What makes Dianetics so different to other Practices

An interesting article by Thomas Lechner on WorldWideHealth.com on Dianetics states: Prior to 1950, planetwide the scientific thought was the conclusion, that our mind would be the brain, i.e., a collection of cells and neurons, and nothing more. Not only was it considered that our individual abilities could never be improved, but also scientists believed that with the strucuture of the human body, our personality was likewise irrevocably established. These theories were, however, inaccurate, … [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...]

How Does Scientology View the Individual?

Scientology holds that there are three parts to Man:First there is the body itself. The body is the organized physical composition or substance of Man, whether living or dead. It is not the being himself.Next, there is the mind, which consists essentially of pictures.Finally, and most importantly, there is the thetan. The thetan is not a thing. It is the creator of things.Of the three parts of Man, the thetan is, obviously, most important. Without the thetan, there would be no mind … [Read more...]

What Does Happiness Have to Do with Religion?

In Scientology: a New Slant on Life, L. Ron Hubbard poses the question “Is it possible to be happy?”I believe that question is even more pertinent today that it was some fifty years ago when he penned most of the essays that appear in this book.A 2009 article in USA Today reflected on that estimate that some 10% of Americans — or 27 million people — were taking antidepressants in 2005, twice the number as in 1996.This doesn’t count how many people drink or smoke weed to “be happy,” tak … [Read more...]

How Does the Mind Influence One's Life?

L. Ron Hubbard's seminal work was Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health published in May 1950.  It is still the most basic text of Scientology.  This brief video introduction to Dianetics explains some of the most simple yet essential principles. … [Read more...]


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