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Featured Scientology Breeds Fanaticism

Discussion in 'Evaluating and Criticising Scientology' started by Gadfly, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. Jim Faust

    Jim Faust Patron with Honors

    Brilliantly well said. That's right at the heart of the crazy train.
  2. Francois Tremblay

    Francois Tremblay Patron with Honors

    Saw the movie The Lives of Others, about the East German Stasi. We found that there were strong parallels with Scientology and the Sea Org. The only thing we found that was really different was that Scientology gang bang sec checks are worse than the interrogations shown in the movie.
  3. Gizmo

    Gizmo Rabble Rouser

    And to look back & admit that I was once part of that fanaticism still makes me shudder even all these years later.
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2015
  4. SPsince83

    SPsince83 Gold Meritorious Patron

    When I was gang bang sec checked, we had never heard of such a thing. The finance police had us lined up in qual about six or eight at a time and they hit us with everything. I had a read that I couldn't find and was set upon by 4 uniformed storm troopers screaming in my face about my crimes. Turned out I had a book in my auditing room that said "Div 6" and therefore I was a thief. Then things got really weird. Leserve publicly announced he hated the mission network and wanted it to end. It was when the name Miscavige was first heard in the field. The coup was on.
  5. Agent86

    Agent86 New Member

    This is what I call an example of 'Merchants of Chaos.' Basically bad news to get people fearful of everything and seek a solution. Scientology always criticizes the media as 'Merchants of Chaos', which is what they are doing themselves. E.g., Bad stuff will happen unless you take our courses, join staff, and donate all your lucre.
  6. Agent86

    Agent86 New Member

    When I was in the org listening to the course descriptions, the reg's described how the courses like Study Tech would help me learn and study better and therby improve my job performance. It wasn't until I paid for the courses and began the course that the above viewpoints were revealed to me.
    It's not really about improving your job and life and self. It's how they sell it though.

  7. This is a deep thread. It challenges you to think about beliefs. I like it. I had to google the scientology words. L Ron Hubbard was full of gratuitous nonsense.
  8. Jump

    Jump Operating teatime

    I'm sorry you feel that way. But don't worry we have the technology to handle that on your next level.

  9. Hypatia

    Hypatia Pagan

    Scientology can help him/her with that.
  10. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    He sure was.
  11. dchoiceisalwaysrs

    dchoiceisalwaysrs Gold Meritorious Patron

    Taryn Rinder should read this thread.
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  12. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    All those residing on Teegeeack should read this thread, and all other postings on the board by Gadfly as well. If there was an ESMB Hall of Fame he'd be in it! :yes:
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  13. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    Read this thread people.
    Not only it will be so enlighting but if you were part of the last weeks of ESMB life, you may get a good laughter.