Church of Scientology

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  • Scientology: The Destruction Of The Church Of Scientology

    In the headquarters of UK, the church of Scientology has demolished nature to further build their facilities. This act of destruction struck their neighbors with a bit of anger and have accused the church as being “selfish and arrogant.” Citizens living in the St. Hill Green have complained about all the noise and pollution that has been accumulating since the beginning of construction. The Church has been said to have cut down twenty-two trees and destructed plenty of other wildlife habitats. The author explains how the Church has declared gifts and hospitality for those of high officials and the citizens of UK believe this is why nothing is being done about the destruction of the natural habitats of plants and animals. The mayor of East…

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  • Scientology Persuasive Essay

    tests in Sydney and Brisbane, I knew the experience might be confronting. Nonetheless, my expectations were about to be exceeded. Stepping inside Sydney’s Castlereagh Street headquarters, I was struck by images of erupting volcanoes, Egyptian-looking Scientology symbols, and Star-Trek-style video pods. It feels like a blend of a holistic healing centre and the control-deck of the Starship Enterprise. Soon, I’m looking down at Scientology’s Oxford Capacity Analysis personality test: 200…

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  • Anonymouss Are Ethical

    Third, utilitarian is focusing on the greater good and happiness of the people in a society. Thus, my position says that Anonymous promotes free speech and does it ethically for the greater good of the people. There are three very strong reasons for endorsing my view. The first is Project Chanology; back in 2008 Tom Cruise publicly talked about the positives of the Scientology church. The church wanted to claim this video as theirs and have it taken down from websites. So Anonymous launched the…

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  • Argument Essay: The Church Of Scientology

    heart and more about what is in your wallet. Bear in mind that the Church of Scientology brings in $500-550 million every year, according to an article by L. Christopher Smith for Entrepreneur. This church earns more in a year than most people will see in their entire lifetime, and yet none of it goes to the IRS; it remains in the money-grubbing hands of the church’s leaders. The Church of Scientology is not a unique case; the same truth applies to numerous other large religious organizations,…

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  • L. Ron Hubbard: The Church Of Scientology

    Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, also known as L. Ron Hubbard was an author and the founder of the Church of Scientology. Scientology is a religion based off of a fiction piece of work, Dianetics. Dianetics describes a program of self improvement and spiritual awakening and continues to be the Scientology bible. The church currently has over seven hundred churches, missions and groups, and Dianetics still sells over four hundred thousand copies a year. As a result of L. Ron Hubbard’s determination,…

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  • Reasons Of Conformity Analysis

    of conformity” demonstrate why the Church of Scientology has been so successful in gaining new members and keeping indoctrinated members. Specifically, they help explain why people are motivated to conform to the church’s ideals. The group locomotive hypothesis, consistency theory, and the hedonistic hypothesis provide reasoning to understand how the church gains and keeps its members. I will examine how each of these theories/hypotheses play a role in “Going Clear”. The group locomotive…

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  • Scientology Definition

    The Church Of Scientology is under constant scrutiny if it is a religion and if it should be taxed. Scientology had tax exempt in 1957, but lost in in 1967, and regained exemption in October 1993. It is a grey area if Scientology is a religion in definition and in comparison to others; such as Christianity, Catholicism, Mormon, and Muslim. Organized religion is not taxed in the United States, therefore if Scientology is not found as a religion it should then lose its tax exemption once again.…

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  • Spiritual Auditing

    Much of the therapeutic processes that originated from Dianetics have made its way into Scientology as religious practices. One of these practices that most “preclear” Scientologists go through is the therapeutic process of auditing (Anderson). Hubbard claimed that the reactive mind contained painful and traumatic memories that are the source of many of physical and psychological weaknesses known as “engrams” (Reitman 52). Scientologists claim that, through the auditing process, they can…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Summer Missionaries

    I was not able to influence those people. I was great at inspiring, because I could smile and follow directions. I think each summer I picked up another skill off the what social management looks like. I began to be more confident in myself and my team. I began to find out more information about each church to know how to make the situation better. I learned that forming a relationship first and then trying to change was much better approach to being a catalyst for change. This past summer, one…

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  • Discipleship Ministry Essay

    Introduction/ History Remembering one’s history is important in creating a productive and successful future. The Met does just that. During the early 1900s, the founding fathers of the Met experienced financial difficulties. These struggles helped orchestrate a new vision and inspired them to create an innovative PATH (prayer, attendance, tithes and offerings, and hospitable invitation), which continues today with nearly 1,100 members. The Metropolitan Baptist Church was established in 1917…

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