Tuesday, January 04, 2005

The very definition of wacko

I am not one to bitch slap other peoples religious faiths. In my life I have attended many kinds of Christian services, a barmitzvah, and have visited the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, which I found to be one of the most tasteful religious buildings I have seen. Many of my friends are Wiccans or some other form of Pagan. So I believe I hold a pretty open mind with regards to spirituality.

The Church of Scientology, however, is pure made up wacko fiction. And more than that, they are dangerous.

You may have heard about these people, they have centers around the world and offer free 'personality tests' at many of them. They run commercials for the book 'Dianetics' which tell you that you can reprogram your brain.

But the simple fact is that this is a made up "religion". 100% fiction.

Why should you care? Because there are lot of them out there, they have a shitload of money, the best lawyers, and will use them against ANYONE they think is a threat to them.

For a little background, take a link over to Wikipedia for the basic story that their religion/science is based on.

Would you believe this if someone blurted it at you on a street corner? Hell no, you'd carefully cross the street to avoid such a wacko. But Scientology doesn't give you that story right off the mark. You will spend years and thousands of dollars learning these 'secrets'. And if you try to leave or cause them trouble? Well, take a look over at Xenu.net for more horrifying stories about what this 'church' is capable of.

Seriously, if James Bond existed he'd be sent to stop these people before they took over the world using their mind controll bullshit ray and their hoards of mutant lawyers with frickin' lasers on their heads.


Steve said...

I have Goodman to thank for bringing these wackos to my attention. Thanks man!

Cat said...

This is the sound of me whistling: (twheeeooooh!)
Those people are NUTS.
But, just as an aside, aren't all religions "made up", at least to some degree?

Steve said...

Yes, all religions could be considered made up. But after a few thousand years they tend to mutate from bed time story to historical document. Scientology, on the other hand, was made up by a rather mad Sci-Fi author in the 50's. The worst part is trying to pass it all off as science.

Scientific theory is based on sound research. Scientific claims can be verified. $cientology is fiction, and bad fiction at that. Now, we Americans are free to believe whatever hoo-ha we want, but the guys (specifically the Sea Org, or evil henchmen branch of the 'Church' are seriously out for world domination and will stop at nothing to get it. Hop over to www.lisamcpherson.org to see how they treat their loyal mebers.

Anonymous said...

Once, long ago I was at my cousins house, there was a copy of Dianetics...next to the Rush Limbauh (sp) book.

eh..what do I know, I sluged through all ten books of Mission Earth before before hearing about the church