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Scientology promotes its expensive propaganda TV channel one flier at a time

The Scientology Network (Scientology TV) may be the only digital property in the world being marketed primarily by hand.

Scientologists around the world are participating in the “Curious Campaign.” A group of three London publics (see above) are being credited with the distribution of 250,000 flyers for the network and have announced plans to distribute up to 1 million.



But something doesn’t add up for that to be true. If they can distribute 30 per hour they would each have to work over 11,000 hours to reach their target.


[Volunteers for the Scientology Network in Sydney]

A group in Sydney last week had greater numbers, and a more realistic target of 20,000 for 40 volunteers. We suspect even that wasn’t achieved as they had 11 and not the planned 40 Scientologists to distribute flyers.

Back in the London org staff member Charlie Wakley is training Scientologists in how to apply the Scientology Network frame to their Facebook profile photo….



In the video Wakley searches for the frame by searching for “Scientology.” At the time of the recording there was only one result, but today that search finds two frames…



— Rod Keller


Bonus items from our tipsters

Meanwhile, in Canada…



Source Code

“Every man there is, is a universe. You talk about God: The most you will know about God for probably a long time to come is you. If you want to know what God is all about, or if you want to know what you’re all about, you want to know what the fourth dynamic is all about, you consult the essential elements of ‘you-ness.’ Not buried, unconscious, submotivated, libido-icated, bypassed symbolizations of the left hind ruddy rod, which we therefore graph and say, ‘It’s all mysterious and you can’t understand you, so therefore we can own you.’ We’re not running that operation.” — L. Ron Hubbard, November 10, 1952


Overheard in the FreeZone

“Scientology’s infinite theta journey is the road to infinity which goes nowhere except the in-between lives Saturnian implant station which no one remembers because they didn’t download those pictures into your mind. I wonder if they’re trying to hide something.”


Random Howdy

“Past life Scientologists have to do the Basics all over again just like everybody else. Fair is fair, ya know?”


Scientology’s celebrities, ‘Ideal Orgs,’ and more!

[Catherine Bell, Chick Corea, and Nancy Cartwright]

We’ve been building landing pages about David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, including celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs,’ and we’re hoping you’ll join in and help us gather as much information as we can about them. 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!

Scientology’s sneaky front groups, spreading the good news about L. Ron Hubbard while pretending to benefit society!

Scientology Lit: Books reviewed or excerpted in our weekly series. How many have you read?



[ONE year ago] Bent Corydon on Scientology’s Sunday night massacre: ‘We all clapped at the right places’
[TWO years ago] If Trump is serious, he has a clear path to go at Scientology — through his Treasury Secretary
[THREE years ago] L. Ron Hubbard on the run: When the Daily Mail was hounding Scientology’s founder in ’66
[FOUR years ago] Narconon is dead, long live Narconon! How Scientology solved its drug rehab addiction
[FIVE years ago] Ryan Hamilton’s next move: Consolidating his Narconon litigation into one big case
[SIX years ago] Scientology Attacks Garcia Filing; Marc Headley Schools Clearwater’s Mayor
[SEVEN years ago] A Scientology Knockoff That Considers Children ‘Sexy’? Great Xenu’s Ghost!


Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,624 days.
Valerie Haney has not seen her mother Lynne in 1,753 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 2,257 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 1,777 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 797 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 688 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 3,995 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,863 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,637 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,411 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,757 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 11,323 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 7,242 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,410 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,991 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 3,252 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 2,291 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 2,003 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,529 days.
Charley Updegrove has not seen his son Toby in 1,055 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,618 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,758 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 3,078 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,934 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 3,053 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,408 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,711 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,817 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 2,219 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 2,091 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,674 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 2,169 days.
Mary Jane Barry has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,423 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,532 days.


Posted by Tony Ortega on November 10, 2019 at 07:00

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