The Surprising Source of Conflicts

 It seems that people often have trouble getting along together. Families argue, neighbors come to blows, countries lob weapons at each other. Is this the way it has to be?Anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists and others say it is. Having observed a long history of Man’s quarrelsome behavior, they claim that Man has animal instincts, or that he is anti-social and violent by his very nature.In truth, Man is rather peaceful. But he can be driven, individually and col … [Read more...]

Learning to study anything

Consider this for a moment: In all your schooling, did anyone ever teach you how to study something?Today, people are graduating school unable to read or write at a level adequate to hold a job or deal with life. It is a huge problem. It is not that subjects cannot be learned; what isn’t taught is how to learn. It is the missing step in all education.L. Ron Hubbard filled this gaping hole by supplying the first and only technology of how to study. He discovered the laws on which learning … [Read more...]

Overcoming Injuries

In time for the Olympics, a simple and very fast way to get back in the game--Scientology assists.On the Scientology website, with this video and free online course, it takes a few hours to learn the essentials of how to give assists to people who are injured, ill or traumatized.  The course is:  Assists for Illnesses and Injuries.People sometimes get hurt in the business of living. The human body is subject to disease, injuries and various mishaps of accidental or intentional c … [Read more...]

Scientology beliefs on raising children

 How to raise a happy, healthy child is not something most parents are taught. In fact, many just stumble through the entire process, albeit with the best intentions. Consequently, it is all too common to find an unhappy state of affairs in families, with constant friction between parents and children.It is not a natural state of affairs. In fact, it can be avoided entirely. L. Ron Hubbard developed many methods to bring out the best in a child—and its parents. In this course, you wi … [Read more...]

RUMORS

Webster’s dictionary 1828 defines rumor as “Flying or popular report; a current story passing from one person to another without any known authority for the truth of it.”In Webster’s 4th College Dictionary it is defined as “gossip, or a story that is not confirmed but is being discussed.”The Web has so much outstanding potential but it carries with it the potential for rumors, exactly as defined above, being carried far and wide.In 1972, L. Ron Hubbard wrote:“… a rumor can go thro … [Read more...]

Making Sense of the Aurora Masacre

I passed a billboard promoting "The The Dark Knight Rises" and like  millions of others today I thought of the families of the victims of the  Friday Aurora massacre.While media are proposing various ideas to prevent future incidents, the most obvious answer to what drove graduate student James Eagan Holmes to commit this atrocity is stated on the website of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) website and the following video interview of Michael Moore who won the Academy Award for … [Read more...]

Scientology and other faiths

The Church of Scientology is a strong advocate of the interfaith approach on issues important to all religions. Scientologists work with representatives of many religions to support and encourage interreligious dialogue, religious freedom, constitutional law and respect for religion in society.Scientologists have fought actively for religious freedom in Europe. In France, several thousand Scientologists proclaimed a “Declaration of Religious Freedom” which was subsequently accepted by the Cou … [Read more...]

Science of Survival

This was posted in an Italian blog, translated with the help of Google Translate: The books of L. Ron Hubbard, philosopher, humanitarian, Founder of the Church of Scientology, represent a "route" to living a better life.Knowing yourself and others is key in  finding, associating and working with people you can trust. The book Science of Survival, the next book to read after Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, provides the tools to do so.Dianetics revealed the e … [Read more...]