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August 05, 2009

Mission Eminently Possible: Expose L Ron Hubbard

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Dominic Kennedy has a terrific story in the The Times Online about how a group of British diplomats unmasked L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology, as a purveyor of phony diplomas:

The founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, was exposed as a fraud 30 years ago by British diplomats who were investigating his qualifications.

The science-fiction writer, who invented a religion now followed by celebrities such as Tom Cruise, awarded himself a PhD from a sham “diploma mill” college that he had acquired, the diplomats found

Such was the climate of fear and paranoia surrounding Scientology that the US believed the sect had sent bogus doctors to declare a high-ranking legal investigator mad and then taken his papers relating to the case

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Don't know about these guys, but in Mt View they play "All Your Base" on a boom box as they protest. It's pretty great, and I'll happily flash them a V for Victory.

Reading flickr, it seems most folks don't realize they wear the masks so that they're not as easily identified and followed by the big Sc.

I assume you're familiar with the fantastic 3 part investigation done by the St Petersburg Times on a pattern of abuse and beatings by Scientology leaders:

Scientology: The truth rundown

High-ranking defectors provide an unprecedented inside look at the Church of Scientology and its leader, David Miscavige.

Scientology leader David Miscavige is the focus of this special report from the St. Petersburg Times. Former executives of the Church of Scientology, including two of the former top lieutenants to Miscavige, have come forward to describe a culture of intimidation and violence under David Miscavige. These former Scientology leaders served for years with Miscavige...

... The four high-ranking executives who left Scientology say that church leader David Miscavige not only physically attacked members of his executive staff, he messed with their minds.

He frequently had groups of managers jump into a pool or a lake. He mustered them into group confessions that sometimes spun into free-for-alls, with people hitting one another.

Mike Rinder, who defended the church to the media for two decades, couldn't stomach what was happening on the inside.

The tactics to keep executives in line "are wrong from a Scientology viewpoint,'' said Rinder, who walked away two years ago. "They are not standard practice of Scientology. They are just not humanitarian. And they are just outright evil.''

Church spokesmen confirm that managers are ordered into pools and assembled for group confessions. It's part of the "ecclesiastical justice'' system the church imposes on poor performers...

... The executives would confess sins they had committed against Miscavige, reveal their bad thoughts about Scientology and make personal disclosures, including sexual fantasies. If someone couldn't come up with a transgression, the others bullied him into admitting something. Anything.

"And Dave would sit there and listen to it and enjoy the hell out of it," said De Vocht, who recalled one seance when he said Miscavige struck executive Marc Yager and threw him to the floor, then singled out Faith Schermerhorn, a midlevel administrator who is black.

"He goes, 'By the way, (Yager) thinks black people are n------, and he doesn't want Scientology to help blacks. Go kick him.' So (Yager) is down on the ground and she's kicking him,'' De Vocht said.

"Everybody in that damned room — people are wild and out of control," he said. "I punched somebody. Everybody was punched. And screaming and yelling. It just got like, What the hell is going on here?"

Also, the biography of L. Ron (L. Ron Hubbard: Messiah or Madman) by L. Ron's son and journalist Bent Corydon is disturbingly hilarious.

From the Times Online: “By ‘an amazing coincidence’ the Deputy Attorney General dealing with them was taken ill and after seeing some ‘doctors’ was retired ‘due to his mental health’. My very incensed informant in the California Department of Education is convinced that the ‘doctors’ were scientologists who hypnotised him into mental ill-health and he feels very bitter but can do nothing about it.”

A spokeswoman for the Church of Scientology said the suggestion that Scientologists had hypnotised a deputy attorney general was “simply reflective of how astronomically paranoid they were”.

I'd have to agree with the Scientology spokersperson here. The idea that the attorney was hypnotized into mental illness seems as loony as anything Hubbard himself came up with.

Alls I know is I've been Thetan-free for quite a while now and I've never felt more ALIVE!

so Hubbard is not who he says he is and scientology's a scam. and this distinguishes them from other religions how?

Other religions don't require you to pay thousands of dollars to read their books. They make them available for free.

Other religions don't require you to pay thousands of dollars to read their books. They make them available for free.

Is that really the significant difference? Aren't their religions that require you to tithe 10% of your income?

Aren't their religions that require you to tithe 10% of your income?

Yes, the Mormons ding everybody that earns money to give 10%.

They'll let non-Mormons read their books, but the gentiles (their term for all non-Mormons, except Jews, since they believe they are a lost tribe of Israel) are most definitely NOT allowed into their temples or their temple ceremonies.

Katy Holmes was a fool to marry cracked out Cruise.

