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Scientology is NOT A Religion

"Scientology president Heber Jentszch admitted several years ago that the six million number does not represent current membership but the total amount of people who have ever, since the founding in 1954, taken even a single Scientology course" Tony Ortega, Village Voice, June 24, 2008

Scientology's L Ron Hubbard The King of CONs

"He legalized robbery, called it belief
...invented memories.....
then burned all the books"
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms Album,
(play audio clip of this segment - 19 seconds)

This gem from "Immigration Directorates Instructions" in the U.K. LINK "Please note: Some organizations with the title "church", including the Church of Scientology and the Unification Church ("Moonies") are not accepted as religions for the purposes of the Immigration Rules and their members should not be treated as ministers of religion or missionaries (see ANNEX U "Religious Organizations/Groups")."

Gallup Poll of religious groups - Scientology is the worst! LINK

"And my philosophy is why not kick a dog when it's down?"
L Ron Hubbard 20 April 1955

"We are not a turn the other cheek religion" Scientologist Lawyer Earle C Cooley on CNN after the copyright raids of activists homes in 1995

This actually happened, in 1997, I was being deposed under color of law by RTC using a bankruptcy proceeding against critic Grady Ward, with whom I associated, they had video running but have YET to release the video.. no wonder why:

ROSEN: Mr Lerma, why do you continue to say bad things about the Church of Scientology???

LERMA: Mr Rosen, in your question, are you referring to the international psychopolitical terrorist organization running a rapidly shrinking but still brisk business defrauding innocent citizens worldwide doing business as scientology and related entities and front groups???

ROSEN: (Face gets red) said (acting angry) (waving arms around) : Mr. Lerma, you can't describe the CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY that way.

LERMA: Mr Rosen are trying to trick me into committing perjury on your behalf?

ROSEN: This deposition is OVER.

Scientology is not a religious community but an "extremist grouping" that needs to be banned, said Udo Nagel, the interior minister of the northern German state of Hamburg.

"Germany, as well as Belgium, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, Israel and Mexico, remain unconvinced that Scientology is a religion." - ( Quoted from official German Embassy Web page HERE )

“So we think Jesus is a figment of the imagination! So what!” Scientology OSA PR Karin Pouw to Tony Ortega 16 May 2008

In this BBC Video footage, an old friend of mine I knew when
I was one of them, tells the truth about Scientology's use of religious imagery - click the image to view this short video:

Frank Friednman states Scientology is NOT a religion, that the religious angle was contrived

"In the "church" it's is a big joke, They joke about it all the time, how they fool the public, etc etc, It is used to give the public an image this is a church, The Scientology "church" is the furthest thing from a Church I've ever seen" Ex-Scientologist Sea Organization member Frank Freedman

Ex-member Edward Walters: It was common knowledge in the "Church" and it was "Church Policy" to use the "religious front" to deal with the Government.

Ex-Scientology Executive Robert Vaughn Young in a 1993 Issue of Quill Magazine Scientology from the Inside Out,

"I trained Scientology Public Relations [staff] .... how to [ make scientology] appear to be a religion."

The first time I heard Scientology referred to as a church was in 1971, after I had been in Scientology for three years. When I asked why Scientology was now being called a church, I was told that it was for tax purposes.

"If scientology is a church, then the mafia is a church too." Wilfried Handl. Ex-Chief Executive of scientology, Austria.

Margery Wakefield, Affidavit, April 13th, 1990

"I certainly don't agree that $cientology is a religion. It's a con game. So if people get sucked into it because they believe the lies, that makes it a "religion"?? " - Dr. Donna Shannon

John McMaster - Scientology's "Clear #1":

"To me the 'Church' was a joke! For me it was never a 'Church.'" John McMaster ("Clear #1) in "Whatever Happened to Number One?" by Tom Joyce in The Saxon-Hamilton Journal, September 1985, page 26

The day Hubbard invoked Religious Cloaking

I watched with mine own eyes in 1969, as, overnight, "PRE-CLEAR FOLDER ADMINISTRATION" turned into "CONFESSIONAL FORMULARY"! Auditors were asked to wear white "collars" and I watched as a cross was dragged into the building through the front door... WHILE ALL THE STAFF WATCHED AND KNEW IT WAS MERELY A "JOKE" AT THE TIME TO FOOL THE US GOVERNMENT which I later, much later learned was in the Food and Drug Administrations' Article or Device Case about Scientology's subliminal shock inducing E-meter:

"An individual processed with the aid of the E-meter was said to reach the intended goal of "clear" and was led to believe there was reliable scientific proof that once cleared many, indeed most illnesses would automatically be cured. Auditing was guaranteed to be successful. All this was and is false -- in short, a fraud. " Federal District Judge Gesell 333 F. Supp. 357; 1971 U.S. Dist

I was there, so was Joe Harrington, so was Gordon Bell, so was Alan Walters...

"I attest this to be exactly the truth." says Roger Gonnet - An Ex-director of Scientology in France

We joined an "applied philosophy" based upon "scientific" principles. (or so we thought, based upon Hubbard's pattern of lying ...)

It was openly acknowledged that scientology had taken on the trappings of religion for purely practical reasons: to avoid taxation - Letter from Ted White to Science Fiction Eye magazine Vol 1 Number 5, July 1989

Claiming Scientology is a religion WAS and IS a LIE!

"Scientology is not, and does not claim to be, a religion. The general attitude of its founder is hostile to and disparaging of religion. " The Anderson Report, prefatory note.

