March 13: Anniversary of the Birth of L. Ron Hubbard

On the eve of the anniversary of the birth of L. Ron Hubbard, a comment on his legacy.There are only two tests of a life well lived L. Ron Hubbard once remarked: Did one do as one intended? And were people glad one lived?In testament to the first stands the full body of his life’s work, including some 12,000 writings and 3,000 tape-recorded lectures of Dianetics and Scientology.In evidence of the second are the hundreds of millions of individuals whose lives have been demonstrably be … [Read more...]

Who are the Scientologists

Originally posted on, weblog of Daniele Gounord, Spokesperson for the Church of Scientology in FranceToday more than ever we talk about Scientology in the media.Every day, news reports are broadcast on television, radio, online or in print somewhere in the world.In this flood of information sometimes erroneous or misleading, it is difficult to distinguish truth from falsehood and see what has been distorted to better encourage controversy.So how do … [Read more...]


With the weatherman finally announcing a break in record low temperatures, ”No to Drugs, Yes to Life” Association volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Paris braved the weather Sunday—still unseasonably cold—to distribute more than 2,000 drug education and prevention booklets in the 17th arrondissement.According to the Inter-departmental Mission for the Fight Against Drugs and Drug Addiction, more than 5 million people in France have experimented with cannabis, 1.2 million use the drug … [Read more...]


The Church of Scientology of Moscow marked a stellar year of service to parishioners and the community, commemorating the one-year anniversary of the dedication of their new Church on Taganskaya Street with an open house and dinner for parishioners and the community.The new Church, just a mile from Red Square, was dedicated February 26, 2011. More than 2,000 Scientologists, dignitaries and guests gathered for the grand opening, which was a milestone for Scientology in Russia.The … [Read more...]

Setting & Achieving Goals for the Family – Use of the “Admin Scale”

The latest from "The Scientology Parent"Video: Targets & Goals and the Admin ScaleThere are virtually unlimited parallels between the ways that the technology of running groups can be applied to the family. I’ve written a few articles (like this and this) on the subject, as the brilliance with which L. Ron Hubbard’s administrative teachings can be used to unsnarl problems in the family never ceases to amaze. Another such facet of this is one that seems to have infinite appli … [Read more...]

What is the Sea Organization

The Sea Organization is a religious order for the Scientology religion and is composed of the singularly most dedicated Scientologists—individuals who have committed their lives to the volunteer service of their religion. The Sea Organization is a religious order and is not incorporated. Members of the Sea Organization are therefore wholly responsible to the Church of Scientology to which they are assigned and are responsible, as are all other staff, to officers and directors of that C … [Read more...]

What is Golden Era Productions

Scientology is truly a religion for the 21st century and so utilizes new-millennium technology to carry out its religious mission. To that end, the Church moved into the multimedia age with establishment of state-of-the-art film and audio facilities at Golden Era Productions. Set on 500 acres in Southern California, this is the worldwide dissemination center for the entire Scientology religion, responsible for all film, video, television, Internet and international event production.It is … [Read more...]

Scientology Parent: Attack of the Why’s – And Why I Embrace Them

My daughter is two and a half, and she’s well into the “attack of the Why’s”.“Why is that car broken, daddy?”“Why is that tractor spraying water, daddy?”“Why did that baby do spit-up, daddy?”“Why is the sun asleep now, daddy?”I’ve met plenty of parents who positively dread the Whys.  Evidently, they find it annoying that their child is constantly asking them, “Why, why why?”I don’t find it annoying at all.  I embrace it.The explanation for such has a lot to do with my … [Read more...]