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...]

Scientologists open complex in Arcadia

by Philip Haldiman - Jun. 29, 2012 09:56 AM The Republic | azcentral.comScientology's newest church has opened to the public in Arcadia.Officials with the Church of Scientology Ideal Organization of Phoenix say the 45,000-square-foot complex is part of a global expansion that began about five years ago.Officials say the church has opened three other Ideal Organizations in cities throughout the Southwest in the past month. Seven more are scheduled to open this year.The church … [Read more...]

L. Ron Hubbard — A Life Dedicated to Humanitarian Endeavors

Messenger of Peace Award to L. Ron Hubbard Placed In The L. Ron Hubbard Museum in HollywoodLos Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012L. Ron Hubbard was awarded with the “Manos de la Paz” award (Hands of Peace award), granting him the title of Messenger of Peace for the Word. The prestigious award presented a few months ago at a special ceremony in the Court of Peace of the National Palace of Culture by the National Ministry of Culture of Guatemala is now placed for public view in the L. Ron Hu … [Read more...]

Nelson Mandela and Freedom

In honor of the birthday of a man whose name is synonymous with freedom, this video...    … [Read more...]

Scientology TV Station

I found a Reuters piece on a planned Scientology TV station:"The Church of Scientology, the religion whose followers include actors Tom Cruise and John Travolta, plans to start a religious broadcasting center to promote its teachings over TV, radio and the Internet."The center, located near the church's West Coast headquarters in Hollywood, would occupy the nearly five-acre studio property the church bought last year from Los Angeles public TV station KCET for $42 million."I found … [Read more...]

Scientologist responds to critics

The LA Times asks a Scientologist how she responds to critics of Scientology.What do you say to ex-members who refer to Scientology as a cult?Apostates have to denigrate that which they formerly held dear. It's a human psychological necessity.Critics say some people join Scientology and become completely absorbed in it.Adherents to a cohesive "theory of life" that helps them to define not only who they are, but who their friends and not-friends are, and how life works, and the … [Read more...]