Archives for 2011

How Does the Mind Influence One's Life?

L. Ron Hubbard's seminal work was Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health published in May 1950.  It is still the most basic text of Scientology.  This brief video introduction to Dianetics explains some of the most simple yet essential principles. … [Read more...]

What Goes On Inside a Church of Scientology?

The best way to find out what goes on inside a Church of Scientology is visit one personally.  Short of that, this virtual tour may help. … [Read more...]

Scientology Volunteer Ministers

The Scientology Volunteer Ministers Corps is an embracive program of the Church of Scientology to provide community service, disaster relief and emergency response. Created more than 30 years ago by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the program has expanded to over 200,000 Volunteer Ministers worldwide who have served at 187 disaster sites, including Ground Zero after 9/11, the Southeast Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and Haiti.Volunteer Ministers have trained and partnered with more than … [Read more...]

What is Magic

In Scientology we believe there are three parts to man: the body, the mind and you--the spiritAs presented on the Scientology website:"In Scientology, the spiritual being is called the thetan. The thetan is immortal and has lived—and will continue to live—through countless lifetimes. As the thetan passes through each lifetime, he becomes more and more entangled with the material concerns and experiences of the physical world. Eventually, he loses sight of his true spiritual nature and abili … [Read more...]

Social responsibility is a logical extension of spiritual values, and since the founding of the Church of Scientology in 1954, Scientologists have been actively involved in service to their communities.In addition to broad-scale international programs sponsoring drug education, human rights and Scientology Volunteer Ministers, Churches of Scientology and their members support a wide variety of local and regional activities. … [Read more...]

What do Scientologists say about Scientology?

I'll give you my 2 cents worth and then I'll pass you on to a whole bunch of other people in a short video.The first thing about Scientology that really made an impact on me was when I completed the Communication Course and realized that my shyness had disappeared.To have been extremely shy all my life and then to have it evaporate in just two weeks was rather stunning. As you can imagine, it made a huge difference to me.Just being able to get on a bus, pay my fare and find a seat without … [Read more...]

Who are Scientologists?

So just who are Scientologists? What do they do in life? What sort of careers? What sort of families? What sort of attitudes?There are over 200 short videos (a minute or less each) in a series called "Meet A Scientologist", each about a particular individual, their life, their attitudes, their aspirations, etc. They give you a quick look into the life of one person at a time and are a great way to find out just who are Scientologists.The videos are available in three ways: If you have a good … [Read more...]

Oh No–What Now?

There it is: on every TV show, newspaper, radio program and news website, a new scandal has broken. Another [insert "politician, "actor, "minister" or "sports figure"] has been exposed as a ["cheater," "thief," "hypocrite," "domestic abuser," or "lawyer"--just kidding members of the legal profession!] You know, I'm talking about when one's pretty much ruined his or her life. It's as predictable as time marching on.But on a more personal level, what if it's you who's messed up. What if … [Read more...]