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Religious Beliefs Mind Control
1,289 wordsCults are commonly defined as a group or organization (sometimes religious) that has independent beliefs and is usually isolated from the normal society. In some ways, cults tend to form their own structured society with a messianic leader guiding the group. The strategy in which cults entice and control their members is one of the most fascinating things about cults. Cults have significant social effects on American society. To some, these effects are positive, but to others, they are devastati...
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Freedom Of Speech Morals And Values
1,307 words... to respect each other. Inside the cult, families are separated also. Families pose a threat to the leaders because they represent attachments and loyalties that challenge the leaders supremacy (Appel 106). One way to break up families is to break up marriages. In some cults couples are pressured to enter sexual relationships with other members encouraged by the leader. Some cults require members to play sexual musical chair and use orgies to break down inhibitions (Appel 110). In other cults...
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Reading This Book Physical Universe
1,284 wordsIn L. Ron Hubbard's book Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought, he begins with a discussion about the vital statistics of scientology. One major idea to keep in mind is that scientology is an applied religious philosophy. The word scientology is taken from the Latin word scio (knowing in the fullest of the word) and the Greek word logos (study of). In itself the word means literally knowing how to know. Another definition for scientology is the study and handling of the spirit in relationship...
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L Ron Hubbard Refuse To Accept
1,256 words... then, is not a thing. It is the creator of things. The usual residence of the than is in the skull or near the body. A than can be in one of four conditions. The first would be entirely separate from a body or bodies, or even from this universe. The second would be near a body and knowingly controlling the body. The third would be in an inverted condition whereby he is compulsively away from the body and cannot approach it. There are degrees of each one of these four states. The most optimum...
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L Ron Hubbard Amounts Of Money
1,450 wordsThe Cult That Has Been Called a Religion The Church of Scientology has many deceitful practices that it portrays. It is a vicious and dangerous cult that masquerades as a religion. It practices a variety of mind-control techniques on people lured into its midst to gain control over their lives. The people that have believed the lies of the scientologists have given up family relations, time and large amounts of money to make their lives "better. " Its views are against scripture and the truth. T...
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L Ron Hubbard Fiction Writer
1,999 wordsTom Cruise, John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Sony Bonno and Lisa Marie Presley all have one similar lifestyle. Yes, they are all famous celebrities; however, this lifestyle has more effect on a person than any career possibly could. These celebrities, among many more, are part of what has been called The Church of Hollywood. They are all Scientologists. [ 1 ] The Church of Scientology is one manufactured by a former science fiction writer who could not stop lying about himself and his religion up t...
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20 Th Century Nation Of Islam
1,649 wordsAs Moses knelt down before the Burning Bush to receive the Ten Commandments, the people were kneeling down before the golden calf to receive their cut. Money and religion have always been a paradox, a test, and a trial to those who struggle to live a spiritual life in this material world. To bring this spiritual life into existence, how much material is necessary? If one says, "one only need the word" then as the message is spread, the word needs to be accessible to everyone. As a result, books ...
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L Ron Hubbard Sense Of Morality
1,287 wordsScientology in Today's World (1) Scientology is a religious movement, closely related to the rise of New Age philosophy, in the second part of 20 th century. In the period from 1952 to 1986, religions founder L. Ron Hubbard had formulated the main principles of Scientology, which define this religion as the way to achieve self-transcendence, rather then self-actualization. Unlike Christianity or Islam, Scientology does not exploit the concept of revelation as the ultimate tool of getting to know...
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L Ron Hubbard Science And Technology
2,007 wordsThe Origin Of Totalitarianism Technology The E-Meter sees all, knows all. It is never wrong. -L. Ron Hubbard, Electropsychometric Auditing Operators Manual, 1953. 78 The Hubbard Electro-psychrometer, or E-Meter, has become an indispensable part of Scientology. The E-meter is a device which measures the changes in electrical conductivity of the skin that occur at moments of even slight excitement or emotional stress. 79 It is similar to the machine used in giving lie detector tests. The rather cr...
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L Ron Hubbard Higher Level
826 wordsIs there something to being human that cannot be explained through biology and psychology? And just how can mankind be saved through the actions of man? Perhaps the truth lies in the past, and how it affects the present. Not societal events, but personal experiences Ranging to thousands of years ago. According to L. Ron Hubbard, this is precisely what lies in store for those who follow his philosophy, that of the Church of Scientology. The name Scientology, as he created it, was derived from bot...
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L Ron Hubbard Twentieth Century
1,322 wordsScientology is a fairly new religion. Founded in the twentieth-century by a man by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. He began his studies long ago and wrote a book in 1950 called Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He claimed that this book was one of the first tools used to solve the problems of the mind. This book focused on irrational mind, war, crime, and insanity. Mr. Hubbard designed this book so that anyone can use it to improve oneself. He did not stop at Dianetics, however, he fel...
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