How did you get into Scientology?

I have decided to start a new feature here: "How did you get into Scientology?"I will start out with my own story and collect up an add stories of friends and colleagues as well.So, to begin, here's mine:In 1967, I was pretty smug about my life after college, marriage and our first kid. I had graduated an excellent university with a double major while working three part-time jobs. I was the golden boy of the business club I joined, and was earning decent money selling and writing … [Read more...]

May 9th–the Anniversary of Dianetics

One of the holidays of the Scientology religion is  May 9th, the day ins 1950 when the first book of Scientology and Dianetics, Dianetics: the Modern Science f Mental Health, was published in 1950. It signifies the birth of the movement. It is still the book recommended for most people to begin their studies of the subject.L. Ron Hubbard discovered the single source of nightmares, unreasonable fears, upsets, insecurities and psychosomatic illness—the reactive mind. In  Dianetics: The Mode … [Read more...]

Dianetics–Is it Human to Err?

According to Dianetics, no.  This video explains why. … [Read more...]

Parenting: The Importance of Understanding Dianetics (Part 3)

This is the third in a series of posts on the subject of using Dianetics as a parent.  The first andsecond posts focused around how I use Dianetics as a parent, with my kids.  But there’s that other part of being a parent – taking care of oneself so that parenting doesn’t drive you crazy.  ADDRESSING YOURSELF  With my Husband, RussTime after time I have seen or heard about a relatively minor situation that was made so much worse simply because the parent could not just stay ca … [Read more...]

Parenting: The Importance of Understanding Dianetics (Part 2)

Dianetics has so many uses within the family. Many have been covered in articles on the Scientology Parent website: how to handle injuries, calm and quiet birthing, assists to help moms during pregnancy and after the birth, etc. Yet in some ways this only scratches the surface of the use of this subject.My last post on the subject centered on the value of knowing Dianetics to know what you’re looking at when kids (or your spouse) is acting up.   The next part of the picture is: OK, SO NOW WH … [Read more...]

Parenting: The Importance of Understanding Dianetics (Part 1)

Dianetics has so many uses within the family. Many have been covered in articles on this site: how to handle injuries, calm and quiet birthing, assists to help moms during pregnancy and after the birth, etc. Yet in some ways this only scratches the surface of the use of this subject.Dianetics includes the use of particular (and very effective) techniques, but it’s more the understanding of people and of the mind that I find I use with others, including my children, on a day to day basis.  Fol … [Read more...]

What is the best book to read as an introduction to Dianetics and Scientology?

Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, which has repeatedly appeared on bestseller lists, is the recommended beginning book. This is the definitive work that forms the foundation of Scientology.Publishers Weekly called Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health “perhaps the best-selling non-Christian book of all time in the West” and awarded Dianetics its prestigious Century Award for appearing for more than 100 weeks on its bestseller list.For those more interested in start … [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...]


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