Religion, morality and the state of today’s culture

I posted a link to an article yesterday about the decline of religion among today's youth.Although this may only be gaining public notice now, it is a phenomenon that has been going on for decades.In fact it was more than 40 years ago that L. Ron Hubbard looked into dramatic social decline as evidenced by increased crime and drug abuse in the wake of a concerted campaign against religion and religious beliefs."For the last hundred years or so religion has been beset with a relentless … [Read more...]

Is religion declining in America

World Religion News has this interesting piece on the state or religion in America, particularly how religion is viewed by youth.>>What do you think? Do the youth you know seem to be less involved now than in previous years? … [Read more...]

Scientology–definition

Scientology: Scio (Latin) "knowing, in the fullest sense of the word," logos (Greek) "study of." Thus Scientology means "knowing how to know."Scientology is a twenty-first-century religion. It comprises a vast body of knowledge extending from certain fundamental truths, and prime among those truths: Man is a spiritual being endowed with abilities well beyond those which he normally envisions. He is not only able to solve his own problems, accomplish his goals and gain lasting happiness, … [Read more...]

Religious Intolerance–France

An alarming trend toward intolerance in France shows a lack of respect of Article 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:"Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of … [Read more...]

Respect the Religious Beliefs of Others

A good time to reflect on this precept: … [Read more...]

Definition of Scientology

The word Scientology is taken from the Latin scio, which means "knowing, in the fullest sense of the word," and the Greek word logos, meaning "study of." It literally means knowing how to know.Scientology is a twenty-first-century religion. It comprises a vast body of knowledge extending from certain fundamental truths, and prime among those truths: Man is a spiritual being endowed with abilities well beyond those which he normally envisions. He is not only able to solve his own p … [Read more...]

Scientology and other faiths

The Church of Scientology is a strong advocate of the interfaith approach on issues important to all religions. Scientologists work with representatives of many religions to support and encourage interreligious dialogue, religious freedom, constitutional law and respect for religion in society.Scientologists have fought actively for religious freedom in Europe. In France, several thousand Scientologists proclaimed a “Declaration of Religious Freedom” which was subsequently accepted by the Cou … [Read more...]

Religious Diversity

Part of the broad picture of cultural diversity is religion: the right to practice one's faith as one sees fit.Two beautiful videos on this theme: … [Read more...]


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