Education the best way to stop drug addiction

A message from a Scientologist who is active in drug demand reduction in Australia, courtesy of the Bedingo AdvisorIN Drug Action Week (June 17-23), I want to tell readers that the “war on drugs” has NOT failed.The message is being heard by young people.Statistics show that education is by far the most effective at stopping the end users.Between 2004 and 2007 the use of marijuana by 14-19 year-olds fell by 28 per cent! So we are on the right track.The group I volunteer for, th … [Read more...]

New Ideal Church of Scientology for the Mile-High City

| DENVER, COLORADO • JUNE 16, 2012 |On Saturday, June 16, more than a thousand Scientologists, guests, and state and city dignitaries assembled in Lower Downtown Denver to dedicate a new Church of Scientology.The Church stands one block from Coors Field in the heart of the Ballpark Neighborhood Historic District. The building, originally constructed in 1916 for the American Radiator Company, is a renowned example of Denver’s urban revitalization. The Church meticulously preserved … [Read more...]

Youth for Human Rights African Leadership Campaign

Tim Bowles, Scientologist and Director of International Development of Youth for Human Rights and Joseph "Jay" Yarsiah Youth for Human Rights Program Director for Africa discuss the Human Rights Leadership Campaign they have implemented in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and other  African countries to curtail atrocities and prevent them occurring in the future. … [Read more...]

Scientology in Stonnington

Bernie Lowenstein of Melbourne, Australia is one of the Scientologists featured on the Scientology Video Channel.  The section, titled "Meet a Scientologist" is one of the most popular sections of the website.  He was featured in a local newspapter, the Stonnington Leader.  Lowenstein , raised Catholic,  grew up with a Jewish father and Catholic mother and the article describes how he first learned about Scientology and became a Scientologist."Struggling with his father’s death and a broken e … [Read more...]

Questions & Answers on Scientology

A while back, I was contacted on Facebook by a college student curious about my thoughts on Scientology.  I’d normally answer such directly, but as I've had a number of other similar questions on Digg, Twitter and other various social media venues, I figured I’d give my best shot at answering these on my blog.So, here goes: So, my first question really is: What is it that Scientology offers that makes it something that you wanted to make a part of your life? This is a broad, and a pretty pe … [Read more...]

Family and my Descision to be a Scientologist

A college anthropology student sent me a question from my Scientology Parent page, as she’s doing some study for her class on how family history & background can lead people to various religions.  As she was studying about Scientology, she was curious how my own family and significant events in my life led me to Scientology.   Her questions were thought-provoking on my part (an angle I’d not yet thought about) so I figured I’d post my answers here.Question:  How does your family history r … [Read more...]

A Quiet, Wonderful Birth – Silent Birth Story

When people hear I'm a Scientologist they often ask me about Silent Birth.  Today I found this blog posting on the Scientology Parent blog that I thought illustrated what goes on very well.This fantastic story was submitted by my Aussie friend Sonya, a fellow Scientologist who just had her first child.Okay so here is my story.I was past my due date by about one and half weeks. I was freaking out a bit as they wanted to induce the labor which I was not really interested in.  Got in … [Read more...]

About Me

I’m about 30, a computer guy, a mountain biker, a daddy, and a Scientologist.I’ve been in Scientology for much of my life (since I was a little kid). However, I wanted to study these basics of Scientology as much of what I got of Scientology I got hearsay from my parents or from other Scientologists I lived and worked with, rather than reading all of this data myself, and thereby forming my own opinions and conclusions on the subject directly from the source material.I think it’s a simila … [Read more...]


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