Archives for June 2011

Scientology A – Z: "B" is for Basic

In auditing, the counseling practice of Scientology, one is often looking for the earliest incident in a series of related occurrences. That earliest incident is called "basic" as it is the one upon which all other similar incidents build. One of the major discoveries of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology, was that once the basic incident in a series of occurrences was fully viewed then all of the emotional and psychosomatic trauma regarding it would disappear. The person receiving the … [Read more...]

Food for Thought

In 2008 a study was published in the British Medical Journal that shows a clear connection between hyperactivity in children and chemical additives in foods. Removing junk food from a child's diet is a simple treatment that has no side-effects and plenty of positive effects compared with drugs which have horrendous side-effects such as nervousness, insomnia, anorexia; nausea; dizziness; palpitations; headache, cardiac arrhythmia; abdominal pain etc., etc.A study by the Montreal Children's Ho … [Read more...]

The Key to Success in the Competitive Art World

There are Scientologists of all ages, nationalities, ethnicities and interests.  Many are featured on the Scientology website with video profiles that give an insight into their lives and why they chose to be Scientologists, as being a Scientologist implies personal decision since it is an applied religious philosophy.Bernie Lowenstein, 58,  is a 25-year veteran of the art business who describes himself as a “typical Aussie renegade.” He loves good food, good coffee and creating things with his … [Read more...]

Volunteer Minister–Paying Back a Debt of Honor

New Yorker and Scientology Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman is committed to repaying the help given New York after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Shown here in Japan in the wake of the April 2011 tsunami.Scientology Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman, 54, from Rockland County, New York, is serving in Japan as part of the Scientology Disaster Response Team to help the country deal with the devastating effects of the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami.“The world came to New York after 9/11,” sa … [Read more...]

Scientology and Spirituality

Over the years, I’ve pretty consistently been interested in the spiritual side of existence – whether man and woman-kind are basically spiritual in nature or whether we are a happy accident of ancient molecular collisions.To a large extent I’m probably a 35+ year Scientologist because I found Scientology addressed that question head-on and, what’s more, allowed me to come to a definitive and personal answer to it for myself. That the philosophy of Scientology is built on the bedrock tenet that … [Read more...]

Overcoming Grief through Scientology

Betsy Phillips overcame the grief of her mother’s death through Dianetics and Scientology. Her profile is one of 150 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at happiest moment in Phillips’ life was followed by the most tragic.It was high school graduation day. Phillips emerged from the ceremony exhilarated and proud, diploma in hand.But just hours later, a truck slammed into her mother’s car and then the ambulance racing her to the hospital … [Read more...]