Here is a selection of several videos from the YouTube Scientology Channel on the subject of love and marriage in celebration of Valentine’s Day. First is a public service announcement from Youth for Human Rights, the human rights education initiative for young people supported by the Church of Scientology. This PSA is on Article 16 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which states: (1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or… Read more

This winter I took a trip to Clearwater, Florida, with my family to take Scientology services at the spiritual headquarters of the Scientology religion, known as the Flag Service Organization or simply “Flag.”  I wanted to tell you a bit about the trip itself, as I think it should add a bit of color and insight into the life of a Scientology family.  I’d previously described the trip that we took to Los Angeles so that my wife could partake in Scientology services there. … Read more

Scientologist Martin Landon shares an intimate story of bridging the difference between himself and his Orthodox Jewish father. Published courtesy of STAND, Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination. My father was raised an Orthodox Jew in the early part of the last century, in the same Southwest Washington, D.C., neighborhood that nurtured young Al Jolson. As an Orthodox Jew the most important thing in life was to study the Torah and the wisdom of the rabbis of old, as collected in the Talmud. After… Read more

Scientologist Wil Seabrook shares his thoughts on a recent city council meeting banning prayer from public meetings, published courtesy of STAND, Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination. I don’t believe in God the way many of my Christian, Jewish and Muslim friends do. And of course, their beliefs, while having many fundamentals in common, are as unique as each individual. Religion was on my mind as I recently worked with a music producer in Nashville who is a devout Christian. If… Read more

World Interfaith Harmony Week is an annual event to be observed during the first week of February. The UN General Assembly set this week aside to foster mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue as an important dimension of a culture of peace, and to promote harmony between all people regardless of their faith. Read more

BUDAPEST—On January 20, members of the Church of Scientology, their friends and supporters marched through the streets of Hungary’s capital in protest of anti-religious and discriminatory actions by the national government and to secure religious freedom for all. Scientologists protest in Budapest January 2018 Scientologists from many nations have marched previously in Budapest to draw attention to what they have described as bigoted and reactionary treatment of religions. In this, the third and most recent demonstration in support of religious… Read more

Scientologist Rodger Clark looks at the underlying purpose of the First Amendment separation of church and state clause, the common goals of religion and government and why ethics and morals are the basis of civilized society. The article is published with the permission of  STAND, Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination. The line in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has been nearly beaten meaningless by repetition: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” This line… Read more

Scientologist Wayne Hanson’s analysis of why New Year’s resolutions often fail is well worth reading. It’s a bit of Scientology technology perfect for this time of year. Fortunately, it is not too late to use this to ensure yours work this year. Originally published on the STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination) website and published here with their permission. A gorgeous cathedral, a footprint on the moon, a powerful electric automobile, a pocket device with tremendous computing power, a best-selling novel… Read more

How a statement by a young girl completely blew her father away. Published courtesy of STAND: Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination I spend a lot of time outdoors with my kids. Some might say too much. But while there are a lot of lessons one can learn about life at school or from books, I’ve found there are just as many lessons you can get just from exploring the world around you. The family out for a bike ride On… Read more

Scientologist Rodger Clark takes on Academia in his review of a recent religious study (and its news coverage). Published courtesy of STAND, Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination. It must have been another slow news day in Britain because Will Kirby of the Express decided to do a story on a “landmark study” by Coventry and Oxford Universities. Through observation of Christian pilgrims in Spain, they concluded that religious people are not “born believers.” That, instead, “it is now thought that factors… Read more

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