Fear and Anti-Male Discrimination in the Classroom

In his book The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things, Barry Glassner discusses how Americans have become unnecessarily fearful of many things, thanks in good part to opportunistic politicians, single-minded advocacy groups, sensationalist news media, “news magazine” programming and so on. Such irrational fear complexes can do profound and unjustified … Continue reading

Ex-Scientologist Calls CoS a Nazi Organization

Ex-Scientologist and now declared Suppressive Person (SP) Skip Press (whose course completions within CoS are listed here – not sure if this is up-to-date, however) describes the “Church” of Scientology as a Nazi organization. Press claims to have been declared an SP for having left Scientology’s Sea Org, which he described as essentially being a slave … Continue reading

ExScientologyKids.Com co-founder Kendra Wiseman Radio Interview

Former Scientologist Kendra Wiseman recently appeared on Peter Boyle’s KHOW radio show. Wiseman was raised in Scientology by her high-ranking Scientology parents. Since leaving Scientology she has been disconnected from her parents. Her father is a leader within the cult’s anti-psychiatry front group the euphemistically named Citizen’s Commission for Human rights, CCHR. Wiseman claimed that before … Continue reading

Old Guard Critics Bob Minton, Stacy Young and Hannah Whitfield on Scientology

Presented below is an April 1998 broadcast by German network ARD on Scientology. The main interviewees are Old Guard Critics of Scientology Bob Minton, Stacy (Brooks) Young and Hannah Whitfield. Former mayor of Clearwater, Florida – the town that Scientology has been working to occupy– Gabe Cazeras, and a Scientology spokesperson were also interviewed. Minton … Continue reading

Paulette Cooper’s Sworn Testimony!

Paulette Cooper, one of the early critics of Scientology – the first to publish a book against the cult, The Scandal of Scientology, was framed for bomb threats, attempted to have incarcerated in a mental institution, had her personal life invaded numerous times in various ways, and harassed endlessly in a variety of ways by the cult. The cult’s … Continue reading

Is Scientology a dangerous cult? Perhaps a terrorist organization?

First of all, what I really wanted to title this article was “Scientology IS a dangerous cult”, but I’ve been too nervous to. I’ve sat here fearing that doing so could get me followed, harrassed, threatened, and personally investigated, as this appears to be a standard operating procedure in Scientology for dealing with critics. And this is when … Continue reading