @ExposeNetwork loves reaching into the past and dredging up tired, old stuff. Posting quotes and accusations out of context, he tries to make yesterday’s news relevant to today. In this […]Read More Leah Was Right All Along
“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”. […]Read More Religious Freedom, Here We Go Again
Communication. LRH wrote a great deal in the concept. Scientology has a whole course dedicated to it. “A man is as alive as he can communicate” he wrote. “Man’s wars, ongoing conflicts, and acts of terrorism result from breakdowns in communication among people.” —@StandLeague, Twitter, May 16, 2019 This cult of all knowledge claims superiority […]Read More Scientology, Masters of the Filibuster
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 […]Read More Little Voices in the Dark
“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 […]Read More The Ethics of Scientology
Dear Taryn, I would like to set Scientology aside for a moment and simply talk to you. No anger. No arguments. Just some observations gleaned from your very public conflict. Sometimes others can see more clearly than those involved in conflict. Obviously we cannot have a conversation because that takes two, although I am more […]Read More Dear Taryn, Will You Choose War or Peace?
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 […]Read More Cathy Bernardini- A Harridan Scorned
There is something deeply motivating and fulfilling about being certain of one’s path. Dedicating one’s life to good. Working towards a goal in spite of any obstacle. Fighting for something REAL and worthwhile gives direction and confidence to life. Where others drift through the world from one thing to the next like so much flotsam in a flooded […]Read More Trapped Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea