Scientology Member David Evans threatens journalist Laura Turner over Going Clear

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  1. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Scientology Member David Evans threatens Religion News Service journalist Laura Turner over Going Clear article.

    The Religious News Service article:

    “Going Clear:” Scientology’s coverup efforts against the HBO documentary
    http://lauraturner.religionnews.com...scientologys-coverup-efforts-hbo-documentary/

    The threat memorialized:

    https://twitter.com/lkoturner/status/577941661088636928

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    David Evans Scientology Service Completions
    http://www.truthaboutscientology.com/stats/by-name/d/david-evans.html


    David Evans' One Star "I am a Scientologist" Amazon Review of Inside Scientology: The Story of America’s Most Secretive Religion.
    http://www.amazon.com/review/R21D0HH5HT5KIX


    David Evans' Google + Review of Church of Scientology Mission of Los Feliz
    https://plus.google.com/116064857079578860218/about

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    Compare the picture on the Google + review to the picture on the threat message above.

    UPDATE:

    https://twitter.com/lkoturner/status/578004140292329472

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    EDITED TO ADD:

    David Evans' Google + Page. Again, notice the picture.

    https://plus.google.com/102497338388985900689/reviews

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  2. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

    The Church of Scientology has now educated every media outlet and the Internet on its criminal playbook.

    Yeh, that will help its PR. :duh:
     
  3. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    Brilliant!
     
  4. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  5. FlunkYou

    FlunkYou Patron with Honors

    Poor David Evans just opened a can of worms. Once the internet is through with him, he'll need to go on a sabbatical...perhaps in the SO? Then he'll find out for himself just how lush the accommodations really are.

    Scn doesn't really understand that their threats are now public domain almost instantly. They really need to invent a course on how to deal in the electronic age.
     
  6. pebbles

    pebbles Patron with Honors

    Anyone know about this David Evans? Don't see much other than a google profile and a completion list.
    Curious.
     
  7. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  8. ILove2Lurk

    ILove2Lurk Lisbeth Salander

    David Evans apparently doesn't think much of the book "Inside Scientology: The Story of America’s Most Secretive Religion."

    "I have listened to over 2000 lectures by L. Ron Hubbard and read at least 500,000 words. I've taken many courses and received counselling. I know the organizations well, and I know hundreds of Scientologists. I was 19 when I started reading L. Ron Hubbard's books, I'm now 54. I think this qualifies me as an authority on the subject."

    http://www.amazon.com/review/R21D0HH5HT5KIX

    Same guy? Maybe.

    42 other commenters try to go toe-to-toe with him and he tries to block many of them. (You can show posts anyway.)
     
  9. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  10. Sindy

    Sindy Crusader

  11. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

  12. Lulu Belle

    Lulu Belle Moonbat

    She has a link to an new article she wrote about it on the end of the comments for yesterday's article:


    http://lauraturner.religionnews.com/2015/03/18/how-to-get-threatened-by-scientologists/

    How to get threatened by Scientologists

    (excerpt)

    Part of being an opinion writer on the Internet in 2015 is hearing regularly from folks who think your opinions are garbage. It’s no one’s idea of fun, but it’s part of the job you take on when you put your opinions in writing for everyone to see. It’s fine. But after Monday’s post about the documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, the responses were deeply affecting. I’ve heard from almost a dozen former members of Scientology whose lives were turned upside-down when they left the church, and many more who were shocked to hear about the lengths Scientologists will go to in order to punish those who question its tenets from within.

    As I wrote in the piece on Monday, one of the central characteristics of a cult is its unwillingness to ask critical questions of itself. And if it won’t ask those questions from within, it’s not likely to take kindly to people asking those questions from the outside. It wasn’t long before I got an email from a Scientologist named Dave Evans with the subject line “Remarkable.” That’s sarcasm, in case you’re wondering. So here, in three easy steps, is how to get threatened by a Scientologist.

    - See more at: http://lauraturner.religionnews.com...tened-by-scientologists/#sthash.7D63NY6J.dpuf
     
  13. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    WoW. Standard fare from the "Cult."

    Threats, intimidation....and attempted "enforcement..." ie. "strong arming...probably to come.

    Thanks
     
  14. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    Hmm. You think he'd have got through them by now. Maybe he shouldn't be clearing all the definitions in the large OED?

    Paul
     
  15. Sindy

    Sindy Crusader

    What a stupid ass to now have hostile engagement with a faith based publication and writer. Even when Scientology is being excoriated, they can normally count on other religions to defend them, even if meekly, because they can see themselves in Scientology's shoes. They don't want their first amendment rights trampled on so they will allow the stench of Scientology to permeate their worlds so they can stand up for their own rights.

    In this, he burns that bridge too. I wonder if this is authorized? They are really losing it.

    You back a wild animal into a corner...he gonna bite.
     
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  16. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    I don't think David Evans has the slightest idea of what happens when a few million Internet nerds with time on their hands, decide to take an interest in some particular person...
     
  17. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    Judging by his recommended videos, this is not a bad person, just a confused person.
     
  18. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    His November 30, 2013 comment about a Co$ television ad uploaded to YouTube was: "Beautiful".
     
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  19. Lohan2008

    Lohan2008 Gold Meritorious Patron

    Has Laura Turner contacted Google and Amazon about his TWIT-ter threats and have his accounts suspended ??
     
  20. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    Yep, he's deceived and brainwashed.

    I'd rather help him out of that - if possible - than crush him for being as foolish as many of us also were. :)

    He's providing some amusement, but seems not to be doing any real harm.