Archives for September 2011

Another Voice from Japan–with a Decidedly Aussie Accent

Australian Scientologist Peter Dunn has served as a Scientology Volunteer Minister in Haiti, Queensland, and JapanAt 4 a.m. on March 11, 2011, the shock wave from the magnitude 9 earthquake that triggered a 30-foot tsunami off the northeast coast of Japan reached Australia—not as a physical blast but rather as a summons for Scientologist Peter Dunn to return to Japan and help in her time of need.Dunn, a native of Adelaide who lives in Sydney, had spent the last few months volunteering in the … [Read more...]

Japan Disaster Relief

Although the world has moved on, and one rarely hears of the Japan tsunami in today's news, many thousands are still in shelters in the Northeast Japanese prefecture of  Miyagi.One Scientology Volunteer Minister shares her story of how helping others in the disaster zone helped her resolve an issue that had bothered her for her entire life:One volunteer speaks of her experience on the Ishinomaki Volunteer Ministers Team and the effect it has had on her life.It has been six months since I … [Read more...]

The State of A Society and a Faith in God

I'm currently studying the book Science of Survival by L. Ron Hubbard. The book covers the emotional Tone Scale, a scale which shows the successive emotions a person can experience. The emotions are arranged on the scale in an order that represents better and better potential for success and survival.For example, fear, grief and apathy are low on the scale and indicate that potential survival is poor for a person chronically in those emotional states, whereas enthusiasm and strong interest are … [Read more...]

How Does Scientology View the Practice of Medicine?

Scientologists seek conventional medical treatment for illnesses and injuries. Scientologists use prescription drugs when physically ill and also rely on the advice and treatment of physicians.The Church of Scientology has always had the firm policy of not diagnosing or treating the sick. Medical doctors are trained to deal with the physical aspects of illness and injury. A Scientologist with a physical condition is advised to seek and obtain the needed examination and treatment of a … [Read more...]

How does Dianetics relate to Scientology?

DIANETICSDianetics is a spiritual healing technology that can help alleviate unwanted sensations and emotions, irrational fears and psychosomatic illnesses (illness caused or aggravated by mental stress).Dianetics is derived from the Greek words dia, meaning through, and nous, mind or soul. The full definition of Dianetics is what the mind (or soul) is doing to the body.L. Ron Hubbard’s Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health was published May 9, 1950.  It has appeared on 600 best … [Read more...]

In Tribute to Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai

A woman of great conviction, courage and vision, Wangari Maathai passed away today. The first woman in East and Central Africa to earn a doctoral degree, she went on to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize--the first ever awarded to an environmentalist and the first African woman Nobel Laureate.Achim Steiner, director of the UN Environment Programme, described her as a force of nature. “While others deployed their power and life force to damage, degrade and extract short term profit from the e … [Read more...]

Hard-hitting song exposes child drugging

CCHR (Citizens Commission on Human Rights) teamed up with Hip Hop/Rap artist Chill EB to produce this video.For many years I have been a strong advocate of CCHR and their work to expose  psychiatric/Big Pharma  collusion to redefine life as a disorder and to drug our children into their definition of "better."Finally, a song that really presents the truth as it really is. … [Read more...]

September–Disaster Preparedness Month

In August, President Obama declared September National Disaster Month.It is appropriate in light of September 11, which will long live in history as the nations most infamous disaster.  September is also a month when hurricanes strike the South and the Gulf Coast and wildfires engulf California (and Texas this year).The volunteer response to 9/11 was immediate and intense.  But only a few years late, with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, I believe America woke up to the fact that our c … [Read more...]