Lies Debunked: What Is Scientology?


Scientology's doublecross

Scientology's® Claims

Subject: What Is Scientology?
Date: 2000/03/06

Here is a simple definition of Scientology for new readers to this newsgroup.

The word Scientology, conceived by L. Ron Hubbard, comes from the Latin Scio, which means "know" or "distinguish," and from the Greek word logos which means "reason itself" or "inward thought." Thus it means the study of wisdom or knowldge. It means knowing how to know. Scientology, however, is definded as the study and handling of the spirit in relationship to itself, universes and other life.

Developed by L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology is a religion that offers a precise path leading to a complete and certain understanding of one's true spirtual nature and of one's relationship with self, family, groups, mankind, all life forms, the material universe, the spiritual universe and the Supreme Being, or infinity.

Scientology addresses the spirit -- not simply the body or mind -- and belives that man is far more than a product of his environment, or his genes.

Scientology comprises a body of knowledge which extends from certain fundamental truths. Prime among these are:

Man is an immortal spiritual being.

His experience extends well beyond a single lifetime.

His capabilities are unlimited, even if not presently realized.

Scientology further holds man to be basically good, and that his spiritual salvation depends upon himself and his fellows and his attainment of brotherhood with the universe.

Scientology is not a dogmatic religion in which one is asked to believe anything on faith. An individual discovers for himself that Scientology works by applying its principles and observing or experiencing the results.

The ultimate goal of Scientology is true spiritual enlightenment and freedom for the individual.


And now for the truth

Scientology is many things; far too many to enumerate in any great detail on this web site. At its core, however, Scientology is a financial scam patterned closely along the lines of the old Ponzi scam but with what bunko law enforcement agencies call "bait and switch" fraud as its primary basis.

The Scientology organization was originally created by an insane madman named L. Ron Hubbard who suffered from a combination of moderately high intelligence, megalomaniac delusions, and chronic drug use. He started the whole thing as a short science fiction story, found that people liked it, and then started selling it as a freakishly bizarre replacement for real psychology.

When he and his fellow frauds couldn't prove that anything in his science fiction book "Dianetics" actually worked, he talked with his latest wife about pretending to make his organization into a religion so that the scoundrels could acquire tax exemption status and thus hang on to more of their take by pretending to be a religion. Indeed, Mr. Jessie Prince -- one time second in command of Scientology -- gave testimony to the fact that he and his fellow Scientologists used to make jokes about the deception, laughing that soon they would have to bring in stained glass windows to complete the image.

Thus we are left with a criminal organization pretending to be a religion. The FBI has raided the crooks routinely over the years and many of the ringleaders have gone to prison. The biggest series of raids against the crooks was in 1977 which yielded 11 felony indictments and prison terms -- not to mention a bewildering large number of suspects which either escaped indictments else were named as unindicted co-conspirators, many of which are still running the racket today.

In additional to the financial fraud passing itself off -- and hiding -- under the cloak of religion, Scientology is also a "technology" that the crooks sell. They have to sell something even though it's valueless because they would all be arrested for running a pyrimid scheme which the Federal Trade Commission goes after aggressively.

The "technology" they sell is insane stuff that L. Ron Hubbard hacked up while stoned on illegal psychological drugs (Hubbard died screaming about invisible space aliens while hopped-up on drugs. His death certificate is available on the Internet. His son has described how his father took LSD once and that constituted the "research" for his father's nutty "Purification Rundown" quack medical frauds.)

Over the years since Hubbard died screaming, the Scientology organization has systematically altered Hubbard's writings -- while not telling their followers and denying it every step of the way since Hubbard has a policy specifically forbidding altering the "technology."

So what the criminal organization sells to its rubes these days is quite different than what Hubbard came up with.

The Scientology criminal organization also doesn't let their followers know that Scientology "technology" is available for free widely on the Internet -- the FreeZone contains "clearing technology" which is closer to what Hubbard came up with and which is vastly superior to what the Scientology criminal organization is selling these days.

The reason why Scientology is also called a "bait and switch" fraud is because the criminal organization suckers people in by telling them they have mental, emotional, physical, and personal problems which they can cure. The sucker purchases these fake cures and spends a great deal of money.

Eventually the suckers are either drained dry of money or they are told that there's some other reason why the "cure" isn't working. The solution? More expensive "cures" to solve that new problem after which the original problem can then be addressed -- at more expense.

Eventually the suckers who stay with the fraud long enough are ordered to purchase something called "OT3" or Operation Thetan Level 3. In that document the suckers are told that the root of all their problems is because they're infested with the invisible fragments of murdered space aliens called "Body Thetans" which require even more money to exorcise with Scientology "technology."

Like the traditional Ponzi scam, the Scientology fraud never ends. The goal of being cured of all medical and mental problems is held out to the rubes and the real suckers keep buying the "cures" to attain that goal, never twigging to the fact that the "cure" is always out of reach regardless of how much money they throw to the crooks.

Most people twigg to the scam after two years and some $10,000 U. S. Dollars. Some never twigg even after 20 years and they end up losing everything -- including their spouses and children - to the criminal organization yet, like any common heroin addict knowing it's bad for them, they keep on destroying themselves.

You'll notice in Scientology's claims above that they "forgot" to mention their Galactic Ruler named Xenu, invisible murdered space alien infestations called Body Thetans, flying saucers, and all the other core aspects of Scientology. Likewise the organization "forgot" to mention their criminal history which shows what Scientology has historically been. Scientology can't tell their victims about what Scientology is really all about because obviously nobody would buy it.

After reviewing Scientology's deceptions, are you left with the notion that if one of Scientolgy's "Volunteer Ministers" ever gives you the time of day, you were probably lied to?


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