Ask a Scientologist–Scientology Parent Answers Four Questions Including “What Are Common Misconceptions About Scientology?”

Tad Reeves, of the Scientology Parent blog, answers 14 questions posed by a student about Scientology. Here are the last four answers. Published courtesy of the Scientology Parent website. 11)IS THERE A SCHOOL SPECIFICALLY FOR PEOPLE TO LEARN ONLY SCIENTOLOGY THAT IS SEPARATE FROM THE TRADITIONAL SCHOOL SYSTEM? Scientology is a religious philosophy, but it is not and was never intended to be a replacement for a full education.  Clearly, if one wanted to become a Scientology practitioner, one would obviously… Read more

Ask a Scientologist–Five Questions Answered Including “What Are the Core Beliefs of the Scientology Religion?”

Tad Reeves, of the Scientology Parent blog, answers 14 questions posed by a student about Scientology. Here are his first five answers. Published courtesy of the Scientology Parent website. 6)HOW HAS AUDITING POSITIVELY AFFECTED YOU? The broad answer to that is that auditing has, by and large, made me more honest with myself and others, more generally happy, more stable, and more tolerant of having more moving parts and individual things going on in my life that I’m actively working on…. Read more


Tad Reeves, of the Scientology Parent blog, answers 14 questions posed by a student about Scientology. Here are his first five answers. Published courtesy of the Scientology Parent website. A student asked the following questions for a school presentation on the subject of Scientology. As a preface to my answers to the questions asked, my name is Tad, I’m a father of 3, a second-generation Scientologist, and am a systems engineer for an Internet service provider.    I’ve been in… Read more

Getting it Wrong About Scientology–Again

This post on the Stand website tells of one Scientologist’s reaction to an utterly wrong representation of Scientology in a recent game show question. Published courtesy of The Big Lie I was watching the game show Jeopardy the other night when the host, Alex Trebek, presented the clue, “The most secretive religion in the world.” One of the contestants answered, “What is Scientology?” Alex liked that answer, and the contestant racked his score up a few more dollars and the… Read more

A Message for World Environment Day

Here’s a message for  World Environment Day from The Way to Happiness, the nonreligious, common-sense moral code written by L. Ron Hubbard. HELP TAKE CARE OF THE PLANET. The idea that one has a share in the planet and that one can and should help care for it may seem very large and, to some, quite beyond reality. But today what happens on the other side of the world, even so far away, can effect what happens in your own home. Recent… Read more

That Joke Ain’t Funny–Scientology Jokes and Their Effect on Scientologists

Post on the STAND website by a Scientologist who is tired of the Scientology Jokes that are based on falsehoods and misinterpretation. 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…. Read more

Oops! I Didn’t Know You Were a Scientologist

Scientologist Siouxie Boshoff tells her experience as a youngster when some of her friends started making jokes about Scientology. When she told them she was a Scientologist, they were taken about and were fascinated to find that the propaganda they had bought about the religion was not true.  published courtesy of the STAND website   A Face to Go With a Faith Growing up in a new religion can be an interesting experience. As a child I was completely uninhibited… Read more

The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee Says “Green It Up”

The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee invites friends and neighbors to a community cleanup for World Environment Day. The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee is organizing a neighborhood cleanup June 3rd to mark World Environment Day. Known as “Green It Up,” the activity is part of the group’s campaign to maintain the litter-free beauty of Nashville. In 2016, The Way to Happiness chapter organized a roundtable of environmental activists at the Nashville Church of Scientology under the title… Read more

The Accidental Bigot, by Scientologist Sandra Richmond

Scientologist Sandra Richmond tells how passing on some salacious piece of negative religious gossip is bigotry and can blow up in your face. Published courtesy of STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination) A bigot’s a bad thing to be. But, theoretically, it could happen to any one of us. For many years (and in what feels like another lifetime), I worked in the film business. Anyone familiar with that industry knows it involves arduous, long days and requires plenty of… Read more

Standing Firm with the Victims and Survivors of the Manchester Attack

Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination, STAND, extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt support to victims and survivors of yesterday’s attack in Manchester Arena. Published courtesy of the STAND website “Our hearts go out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in this devastating tragedy,” said International STAND Director Edward Parkin. “This was a cowardly attack—an attack not only on the people of Manchester but on all humanity.” The suspected suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, 22, appears to… Read more

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