Scientology: A Knowledge of Life

Because the fundamentals upon which Scientology rests embrace all aspects of life, certain key principles can be broadly employed to improve any condition.fundamental truths, and prime among those truths: Man is a spiritual being endowed with abilities well beyond those which he normally envisions. He is not only able to solve his own problems, accomplish his goals and gain lasting happiness, but he can achieve new states of awareness he may never have dreamed possible.In one form … [Read more...]

Acting Contrary to Survival – Why?

I'm currently studying the fundamentals of Scientology. What we call the "Basics". What I'm doing is studying everything chronologically. I started with the book "Dianetics: The Original Thesis", which was the first description of Dianetics, passed around from hand-to-hand first by friends of L. Ron Hubbard and then by many more interested people.I'm well past Original Thesis now, but today I was looking back at some of my notes and I found some things that I thought I'd share.This first … [Read more...]

Definition of Scientology

The word Scientology is taken from the Latin scio, which means "knowing, in the fullest sense of the word," and the Greek word logos, meaning "study of." It literally means knowing how to know.Scientology is a twenty-first-century religion. It comprises a vast body of knowledge extending from certain fundamental truths, and prime among those truths: Man is a spiritual being endowed with abilities well beyond those which he normally envisions. He is not only able to solve his own p … [Read more...]

Where Did it Go? And What do I Do Next?

Free online course on how to organize anything in your life:Anybody recognizes that if things were better organized, people would be better off. We have all had experiences with bureaucratic red tape, impersonal government agencies or careless commercial enterprises. The problem of poor organization is serious and costs trillions in waste, inefficiency and lowered productivity.On a more individual level, organization is a key—and often missing—factor in personal success. It is also a nec … [Read more...]

More on Aurora Shooting

Some additional background on the role of psychiatric drugs and their relationship to violent crime, here is another must read from the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR):International Drug Regulatory Warnings on Psychiatric Drugs Causing Violence, Mania, or PsychosisPsychiatric Drugs & Violence — The Facts:Between 2004 and 2011, there have been over 11,000 reports to the U.S. FDA’s MedWatch system of psychiatric drug side effects related to violence.  These include 30 … [Read more...]

The Reason Behind the Senseless Killings in Aurora

Citizens Commission on Human Rights shed light on what lies behind the tragedy in Aurora.  This article  provides the key to understanding how it happened and what we can do to prevent such tragedies in he future.  The Aurora Colorado Tragedy—Another Senseless Shooting, Another Psychotropic Drug?July 20, 2012 CCHR InternationalWe are horrified, saddened and shocked over the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting  that has left 12 dead and dozens more wounded (see ful … [Read more...]

Is it Really Human to Err?

This is one of those common beliefs that evade inspection because  "everybody knows" they are "true."  After all, we see examples of human error in ourselves, our families, the people we work with, the politicians we elect, our financial institutions, our universities...everywhere.But, as Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health by L. Ron Hubbard points out, the popularity of this belief, even the ease with which it can be observed, does not make it incontrovertible.  The following vid … [Read more...]

Scientology Community Activities

Possessed of technology, techniques and practical solutions and a desire to help, Scientologists around the world are involved in programs to improve society.Among the  humanitarian and community outreach programs Churches of Scientology sponsor are a global network of literacy and learning centers; worldwide drug education, prevention and rehabilitation; equally far-ranging human rights initiatives; and the Scientology Volunteer Minister program  to help when help is needed fast, as in t … [Read more...]