The fear of most of the ex-scientologists of retaliation by the Ronbot's attorneys is what keeps us from completely exposing the Cult. The Ronbot attorneys have one weakness/fear -- they fear the one who can obtain where their bonds and policies are hidden (THE CLERK OF THE COURT HAS THE INFO!!!). Once you know the bond company and all details of their bonds you can cause them to lose their jobs as judges and attorneys and also put a claim on all those who brought a suit against you from the clerk of the court to the officer in the room.

You can also go after the bonds and policies of the cult too, once the court, the judges and attorneys fail to defend their own bonds. But you need to be a sovereign and obtain the methods available to any one.

Every single attorney will not admit this fact, but people I know have caused judges to seek jobs at wal-mart.

a sovereign living man
All Rights Reserved, Without Prejudice U.C.C. §1-308 & U.C.C. §1-103.

To know if a cult is or isn't a religion you must go to what they claim or require you to sign.

The fact is that full and complete disclosure is always lacking in any Scientology contract.

LRH was a racist, bigot and white supremacist, a liar, cheat scam and a fraud.

Here is just .oo1 percent of the stuff you are not told.
LRH used God's Natural laws to make slaves of mankind!
"So long as a physiological phenomenon remains the knowledge of a few and is denied to the many it can be utilized to control the many." LRH (from Journal of Scientology Issue 4-G from Oct. 1952)
"This universe has long been looking for new ways to make slaves. Well, we've got some new ways to make slaves here." LRH (from PDC tape lecture #20 "Formative State of Scientology, Definition of Logic", given on 6 Dec 52)
"All men shall be my slaves! LRH
All women shall submit to my charms! LRH
All mankind shall grovel at my feet and not know why!" [L. Ron Hubbard, "Affirmations", late 1940s] Affirmations, exhibits 500-4D, E, F & G. See Church of Scientology v Armstrong, transcript volume 11, p.1886.
"Somebody some day will say 'this is illegal'.
By then be sure the orgs say what is legal or not."
L. Ron Hubbard, HCOPL 4 January 1966
"THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN CONTROL PEOPLE IS TO LIE TO THEM". You can write that down in your book in great big letters. The only way you can control anybody is to lie to them." - L. Ron Hubbard,
"Off the Time Track," lecture of June 1952, excerpted in JOURNAL OF SCIENTOLOGY issue 18-G, reprinted in TECHNICAL VOLUMES OF DIANETICS & SCIENTOLOGY, vol. 1, p. 418
" not a religion." - L. Ron Hubbard, CREATION OF HUMAN ABILITY, 1954, p. 251
L. Ron Hubbard's religion before he discovered physiological reactions was "Satanism".
He wanted to invent a new religion masked as being good, but in fact was totally evil so that he could take his place on the "Throne of the Beast," which he firmly believed himself to be the rightful heir. Being an evil Satanist he wanted to destroy all other religions and have Scientology as the only religion left on Earth. He wanted to be the RULER of the NEW WORLD ORDER and sit on the Throne of the Beast.
a sovereign living man
All Rights Reserved, Without Prejudice U.C.C. §1-308 & U.C.C. §1-103.

I read once that the Church of Scientology was a joke even th L. Ron Hubbard. As the story goes, he and Robert A. Heinlein made a bet as to who could write a book that would spark a religious movement. Hubbard wrote Dianetics and Heinlein wrote Stranger in a Strange Land.

Heinlein actually won the bet because the Church of All Worlds sprouted up before Scientology did, though it obviously hasn't had the staying power.

Now, Stranger is a much better book, but that's not really the point, is it.

Parse asks, "Aren't there religions that require you to tithe 10% of your income?"

Judaism does. And I am sure Jews here will be delighted, not consternated, to learn that the obligation to tithe -- give away a tenth of one's after-tax net income -- is fulfilled by gifts to the poor and needy, charity or tzedakah ("righteousness" -- it's interesting that the idea behind the Hebrew word differs from that of the "love" behind the English.) Most of us also contribute something beyond shul membership dues to support communal institutions, synagogues and the like because, as we learn in this week's Torah reading, the mensch doesn't live by bread alone. But if you, a well-fed and decently clothed person, give 10% to poor people and worthy charities, congratulations! You're paid up.

Is that a suggestion or a requirement Dabodius?

I know that one of the principles of Islam is that you should give XX% to the poor, but you're not required to.

LDS, on the other hand, they ask to see your tax records, and then ask for your check, made out to the church, right then and there.

