Scientology Anti-Drug Initiative

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The Church published a year-in-review story on the Scientology anti-drug campaign.  It bears repeating.  It is such a serious issue, but the good news is it can be addressed effectively.Scientology Churches joined forces with like-minded groups and individuals in 2011, reaching more than 100 million people with factual information on drugs.The need for effective drug prevention has never been more urgent. Some 210 million people internationally consume illegal drugs—more than the pop … [Read more...]

Each year since 1993, the Clearwater Community Volunteers put on Winter Wonderland, which is a two to three-week long charity drive in downtown Clearwater whose proceeds benefit the children of Pinellas County. Winter Wonderland is a complete Christmas village with an entertainment stage, photos with Santa, cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus, a hot chocolate shop, a petting zoo, pony rides, playground, a Bouncy House, a Giant Slide and the Holiday Express Train!Entrance to Winter Wonderland … [Read more...]

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Human Rights Day 2011: Church of Scientology Spearheading Human Rights Education.

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On the 63rd anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Church of Scientology urges mandatory human rights education as the key to its full implementation of the Declaration.Human rights are the rights that belong to everyone without exception—to people of any color, creed, age, ethnicity or gender. But as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon pointed out in his Human Rights Day message this year, “…unless we know them, unless we demand they be re … [Read more...]

Human rights activist to launch Duarte youth program

Scientologist Tim Bowles was featured in an article in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune about the human rights initiative he is launching in Southern California.  Mr. Bowles, an attorney, is founder of the African Human Rights Leadership Campaign and heads up the Human Rights Office of the  Church of  Scientology of Pasadena. --------- As director for international development of Youth for Human Rights, Timothy Bowles has helped empower and educate youth in impoverished and war-torn African co … [Read more...]

Don’t Bypass Your Child (Part 2)

This is the second of two (perhaps more) posts on the subject of bypassing your children – and in this context, bypassing means to ignore their efforts to help or do work that is theirs, and instead doing it yourself.I realized after writing my last post on the topic that there is so much more that could be written on this, and so many other facets to the issue.   The facet mainly covered in the first post was that the more you bypass them and don’t let them do the work, the more you’re groov … [Read more...]

Don’t Bypass Your Children (Part 1)

There is one extremely key aspect of how Scientologists approach parenting which is beautifully depicted in the video for the free on-line Scientology course on Children, available here. Any law that applies to the behaviour of men and women also applies to children. It’s the simple fact that any law that applies to the behaviour of men and women also applies to children.  It’s a datum that becomes more and more profound the more you think about it – and certainly the more you conside … [Read more...]

Human Rights Day

December 10 is the 63rd anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and amazing document that lays out the basic rights to which every human being is entitled.Although many of these rights are common sense, it's surprising how few people know them.  And it is hard to insist on, defend or enforce something about which you are not certain.I'm posting this video in commemoration of this anniversary, as it is a clever, simple and engaging overview of the subject … [Read more...]

What is Scientology’s System of Ethics?

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The Scientology system of ethics is based wholly on reason.L. Ron Hubbard defined ethics as “reason and the contemplation of optimum survival.” He has also pointed out: “Dishonest conduct is non-survival. Anything is unreasonable or evil which brings about the destruction of individuals, groups, or inhibits the future of the race.”Ethics may be further defined as “the actions an individual takes on himself to ensure his continued survival across the dynamics.” It is a personal thing. When … [Read more...]


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