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    Scientology Definition

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    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. This grey line could be eliminated if religion was taxed in the separation of church and state. Scientology was created by L. Ron Hubbard, a science fiction writer, in the 1950s. The Church of Scientology has a substantial amount of science base…

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    The Spirit of Scientology Throughout history there have been hundreds of different religions, many of which are very similar and many that are vastly different, however, having an ultimate life goal is the one thing that remains the same with them all. That ultimate goal varies from religion to religion though most of them involve correctly following a set path and being worthy enough to meet their religions “God” or “savior”. In todays world people are allowed to follow any religion that they…

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    Scientology Problem

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    religious conversion to scientology. It is clear that the following of these…

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    History Of Scientology

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    brief History of Scientology The Scientology is a fairly new religion founded by Ron L. Hubbard in1954, a college dropout due to failing grades. Although he would later claim a distinguished wartime navel career, Ron never, in fact, saw combat, he left the US Navy requesting psychiatric care from the Veterans Administration. Ron had two polygamous fail marriages, and then he found success writing pulp/science fiction. In the late 1940s, Ron declared writing for a penny a word is just…

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    Scientology focuses mainly on ideas that people believe they can use to make their lives better, and call it an "applied religious philosophy." It does not have much to say about God, the afterlife or any other common religious beliefs. Scientology and its ideas are focused almost completely on humanity and how to make people better. It emphasizes the life a person has now, rather than past lives or the next life, which are common themes in many other religions (Scientology Beliefs). The Church…

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    Walking into the Church of Scientology I had a vague idea of what was about to happen and what they’re all about, but I don’t think I was mentally prepared for what I was walking into. I know that Scientology isn’t really the ideal candidate for this paper because they’re so secretive about their beliefs, but I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to go and check out this mysterious religion. Now if I’m being completely honest, before my visit, everything I knew about Scientology I had learned…

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    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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    Scientology within America Scientology is a new religious movement that was founded between the years 1951 to 1952, however despite its relative newness to the religious scene it “remains one of the most controversial and poorly understood new religious movements to emerge in the last century” (Urban 91). Developed by the writer and philosopher Lafayette Hubbard, the religion itself is based upon findings over Hubbard’s personal study and development of Dianetics; or the study of metaphysical…

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    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. …

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    without the support of the family. Members who do leave can also expect to be harassed with threatening phone calls, letters and frequent visits by current Scientologists. Scientology should be seen as a danger to anyone who wishes to join because it plays with the mental state of both its current and former member through the detailed and remembered auditing process, excommunication of family, and constant harassment. The physical abuse and other crimes committed toward problematic members and…

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