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Saturday, March 06, 2010

NY Times: Breaking With Scientology

They are nothing if not consistent:

Fifty-six years after its founding by the science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, who died in 1986, the church is fighting off calls by former members for a Reformation. The defectors say Sea Org members were repeatedly beaten by the church’s chairman, David Miscavige, often during planning meetings; pressured to have abortions; forced to work without sleep on little pay; and held incommunicado if they wanted to leave.


And from 1967, a quite thoroughly informative Scientology: The Shrinking World of L. Ron Hubbard

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