“They put a spell on me, baby!”

Spiritual warfare

The following article contains data that BIC has come across from a number of different sources.  Given the church’s propensity for dirty tricks and reprehensible conduct when it comes to waging war on its enemies, it’s perhaps not inconceivable they would engage in the “spiritual warfare” described in this story.     

 

“They put a spell on me, baby!”

 I’d like to share a story.

I’ve told this story to a few people, to a mostly sceptical response. I’m sceptical myself, and yet these facts are true for me.

Due to my own personal disillusionment with non-optimum situations prevailing in the church, I left Corporate Scientology years ago. For personal reasons I am still under the radar, however this should not detract from the credibility of this story.

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Joburg Org – the road to nowhere

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In an effort to keep Joburg Org’s public abreast of its activities, an email promo called JOBURG BUZZ NEWSLETTER was concocted some years ago. Although intended to be a weekly issue, as the org diminished in resources and activity, so did the frequency of the newsletter which has dwindled to a sporadic now-and-again occurrence.

As is peculiar to the the world of corporate scientology, they live in a bubble of NOW – the ability to see their own dwindling spiral over time seems to be somewhat absent. This is probably attributed to a number of factors including the insanity of operating on a policy of ONLY THIS WEEK MATTERS,  ALWAYS promote unprecedented expansion despite irrefutable evidence to the contrary and NEVER admit there may be trouble in paradise.

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Why you can’t get case gain in the church

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Article by Morris Adams

 

WHY YOU CAN’T GET CASE GAIN INSIDE THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY

Probably the most telling failure of RCS (Radical Corporate Scientology) or what is today laughably still called the “Church of Scientology”, is that a person cannot get any significant case gain while he or she is a part of it.

Tremendous gain is available from doing Scientology – beyond your wildest dreams. But you can’t get it by receiving auditing or doing training as a member of the Church of Scientology. The best you can do there is get just a small taste of it.

Here are the reasons:

  • The church is being run by an SP. All staff are PTS, Sea Org most of all. If you are on lines at an org, you are, or soon will be, PTS. “And may you never be the same again.” This used to be a good thing, but today in the “church” it means you will never be yourself again.

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The REAL reason people leave Scientology

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(Article submitted by Kent Bengtsson)

 CONFIDENTIAL:  WHY PEOPLE LEAVE – LRH

A while ago I received a “friend request” on Facebook from Bill Franks.  My first impulse was to ignore it from the accounts I had heard of when he was ED Int, back in the early eighties. But then I thought; many people who are today outside, were doing bad things back when they were on high pressure posts in the SO, so why not give him a chance.

So I looked at his profile and my attention got caught by a Blog article called “The real reason people leave Scientology – ARC Breaks” (Link supplied at end of article)

This is the part of it written by Bill Franks himself, and it appears he wants this to be spread, for many to see, so I have taken the liberty to copy it here:

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On Human Rights and Fundamentalism

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On Human Rights And Fundamentalism –  An Analysis Of The Conflict In The Field

by Theta Clear

Human Rights is a subject unknown to many  and alter-ised by many more. They  were  fully sketched and explained in 1948 in the famous but yet unfamiliar to the general populace , “Universal Declaration Of Human Rights” (UDHR) . It was adopted by the newly formed (1945)  ONU, and ratified by 48 countries.

During World War II , the “Four Freedoms” were created by the Allies in an attempt to establish some basis with which conflicts could be handled by the use of Reason.  They were  : freedom of speech , freedom of religion , freedom from fear, and freedom from want ( this one is understood to establish a minimum entitlement to food, clothing and housing at an adequate level). A new era for the encouragement of the Human Rights and respect for the dignity and worth of the Human Being had been born ; and all w/out distinction to race , sex, language or religious belief.

After  the atrocities of The Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany, the world  community found  it  necessary to define and list more accurately the inherent rights of the human being and state them as a broadly agreed upon policy to detect  and  prevent  the  same atrocities from happening again. And  thus, “The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights” was created by an international committee of 18 delegates of different countries including the USA represented by the Chairperson of the Drafting Committee ,  the heroin Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Wacky Wednesday Report

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Our apologies – this is a day late. A gremlin got into our publishing schedule, but we figured it’s still Wednesday somewhere on the planet, so we’re good to go  🙂

We present this week’s weird ‘n wacky collection, this time focusing on an assortment of Idle Morgues campaigns.

First up is this oddity – a promo piece which landed in the email of a South African Scientologist who has never put his foot anywhere near the UK. Really odd positioning of two Roman/Greek columns accompanied by the question “What do you Get?”.

Whatever the message was, we didn’t get it.

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Truth is a variable, Perception is everything

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        Joe Van Staden

 

IN TELLING THE STORY OF SCIENTOLOGY

TRUTH IS A VARIABLE, PERCEPTION IS EVERYTHING

 

Perhaps at this juncture in the unfolding saga of Scientology it will be useful to pause for a moment, stand back and view developments from a different angle – a wider perspective – so to speak.

 

BACKGROUND

Whatever one’s position – in, out, in-between or never in – two issues seem to be at the heart of the matter; freedom and truth.  Some out or never in will tell you that the C of S undermines individual freedom.  Those still in will argue that without Scientology there can be no freedom – the Scientology Bridge is the only way to real freedom.  As for the truth, just about everyone with a point of view on the matter will believe that the way they see it is the way it is.

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