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Introduction Scientology literally means “Study of Truth” A religion composed of a series of truths The ultimate goal: True spiritual freedom Help people achieve a happier more fulfilling existence
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L. Ron Hubbard Born March 13, 1911 Worlds most translated author: 65 languages Founded the Church of scientology Claims to have graduated from George Washington University Pursued writing in the 1930’s mostly sci-fi and fantasy Wrote scientological and self-help books including fiction, business management texts and various essays and poems
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Beginnings 1920’s- Father stationed in armed forces in Asia Interest into the nature of man began Served the United States in WWII Church of Scientology claims he was a war hero Claimed to have found a cure for a number of ailments from which he suffered May, 1950 publishes Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health
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Failures Thought to have been part of a conspiracy against the U.S. government Disassociated with church and retired “99% of what my father ever wrote or said about himself is totally untrue” L. Ron Hubbard, Jr. 1983
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The Greatest Scam Some claim he regarded scientology as a business “Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wants to make a million dollars, the best way would be to start his own religion” L. Ron Hubbard, 1980 Reader’s Digest interview
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Dianetics A set of ideas regarding the nature and structure of the human mind and associated particles which attempt to treat physical and mental ailments May 9, 1950 Dianetics: Modern Science of Mental Health published Goal: Get rid of unwanted sensations and emotions Survival is the ultimate goal of life
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“Dianetics could be said to be what the soul is doing to the body. It provides answers to the fundamental riddles of the mind with a thoroughly validated method that increases sanity, intelligence confidence and well being.” Scientology.org
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The Smaller Picture According to Dianetics, the mind is made up of mental image pictures, or “engrams” Literally viewed as pictures with a physical mass, 3D, have color, sound, smell and other perceptions Engrams are said to be the source of all mental and emotional problems “[An engram is] A complete recording of a moment of unconsciousness containing physical pain or painful emotions and all perceptions”
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Basic instinct of life is to survive, engrams carry pain, pain is a threat to human survival so we seek to avoid it
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