The full unabridged letter sent by Gerard to The Irish Times (source) Continue reading Gerard Ryan BAWWWWS to The Irish Times
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Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard would have been 100 on Sunday. He has left behind a controversial legacy, says Jonathan de Burca Butler
This Sunday, one hundred years ago, the founder of one of the world’s most contoversial religions was born in Nebraska. L Ron Hubbard founded The Church of Scientology – an organisation which for the last 60 years of its existence has attracted criticism and praise in equally strong measure.
In recent years members such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta have raised the profile of the organisation and are fiercely protective of it.
But Gabrielle Wynn, (22), from Whitehall in Dublin, left the Church of Scientology less than a year ago having been a member for two years. Continue reading “The Celebrity Magnet ‘Church’ Ron Built” – The Irish Examiner
Great little piece looking at Scientology in Canada, and its front group Narconon.
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Some random factoids based on the Irish Times piece. Continue reading Various notes on the Irish Times piece
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A recent campaign in Dublin advertised courses run by the Scientology movement. Members past and present tell Cian Traynor about their experiences of the organisation. Does it bring the promised prosperity, intelligence and freedom, or simply exploit the vulnerable? Continue reading “Scientology: Inside and Out” – The Irish Times, March 19th