The Dynamics of Existence

Here is a brief overview of those things that make life worthwhile. … [Read more...]

Giving Thanks

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This Thanksgiving Season, I give thanks for the breadth and depth of life, for the many aspects and dimensions life can take, as expressed in this video. I give thanks for the adventure and opportunity to create each day, for my many good friends, my family and for the future.     … [Read more...]

Reflecting on Our Purpose in the Scheme of Life

With the holiday season, many of us stop to reflect on our purpose on this Earth. … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology Promotes Human Rights Education

How important are human rights? Long before the phrase “human rights” came into existence, men and women fought and died for basic human freedoms. In fact, this struggle has lasted thousands of years and still continues today. Ultimately, human rights are the basis of everything people cherish about their way of life. In their absence, lasting happiness is impossible, because there is no personal security, no freedom and no opportunity. Thus, all peoples have long recognized their … [Read more...]

What are Human Rights?

With Human Rights Day--December 10--right around the corner, here is a video to explain what human rights are and why all of us need to be involved in making them a fact for everyone. … [Read more...]

Scientologists find unlikely home in Harlem

Scientologists interviewed for this story say one of the major misconceptions outsiders have about their faith is that it tries to change your religious beliefs. "We're not trying to change anybody's religion or politics," Phyllis says. "We're just trying to help people to be better." How influential the church is in the black community is not easy to gauge. John Carmichael, president of Church of Scientology in the New York region, says there are no exact breakdowns of church membership … [Read more...]

A New Path? Scientologists Come To Harlem

Written by The Grio on November 19, 2011 3:41 pm Harlem has long been a spiritual patchwork of storefront churches, lofty Christian congregations, mosques, synagogues, Five-Percenter meeting halls, and more. But now New York’s legendary Black neighborhood is home to a new and controversial denomination: Scientology. Terrell Starr reports: When you step inside, it feels more like a bookstore than a place of worship. The walls are lined with books written by church’s founder, the late … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology Community Outreach Activities

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: Neighborhood Watch and other crime reduction programs, blood drives … [Read more...]


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