Is Scientology Trying to Rule the World?

No. Scientology’s aim, as expressed by L. Ron Hubbard, is “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.”As L. Ron Hubbard further expressed, “We seek no revolution. We seek only evolution to higher states of being for the individual and for society.”Scientology wants to improve and reform societal ills, and Scientologists believe there can be a better worl … [Read more...]

How does Scientology View Deprogrammers?

So-called “deprogrammers,” are better described as depersonalizers who kidnap others for profit. Their methods include brainwashing, imprisonment, food/sleep deprivation and various forms of torture. Such activities are clearly against the principles held by Scientologists and have been proven to be against the law as well.  … [Read more...]

Are there any Laws against the Practice of Scientology?

Of course not.In fact, the Church has received numerous recognitions, citations and validations from governments for contributions to society in the fields of education, drug and alcohol rehabilitation , crime reduction , human rights, raising moral values and a host of other fields.  … [Read more...]

Ribbon Falls on Ideal Org in the Birthplace of Scientology

Amid a burst of confetti and a flight of balloons, the ribbon was parted on the new Church of Scientology Ideal Organization of Phoenix on Saturday, June 23. More than 1,500 Scientologists, neighbors and dignitaries joined Church officials for the dedication ceremony.Located on the northeast corner of 44th Street and Indian School Road, the new Church stands just a mile south of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s historic home in the shadow of Camelback Mountain. It was there in 1952 he a … [Read more...]

Education the best way to stop drug addiction

A message from a Scientologist who is active in drug demand reduction in Australia, courtesy of the Bedingo AdvisorIN Drug Action Week (June 17-23), I want to tell readers that the “war on drugs” has NOT failed.The message is being heard by young people.Statistics show that education is by far the most effective at stopping the end users.Between 2004 and 2007 the use of marijuana by 14-19 year-olds fell by 28 per cent! So we are on the right track.The group I volunteer for, th … [Read more...]

Why Has Scientology So Often Been In Court?

The Church has gone to court in many countries to uphold the right to freedom of religion. In Australia, as but one example, legal actions by the Church led to a landmark victory for religious freedom in general.In the United States, the Church employed the Freedom of Information Act to obtain documents vital to the public interest and to hold government agencies accountable. In certain cases, the Church has used the courts to protect its copyrighted materials, or to safeguard the rights of … [Read more...]

Do Scientologists Believe they are Descended from Aliens?

Absolutely not. Scientology holds no such belief. Any suggestion otherwise is as absurd as asserting that those of the Christian faith believe themselves descended from aliens because they believe there is a Heaven.Some of the information one finds on the Internet concerning Scientology religious beliefs is a mixture of misstatements, distortions and outright lies designed to twist Scientology theology. These scurrilous statements, issued by the “Internet fringe,” are not only patently unt … [Read more...]

Why is Everything Copyrighted and Trademarked in Scientology?

Every great religion wishes they possessed the written and spoken words of their founder. As Scientology was born in a modern age, the founder’s writings and recordings are extant and verifiable. Hence, the Church has been able to preserve L. Ron Hubbard’s legacy and ensure the religion remains pure to his original teachings for all time.It was Mr. Hubbard’s intent that the scriptures of Scientology not only remain unadulterated, but that they always remain within the purview of the Church. M … [Read more...]