Violence: Cause and Cure?

A tragedy in Norway. A bombing in Israel. Even a froth-spewing shooter at a local city. News reports cite terrorists, extremists, but is that really the case? Is the ideology the issue or is there something more here?

While there is not a commonality in political viewpoint, there is a common dominator that news reports are not taking into account. It’s insanity, the source of which author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard isolated and explained how to address in his book Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He then went on to research the human spirit, its capabilities and rehabilitation. And there we have Scientology.

Rather than fight amongst ourselves about what we may or many not think, let’s get to work to handle the underlying insanity. That’s what Scientology—with its aims of a civilization without insanity, without criminals and without war, where the able can prosper and honest beings have rights and its practical techniques to address this—is aspiring to do. It’s a core of what Scientologists are learning to do every day in countries around the world.

Cheryl L. Duncan is a veteran public relations strategist and event management professional. Throughout her career she has run campaigns featuring some of the biggest names in entertainment and business, and brought diverse projects and personalities to mainstream attention. Known as “eclectic” by her peers, Cheryl’s diverse client roster has ranged from the New York African Film Festival (Lincoln Center), Jazzmobile, and former Ziegfeld Girl Doris Eaton Travis, to Surgeons of Hope medical mission to Cambodia, the New York City Korean Parade & Festival, and the Congressional Black Caucus’s “State of the African American Male Conference.” A sought-after consultant to other PR firms, among her many achievements in this role is the fact that she was integral to the successful campaign to get Miles Davis inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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