Re: Interview of Scientologist Jenna Elfmann by Barbara Walters
[29 May 1998]

Within a month of joining Scn, I signed an SO contract and was due to arrive at Flag today--Friday the 29.

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From: clkates@aol.com (CLKates)
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Subject: Re: Interview of Scientologist Jenna Elfmann by Barbara Walters
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Bernie wrote:
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>On 27 May 1998 16:16:35 GMT, , onescio@aol.com (One Scio) wrote:
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>>Later in my involvement, I was commenting to a Scientologist friend on how
>it
>>was the "entheta" I'd seen that interested me in Scientology in the first
>>place,
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>What an interesting statement. Can you elaborate on that?
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>
Well, I first got interested in Scientology through the "60 Minutes" segment on
CAN. I set out to oppose Scientology, and, as is my usual practice, went to the
Internet for information. I was never much interested in the Xenu stuff, it was
the information on such Scn atrocities as the RPF, OSA and the death of Lisa M.
which interested me. I started looking for books about Scn, opposing it.

When I went to Borders to get a copy of Bent Corydon's _Messiah or Madman_, I
also found a copy of _What is Scientology?_. While my mother was at one
cashier, buying the Corydon book, I was at another buying WIS?. I stayed up
practically all night reading WIS? and actually threw away the Corydon book
without opening it.

The next day I went into the Org and signed up for the Hubbard Dianetics
Seminar when I saw that the people I met were intelligent, friendly and caring,
and that there was no looming Ethics Officer or sneaky DSA. In fact, the EO was
at Flag getting trained, and the DSA was by far the sweetest, nicest, funniest
guy at the Org. I was afraid I'd see a stereotype, and when I didn't, I threw
myself into Scn activities.

Within a month of joining Scn, I signed an SO contract and was due to arrive at
Flag today--Friday the 29. To make a long story very very short, I'm not
there--I'm free and out...and glad to be here!

Charlotte Kates