Discussion in 'Religious Discussions' started by Bobitis, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    So Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are getting divorced. No suprise there. :rolleyes:

    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.

    Xenu ([​IMG] /ˈzn/ ZEE-noo),[1][2][3] 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[4][5] 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! :confused:
  2. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Scientology is equal with islam made up junk meant to impress and enslave those with low self esteem and IQ's

    people bad LDS and mormons , heck they are all saints compared to Scientologists and the frakkin bapists and anglicans here was to call em main stream

    e-meters up the butts or what ??

    gays ok
    scientology ok
    marriage pass

    world gone crackerz

  3. 45Auto

    45Auto Well-Known Member

    Apr 9, 2008
    Well, it's a religion founded by a science fiction writer. From what I recall hearing, the whole idea of Scientology started as a joke. Then they duped some rich fools out of their money and so it goes.
  4. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    yeah i read Hubbard post but the "church" has pushed to get that squashed , seeing how much money is in it all

    false profit warning , deceivers , yeah sad eh ..
  5. RunningOnMT

    RunningOnMT New Member

    Nov 19, 2008
    Akron, Ohio
    Anyone who believes a "religion" that would have you eating an umbilical cord, has a very serious problem, and it isn't just that you have a taste for wild game meat.
  6. Iron Eagle

    Iron Eagle Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2012
    Just another cult. Any religion that does not have Jesus as the center is a cult. The truth hurts some times. As long as life is in us, there is time to change the path that we walk.
  7. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    I did not know much about the subject. Thanks for the info. these people seems to be nucking futs.
  8. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    L Ron wrote that we are descendants of aliens who lit here on earth long ago, with racial memories of our lives as Thetans. We can't get to those memories because our minds have become clouded, but the nice folks at Scientology will CLEAR those clouds away - for a price.
    MANY countries have outlawed them, but the good ole USA wouldn't dream of stopping a con job who calls itself a religion - -

    Whack jobs, to the max -
  9. dad2thebone

    dad2thebone New Member

    Jul 10, 2011
    My son did some work for them awhile back. He went to use the head and some clown rushed in and started jumping on him for not having an escort. The guy cleaned the sink and told him only members can use this bathroom and he must be escorted at all times. wtf kinda crap is that? hiding something? I can see a Jim Jones for them in the future or some kinda nutty stunt they fall for. Religion? um, I dont think so. They have more nuts than Jimmy Carter.
  10. 45Auto

    45Auto Well-Known Member

    Apr 9, 2008
    From what I hear, they have a big legal dept. constantly on the lookout for the unauthorized distribution of their literature in violation of copywrite? It's not easy to say anything against them if you don't know what they stand for.
  11. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    What they stand for is public knowledge -
    The copyrights they guard so jealously are the works they sell to members for HIGH fees that will remove the clouds from their minds and allow them to remember suppressed racial memories -
  12. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008

    Im in the wrong business.
  13. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
  14. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
  15. bountyh

    bountyh Former Guest

    Jun 10, 2008
    I read that she got tired of wearing the cub scout uniform to bed.

    Scientology is the ultimate and perfect scam: it teaches that everything bad that happens to people is not their fault, it's caused by outside forces (body thetans) so nobody ever has to be responsible for the stupid decisions they make or the stupid actions they do in their life.

    They also teach people that problems like schizophrena, bipolar disorder, depression, autism, etc should not be treated medically and that the medical profession is trying to control them through drugs.

    The result is people with serious medical problems going untreated like Tom Cruise and Travolta's kid who died from a fatal siezure.

    IMHO, adults of age should be able to join any cult they desire but their kids should be protected from it. I applaud what Katie Holmes did.


    If you study the history of Scientology, it started out as "The Modern Science of Mental Health" which is to say had a scientific spin. It only mutated into a religion when they realized that would help them avoid paying taxes on the astounding amounts of money they were extorting from the idiots who followed them.
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2012