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OT 8 parents declared Suppressive Persons for refusing to disconnect from son

Discussion in 'Freezone, Independents, and Other Flavors of Scien' started by CommunicatorIC, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. kate8024

    kate8024 -deleted-

    Yes I do agree that the traditional definitions of piety have little to nothing to do with Scientology, I was merely using the same wording as the person I was replying to. In that context, in my opinion, 'piety' is probably better read as 'dedication to the teachings and/or organization'.
  2. HelluvaHoax!

    HelluvaHoax! Platinum Meritorious Sponsor with bells on

    ANSWER: Because we were not actually Scientologists, students, truth seekers, group members or even customers. We were marks. Our purpose in being there was to be manipulated and exploited by cult leader(s) for whatever purpose best served their interests.

    If that answer is not correct, what is anyone then doing here on ESMB reading this post?
  3. guanoloco

    guanoloco As-Wased

    Gib, you are speaking with my ARE my tongue! That means I'm either one of your BTs or you're one of mine!

    Isn't that theta?
  4. Ha! Good new travels fast lol

    I'm Nick Lister - the catalyst for this particular case of bullshit disconnection.

    No the income source did not dry up. They declared wealthy friends of mine as well as my parents who aren't bad off. I'm also not on welfare.

    How did this get up here so quick? This only happened last week. I'm impressed. You guys are on top of your game :)

    I fully support all harassment and spreading of truth any of you engage in with the Church and spreading what really goes on. Growing up in a cult has it's down sides, believe it or not. But most of you seem like you've still got your powers of reasoning intact, so go on and use them to the fullest, you little rebels, you.
  5. iHateDuplicity

    iHateDuplicity Patron with Honors

    Hi Nick. Welcome to ESMB, all the latest and greatest dirt and fun in the ex-Scilon community right at your fingertips.

    I am sure I'm not the only one here who is curious about what your parents are going to do now. If it would blow anything big strategically or PR-wise then you don't have to say anything, of course, and we'll wait for the surprise. But if there is anything you can tell us, inquiring minds want to know. I can't wait for their story to go into the mainstream media.
  6. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation


    Nick, welcome to ESMB ... your parents may not realise it (yet) but you just did them a huge favour, I'm really proud of you!

  7. Panda Termint

    Panda Termint Cabal Of One

    :lol: I see that my puny effort at limiting the derail of this thread about scientology Disconnection was simply wasted pixels! Have at it, my friends! :hysterical:
  8. Panda Termint

    Panda Termint Cabal Of One

    ITYIWT re the WTF? I was referring solely to the back and forth about scientology as a religion. I thought that was a derail of the subject at hand.; Disconnection.
  9. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation


    Sorry? I didn't say anything ... you're imagining things now Pandy, you wanna get that looked at, it's far more worrying than a little derail.


  10. lost

    lost Patron with Honors

    Imagining things is what i do.......according to....ah, cant remember now................................
  11. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    I'm imagining you (Degraded Being) swanning around Hong Kong! Or maybe thats really happening ...

  12. Panda Termint

    Panda Termint Cabal Of One

    Lol, I got a notification that you'd clicked WTF? on that post. C'mon admit it, you did that, I saw it with my own inner eye! :biggrin:
  13. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    Sigh ... there's nothing quite as sad as watching someone you're fond of declining ... but it comes to us all Pandy, so try not to worry.

    Oh alright then! I might have clicked WTF, then unclicked it to amuse myself ... I'm very easily amused.

  14. Panda Termint

    Panda Termint Cabal Of One

    Lol, I know it comes to us all. I had a birthday the other day where the candles set off the smoke alarm!!! :)
  15. degraded being

    degraded being Sponsor

    Swanning around with billions of work-and-money-is-happiness freaks, diligently, sensibly and politely dealing with lifes details, and such an exquisitely balanced little component of control freakism thrown in, backgrounded by unspoken fear of the spontaneous, in this heat and on tiny streets........well, its not easy, but actually, it could be just what i need, so from now on it will be swanning. I have the feeling it will put me in a bad light with the sensible demeanour here. They want GUCCI and PRADA and all that crap screaming from every high rise and Elite customers and Prestige customers special banking foyers. All the snobby shit, but musn't "swan". That would grate on the conformist nerves and rattle the collective harmony. I have found many here are like
    scientologists There is policy and it must be followed. Is this commie influence or has it always been this way?
  16. HelluvaHoax!

    HelluvaHoax! Platinum Meritorious Sponsor with bells on

    It's just the human characteristic of reveling in routines & rituals to keep the chaos of life's unknowns in a tolerable range. Asians just have a better attention span & ability to focus--so they really get into whatever it is that they are doing! LOL.
  17. lost

    lost Patron with Honors

    Oh, very true. And some of the asian students i have taught (korean moreso than chinese) combine it with high zen states...focussing on absolutely nothing.....but i will derail no longer...............
  18. A.K. Myers

    A.K. Myers Patron with Honors

    Lately they have been posting their public "doubt formulae"
    over on Mike Rinder's blog.

  19. Udarnik

    Udarnik Gold Meritorious Patron

    The Commies make it worse, but patriarchal Chinese society has always been that way. Remember foot binding? Talk about a batshit insane policy that must be followed, or your daughter will never get married.


    What the blue fuck?

    My wife's great grandmonther, whom I met about a year before she died, was one of the oldest people in Taiwan, over 100. Her feet hurt her her whole life because she was a couple of months into the process in October of 1895. When the Japanese ended resistance on the island from the Ching, they outlawed that shit in a heartbeat, so she was saved the deformed feet, but the binding had messed her up a little bit.
  20. ncapers

    ncapers KhaKahn

    TIME TO GET THE COURTS INVOLVED. Family courts readily look down on this kind of breaking apart of families. Wonder how many people have had to disconnect from their families and done damage within, say, the last 20 years?