In an article on World Religion News, Scientologist David Aden says:"Although the meaning of Christmas has changed for me over the years, in some ways my understanding of it has deepened. It is infused with hope and the promise of a better life and I understand now, better than ever, that such hope and promise are at the core of religious faith and practice."I have come to see that all of us, whether Scientologist or Christian, Muslim, Buddhist or Jew, are bound by our shared … [Read more...]

Do You Know Your Human Rights?

Most people can only name two or three of the 30 human rights enshrined in the UniversalYouth for Human Rights created a series of brief vidoes illustrating in less than a minute the essence of each of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).Although we celebrated the 68th anniversary of the adoption of the UDHR this week, the International Labour Organization (ILO) reports:Almost 21 million people are victims of forced labour – 11.4 million women and g … [Read more...]

L. Ron Hubbard Article on Greatness

As the holidays are a time when families and friends gather I thought this article would be an appropriate addition.Old enmities or irritations may tend to surface after the first blush of reunion. How to deal with these?In his article "What is Greatness" L. Ron Hubbard gives some advice I have found invaluable in smoothing interpersonal relationships and bringing about the best in the family, making it a truly memorable time for all.WHAT IS GREATNESS? BY L. RON HUBBARDThe h … [Read more...]

Stand Up For Religious Freedom and Human Rights on Human Rights Day

A blog on the Scientology Religion website expresses the views of the Scientology religion on the subject of human rights, and explains why Scientology Churches around the world hold conferences, stage marches and are otherwise intimately involved in Human Rights Day each December 10.Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Article 18 of the Universal … [Read more...]

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Bringing Help to Remote Haiti Villages

The Scientology Volunteers Minsters of Haiti are helping their country recover from the devastation of Hurricane Matthew.In 2010, hundreds of Volunteer Ministers (VMs) from around the world traveled to Haiti to help the country recover. For nearly a year, teams of VMs stayed to help, as the infrastructure of the country was obliterated and the people were in dire need of help.While there, they trained thousands of Haitians in the technology of the Scientology Volunteer Minister and … [Read more...]

What is it Like in a Church of Scientology?

Scientology Churches are unique--not like other churches. We are a 24/7/360 church. In other words, we are open 7 days a week year round.The challenge of trying to describe what a Scientology Church is really like resulted in a video that shows rather than telling.I am posting it hear for anyone interested in finding out.Going to a Scientology Church and touring the Public Information Center is a great way to understand the tremendous breadth of the religion, its services and c … [Read more...]

The Way to Happiness Book on Film

Several years ago, the Church of Scientology published a very special version of The Way to Happiness--a feature-length book-on-film. This is the unabridged text of The Way to Happiness, beautifully portrayed in film.The Way to Happiness is a nonreligious moral code. In other words, people of any faith or no faith at all may read it and use it and improve their own lives and the lives of others.The precepts are very simple--deceptively so. It is, after all, common sense guide to … [Read more...]

Scientology: Personal Integrity

One of my favorite L. Ron Hubbard essays, contained in the book Scientology: A New Slant on Life, is "Personal Integrity."PERSONAL INTEGRITY BY L. RON HUBBARDWhat is true for you is what you have observed yourself. And when you lose that, you have lost everything.What is personal integrity? Personal integrity is knowing what you know.What you know is what you know and to have the courage to know and say what you have observed. And that is integrity and there is no ot … [Read more...]