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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
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
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: 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
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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Why Is It So Hard to Give Up Scientology?
One of the continuing mysteries about Scientology is the dogged persistence of some Scientologists, both inside and outside of the Church of Scientology, in their devotion to L. Ron Hubbard and to Scientology’s technology despite its almost complete lack of … Continue reading
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Ask a Question
Once again, the number of questions on the most recent Ask a Question have gotten unwieldy, so I’ll start a new one. There really are some great questions and discussions in Ask a Question 1, Ask a Question 2 and … Continue reading
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