Lies Debunked: Does Scientology recognize good and evil?


Scientology's doublecross

Scientology's® Claims

Subject: Does Scientology recognize good and evil?
Date: 2000/03/07

Does Scientology recognize good and evil?

Yes, in Scientology, a very clear distinction is made between good and evil. Those actions which enhance survival on the majority of the eight aspects or dynamics of life are good, and those which destroy or deny these aspects of life are evil.

Scientologists strive to make decisions that will enhance the majority of these dynamics of life.

Good may be defined as constructive. Evil may be defined as destructive.

A fundamental tenet of Scientology is that man is basically good but has become "aberrated" (capable of erring or departing from rational thought or behavior) through spending many lifetimes in the physical universe and therefore commits harmful acts or sins. These acts further reduce his awareness and potential power as a spiritual being.

Through Scientology he can confront his actions, erase the ignorance and aberration which surrounds them, and come to know and experience truth again.

All religions seek truth. Freedom of the spirit is only to be found on the road to truth.

Sin is composed, according to Scientology, of lies and hidden actions and is therefore untruth.


And now for the truth

There's a number of amazing notions expressed in this official spokesperson's claims. By all external indications leaders and followers of the criminal enterprise do in fact seem to "recognize" the difference between good and evil and then choose the evil!

Inside of the Scientology organization there's a notion that there exists "8 dynamics," one of the lower "dynamics" being one's family while one of the higher "dynamics" is the group -- specifically Scientology. The individual is also called a "lower dynamic" and it's this designation of individuals, family and groups which allows Scientology to justify the evil that it does under the stated policy of "The greatest good for the greater dynamic."

The primary governing policy of Scientology was described by Hubbard in a document that was seized by Federal agents over the years and within that document we find that the primary governing policy is to "make money, make more money, assist others so as to make more money." Anything which makes money for the criminal enterprise is good. Anything which costs the syndicate money is bad. It's that simple and such a criminal ideology is well reflected in the history of the criminal enterprise. One such example is the Raul Lopez case were Scientology rooked and swindled virtually every last dime out of their victim, all under the guise of helping him.

What the Scientology organization eventually tells their victims -- after they've paid in tens of thousands of dollars and have subjected themselves to Scientology's brainwashing for years -- is that their problems -- be it emotional, mental, or physical -- are caused by infestations of invisible murdered space aliens Scientology calls "Body thetans." It's these "BTs" Scientology sells their victims that are the cause for the "aberrated condition" Scientology's spokesperson mentions above. But don't wait for the criminal enterprise to tell you about Xenu, Body Thetans, flying saucers that look like DC-8 airplanes, fusion bombs, and volcanoes... these are secrets you're not supposed to know anything about.

It's also important to point ot that Scientology has something they call a system of ethics and ethics conditions. Those have been described (and debunked) in Lies Debunked: What moral codes do Scientologists live by? In brief, anything which makes money for the criminal enterprise results in followers haveing high "ethics conditions." Anything that causes lost revenues result in victims being "assigned" "lower ethics conditions." And in fact followers who fail to meet demanded quotas are also assigned these "lower ethics conditions."

George Orwell's 1984 springs instantly to mind. Instead of adopting the ideology, "Four legs good, two legs bad," the Scientology organization has the ideal, "Makeing money good, not making money bad."


The views and opinions stated within this web page are those of the author or authors which wrote them and may not reflect the views and opinions of the ISP or account user which hosts the web page. The opinions may or may not be those of the Chairman of The Skeptic Tank.

The name "Scientology"® is trademarked to the "Church" of Scientology. Neither this web page, nor this web site, nor any of the individuals mentioned herein assisting to educate the public about the Scientology organization's "Volunteer Minister" program are members of or representatives of the Scientology organization. Quotes used within this web page and within this web site are used according to the Fair Use laws of the United States.

If you find anything inaccurate or otherwise mistaken on this web page, please send a correction to COSVM at the e-mail address offered below -- with our thanks.

Back to the start of the Volunteer Minister web site

COSVM Web Site