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The test is simple… if you walk into the trap, you’re probably (1) gullible or (2) an atheist ready to have some fun.
Oh, yeah. I want Scientologists evaluating my personality. Sure.
Who better to judge your mental health than someone who believes an evil space emperor dropped a bunch of people into volcanos from space ships resembling DC-10s, thereby releasing their souls to disturb our thought processes?
I stand corrected.
I was walking past one of those things in a mall one time and the guy asked me if I wanted to find out how stressed I was. I replied back that I knew exactly how stressed I was thank you very much (14 hour days, 6 days a week with kids waiting when I got home)
I find this a tad disconcerting on a number of levels. First is that Scientologists know there are gullible people out there that will fall for this. Second, that they are so insecure in their beliefs that they would seek gullible converts rather than people smart enough to ask questions. Thirdly, they are right and I am therefore surrounded by idiots with the same voting rights as me. (How else would the Tories have got in?) Fourth, my life is therefore under the democratic control of people who are incapable of seeing the connection that a personality test given by the god squad is clearly aimed at finding a ‘flaw’ in someones personality and telling them god can fix it! Terrifying!
Who want’s a personality test under any circumstances?
People with no self esteem.
It doesn’t matter what you answer in their test, of course. They’ll always tell you that you need to sign up to their “counseling”. It’s their SOP.
I had so much fun messing with these people at the mall. I’m *very* good at bio feedback, and so was able to come across as completely not stressed according to their little machine. It was hilarious watching them get desperate to trigger a stress response in me.
Is that all it is? I used to play around with a biofeedback machine as a kid. I can make the galvanic responses go up & down at will. I should try it out next time I see Scientologists doing their schtick.
Yup. Have fun with them!
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