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My Scientology wins: A personal testament of OT powers

 I’m not totally certain when I began to get OT wins, but I knew when I first came across them that I had to get me some of that wondrous []


Pete’s journey: The long, scary bus ride from active Scientologist to active protester

[Pete Griffiths, emceeing ‘Dublin Offlines 2012.’ Photo by Lisa Tiffany.]

The bus journey from County Mayo to Dublin takes about three and a half hours and I am on the back seat pondering my insane decision. What am I doing? What am I thinking? These people are dangerous. Scientology comes after its critics to lie about []

Pete Goes to Hollywood: The grim reality of Scientology servitude in La-La-Land

 It is September 1987 and I have just spent the past few months at Saint Hill Manor near East Grinstead in West Sussex, former home of noted conman L. Ron Hubbard, studying his Organization Executive []

Lured into your own past: The seduction of an initial Scientology session

[Pete Griffiths, fully hatted]

My first ever Dianetics session had a bizarre twist which at the time meant nothing to me. Years later it made me go, wow! Really? Did that really happen? Am I making this up? How accurate are memories []