Love your work, Chris. I remember when I finally got $cientology into proper perspective after hooking up with CIFS and attending a meeting of theirs as a guest speaker. It was a huge blow to my ego to realise the cult I'd been part of wasn't some huge deal at all - it was just another small-time poxy little criminal operation that barely affected a million people (if that) in any way at all. Not to decry the real abuses and injustices that have occurred within the Co$ ranks but seriously - it's strictly small-time on a planetary scale. Even the stature of its current leader is evidence of that. It was my amended goal then and still is today to make $cientology the poster-child for all abusive cults. For anyone to say the word "cult" and DM, TC, JT and all the other crazies and well-documented abuses immediately come to mind for the otherwise-uninitiated layperson when talking about such much bigger groups like the JWs has been my fondest hope. Of course I still fight the cult directly and will continue to do so - it's an evil organisation kept alive somehow by its zombie personnel mindlessly spouting Hubbardspew and doing just what the Fat Fraud said they should do (that of course He Hisself never ever did, but that's the whole point.) Hubbard's genius was getting His ragtag bunch to punch sooooo far above their weight and have them fervently believing how well they were doing while He cowered in fear behind the most rapid of His fanatics. That the cult is so well-known today is a sort of testament to what He was able to do. And of course DM in sheer rat cunning for keep it all running somehow when realistically it should have died quietly years ago. Pathetic short-term cult is pathetic - no other term fits it really. Just like its SHORT leader. I just look forward to reconnecting with my friends still locked into that prison of belief someday.