Finish Religious Scholar Gives Her Opinion on the Scientology Religion

The late Harri Heino, who was professor of religion at University of Tampere, Finland, published an expertise on the Scientology religion titled “Scientology: Its True Nature.”  This and other religious studies on Scientology are available on the Scientology Religion website, www.scientologyreligion.org. ecent years on several occasions, including in Finland, become the subject of public debate. Compared to some countries, very little has been said in Finland about its religious nature. In the following treatise, I focus on the question of whether… Read more

Happy Father’s Day from the Church of Scientology

In this video, illustrating a precept of The Way to Happiness, the essence of what it means to be a father comes through. It is this care and tolerance, understanding a love that is the hallmark of a truly great dad.     Read more

Commentary on the Humanitarian Perspective of the Scientology Religion

In subscribing to the Code of a Scientologist one pledges to “support true humanitarian endeavors in the fields of human rights.” And the Aims of Scientology are”A civilization without insanity, without criminals and without war, where the able can prosper and honest beings can have rights, and where Man is free to rise to greater heights.” This is clear in the emphasis Scientologists place on the humanitarian activities the Church supports. A video interview with Mr. Sebonyane Alfred Tsetsane, who served as Regional… Read more

World Needs “Revolution” in Mental Health Care, U.N. Health Rights Expert Reports

This press release from Citizens Commission on Human Rights, published today, presents a fresh view of the solution to a mental health industry that has failed. The Citizens Commission on Human Rights was co-founded by the Church of Scientology, which supports its activities. Human Rights group says overhaul of psycho-pharmaceutical industry should begin with investigation into the drugging of 6- 12-year-olds. A United Nations Health Rights expert, Dr. Dainius Pūras, has issued a report calling for mental health care to… Read more

Scientologist Asks: It’s Your Right, But Is It Right?

In a blog on the STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination) website, Scientologist Jenny Good looks at the First Amendment and the conflict that often arises between the two freedoms it stands to protect. Republished courtesy of STAND. I believe in the power of speech. I believe in freedom of speech. I believe in my First Amendment rights. I believe in our country and our government. Mostly. I believe that our Constitution is there to protect us. All of us. And… Read more

Scientology: Science and Religion

This blog by Scientologist Wil Seabrook gives his perspective of the Scientology religion as a meeting ground of science and the spiritual. It is published courtesy of STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination). When I was a kid I asked a lot of questions. That wouldn’t surprise anyone who knows me now. I can be a little obsessive when I get interested in something. I want to know all about it and understand exactly how it works. I distinctly remember being… Read more

Why Our New Church of Scientology of the Valley Makes Me Proud

Scientologist Sandra Richmond writes about what the new Church of Scientology of the Valley means to her. Published courtesy of STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination). Have you ever been proud of some special achievement in your life? Perhaps it was something you did on your own, or perhaps you worked with others to bring a project to fruition. I experienced an immense sense of accomplishment when I joined other parishioners, community leaders and friends to celebrate the grand opening… Read more

Ask a Scientologist–Scientology Parent Answers Four Questions Including “What Are Common Misconceptions About Scientology?”

Tad Reeves, of the Scientology Parent blog, answers 14 questions posed by a student about Scientology. Here are the last four answers. Published courtesy of the Scientology Parent website. 11)IS THERE A SCHOOL SPECIFICALLY FOR PEOPLE TO LEARN ONLY SCIENTOLOGY THAT IS SEPARATE FROM THE TRADITIONAL SCHOOL SYSTEM? Scientology is a religious philosophy, but it is not and was never intended to be a replacement for a full education.  Clearly, if one wanted to become a Scientology practitioner, one would obviously… Read more

Ask a Scientologist–Five Questions Answered Including “What Are the Core Beliefs of the Scientology Religion?”

Tad Reeves, of the Scientology Parent blog, answers 14 questions posed by a student about Scientology. Here are his first five answers. Published courtesy of the Scientology Parent website. 6)HOW HAS AUDITING POSITIVELY AFFECTED YOU? The broad answer to that is that auditing has, by and large, made me more honest with myself and others, more generally happy, more stable, and more tolerant of having more moving parts and individual things going on in my life that I’m actively working on…. Read more

ASK A SCIENTOLOGIST – 14 STUDENT QUESTIONS ANSWERED ABOUT SCIENTOLOGY

Tad Reeves, of the Scientology Parent blog, answers 14 questions posed by a student about Scientology. Here are his first five answers. Published courtesy of the Scientology Parent website. A student asked the following questions for a school presentation on the subject of Scientology. As a preface to my answers to the questions asked, my name is Tad, I’m a father of 3, a second-generation Scientologist, and am a systems engineer for an Internet service provider.    I’ve been in… Read more