Is Scientology A Religion?

Sharing an interesting article by Nick Broadhurst This question is asked over and over by different people of differing educational standards.To answer it, we need to look at the earlier question, what is a religion? I am an Australian, and the High Court of Australia, the highest court in our nation, defined religion, and ruled most certainly that Scientology was a religion. But if this is the case, then why do people keep asking this same question? The answer is easy. Religion can … [Read more...]

An Evening in the Scientology Academy

Church of Scientology of Washington D.C., Academy Signage, originally uploaded by tadnkat.Probably one of my favorite parts about the Scientology religion is that one of the main practices of the religion itself involves one simply studying the basic texts of the religion, and working out for oneself how it applies to one’s life.I never know what it is I’m going to get out of it when I sit down and study. Last night, it led me to this article which I posted today. Sometimes it’s somethin … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology to conduct seminar

reprinted from the Solomon StarAn international team “Scientology Volunteer Minister Pacific Goodwill” will hold a month exhibition and give free seminars to public in Honiara. Scientology Volunteer Ministers are from the Church of Scientology, a worldwide movement that has for more than 25 years worked across national, racial, political and religious boundaries in more than 150 countries to help people deal with upheavals and has helped them put their lives back together.Pacific dir … [Read more...]

Communication

Here is an interesting posting from Lauren's blog.In life you are usually faced with two decisions when dealing with other people that you disagree with or have some problem with.1. One to sit on your feelings and continue to feel that way.2. To talk to the person and deal with them in an upfront manner, despite what your inner voice is telling you to do.What I am about to say is what I suggest that you do:Stop for a minute and look at the person and find ONE thing that you … [Read more...]

Some thoughts on Easter

Here was a great blog posting from ED's blog:I found Growing up in an agnostic household, I considered Easter to be a minor holiday.  It sufficed as an excuse to eat candy and go to grandma's for dinner, but it was otherwise unremarkable.  The Easter bunny was a Santa wannabe - perhaps an apprentice to Santa, who was the head holiday honcho.Make no mistake, I still thought Easter was great.  Any holiday in which the lead role was played by a bigger-than-life altruistic rabbit that de … [Read more...]

How do you explain what’s not bothering you anymore?

One of the most difficult things to explain to someone about how Dianetics and Scientology changes your life is about things that don't bother you anymore; about irrational thoughts and reactions that you don't have anymore.Why are Scientologists so zealous about wanting other people to become Scientologists?  Because they have personally experienced these changes and they know within themselves how much more fun life is without negative thoughts and irrational reactions holding them … [Read more...]

Church Of Scientology Hosts Finale of International Human Rights World Tour

The Church of Scientology hosted closing ceremonies March 23 for the 9th annual Youth for Human Rights International World Tour at the L. Ron Hubbard Auditorium of the Scientology Community Center at 8039 S. Vermont Avenue in South Los Angeles. The ceremony capped the human rights group’s five-week 28,000-mile journey through seven nations. Youth for Human Rights representatives from Mexico, Liberia, and Japan presented highlights of the 2012 World Tour’s activities in their countries.On beh … [Read more...]

New Biographical Volume on Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard Now Presented in its Entirety Online

The Church of Scientology International today announced the online edition of the new, biographical overview of the life and legacy of Scientology’s Founder, L. Ron Hubbard: A Profile. The work is the all-encompassing overview of The L. Ron Hubbard Series, the monumental 16-volume hardback biographical encyclopedia released on March 13 commemorating the yearlong celebration of Mr. Hubbard’s centennial. L. Ron Hubbard: A Profile is presented in its entirety at lronhubbard.org.The online editio … [Read more...]