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The Big Bad Church of Scientology

Recently, I received a private message from a reader.  Unfortunately, the return email they provided wasn’t valid so I could not respond privately. However, since I occasionally get similar messages from others, I felt it would be worthwhile to respond … Continue reading

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The Missing Foundations of Scientology

It is interesting to me that some people who recognize the evil of the Church of Scientology, still believe that Scientology, itself, is good. I see some folks talking about “rehabilitating Scientology’s and L. Ron Hubbard’s image”.  I see some … Continue reading

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Scientology Hides in Portland

[Guest post from Arthur who was in Portland for the “Grand Opening”.] I dropped by the “Grand Opening” of Scientology’s latest “Ideal Org” in Portland, Oregon.  It was nothing much.  I guess that’s typical of these events.  Only a couple … Continue reading

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Scientologists: What, exactly, “works”?

One of the things that Scientologists do that is so very confusing, is their insistence that “Scientology works!” Even after leaving the Church of Scientology in disgust, a few people continue to believe and insist that Scientology works.  This results … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2013

I thought I’d follow tradition and make a few predictions for the new year. Here are a couple of things I see happening. We are all seeing the tremendous flood of articles, programs and books about the Church of Scientology … Continue reading

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We Have Moved!

You have found the new home for Ask the Scientologist! The blog isn’t fully set up the way I want it to be but it will be soon.  In the meantime, you can post questions, comments and suggestions here or … Continue reading

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Scientology Logic™

I have often sarcastically referred to “Scientology Logic™” when discussing various statements and arguments made by the Church of Scientology and Scientology’s true believers.  It is very true that Scientology’s version of “logic” is very, very strange, but what you … Continue reading

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Scientology: It’s All About Threats and Fear

As the implosion of the Church of Scientology continues, I have had more contact with newly-out Scientologists than ever before.  And I have noticed that one of the common characteristics of newly-out Scientologists is fear. This isn’t just fear of … Continue reading

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Ask a Question

I’m a bit late on a new Ask a Question.  I’ve found that some browsers don’t work too well with Blogger once the comments have gone past 200 and you have to go to another page.  On some browsers, you … Continue reading

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Tom, Katie, Suri and the Media Reaction

When I first started this blog, my primary intention was to clear up the misinformation about Scientology, the Church of Scientology and ex-Scientologists.  Sometimes I think I’ve done a good job.  Then there are times, like recently, when I’m amazed … Continue reading

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