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 problems, accomplish… Read more

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 necessity for a flourishing family. Attainment… Read more

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 Psychosis Psychiatric 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 300 cases of homicide, nearly 3,000 cases… Read more

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 International We are horrified, saddened and shocked over the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting  that has left 12 dead and dozens more wounded (see full story here). As the world’s… Read more

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 video shows why. Read more

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 times of natural and man-made disaster. Where these programs are active it… Read more

On Saturday, July 28, fifteen hundred Scientologists from across the San Francisco Bay Area gathered to rededicate the Church of Scientology Los Gatos. The ribbon cutting marked the transformation of the Ideal Church of Scientology (Ideal Org) to better accommodate its ever-growing congregation and to extend Church social betterment and humanitarian programs to all communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains and southwestern San Jose. Ms. Erin Banks, Public Affairs Representative for the Church of Scientology International, highlighted the community partnership… Read more

Saturday, June 23, 2012, was a historic day, for here in Phoenix, the birth place of Scientology, where a new “Church of Scientology Ideal Organization of Phoenix” opened.  Dr. Paul Eppinger, Executive Director of Arizona Interfaith Movement (AIFM) was one of several community leaders that included Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, and Mesa Justice of the Peace Mark Anderson, who spoke on this special occasion. Some of the main points Dr. Paul shared were: • The special joy of celebrating and welcoming the… Read more

  What causes people to withdraw from participation in life? A carefree child grows reserved and wary as a teenager. A successful career woman who leaves one personal relationship after the other suffers from lack of self-esteem. A retired man looks back at his life with regret over the choices he made. There is a reason for these all-too-common scenarios. They don’t “just happen,” nor are they subject to fate. L. Ron Hubbard amassed a body of research which squarely addresses and resolves… Read more

  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 collectively, to hatred… Read more

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