The variety of conceptions of godhead, worship, salvation, and other religious concerns becomes even more apparent when extended beyond the major ancient religious traditions to modern religions. New religious movements are not only numerous but also widely diverse among themselves. Some derive from Christian traditions; some have oriental origins; other seek to resuscitate mystical traditions; […]
Decoding Scientology Propaganda: Literature
FOR THE FIRST TIME, Tom Cruise opens up about Scientology – the faith that drives his life, his family and his career – and if you don’t like it, well, screw you THE PASSION OF THE CRUISE “WANT TO MEET MY MOM?” TOM Cruise asks as we walk through the halls of the Celebrity Centre, […]
On January 1, 1975 I was lured into Scientology in Vancouver with a ticket handed to me on the street offering a free IQ and Personality Test and conveying the message that here was where to go to have the career of my choice. I wanted to be a writer. The Scientologists soon changed my […]
It was the third of June, another cheery, sunny Gastown day, so Caroline and I and Erika went down to picket by the bay. Our picket theme was the announcement and celebration of Caroline’s new web site www.carolineletkeman.org, which for now focuses on her effort to obtain a refund of the more than US $60,000 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Scientology: Training to Obliterate Good People Caroline Letkeman: Fighting Back A few days ago I came into possession of a Scientology “checksheet ,” or program, by which the organization is training its intelligence personnel to obliterate “enemies.” This discovery made me physically ill. By “enemies,” Scientology means the good people who oppose […]
Every L. Ron Hubbard’s birthday celebration includes a reward ceremony for the winners of The Birthday Game. Source: International Scientology News Issue 24 © 2003 Church of Scientology International.