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‘Dropping the body’ in Scientology: An example of that instruction from the Sea Org

 
TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: We’ve been hearing a lot from readers about the Whitney Mills lawsuit and what Scientology teaches about ‘dropping the body,’ as a thetan moves between lifetimes. We thought you’d want to see this eye-opening example from one of our favorite contributors, Sunny Pereira. [What is this Substack thing, anyway?]

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The bizarre Scientology ideas about death being dredged up in a heartbreaking lawsuit

[Broeker at the Hollywood Palladium]

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: Scientology denies what a lawsuit alleges in the death of Whitney Mills: That she had been encouraged by Scientologists to “drop her body” rather than get mental health care. Today we’re spelling out the record on what Scientology and its founder had said about that concept. [What is this Substack thing, anyway?]

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Scientology knows your kid is out of school and needs some auditing!

[Scientology kids back in the day]

 
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Scientology’s response to Whitney Mills lawsuit is to lie about suicide instruction

 
TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: Scientology issued an angry response to news about the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of Whitney Mills, the OT 8 Scientologist who died tragically in 2022. We asked Claire Headley about the church’s insistence that it doesn’t have a ‘drop the body’ instruction. [What is this Substack thing, anyway?]

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Scientology meltdown: L. Ron Hubbard 2.0 in crisis after indictments publicized

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: We can’t help being fascinated by Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, the ex-con sitting in a Tennessee jail with followers who believe he is the reincarnated Scientology leader. But now he’s admitted to a shocking crisis of faith after we made public the actual charges he’s facing. [What is this Substack thing, anyway?]

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Scientology makes it official: New Paris ‘Ideal Org’ is best thing ever

[Paris gets its first Clear]

 
TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: Scientology’s new Paris ‘Ideal Org’ is in a somewhat shabby corner of town. How many people are going to pull off the A1 for a personality test? But David Miscavige wants to convince members that the new shack is rocking! Get a load of this new propaganda from the church. [What is this Substack thing, anyway?]

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Bruce Hines: Scientology is one strange journey, sailor

[Welcome back, thetan!]

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: On the surface, Scientology presents itself as a business-like self-help group. But as Bruce Hines explains in another of his detailed narratives, the strangeness is never far away. [What is this Substack thing, anyway?]

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When Father’s Day 2024 reminds you that Scientology ripped apart your family

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Scientology’s outlook is grim, but the church never gives up with its real obsession

Scientology to clear planet with killer new marketing campaign: ‘Are you lonesome?’

[Disseminating in Moorpark]

 
TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: What few Scientology missions survive today are barely hanging on. And we’ve suspected that they serve an aging population holding on to the idea that Scientology is a living, growing thing. Well, we didn’t expect a single mailer to corroborate all of that. Yikes. [What is this Substack thing, anyway?]

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