Volunteer Ministers Free On-Line Training

Scientology offers practical solutions to  improve conditions in your life and the lives of others.All the practical techniques used by Volunteer Ministers are drawn from the chapters of The Scientology Handbook. Combined, these chapters provide all the tools you need to confront and resolve virtually any life situation―from ending marital strife to recovering a friend from drugs to managing a company for optimum success.In order to make these chapters and the technology they contain as avail … [Read more...]

What is happiness?

by Nick Broadhurst Honestly, what is this thing called happiness? It is obviously linked to our survival. In our natural state we might be happy. Happiness seems to preside in the absence of pain. Pain is the warning of loss and too much pain brings about death. The pain signal shows the organism is in the proximity of a destructive force or object and to ignore the pain would bring about death.It does not matter if it is a burn or a broken arm, the signals are the same. When a lot of pain is a … [Read more...]

Reflections: Emotions

by Nick Broadhurst We all express human emotion. Emotion can be cheerful, sad, angry, and so on. As life survives well it is generally cheerful, happier. As it approaches what appears to it as an immortality of existence it demonstrates enthusiasm, exhilaration, even serenity. But as life approaches death or a terminated existence, it seems subdued, given up, apathetic.This change of emotion is because as life fails it finds part of itself captured or trapped in the past losses of life and … [Read more...]

Nobel Prize for Chemistry: Forging New Ways to Look at Life is Not Always Easy

The vindication of the work of Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman, who was awarded this year's Nobel Prize for chemistry, points up the fact that genius is not always met with understanding and maintaining one's personal integrity is often not "comfortable."Reuters reports:  " An Israeli scientist who suffered years of ridicule and even lost a research post for claiming to have found an entirely new class of solid material was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry on Wednesday for his d … [Read more...]

Religion weds science

An interview with the director of the New Delhi Centre of Scientology, which  appeared in the Times of India.In Scientology, people find practical solutions which they can apply to life's problems, says Horst Tubbesing, mission head, New Delhi Centre of Scientology, in an interview with Reena Singh.How would you describe Scientology?For me, Scientology is simply the best and most efficient way to solve everyday problems you run into. You will agree that every person has problems.Religion … [Read more...]

The Truth about Prescription Drug Abuse

A guest editorial in the Daytona News-Journal today states:Our community is now facing a new challenge that is literally tearing at the fabric of our neighborhoods. It is an epidemic we never saw coming, and we were unable to brace for its wrath. Prescription drug abuse is affecting all walks of our society. It is tearing apart our families; it is a major contributor to criminal activity and reaches across all sectors of our community.We must take proactive steps in educating our community … [Read more...]

Scientology–An Overview

By Nick Broadhurst: I am often asked by tertiary [college or university] religious students who are trying to write an overview on Scientology, what is the most successful way we have of expanding Scientology. What is it that expands our membership? "Just give a quick overview."The answer to this question is always the same. Scientology expands mostly by word of mouth. Of course we do book promotion campaigns,Internet campaigns, street fliers, letterbox drops, and more. But nothing compares to … [Read more...]

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

On Monday, October 3, President Barack Obama proclaimed October 2011 “National Substance Abuse Prevention Month.”In his proclamation he said, “By providing strong support systems for our loved ones, and by talking with our children about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs, we can increase their chances of living long, healthy, and productive lives.  During National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, we celebrate those dedicated to prevention efforts, and we renew our commitment to the well b … [Read more...]


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