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The Church of Scientology
Church or Cult ???

 

History

L RON HUBBARD

L. Ron Hubbard (from Wikipedia)

Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (March 13, 1911 - January 24, 1986), better known as L. Ron Hubbard, was a prolific American author and founder of Dianetics and the controversial Church of Scientology.


Inside The Church of Scientology: An Exclusive Interview with L. Ron Hubbard, Jr.


L. Ron Hubbard Jr being interviewed by Penthouse in 1983. Cover story.


The death of L Ron Hubbard


In light of CoS's very strong opposition to "psych drugs", it is ironic that its founder was taking a "psych drug" when he died.


Bare-Faced Messiah FOR THE PRESS

The true story of L. Ron Hubbard.


The Hubbard is Bare FOR THE PRESS

Jeff Jacobsen's excellent essay. Where did Hubbard get his ideas from? Was he really the originator, or just a simple plagiarist?

The Hubbard FBI Files

Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act we now have access to over 600 files the FBI has on L. Ron Hubbard.


Hubbard And Clearwater

Secret telexes from Hubbard to FSO in Clearwater. "The top tech org on the planet" was actually a mess per Hubbard's telexes.


Ron the "War Hero" ????

L. Ron Hubbard is attributed with a fantastic past and incredible insight. However, most of these claims originate from L. Ron Hubbard and are only verified by L. Ron Hubbard himself. This is a closer look at his claims of being a war hero.

INTRODUCTION

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Please read these Frequently Asked Questions if you have any questions regarding this site or its author. Also included are some debates with Scientologists.

What Is Scientology? FOR THE PRESS

What Scientology Won't Tell You - an info pack


Scientology Illustrated


Answers for Scientology kids

Baloney Detection Kit

Some Copyright Considerations

WHAT IS GOING ON NOW?

Global pickets against CoS Feb 10 2008

A series of pickets against the Cult of Scientology is being planned and you are invited to join. Be peaceful and help inoculate the world against this criminal cult!


NEW BOOK: Tom Cruise: An Unauthorized
Biography NEW!


New book by Andrew Morton (release Jan 2008) with revealing information about the Church of Scientology.

Huge campaign from the cult to stop distribution.


OC Press Release: DDoS attacks on CoS NEW!

22.01.2008: The author of Operation Clambake takes a stand against the claimed distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) against CoS.


CoS video of Tom Cruise leaked NEW!

A video interview of Tom Cruise has leaked from the cult. See what Scientology has done with him. MTV explains what he is talking about.


Looking over my shoulder, The Inside Account of the Story That Almost Killed Me.

You may not believe this, but you can write something that someone doesn't approve of and then - with the help of the government - be bankrupted and have a quarter of your life almost ruined. And you don't have to live in China or Russia.


Are you a Scientologist? Get $1 million here!

Are you Clear or OT in Scientology you're supposed to have some incredible powers - "knowing and willing cause over life, thought, matter, energy, space and time (MEST). This is your chance to make it big, and to create some amazing attention for Scientology. James Randi offers $1 million if you can show him these Scientology powers.


See the South Park episode on Scientology here!

See the amazing episode that has been stopped by Tom Cruise! Episode available online here (RealMedia) and here (web streaming) and here (AVI).


Marty and Warren's Excellent Adventure

After 25+ years as top executives in Scientology, it seems like the cult is rewriting history by purging their names from all official sources. What has happened with Marty and Warren?


The XENU Leaflet

Consider using this leaflet against CoS. Available in several languages.


THE TECH

Scientology (from Wikipedia)

Scientology was presented by L. Ron Hubbard at a lecture in 1952. His definition included, "Scientology would be a study of knowledge."


A World Without...

Welcome to the 21st Century! Join the author of this essay for a rocket ride around the world to see if Scientology is achieving its aim of a "world without war, crime and insanity," and what it would be like if it did. Welcome aboard and fasten your seatbelts!


The Secret Library

View the inner most secret scriptures of the Church of Scientology.


Xenu (from Wikipedia)

In Scientology doctrine, Xenu (also Xemu) is a galactic ruler who, 75 million years ago, brought billions of people to Earth, stacked them around volcanoes and blew them up with hydrogen bombs.


Things To Keep In Mind

Important quotes from actual policy letters you should keep in mind. You might be thinking "Why does a church need to have such strict policies if it's not a military organization?" But then again, this is not your typical church.


Scientology Grade Chart

This is the official way "up the bridge". Would you buy a bridge from these people?


The Techniques in Scientology FOR THE PRESS

Jon Atack explaining the basic techniques used in Scientology.


