Church of Scientology Seattle Celebrates 60 Years in Service to the Community

This story, appearing on Newswire.com, covers the history of Scientology in Seattle:In May 1950, renowned author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard published a book that launched a movement and changed the world—Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. In it, he provided not only the first clear and concise description of the workings of the human mind and the laws that govern it, but also a technology by which anyone could resolve the problems of the mind. The book became an instant … [Read more...]

How L. Ron Hubbard Came to Found the Scientology Religion

The Scientology website shares this account of the beginning of the Scientology religion--how L. Ron Hubbard came to discover the technology that led to its establishment.L. Ron Hubbard began his studies of the mind and spirit in 1923, resulting in a manuscript entitled “Excalibur” in 1938. It was in this unpublished work that the word Scientology first appeared to describe what Mr. Hubbard termed “the study of knowing how to know.” He decided against publishing the book for the fact, “‘Excal … [Read more...]

Scientology: The Three Parts of Man

L. Ron Hubbard observed many, many people using Dianetics and found a commonality of experience and phenomena. After carefully reviewing all relevant research data, he isolated the answer: Man was neither his body nor his mind, but a spiritual being. This was the source of all that is good, decent and creative in the world: the individual being himself. With this discovery, L. Ron Hubbard founded the religion of Scientology, for he had moved firmly into the field traditionally belonging to rel … [Read more...]

In Honor of L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday

A remarkable genius, whose work helps millions, on the occasion of his birthday, March 13, 1911. … [Read more...]

Dianetics

Life is not always easy. Most people encounter circumstances that derail them either for part of their lives or for good: the death of a family member; a ruined relationship, broken engagement, marriage; even the loss of a job or a long-sought opportunity.The old platitude's that you'll get over it, time heals all wounds, live and learn--these don't help you get through they day, do they?So, people resort to drugs or alcohol or seek some distraction to take their minds off it, but the w … [Read more...]

Anniversary of Dianetics the Modern Science of Mental Health

Dianetics was published on May 9, 1950. It marked the beginning of a new era--one in which Man could truly rise to greater heights.Dianetics is a methodology which can help alleviate unwanted sensations and emotions, irrational fears and psychosomatic illnesses (illnesses caused or aggravated by mental stress).It is most accurately described as what the soul is doing to the body through the mind.Prior to 1950, prevailing scientific thought had concluded Man’s mind to be his brain, i.e … [Read more...]

An interesting article by By Michelle Kuehlhorn – Staff Writer for the North Eastern Illinois University IndependentIn 1952, Hubbard used the Dianetics framework and published a new set of teachings as Scientology, a religious philosophy. In 1953, Hubbard incorporated the Church of American Science, Church of Scientology, and Church of Spiritual Engineering in Camden, New Jersey. On February 18, 1954, Hubbard gave his blessing to his followers to set up the first local Church of Scientology i … [Read more...]

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What Does Scientology Believe to be the Goal of Man

This video on Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health answers a question most of us have sought the answer to for a very long time … [Read more...]