Re: Scientology Explained
[22 Jul 1997]

The person's "entirely confidential confessions" can be, will be and
are used againt that person to his detriment.

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From: (gerry armstrong)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Re: Scientology Explained
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 15:04:24 GMT
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On 22 Jul 1997 03:29:25 GMT, "Michael Voytinsky"
<> wrote:

>Here is yet another explanation of Scientology.
>Scientology Explained
>by Michael Voytinsky (c) 1997

>What is Scientology?
>Imagine yourself going to a Catholic confession. Now imagine the same
>confession, but with you connected to a lie detector. Imagine now, if you
>will, this confession lasting for several hours. Picture the priest taking
>notes during the confession and putting them in a file folder. "Your
>confession is entirely confidential," he assures you. If this image does
>not disturb you yet, add paying $200 for each hour spend in the
>confessional. That is the central rite of the Church of Scientology, known
>by the harmless sounding term of "auditing".

There is an important step which you didn't arrive at in the standard
Scientology sequence.

The person's "entirely confidential confessions" can be, will be and
are used againt that person to his detriment and for the Scientology
organization's unholy purposes. The person's "confessions," his
innermost secrets, embarrassing incidents from his past, his sexual
history, things for which he could be prosecuted or blackmailed, will
be used to embarrass him, obtain obedience from him, punish him,
prosecute him and blackmail him. The personal information he divulges
will be used to gain advantage over and harm his friends and family.
It will be used for the organization's intelligence purposes, no
matter how nefarious. This is the terrible cruel betrayal of the cult
of Scientology, and this is why this organization is opposed by so
many people.

That is what L. Ron Hubbard used his brand of psychotherapy
("auditing") for and what its present leader David Miscavige uses the
same "technology" for.

Gerry Armstrong