An interesting article by Thomas Lechner on 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, and as a consequence scientists never… Read more

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…. Read more

Here’s a quote I really like from the book Dianetics: The Original Thesis. “The basic individual is not a buried, unknown or different person, but an intensity of all that is best and most able in the person.” This is not just an opinion, but is what was actually discovered during the early days of Dianetics research.  The basic individual is you once the traumas, large and small, have been released from your life.  That’s something you can achieve through… Read more

By RUTH EGLASH in the Jerusalem Post 08/27/2012 03:51 The religion already has “several thousand” followers in Israel, spokeswoman says. In a ceremony that included guests from all over the world, the local branch of Scientology inaugurated its new Center of Scientology in Jaffa last week. The facility is the largest operated by the US-founded religion in the Middle East. As well as aiming to serve its growing membership here, it will provide “Scientology-sponsored humanitarian programs throughout the region.” While less than… Read more

| HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA • AUGUST 25, 2012 | The Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre hosted its 43rd Anniversary Gala in Hollywood on Saturday, August 25th. More than a thousand Scientologists and guests attended including many of the Church’s well-known members, among them John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Pena, Anne Archer, Jenna Elfman, Danny Masterson, Jason Lee, Erika Christensen, Nancy Cartwright and Stanley Clarke whose special performance closed the evening’s celebration. The annual event highlights the humanitarian programs sponsored by the Church—programs addressing drug abuse,… Read more

  Parenting is an adventure, and as far as I’ve observed, no parent goes into parenting totally prepared for the challenges, and the utter joy they’re in for as a parent.   Any parent deserves to be as fully-armed as they can be with tools they can use to make the best of the challenges they’ll face as a parent, to the end of being able to raise happy, healthy children – and be happy, healthy parents at the end of… Read more

In light of the recent posting on Tel Aviv, here is a video excerpt from the book-on-film on The Way to Happiness. Read more

Gregory Thomas of the Washington Post’s  Under God blog writes about “the opening of a Center for Scientology in the Jewish city of Tel Aviv – the first Ideal Scientology Organization in the Middle East”: “The center, which inhabits a theater built in the 1930s, will function as a place of worship for Scientologists in one of the Middle East’s most popular international destinations. It will also “provide Scientology-sponsored humanitarian programs” around Tel Aviv.” Read more

On August 21, national and city dignitaries as well as religious leaders joined Scientologists from Israel and 27 nations to celebrate the opening of the new Center of Scientology in Tel Aviv. The Center is the first Ideal Scientology Organization (Ideal Org) in the Middle East and designed to both serve the growing membership and provide Scientology-sponsored humanitarian programs throughout the region. Located on Jerusalem Boulevard in Tel Aviv’s ancient port city of Jaffa, the Center’s new home is the… Read more

Courtesy of the Scientology Parent blog   Of course we all know that children are people too, not some unknown species. As a parent, we may do very well with this concept. However, surprisingly a lot of the things some parents do in the handling of their children goes against this simple concept: Children are men and women, just like you and me. L. Ron Hubbard stated the following in an essay entitled How to Live with Children published in his book Scientology: A New… Read more

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