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Ahoy, matey: We have Scientology’s new Sea Org application!

We want to thank the tipster who sent us a very interesting new document. We’re not at liberty yet to tell you just how our correspondent got their hands on this particular item — but that may change in the near future.

Anyway, what we’re talking about is a most fascinating item, a brand new, 2018, “pilot” application for Scientology’s Sea Organization, the folks who are so dedicated and hard core they sign billion-year contracts and promise to work around the clock for the church, lifetime after lifetime.

Before they can get to that point, however, they have to fill in an application and begin the process of turning over every bit of information about themselves to a very nosy Church of Scientology.

Now, things aren’t too crazy in this initial application. Eventually, besides signing the billion-year pledge, all new Sea Org recruits also have to fill out what’s known as a “life history” which is incredibly invasive, and requires a complete inventory of every sexual encounter the applicant has ever had.


But in this initial application, the prospective swabby is being asked the basics about whether he or she has any financial entanglements the church needs to know about. And then there’s this set of questions, our favorite part…

30. Have you or anyone in your family or friends ever threatened to sue or sued a Scientology church or persons working in a Scientology church or organization?

31. Are you here to obtain news stories?

32. Are you here to disrupt the organization?

33. Have you ever viewed websites or information that was antagonistic to the Church of Scientology or affiliated programs?

34. Have you ever considered, threatened or attempted suicide or other self-destructive actions?

Good stuff. But what really caught our attention this time was that Scientology is making new technological strides, and this application is actually a fillable PDF! Knowing Scientology, however, they probably call in the answers to the home office to have them telexed to Miscavige.

But hey, what a fun glimpse we have once again into the process of finding the next heroes of Scientology’s quasi-naval inner corps.



Scientology’s celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs’ — now with comments!

[Alanna Masterson, Terry Jastrow, and Marisol Nichols]

We’re building landing pages about David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, including celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs.’ We’re hoping you’ll join in and help us gather as much information as we can about them, in order to build a record and maintain a watch as Scientology continues its inexorable decline — and yes, we finally have comments working on these new pages! Head on over and help us with links and photos and comments.

Scientology’s celebrities, from A to Z! Find your favorite Hubbardite celeb at this index page — or suggest someone to add to the list!

Scientology’s ‘Ideal Orgs,’ from one end of the planet to the other! Help us build up pages about each these worldwide locations!

Today’s Ideal Org: Milan, Italy!



Coming November 1



[ONE year ago] In Canada, Scientology does not get the welcome it might have been expecting
[TWO years ago] Amassing the real history of Scientology has been a long and dramatic relay race
[THREE years ago] Hey, tabloids: Tom Cruise once again attends Scientology gala as its poster boy
[FOUR years ago] Scientology’s ‘Mecca’ awaits: More tantalizing glimpses of Hubbardian Heaven on Earth
[FIVE years ago] Claire Headley Gets Us Ready to Go Solo: More Prep for Scientology OT!
[SIX years ago] List of People Who Have Left Scientology and Spoken Out Reaches 2,000 Names


Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,252 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 1,885 days
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 428 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 316 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,491 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,265 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,039 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,385 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 10,951 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 6,871 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,038 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,619 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 2,879 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 1,919 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 1,631 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,157 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,246 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,386 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 2,706 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,562 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 2,681 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,037 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,339 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,445 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 1,848 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 1,719 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,302 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 1,807 days.
Mary Jane Sterne has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,051 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,160 days.


3D-UnbreakablePosted by Tony Ortega on October 29, 2018 at 07:00

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The Best of the Underground Bunker, 1995-2017 Just starting out here? We’ve picked out the most important stories we’ve covered here at the Undergound Bunker (2012-2017), The Village Voice (2008-2012), New Times Los Angeles (1999-2002) and the Phoenix New Times (1995-1999)

Learn about Scientology with our numerous series with experts…

BLOGGING DIANETICS: We read Scientology’s founding text cover to cover with the help of L.A. attorney and former church member Vance Woodward
UP THE BRIDGE: Claire Headley and Bruce Hines train us as Scientologists
GETTING OUR ETHICS IN: Jefferson Hawkins explains Scientology’s system of justice
SCIENTOLOGY MYTHBUSTING: Historian Jon Atack discusses key Scientology concepts

Other links: Shelly Miscavige, ten years gone | The Lisa McPherson story told in real time | The Cathriona White stories | The Leah Remini ‘Knowledge Reports’ | Hear audio of a Scientology excommunication | Scientology’s little day care of horrors | Whatever happened to Steve Fishman? | Felony charges for Scientology’s drug rehab scam | Why Scientology digs bomb-proof vaults in the desert | PZ Myers reads L. Ron Hubbard’s “A History of Man” | Scientology’s Master Spies | The mystery of the richest Scientologist and his wayward sons | Scientology’s shocking mistreatment of the mentally ill | The Underground Bunker’s Official Theme Song | The Underground Bunker FAQ

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