Altering the Tech

While Hubbard was supposed to have developed the final "science of the mind", it seems to change, even after his death.


Dianetic Therapy

This paper is the only formal scientific study of Dianetic therapy in existence. Made by Harvey Jay Fischer in 1953.


The Cost Of Scientology FOR THE PRESS

What does Scientology training and membership actually cost?


The Personality Test

The very debated personality test, which is often an individual's first encounter with Scientology. Included are the "correct" answers.


The Scientology Comparative Theology Page

A web site to promote the scholarly study of the religious beliefs of Scientology.


Scientology Acronym/Terminology FAQ


You will soon find out that Hubbard used a strange language. This FAQ is to help you understand it better.


THE ORG

The Sea Organization

Documenting the history of the para-military "elite" Scientology organization.


Narconon Exposed

Drug rehab or Scientology front?


Scientology & Totalitarianism

A very well argued and documented senior thesis looking at Scientology in terms of the totalitarian ideological model.


Scientology vs. Orwell's 1984

A former Scientologist compares the disturbing parallels between the book "1984" by George Orwell and Scientology.


Scientology Audited FOR THE PRESS

An archive of critical research into Scientology. A must read.


Cult of Celebrities

How come so many celebrities are Scientologists?


Scientology's Secret Service

Unusual for a "religion", the Church of Scientology has organised systematic intelligence activities, including bugging, burglary, forgery, framing, infilitration and intimidation since 1955.


ScienoSitter

Read how cult members must accept extensive censoring for them to get "the freedom to access internet"!


How many Scientologists are there? FOR THE PRESS

Some comments regarding the claims from CoS that they have 8 million members. Critics suspect there are about 50,000 Scientologists worldwide.


Scientology Photo Album

Put some faces on the names inside CoS, see where the money goes and where it came from.


Made for Propaganda

CoS compares Germany today with how the 3rd Reich treated Jews. Let us see how Scientology compares to Nazism.


Just like Hitler and Stalin

An example of how CoS tries to edit history.


The Scientology Homepage

Take a look at how COS presents itself. Read both sides, form your own opinion, then ask why Scientologists don't dare link to this page.


MAKING ENEMIES

Suppressive Person Defense League

For over half a century, Suppressive Persons have been beastified, attacked and menaced in perhaps the most vicious hate campaign ever manufactured by madness.


Enemy Names FOR THE PRESS

Who are the enemies of Scientology, how are they identified and what does the Church of Scientology plan to do with them? Here are the secret policy letters telling everything!


Piercing the Corporate Veil

How Scientology defrauded the IRS through an elaborate corporate shell game.


Operation Foot Bullet

Despite the "fantastic" technology developed by Hubbard, Scientologists somehow end up messing everything up.


Dead Agenting on the Net

Scientologists have made a site called "Religious Freedom Watch" where they have Dead Agent packs on Scientology critics. See how Scientology responds to criticism.


Scientology vs. Germany FOR THE PRESS

CoS claims "human rights abuses against Scientologists in Germany". Take a look at reality according to the Germans.


Greece Uncovers Scientology

Scientology has been thrown out of Greece! Some of the secret communication inside the cult was discovered when the greek police raided their offices.

COS AND THE LAW

Woods vs. Scientology

Ex-Scientologist Bonnie Woods finally got justice after six years. She was being libelled by Scientology and in June 1999 Scientology totally capitulated in court!


Is Scientology breaking the law?

This page provides links to reports alleging that Scientology is breaking the law.


Scientology Court Files


A collection of court papers to help everybody involved in lawsuits against or from Scientology.


What Judges Say About Scientology

Quotes from judges and others about Scientology.


PERSONAL ACCOUNTS

Xenu TV

Lots of videoed personal testimonies and events. A must see!


How to believe in Scientology

Ex scientologists are accused of stupidity for being so gullible. Many think they are not gullible at all ordinarily, so how come they fell prey to this cult?


I Escaped Scientology NEW!

John Duignan is recovering after twenty in years in what he calls the militant inner core of the anti-intellectual, coercive, mind bending and maliciously self-serving cult known as Scientology.


Kyle Brennan

A mothers tragic loss of her son while he visited his Scientology father.


The death of Lisa McPherson

On December 5, 1995, Lisa McPherson was dead on arrival at a hospital 45 minutes north of Clearwater Florida.


Jeremy Perkins: A Scientology Family Tragedy


On March 13, 2003, Jeremy Perkins, a 28 year old untreated schizophrenic, stabbed his mother Elli 77 times.


