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!
Dear Reverend Youngblood, As a Christian and firm believer in Our Lord, Jesus Christ I respectfully write this to you with a sense of urgency and sadness. My name is Stefani Hutchison. I am a Christian and I own both a blog as well as a Twitter account dedicated to fighting the abuses and darkness […]Read More An Open Letter to Reverend Youngblood
“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
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 […]Read More Open Letter to the RCC
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 […]Read More The SeaOrg is Not A Religious Order
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 […]Read More Why They Take the Bait
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?