How did you get into Scientology?

This is the second in a series of posts answering this question.  Anyone having a story to share, send it along! People ask me this question all the time. I get it from people of different faiths and of no faith, from the curious, the sincere and the cynical. My first answer? "I read a book." And even though that was a few years ago (38 to be exact), that's what I tell people today who want to know about the Scientology religion. Usually people still ask me for personal details, such … [Read more...]

How did you get into Scientology?

I have decided to start a new feature here: "How did you get into Scientology?" I will start out with my own story and collect up an add stories of friends and colleagues as well. So, to begin, here's mine: In 1967, I was pretty smug about my life after college, marriage and our first kid. I had graduated an excellent university with a double major while working three part-time jobs. I was the golden boy of the business club I joined, and was earning decent money selling and writing … [Read more...]

The Untold Joys of Scientology and Dianetics

One aspect of Scientology and Dianetics that you rarely hear about—I’ve certainly never seen it covered in the media—is the joyful aspect of Scientology and Dianetics counseling (called “auditing”).  Somehow, this gets overlooked. Scientologists rarely talk about it. Yet it’s central to Scientology: During face-to-face, in-private Dianetic and Scientology counseling, an absolutely astonishing uplifting of the human spirit occurs! People say they've never experienced this … [Read more...]


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