Ida Camburn's Promise

Read the moving story from a mother of a Scientologist and her 25 year effort to keep her promise.


Thank you xenu.net!

"SL" was about to fall for Scientology hook, line and sinker. Then he found Operation Clambake and started thinking. This is his letter of thanks.


Deaths at Flag

Why are these people dead, Scientology?


Tory's Story
30 years on the front lines for Scientology, now out and here is her story!.


Kathryn's Story

A personal story on how CoS can mess you up.


The Cheryl S Story

This is a true story from inside the cult from 1977 to 1991.


The Tech Runs its Course

A commentary on the Lisa McPherson case.


Dear Amanda...

Amanda is a bright, engaging girl of 15. She, her older brother, and her mother are members of CoS. This web page is a cry from her dad.


Comments from Scientologists

Scientologists have frequently been offered to add their comments to this site so that everyone can have easy access to both sides. Sadly, few Scientologists are able to send me anything but undocumented allegations that this site distorts the truth.


More affidavits and personal stories

A huge collection of personal accounts,


THE PRESS

Scientology Inside Out FOR THE PRESS

Any journalist who wants to investigate Scientology should read Robert Vaughn Young's Quill article. Young handled public relations and the media for L. Ron Hubbard and his Scientology empire for 20 years.


Hubbard's policy and practice in media and PR

Master's Thesis: Case Study that looks at the world of press through the eyes of L.R. Hubbard.


The Fabulous Fifties

Media coverage in the early, early years of Dianetics and Scientology


The Radio & TV Vault FOR THE PRESS

A multimedia archive of the best TV and radio programs regarding Scientology.


The Cult Of Greed FOR THE PRESS

The Time Magazine article from 1991 that really kicked things off.


Scientology vs the Internet

Free speech & copyright infringement on the information superhighway by Jim Lippard and Jeff Jacobsen.


BOOK SHELF

A Piece of Blue Sky FOR THE PRESS

The book that the cult tried to remove from amazon.com, now available on the net!


The Scandal of Scientology FOR THE PRESS

Paulette Cooper's book; she was victim of the worst Dead Agenting attacks by the Church of Scientology ever. At least the worst we are aware of today...


The Road to Xenu

A narrative account of life in Scientology.


My Nine Lives in Scientology

Personal account from the inside of the cult.


The Total Freedom Trap

A highly-recommended book by Jon Atack.


Scientology Booklist FOR THE PRESS


Lists most known books in English about Dianetics or Scientology.


Mind Control etc Booklist FOR THE PRESS

Books on cults, mind control etc.


WHERE TO GO FROM HERE

Escape

Escape was formed in 1992 for the purpose of helping, advising, counselling families and friends who have loved ones involved in Scientology.


Resource Center for Freedom of Mind

Get help from the famous cult expert, counselor and author Steven Hassan. Learn how you can help loved ones in cults by interacting.


Cult Information Centre

CIC is concerned about the use of deceptive and manipulative methods used by cults to recruit and indoctrinate unsuspecting members of society.


AFF Cult Group Information

Information about cults, cultic groups and psychological manipulation.


Dialog Center International

A Christian organization with the famous cult expert Dr. Johannes Aagaard as president. Regarded as a big enemy by CoS.


FreeZone International

Freezone is a loose affiliation of people who still believe in some of the ideas of Scientology auditing procedures, but who have left the formal structure of the cult in a type of Scientology reformation.


ARS Web Page Summary

The most extensive list of links regarding Scientology and Dianetics on the Internet.


Anti-Scientologists Web-links

Arnie Lerma: Exposing The Con (outspoken critic of Scientology knows his shit when it comes to SeaORG)

David S. Touretzky archive

Mark Bunker: Exposing Scientology, Mark Bunker's YouTube page

Allarme Scientology: Italian anti-Scientology site

SubGenius wiki on Scientology and Anonymous

Anti Scientologie: French anti-Scientology site

Why are they dead, Scientology?

Scientology Lies

Facts About Scientology @ HolySmoke Org

Reject Scientology Blog

Tory Magoo

Scientology Critical Directory


Steven Fishman, former scientologist (The church of scientology said he was the BIOLOGICAL FATHER OF JESUS CHRIST)

Cult Awareness and Information Centre - Scientology section (lots of other cults there too)

Stop Scientology

Operating Thetan: Keith Henson site (He is in jail because of a picket outside the Hemet CA, Church of Scientology)

F.A.C.T.net Scientology page (Also other cults there too)

Antisectes: another French anti-scientology site

The Unofficial Minton Papers, From alt.religion.scientology

 

Refs: http://www.xenu.net/index.html