TB, it's certainly a requirement -- but not in the sense that anyone in the U.S. or Israel today will demand to see your receipts. It's an obligation of Jewish law, but that has been divorced from political sovereignty since the Romans crushed tha last Jewish uprising nineteen centuries ago. Many Jewish communities of the last two millennia that enjoyed any autonomy employed "officials who are well known and trustworthy, who will go among the people during the weekdays and collect from each one what is appropriate for him to give and what has been assessed of him [by the officials of the community]...We have never seen or heard of a Jewish community which does not have such a fund for tzedakah (Maimonides in his legal code Mishneh Torah, Gifts to the Poor Ch. 9:1,3.)" If you refused to pay, you suffered the consequences. But the habit of giving has been so to speak bred into even secular Jews, and people will give you the benefit of the doubt and presume you're giving.

two things or three: you can marry more money in five minutes than you can make in a lifetime. b. that's how l ron hubbard felt about starting a religion. (his get rich quick scheme) c. that's not the only st pete florida institution that hands out bogus degrees. They're just pieces of paper but they denote hours of work for those who don't have family employed at the institution to hand them one on the slip. Yes, it's true. I have passed the downtown st pete scientology hole. They actually have very attractive lil cult folks out there who 'actually' take you by the arm to attempt to 'invite' you in to exploit you into their cult. My friend is a TSA guy at the airport. He says you would be SHOCKED at the number of people passing through with their e-meters. Upon reflection I wonder if those go through the xray machine and if not what could be stashed in them?
Myself I'm beginning to think it's another money making thing. They find a really abusive entity. A bunch of people then claim to be abused by it and another abusive entity is formed. Because that's what I see. As a former banker I met some folks who escaped the clutches of scientology.. It was TERRIBLE. These were cowed and frightened individuals who were accmpanied to the bank by a flock of members to cash out a check drawn on our bank which represented a TINY pittance of their sum taken by the church. The churchy folks at the time were very unclean and aggressive. The restrictions on the back of the check which the escapee endorsed were voluminous. They wouldn't get away with that now I think. I would love to have a copy of that stuff. I probably do somewhere or other. So, it's a sick bunch and those leaving it and 'telling the tale' don't sound any better. Where were THEY while people were being 'suicided' for trying to take scientology down while they were stalking and murdering people? They KNEW. I also believe that Wikipedia which is headquartered in st pete fl as well has some very sinister .... leadership. They delete anything that they do not find fitting. Even if it's all over the internet and they give you any asinine reason. Which does not make it 'edited by everyone' does it/ Nope. Just some hidden freaks behind the curtain.
St pete is freaky all around. But kinda cool. Very nazi-ish. They are privatizing sidewalks now. Hitler could learn from these folks.
long time no see. I've been so busy.

FTR: yes i know scientology is headquartered in clw. very close to st pete and they have a major office in dt stpete. I used to go to clearwater almost every weekend. so .. I can see what they have done. Most of the cops are scientologists or bought and paid for. You can only imagine what this has done to florida along with the masonic body moving their headquarters here in 1983 a fact I did not know until they began to follow me around. HOWEVER ... I'd LOVE to hug V above ... dude, that is AWESOME. Scientology is responsible for many murders. Pam Iorio the mayor of Tampa recently sold out to them. They now have a HUGE and SHINY place here on Habana avenue. Not suffering a bit through the 'recession' I hope the fucking dump caves in on their head. It's not like me to be mean, is it? These people are horrors. I try to excuse the ones that have probably been programmed but it is not easy.

If you're simple enough to have a personality that can be measured with an "e-meter", (a plain Wheatstone bridge - freshman electronics: basic circuitry 101) you're simple enough to be fleeced.

Perhaps I should be more precise. Does anyone here have occasion to read the St Pete Times? Please do. Just google St Pete Times online. For weeks they have been 'exposing' the 'church' of scientology. Seems ironic upon the heels of the death of John Travolta's son. Maybe a light came on? Anyway .. the 'expose'' articles have maintained a front page spot for weeks. Now, what's interesting after you read the articles and follow THIS link .. is that not only do the 'exposing' people sound bogus (as stated above)BUT the st pete times has GINORMOUS ads for scientology ... GINORMOUS. I'm well used to the games played by the st pete times. They issue threats through their newspapers. They play games with the comments. We talk about things on our blog and they pick up on it. One or more of their reporters tried to trick us into an interview. Maybe so he could do something like this (please read the scathing comments another st pete times trick like when they try to use the paper to polish up tricky ricky baker and all his staff jump on to say glowing lies.
I wait for st pete to just kinda be swallowed by the ooze one day. Awesome. We could build a REAL CITY.

The fire dept is trying everything to polish their image, as well and the st pete times throws them in there every day doing their job and pretending it's heroics. The exposure of their stalking is growing and other crimes are being exposed, as well. They're enabled by scamentologists and others in high office as noted by tampa and st pete and clearwater selling out to them. anyway .. there's a LOT to this story. As Lindsay probably knows.

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