The Religious Cloaking described above was invoked by a Hubbard Communications Office Policy Letter, issued 12 February 1969 , on page 119 of the 1969 version of Volume 6 of the Hubbard Organization Executive Course ""All Orgs are now Churches" and "Stationary is to reflect fact than orgs are churches" and "All public literature must state that Scn is religious" It also states "This may or may not be publicly acceptable. This is NOT the point. It is a requisite defense."

Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi, University of Haifa, Israel in the Marbourg Journal of Religion: Scientology: Religion or racket?:

"The preponderance of the evidence indicates that the religion claim is merely a tax-evasion ruse and a fig leaf for a hugely profitable enterprise, where the logic of profitability and profit-making dictates all actions. Scientology is in reality a holding company, a business empire earning profits from a variety of subsidiaries. It is guided by considerations of economic consequences and benefits, a strict business strategy."


wrote Heber Jentszch, as President of the Church of Scientology International in a signed letter to Willis Carto's Liberty Lobby. (From the legal archives at Exposing the CON)

The Sound of One Mouth Blathering

review of

The Rediscovery of the Human Soul
by L. Ron Hubbard
Scientology, 1996

Robert T. Carroll
October 22, 1996

Which of the following does not belong? The Talmud, the Upanishads, the New Testament, the Vedas, Dianetics?

Here is an even easier question: which of the following does not belong? Judaism, Islam, Taoism, Buddhism, Scientology?

Despite what its founder and its advocates say, Scientology is not a religion." LINK to complete article HERE

July 2005:

Belgium refuses to recognize "Church of Scientology" as religion -

Hubbard was convicted of FRAUD in France - 1978, The Titchbourne case 1985 - though the case was later overturned on a technicality, Hubbard was found guilty of FRAUD by a jury in the USA

Congress of the United states
House of Representatives
December 10, 1976

Dear Ida Camburn,

Thank you for your very detailed letter regarding
$cientology. We haven't yet found a way to attack
these jackals who feed on children and young adults
who are too emotionally weak to stand by themselves
when they reach the age of consent.

It's too bad there isn't a 20th Century Charles
Dickens to write about the terrible destruction of
these 20th Century fagins who make themselves rich
while they destroy the psyche of so many.

At the present time, I can only encourage you
to do more of what you have been doing.

Sincerely yours
Leo J Ryan 
Member of Congress

2006 Public Survey results - Scientology NOT A RELIGION

Is Scientology a Religion TV Survey - 90% say Scientology is NOT a religion, 3% say don't know.. (2006)

2007 AOL Public Survey results - Scientology NOT A RELIGION

AOL Online Survey - Is Scientology a Religion  - 7% say Scientology is a religion, 78% say Scientology is a cult 16% say it is neither cult or religion! Sept25 2007

*See Evidence of above survey manipulation by scientology LINK

Commissioners of the City of Clearwater, Florida, public hearings, May 5-10, 1982. The Commission received documentary and testimonial evidence with respect to the operation, activities and conduct of Scientology. Based upon the sworn testimony of witnesses, affidavits, state and federal court decisions, and miscellaneous documents reviewed and considered, the Commission made the following factual recitation:

"Evidentiary fact:

The Church of Scientology is currently engaged in a nationwide conspiracy to impede and obstruct municipal, state and federal taxing authorities, by adopting a religious and charitable guise to avoid payment of taxes.

"Scientology's internal policies state: "They (the public) want ministers. We will show them what ministers look like" (Vol. 1 p.41). "Churches are looked upon as reform groups. Therefore, we must act like a reform group" (Vol.1 p.196).

"Scientology has nothing to do with religion. The Church did not adopt the religious guise until it was necessary to seek First Amendment protection (Vol.4 p.405).

"Scientology uses a religious image checklist designed to falsely portray a religious image to mislead officials (Vol. 2 p.238,239). "Church policy instructs members to lie to inquiring officials (Vol.1 p.226,227).

Documentary evidence in Church of Spiritual Technology vs U.S., November 22, 1989

"The goal of the department [of governmental affairs] is to bring the government and hostile philosophies or societies into a state of complete compliance with the goals of Scientology. This is done by a high level ability to control and in its absence by a low level ability to overwhelm. Introvert such agencies. Control such agencies." -- LRH

"The purpose of the legal officer is to help LRH handle every legal, government, suit, accounting and tax contact or action... and to bring the greatest possible confusion and loss to its enemies." -- LRH

L Ron Hubbard HIMSELF stated that Scientology not a religion:

L Ron Hubbard, HIMSELF states that Scientology is NOT a religion, on page 251 of Creation of Human Ability (c) L Ron Hubbard 1954
MORE Citations by Hubbard HERE

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TV4 UK Interview EXCERPT full text (HERE)
TOM HEINEMANN: You've been there for 16 years. Is Scientology a religion?
JESSE PRINCE: No, by no stretch of the imagination is Scientology a religion. It's actually--the bulk of Scientology--in my opinion, I would say 70% of Scientology is built on intelligence--intelligence practices as they were being practiced in the 1950s

Declaration of Lawrence H. Brennan - including Relgious Cloaking May 6th, 2008

Listen to Audio lectures about the dangers Scientology

Jeff Jacobsen's "Scientology's Tax Exemption Should Be Rescinded" with citations LINK

Listen to $cientology "Reverend" John Carmichael: (incredible - if it were not caught on video - starts at 5:11 min) warning graphic language

Proof that scientology is a fraud

NEW Scribd Archive - Re Scientology Religiosity LINK (HUGE)

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