That Joke Ain’t Funny by Scientologist Jenny Good

Jenny Good takes issue with “humor” that promotes discrimination and bigotry, published courtesy of the STAND website There are times I feel like complaining and this is one of those times. I was looking through Facebook the other day and saw a mention of some comedian and his “hilarious” joke about Scientology. Of course, being the vocal person that I am, I had to pipe up that it wasn’t funny. In fact, it was offensive. And then I was struck… Read more

Scientologist Presents a Different Perspective on “Cults”

A listicle by Scientologist Dean Glosup published on the STAND website is an interesting commentary on the use of the word “cult” to falsely denigrate and degrade religious groups. Here is the definition of a “cult,” according to no less an authority than Merriam-Webster: 1. Formal religious worship 2. A system of religious beliefs and ritual; also its body of adherents 3. A religion regarded as unorthodox or spurious; also its body of adherents 4. A system for the cure of disease based on dogma set forth… Read more

Scientology “Spiritual First Aid:” Assists

Scientology skills you can use to help alleviate someone’s pain and discomfort. People sometimes get hurt in the business of living. The human body is subject to disease, injuries and various mishaps of accidental or intentional character. Throughout the ages, religions have attempted to relieve Man’s physical suffering. Methods have ranged from prayer to the laying on of hands, and many superstitions arose to account for their occasional effectiveness. It has been a commonly held belief, however, no matter the… Read more

Scientology: The Dynamics of Existence

Where do we fit in the material world? What motivates life? And how can we make the best choices? This chapter from The Scientology Handbook answers these and other vital questions and is available as a free course from the Scientology website. For millennia, Man has attempted to assess his place in this material world. How should he relate to the rest of life, and to his fellows? What are his true responsibilities, and to whom? Definitive answers were not forthcoming,… Read more

Drug-Free World South Africa Gearing Up to Make This Year the Most Stellar One Yet

To mark the annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Drug-Free World South Africa goes all out each June to reverse the country’s deadly drug abuse epidemic. This year the Scientology-sponsored group plans to break all previous drug prevention records. Drug-Free World South Africa is organizing the resources to carry out 150 drug education and prevention events in the month of June. The urgent need for drug prevention is spotlighted by a study released last year that found nearly 10 percent… Read more

The Relationship Between Workplace Stress, Sick Kids and a Chaotic Home

The “Scientology Parent,” Tad Reeves blogs about stress and how it can affect every aspect of one’s life. One thing that gets overlooked all too often, is the inextricable interrelationship between one’s relative level of success and stress at work, and how it affects one’s ability to be a good parent and to run a happy household. In what I’ve seen – all too often the upsets from the day at work massively affect the home:  the argument with the boss… Read more

Human Rights Advocates Honored on Capitol Hill

The finale of the 14th annual Youth for Human Rights International World Tour on Capitol Hill acknowledged stellar volunteers.  Outstanding human rights volunteers were honored with Presidential Volunteer Service Awards in a Capitol Hill ceremony marking the finale of Youth for Human Rights International’s 14th annual World Educational Tour. Ambassador Don Bliss (Ret.), President of the National Capital Area Chapter of United Nations Association of the United States of America, acknowledged Youth for Human Rights International President and Founder Dr…. Read more

Creed of the Church of Scientology

Published courtesy of the Scientology Religion site. The Creed of the Church of Scientology was written by L. Ron Hubbard shortly after the Church was formed in Los Angeles on February 18, 1954.                   After Mr. Hubbard issued this creed from his office in Phoenix, Arizona, the Church of Scientology adopted it as its creed because it succinctly states what Scientologists believe. We of the Church believe That all men of whatever race, color… Read more

Scientologist Writes About Attempts to Dehumanize Religion

In the following article on the STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination) website Scientologist Roger Clark presents his theory on attempted stigmatization of Scientologists and other religions. Most people are born good. Most people are born with an innate sense of decency, a good concept of justice, and an inborn understanding of right and wrong. One of the first things you’ll hear out of a child’s mouth is “It’s not fair.” Nobody has to teach them of the principle of… Read more

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Investigating Use of ECT on Children

Taken from a press release by Citizens Commission on Human Rights Florida.   The only state in the country to issue an annual ECT report is Texas where in 2014 six deaths were reported following the use of electroshock.  CCHR has now filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the remaining U.S. states for the purpose of obtaining statistics on how many children and others are receiving ECT. These FOIA requests revealed that in one state alone, Utah, electroshock… Read more

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