Worldviews are fragile things. Don’t look at them too closely – they may collapse on you. Ex-Cult members know this better than you do.
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Alanzo was a Scientologist for 16yrs. He left in the late 90’s & got fairgamed: fired from his job, followed by PIs & endured attempts to destroy his business by Scientology. He’s emerged from that & believes getting out of a cult isn’t something that you recover from, it’s something you’re strengthened by.
Some people are activists against Scientology. They make picket signs and stand outside churches and yell at the Scientologists inside. They talk to journalists and get themselves interviewed and appear on TV or in the newspaper. In the last few years, some of them have even gotten themselves into Oscar Nominated movies about Scientology, criticizing […]
After unpacking my bags in my room, I sat down at the little round table next to the window and looked out onto the parking lot. People were streaming in to the front doors of the hotel below me. Just 30 days earlier, we had gotten word that CAN had elected a new Executive Director. […]
Intelligence work has greatly benefited from the emergence of cell phones. But this was 1987, and cell phones were called “car phones” then, and they were enormous bricks that were connected to the dashboard of your car by a curly wire, and only the most annoying people had them. As a result, things were happening […]
The bar was packed. My beer was gone and someone was sitting on my stool. Yellow Badges were everywhere. I walked up to a space next to the busy waitress station and ordered another beer. Glasses were clinking, I could hear “Oh, that’s terrible!” and “You know it’s like she became a different person. She […]