Tag: Cognitive Distortions on Scientology
I used to think that as long as I was not in the cult of Scientology any more, I would never fall into the unquestioning, partisan mindset that I had adopted when I was a Scientologist.Read More
Adopting the beliefs of the anti-cult movement dramatically changes the views and attitudes of those who experience a loss of faith. Those changes have a profound effect on how Exes make sense of their own past. So we must ask: How helpful is the ideology of the anti cult movement in making sense of your life?Read More
Tony Ortega is one of the most valuable critics of Scientology ever. But is he so biased that, over time, you can start to live in a delusional world about Scientology? I think so.Read More
Can Chris Shelton The Critical Thinker At Large Distinguish Between a ‘Cult Recovery Paradigm’ and Therapy?
Is Chris Shelton The Critical Thinker at Large the Stuart Smalley of Celebrity Anti-Scientology?Read More
There’s a point in your evolution as an Ex which is exactly like when you woke up from all the untrue things in Scientology: As an Ex, it’s that point when you wake up from all the untrue things in Anti-Scientology, as well.Read More
To dismiss that part of your life, to wall it off under labels of “delusional Scientologist” or “weak” or “crazy loon” is to remain in a dissociative state – to continue living a fractured life with some of the best parts of you buried underneath a wall of self-hatred and shame.Read More
A Post-Ex has integrated the arguments, and “truths”, he made as a Scientologist with the arguments, and “truths”, he made as an Ex/Anti-Scientologist. He has seen the disconnects and the contradictions there, and repaired them. He no longer walks around with an opposite self inside him, with which he is at war.Read More
The human mind has certain biases which routinely, and falsely, color the perceptions of people called cognitive biases. One of the most important for a former cult member to know about is called the “hindsight bias”, or the “I knew it all along” effect.Read More
Regarding "Cult Brainwashing" accusations used to stereotype & dehumanize members of minority religions, I spot 10 out of 12 characteristics of BAD SCIENCE.
Can you spot the bad science in claims of "Cult Brainwashing"?
I love @RepRaskin and consider him a hero, but until any normal person has read this bill, no one knows what's in it, no matter the PR name they place on it.
We need widely available, public, NO-PARTISAN READINGS of US legislation impacting all our lives and all of our futures. https://t.co/CefGVR2rWu
Anticult tribalist goes after anyone connected to accused rapist Danny Masterson, getting you to assume he's guilty before his trial begins & hoping you'll hate his family, too.
He uses your most base and degraded instincts to influence you in the worst possible way.
Such a POS https://t.co/mcjoAGac66
It's been clear for a while now that @TroMcManus is celebrity Anti #Scientology's No1 Fangirl. She's been unable to remain objective in the matters she reports on for the @TB_Times. She's more of a tribalist, than a journalist, now.
This exchange proves it. It's a bad situation. https://t.co/yfkg792OZw
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