What is its understanding of a Supreme Being and the spiritual aspects of life which transcend the temporal world?

The questions is often raised: Does Scientology have a concept of God?The answer is: Most definitely.In Scientology, the concept of God is expressed as the Eighth Dynamic—the urge toward existence as infinity. This is also identified as the Supreme Being. As the Eighth Dynamic, the Scientology concept of God rests at the very apex of universal survival. As L. Ron Hubbard wrote in Science of Survival:“No culture in the history of the world, save the thoroughly depraved and expiring ones, has … [Read more...]

DIANETICS: BRINGING PEACE OF MIND IN A BUDDHIST MONASTERY IN THAILAND

A Buddhist monk uses Dianetics technology to bring solace and joy to those who seek help. His profile is one of 200 videos available on the Scientology website at Scientology.org.In a video on www.Scientology.org, Phra Dang, a Buddhist monk in a Thailand monastery, tells why he uses Dianetics to relieve suffering and restore peace of mind.“Things that give us a heavy heart or negative emotions or poor concentration—these things reduce and disappear,” says Dang. “Our ability to work improves … [Read more...]

In What Way Does Scientology Differ From Other Religions?

While Scientology shares much in common with other religions as regards basic religious concepts and a mandate to improve society, the most valuable asset Scientology offers is an actual technology for achieving greater spiritual awareness.Moreover, while many religions promise salvation in the hereafter, Scientology offers certainty of eternal salvation now.Then, too, Scientology makes it possible for any religion to attain its goals and is therefore a religion of religions. … [Read more...]

Scientology A to Z — C is for Communication

How many examples of bad communication have you seen in the last week?- A teacher giving directions to a student but speaking too softly for the student to hear so they do the action wrong, or- A father yelling at a child and the child then ignoring what is being said, or- A wife talking to her husband who is watching television and not paying attention, or- A girl hanging up on her boyfriend because of what he said, or- A waiter not paying attention to his customers (and then … [Read more...]

11 Tips for a Stress-Free Pregnancy

I originally wrote this article directly following a successful mid-term checkup my wife had with her midwife, when she was pregnant with our second child.  I wrote it, as that pregnancy was essentially the most stress-free and problem-free that one could ask for, and resulted in what I'd say is the happiest baby we've ever seen. As such, I had culled from several close friends a list of what they found to be their top items in having a stress-free pregnancy which is as comfortable … [Read more...]

Scientology Creeds and Codes

The codes and creeds of Scientology were written by L. Ron Hubbard in the 1950s during the formative years of the religion. They set the guidelines for the practice and expansion of Scientology and still serve those ends today.Included in these creeds are codes for the auditor, the supervisor, the manager and additional codes by which all Scientologists strive to live. Like Scientology, the usefulness of these principles determines their worth. Scientologists follow these precepts in applying … [Read more...]

Brad Symington, Kitesurfer and South African Scientologist

Scientologist Brad Symington has a dream job. Whether skimming the waves or soaring above them the kitesurfing virtuoso has transformed his passion into his profession. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at Scientology.orgSymington teaches students ages 12 to 60 to kitesurf, an extreme water sport that combines the speed of surfing with the freedom and exhilaration of paragliding. And it’s as much fun for him as it is for them.“I’ve spent thousa … [Read more...]

Adrienne Burton Says Life is an Adventure

In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Adrienne Burton shares her views on helping others and the adventure of creating her own future.The Dallas native, who has lived in Clearwater, Florida, for the past 12 years, says what’s important to her is friends, family, personal integrity, helping people and having fun.Fun includes learning a new language or musical instrument, watching Project Runway orSeinfeld reruns, flying off to Paris, Los Angeles or Ne … [Read more...]


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