Scientology: Children and Auditing, Religious Ritual or Abuse? ~Part 4

(b) “Child abuse” means:1. Intentional infliction of physical or mental injury upon a child; Leah Remini has noted that for children in the Sea Org Scientology is the caregiver. Mike Rinder also verified that children are secondary to Sea Org duties and thus are raised by the cult rather than their parents. Children who audit adults are […]

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Scientology: Children and Auditing, Religious Ritual or Abuse? ~Part 3

Is Auditing a religious ritual or a form of child abuse? Scientology adamantly insists the former. Sacrosanct? Confidential? Really? David Miscavige’s voyeuristic proclivities have been firmly established by former members.“At the Int base, Miscavige is known to pride himself on having memorized the sexual irregularities of practically every staff member there. He has demonstrated his […]

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Scientology: Children and Auditing, Religious Ritual or Abuse? ~Part 2

Scientology declared that auditing is its “principal religious practice”. Auditing, in all its forms, is the capstone for all Scientology’s religious claims. Without it one cannot attest to Clear. One cannot move ahead in courses or up The Bridge. Scientology insists “only auditing provides a precise path by which any individual may walk an exact […]

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Scientology: Children and Auditing, Religious Ritual or Abuse? ~Part 1

“Scientology is a religion based upon the research, writings and recorded lectures of its founder L. Ron Hubbard, which collectively constitute the scriptures of the religion. A Scientologist is one who recognizes the writings and recorded spoken words of L. Ron Hubbard as providing the fundamental keys to an understanding of his or her existence.” […]

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The PR Farce Continues

On August 12, 2021 a press release issued by The Church of Scientology appeared in Galveston County’s The Daily News. Extending the Broad Reach of Scientology-Sponsored Humanitarian Initiatives, a public relations piece filled with self congratulatory praise for their alleged humanitarian contributions during the pandemic, is not what it seems. Citing the immediate response by […]

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Do Unto Others…

In 1919 Hallmark created Friendship Day as a way to sell more cards. By 1940 this brilliant marketing campaign had run its course and faded away. The United Nations resurrected the celebration of friendship turning it from a commercial, money making endeavor to a positive observance of human relationships. World Friendship Day was officially recognized […]

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More Painful Scientology Hypocrisy

Scientology has levels of hypocrisy that range from eye rolling inanity to infuriating offensiveness. Kirstie Alley keeps the former alive with her Twitter contributions. Stand League contributor Dylan Green’s July 15th article is firmly of the latter category. Anchoring his piece with a stock photo of two young Jewish boys from the Holocaust, Green goes […]

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