Labor Day: Acknowledging the Contribution of Workers

Labor Day is  observed in America  the first Monday of September to celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers.  When it was first initiated at the end of the 19th century, the Industrial Revolution was pulling to a close and workers' rights were largely ignored. The rights of workers to fair treatment is guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Unfortunately, although this document was ratified by all member states of the United Nations in 1948, these … [Read more...]

Alhambra Cinema in Jaffa reopens as Scientology center

Jaffa landmark undergoes thorough renovation, joining a fleet of some 9,000 Scientology centers around the world. By Keshet Rosenblum | Aug.30, 2012 | 5:28 AM The Jaffa neighbors of the legendary Alhambra Cinema rubbed their eyes in amazement last week at the sight of the gleaming white building in the heart of the sooty boulevard. The elegant theater, decorated with flags and blue ribbons, has now been opened to the general public after two years of renovation. In honor of the opening a … [Read more...]

Scientology Video: The Emotional Tone Scale

Perhaps one of the most crucial factors in acheiving success in life is knowing how to handle other people.  At times, the unpredictable nature of people can make this seem difficult of even impossible.  But if you had a tool that would identify the various human emotions and help you to understand the behavior associated with them, this would become quite simple. … [Read more...]

Scientology in Missouri

This posting on the history of the Church of Scientology in Missouri, courtesy of the Church of Scientology Missouri website When Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health was released in 1950, there were no formal organizations; there were simply groups of people who got together in their homes and living rooms to apply the principles contained therein to resolve the problems they were encountering in life.  Due to its astounding workability, word spread across the United States, … [Read more...]

Road to a “Holy Land” … a Personal View.

By Ivan Arjona, President of the National Church of Scientology of Spain I had the privileged opportunity of visiting Israel, specifically Tel Aviv, Jaffa and Jerusalem. It was a 3 day trip to attend the opening ceremony of our most recent place of worship, our new Center of Scientology in the Middle East. The dedication of the Center was held on Tuesday August 21, 2012, with temperatures lower than Madrid but far more humid. The ceremony was attended by over 2,000 people from 27 … [Read more...]

Scientology center overcomes construction ‘setback,’ opens in Tel Aviv

“A culture is as rich and as capable of surviving as it has imaginative artists, skilled men of science, a high ethic level, workable government, land and natural resources, in about that order of importance,” wrote L. Ron Hubbard, the Scientology and Dianetics founder. So when the Church of Scientology recently opened a new center in Tel Aviv, it did so with an understanding of the importance of art to society, says Erin Banks, a church spokesperson in Los … [Read more...]

What makes Dianetics so different to other Practices

An interesting article by Thomas Lechner on WorldWideHealth.com on Dianetics states: Prior to 1950, planetwide the scientific thought was the conclusion, that our mind would be the brain, i.e., a collection of cells and neurons, and nothing more. Not only was it considered that our individual abilities could never be improved, but also scientists believed that with the strucuture of the human body, our personality was likewise irrevocably established. These theories were, however, inaccurate, … [Read more...]

Raising Tweens & Teens

The Church of Scientology Mission of Seattle contributed this post: RAISING YOUR TWEENS and teens does not have to be a struggle. It can be one of your most rewarding experiences. But since children do not come with a manual, the question remains: How? How can you best help them grow into happy, upstanding citizens operating on their own initiative? Learn the basic principles of raising tweens and teens. Provide the solid foundation from which they can grow and be successful. This … [Read more...]


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