I’m reading the book Scientology, a New Slant on Life, for the first time in 30 years. This book, by L. Ron Hubbard, was recently re-released, with typographical and other errors cleaned up; all the basic books of Scientology were gone through carefully, compared closely against the original author’s manuscripts so as to make them […]
Today is the 61st anniversary of the publication of Dianetics, the Modern Science of Mental Health, by L. Ron Hubbard. When I first picked up a copy of Dianetics on display at the Greyhound Bus terminal in Medford, Oregon, in the summer of 1968, I read the back panel of the book and rejected outright […]
I sometimes wondered if it were the best way to spend my youth — shouldn’t I be out making a fortune, or writing books, or just sailing around the world or something?
“Yes,” I said, “yes, that’s very true. I could have written that.”
Another one bites the dust: the City of Hamburg, Germany, is closing down its Anti-Scientology task force. They cite economic hardship as the reason. One could also deduce that a decade of human rights violations and a total failure to accomplish anything had something to do with closing it down. (more…)
Anderson Cooper couldn’t investigate his own ass with both hands in his back pockets
Think for yourself.
I am reading “The Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin”, which was compiled and published by Mark Skousen, Ph.D. The book is fascinating and picks up where Ben Franklin’s own autobiography left off in 1757, when he was just 51 years old and before all the events of the American Revolution. Franklin wrote many thousands of […]
Here’s part of a statement issued by the Church of Scientology relating to the U.S. Department of Justice announcing last week the filing of federal criminal charges against Dmitriy Guzner of New Jersey, a member of the cyber-terrorist group known as Anonymous “Since January, 2008 Anonymous has been responsible for 3.6 million harassing emails and […]
My old friend Fred Hare — whom I’ve known for more than 35 years, has put up a terrific little website here called “Real Self-Help“. It’s a place where people can find out about Scientology without any of the bias and lies posted about it on various hate sites online. Funny thing — you can […]