So Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are getting divorced. No suprise there.
It was reported on a local outlet, and one of the comments made reference to Xenu. Being the curious sort I am, I had to put my googlefu to work.
( /ˈziːnuː/ ZEE-noo
also spelled Xemu
, was, according to the founder of Scientology L. Ron Hubbard
, the dictator of the "Galactic Confederacy" who, 75 million years ago, brought billions
of his people to Earth
in a DC-8
-like spacecraft, stacked them around volcanoes
and killed them using hydrogen bombs
. Official Scientology scriptures hold that the essences of these many people remained, and that they form around people in modern times, causing them spiritual harm.
On the outside, the beliefs sound resonable enough. Family, devotion, caring for others, helping the community, etc. Get out the shovel, and holy moly!