What is Scientology? Sunday Independent, January 19, 2014

What is Scientology?

19 January 2014

hubbAuthor L. Ron Hubbard in 1982


*The Church of Scientology defines itself as “a spiritual philosophy that offers a precise path which can lead to an understanding of one’s true spiritual nature”. It was founded by L Ron Hubbard in 1953.

* LRH once said that he likes “to help others” and counts it as his “greatest pleasure in life to see a person free himself of the shadows which darken his days”.

* The group charge for some of their services, but describe the fees as “inexpensive”.

* To date, there are 10,000 Scientology organisations with groups in 189 different countries.

* They offer courses to help people in the areas of motivation, financial stress and self-confidence.

* Some of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars are involved in the Church of Scientology, including Tom Cruise. It is alleged that his marriage to Katie Holmes ended over his dedication to the religion.

5 Responses

  1. You are obviously under the influence of some drug if you think it is working?


  2. No, I have never been to the Dublin Mission. I was just saying that I liked this particular post because it just had some good solid information. Scientology is spreading all around the world, glad to see it working in Dublin!


  3. The photograph of Hubbard, with a sebaceous cyst on his head, was taken in 1972, not 1982, when he was recovering from a motorbike accident in the care of Jim Dincalci (who took the photo). The incident is described in my history of the cult, ‘Let’s sell these people A Piece of Blue Sky’.


  4. We assume from your details it was not into the Dublin Mission you went to?

    I expected to find bizarre black PR,

    Tell us more?

    instead I found actual facts

    Hopefully you met a few people, what were these facts. Rather bizarre way of expressing yourself.

    Very cool.

    Are you a teenager!

    Tell us more about this?


  5. I expected to find bizarre black PR, and instead I found actual facts. Very cool.


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