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This is your brain on Scientology: Watch woman express euphoria after brutal interrogation

 
We want to thank our reader who sent in this video. It’s such a good example of the kind of euphoria that Scientologists express after a new completion.

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How many Scientologists are in your town, part two: Getting down to the details

[Dave’s beamed up the videos sent in by his followers, and we’re soaking in the data]

Yesterday we told you that we waded through the 2,079 individual videos that Scientology had posted at its website over the last 15 months that were submitted by their members around the world. The point of the videos was to help the Scientologists keep up their spirits during the pandemic, and to make sure they were still dutifully keeping up with their L. Ron Hubbard reading.

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How many Scientologists live in your town? Surprisingly, Scientology has an answer

 
Scientology is secretive about so many things. And of course, when it does come forward with information, it has a decades-long record of prevarication. You can take none of their pronouncements at face value. Especially when they’re claiming that they have “millions” of members around the world.

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Valerie Haney’s Supreme Court petition gets a date for discussion, but don’t get your hopes up

 
Yesterday, we noticed that there was a new notation at the US Supreme Court in regards to Valerie Haney’s petition: “DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.”

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Another hype video! Scientology still begging members to go to the cruise ship’s ‘OT Bubble’

 
For the past sixteen months Scientology’s private cruise ship the Freewinds has been stuck in port in Aruba, and there’s no sign that it’s hitting the high seas again any time soon.

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Scientology’s response in Danny Masterson case appeal: ‘I changed my mind’ is not a defense

[Chrissie Bixler and Scientology’s attorneys, Forman and Hinks]

Just days after shocking testimony from three women who accuse Scientology celebrity Danny Masterson of raping them, the California Supreme Court made a stunning decision in favor of those same three women, who are also suing Masterson and the Church of Scientology in a civil lawsuit.

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How Scientology wrecks the lives of people who never even go near it

[Three generations, taken at the pergola at the Hollywood Celebrity Centre]

Some people don’t have to read a single word about Scientology in the media to know that they will never, ever, be part of that group. They haven’t read anything negative about Scientology, nor have they read anything positive about Scientology. They have never been a Scientologist, nor have they ever taken a course or an auditing session. But they have lived it. For some of you, this may be a friend or two that you knew before you got involved in Scientology. For me, it was family members.

Let me tell you a story.

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Scientology’s full report on its ‘All-Ideal USA’ blowout! It’s a fundraising juggernaut!

 
For several weeks we’ve been posting Scientology’s advertising for its big June 27 “All-Ideal USA” fundraising event, the closest the organization gets to a big international event these days as the pandemic hangs on.

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Tabs keep telling us Tom Cruise is ditching Scientology, and always with zero evidence

 
How many times have the tabloids written this story, that Tom Cruise is maybe, perhaps, leaving Scientology, basing that claim on nameless “insiders” whose quotes always turn out to be built on pure vapor?

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My family followed Scientology from the start, and here’s how I managed to escape

[L. Ron Hubbard and his flagship]

Recently we heard from Pamela Williams, who told us she was working on a book about her life, titled “Clearly, Lies Are True.” She says that a part of her story involved Scientology, and she sent us the prologue. We told her we thought she had put together an interesting snapshot of the organization in its early history. She graciously agreed to allow us to share her chapter with our readers.

 
I have often and seriously wondered, what came first? Insanity or Scientology?

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