Disconnection is Not A Choice

In Commodore’s Messenger, Book One by Janice Gillham Grady the author tells of a young child being punished by being shut into a small, dark, dirty chain locker on board the Apollo. The little boy sobbed and cried out for his mother for days and although many could hear his pitiable cries no one dared […]

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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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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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