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L. Ron Hubbard's Great-Grandson Spills The Family Secrets On How Scientology Started. Eek.

Posted by on Jan. 9, 2014 at 1:13 PM
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L. Ron Hubbard's Great-Grandson Spills The Family Secrets On How Scientology Started. Eek.

Scientology has a history of silencing critics. If you want to know where that history comes from, look no further than the experiences of Jamie DeWolf, the great-grandson of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology. Learn his family's story. Then share it.

At 1:46, we learn about L. Ron's dream to con everyone. At 3:40, we hear about the horrifying threats. At 5:42, the church takes the family secrets. At 7:00, I laugh.

If you want to see more of Jamie's awesome work, you could Like him on Facebook and share this. Totally up to you though.

Credits:

By L. Ron Hubbard's great-grandsonJamie DeWolf for the good folks at Snap Judgement. You can download his latest album for free here. Learn about some of L. Ron's interesting fabricated history. And read about what it's like for a celebrity to try to leave the church.

DISCLOSURE: I was a Scientologist briefly a while back. I took their personality test on a whim. They called me in for a consultation. I told my wife to fix me if I came back brain-washed. I went to the LA Scientology center. They showed me a movie of weird celebrities telling me that if it weren't for Scientology, they'd be dead. They told me they have an empty office in every center in case Hubbard comes back, and that he wrote a ton of really bad books. They then showed me my results and asked me if I wanted to pay for a class on how to be more organized. (You don't need a test to know I'm a organizational disaster.) I asked them how they could believe this stuff. Then I signed up for a free six-month membership on the off chance that I could use it in the future for a joke. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED.

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jcrew6
by Jenney on Jan. 9, 2014 at 1:21 PM
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I have never personally known a Scientologist.  DO their beliefs impact your life?  They sure don't impact mine. How about we leave them alone and let them do their own thing? Why this desire to promote those who find entertainment in "taking down" different religions and cultures? 

Kate_Momof3
by Platinum Member on Jan. 9, 2014 at 3:01 PM

 It's an issue because they recieve the tax exemption of a church while pocketing billions. It has nothing to do with faith or belief or God. This is not an attack on religion. L. Ron Hubbard said himself, "If you want to get rich, start a religion." That's exactly what he did.

Quoting jcrew6:

I have never personally known a Scientologist.  DO their beliefs impact your life?  They sure don't impact mine. How about we leave them alone and let them do their own thing? Why this desire to promote those who find entertainment in "taking down" different religions and cultures? 

 

jcrew6
by Jenney on Jan. 9, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Actually, he started a cult . And didn't the government essentially (eventually) say one man's cult is another man's religion? 

They have been tax exempt for 20 years, longer in other countries.  


Quoting Kate_Momof3:

 It's an issue because they recieve the tax exemption of a church while pocketing billions. It has nothing to do with faith or belief or God. This is not an attack on religion. L. Ron Hubbard said himself, "If you want to get rich, start a religion." That's exactly what he did.

Quoting jcrew6:

I have never personally known a Scientologist.  DO their beliefs impact your life?  They sure don't impact mine. How about we leave them alone and let them do their own thing? Why this desire to promote those who find entertainment in "taking down" different religions and cultures? 

 


-Celestial-
by Pepperlynn on Jan. 9, 2014 at 3:55 PM
"If you want to get rich, start a religion." That's exactly what he did.


Isn't that the truth. My bil is proof of that. Hes a 3 time felon who couldn't keep a job. He got his preaching license on line and started preaching at local centers. Hes living high on the hog now. But he takes the bible too literal (Catholic) and is an emotional/abusive husband and father

Quoting Kate_Momof3:  It's an issue because they recieve the tax exemption of a church while pocketing billions. It has nothing to do with faith or belief or God. This is not an attack on religion. L. Ron Hubbard said himself, "If you want to get rich, start a religion." That's exactly what he did.
Quoting jcrew6:
I have never personally known a Scientologist.  DO their beliefs impact your life?  They sure don't impact mine. How about we leave them alone and let them do their own thing? Why this desire to promote those who find entertainment in "taking down" different religions and cultures? 
 
Lunarprancer
by Bronze Member on Jan. 9, 2014 at 4:04 PM

 Bump for later.

PrimmednPunked
by Silver Member on Jan. 9, 2014 at 4:41 PM
Saw this in my Facebook feed. It is amazing isn't it and kind of puts other religions into perspective.
Lunarprancer
by Bronze Member on Jan. 9, 2014 at 7:34 PM

That was awesome.

Lunarprancer
by Bronze Member on Jan. 9, 2014 at 7:37 PM
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They impacted his.

Quoting jcrew6:

I have never personally known a Scientologist.  DO their beliefs impact your life?  They sure don't impact mine. How about we leave them alone and let them do their own thing? Why this desire to promote those who find entertainment in "taking down" different religions and cultures? 


autodidact
by Silver Member on Jan. 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Why are they so squirrelly? It's a freaking cult, that's why. 

Quoting jcrew6:

I have never personally known a Scientologist.  DO their beliefs impact your life?  They sure don't impact mine. How about we leave them alone and let them do their own thing? Why this desire to promote those who find entertainment in "taking down" different religions and cultures? 


SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Jan. 10, 2014 at 12:15 AM
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This monologue is powerful.

Thank God that three generations later, Jamie was able to escape. More power to him as he tries to help others do so as well.

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