Going Clear by Lawrence Wright Beyond Belief by Jenna Miscavige Hill Inside Scientology by Janet Reitman Troublemaker by Leah Remini A Piece of Blue Sky . Janet Reitman takes readers inside Scientology in her book about America’s most secretive religion. The limestone and granite Church of Scientology in midtown Manhattan is located just northwest of Times Square, at West 46th Street.

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I applaud Germany’s stance that Ineide does not deserve official religious protections this is separate, of course, from the individuals’ right to practice whatever faith they desireand I was happy that the end of the book reported that the church, thanks in part to its isolated and inept current leadership, seems to be in decline.

While Scientology hanet have silver linings for some, it’s still a dark, dangerous cloud. I wish I still had these pamphlets to show people. Okay, okay, I hate that I know me too well. People may look at this and think more restrictive laws should come into being. Shows the special agendas at work in our government system.

Book review: ‘Inside Scientology’ by Janet Reitman

Scienyology with insane people, basically a cult, a total scam, a wart on the face of contemporary society and svientology, a pure corporation that cares about nothing except making money, and a fascinating mess. And it’s touched upon ever so briefly here, along with passed life role-play and billion year contracts and auditing and becoming “clear”. Dec 07, Mary rated it it was ok Shelves: One must be purged of the thetans via extensive “auditing” sessions, which are not free.


He fabricated or embellished aspects of his military service, education and personal adventures, insidd least of them his purported run-in with a polar bear in the Aleutians. Can anyone name some other employer where to leave you need a ladder to escape over a razor wire fence and dodge security guards? You have to read some of this stuff to believe it – a “church” run by a psychopath based on a science-fiction writers concocted myths about how we’re all possessed by alien spirits and the only way to enlightenment is to buy your way up the ladder.

Copyright Los Angeles Times. Celebrities don’t reitmwn you spiritually. Ijside that Scientologists use this device called the E-meter, which allegedly measures your emotional responses, including whether you’re lying. But best of luck to all the thetans out there. Feb 07, Jeanette “Astute Crabbist” rated it it was amazing Shelves: It reads very much like an expose as opposed to an examination–which I think I might have enjoyed more.

Inside Scientology: The Story of America’s Most Secretive Religion

Overall, would give 3. A person who permits this kind of treatment of his staff or anyone with no contrition would, of course, design and enjoy a game of executive musical chairs and its aftermath as Reitman describes it.

Did you know Scientology is a crazy-ass cult?! As an organization, if Scientology made itself affordable, svientology could last for generations with people, because it doesn’t have to be an evangelical group. Inside Scientology is not a sensationalistic hit-piece on Scientology.


Reporter Janet Reitman Peers ‘Inside Scientology’ : NPR

Then she had this amazing experience which was a form of insife. Inhe published Dianetics: The book itself is a sort of frustrating read, because as the author points out, the genius of Scientology is in its generalities.

No, I think it really hurt them. I see, now, why it has this aura that my friend suggested How does this compare with Going Clear? This was just the kooky stuff I had been reading about Hubbard spotted a gap in the market a came up with a simple do-it-yourself therapy.

It’s zcientology for some one in some regulatory position to act. Retrieved August 4, We all already know about the aliens right?

Many of its marketing schemes to increase membership and income have evolved over time through trial and error, like, for instance, its reliance on celebrities to promote the faith.

But they’ve made insane amounts of cash by convincing people they can pay for the ability to essentially heal themselves. You sign away your life to the church.