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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PleaseHelp, Apr 20, 2018.

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  1. PleaseHelp

    PleaseHelp Patron

    Doesn't help that I redacted cos two of u posted my name anyways lol
     
  2. Wilbur

    Wilbur Patron Meritorious

    Oops. Good point. I'd forgotten that the post gets quoted also. You must be delighted to have gotten one over on me... though I wasn't trying to be a smart ass.
     
  3. PleaseHelp

    PleaseHelp Patron

    Can I ask a kinda dumb question?
     
  4. PleaseHelp

    PleaseHelp Patron

    Not sure I guess how to ask it without sounding kind of rude or obnoxious because I get most ex members probably joined long before one could google things but did you know when you joined that this guy was just a sci-fi author?
     
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  5. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    This shows how one (me) can be such an idot in trying to be wise and clever. :p
    Thank you, I redacted my goof! :cool:
     
  6. Wilbur

    Wilbur Patron Meritorious

    I knew. He has an explanation for that: when he was writing sci-fi, he was basing most of his stories on recalls of his "whole track" memories (past lifetime memories of when he was piloting space ships, etc). People pointed it out to me at the time, but I thought the teachings were interesting, so I continued.
     
  7. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    No, I didn't know but I doubt it would have mattered at the time (back in the 70's).

    You are right though ... the internet changed everything, it absolutely turned things on their head. Things were very different back then and I doubt if many people would have been sucked down the rabbit hole if the internet had been around.
     
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  8. Wilbur

    Wilbur Patron Meritorious

    Never mind. I got castigated for repeating your idiocy!!!
     
  9. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    The idot was me....not you (it was self-derision) ;)
    Thank you for noticing me. ;)
     
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  10. Jim Dandy

    Jim Dandy Patron with Honors

    No, these are just garden variety members of the cult you have never heard of.

    Asswipe.
     
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  11. FoTi

    FoTi Crusader

    Can't both Wilbur and Lotus go back and delete their posts and take the name out?
     
  12. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    In regards to what we did with calling you the name we wanted you to redact, and keeping quoting it...
    you probably got by now, that not all of us are the sharpest tools in the box...

    :giggle:
     
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  13. PleaseHelp

    PleaseHelp Patron

    It's ok you're not nearly as silly asthe woman who answered my call yesterday at their headquarters thingy first she told me he wasn't part of their organisation then offered to take my number and pass it on to the person she claimed wasn't part of their organisation >.>
     
  14. PleaseHelp

    PleaseHelp Patron

    I felt kinda bad for her because she kept putting me on hold and I guess looking for her "how to" manual on pushy people idk
     
  15. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    Yes, she was probably trying to figure out ''how to handle your very disarming spontaneity'' , which is a major issue never occuring in a cult...:D
     
  16. Jim Dandy

    Jim Dandy Patron with Honors

    I don't need you or anyone else to be "glad for me".
     
  17. cakemaker

    cakemaker Patron Meritorious

    If you want to continue having your father in your life, never, ever discuss Scientology with him - ever.

    You can be sure that the Ethics Officer(s) are interrogating him about you regularly. If they think you are hostile or critical in ANY way, they will tell him to disconnect from you.

    In fact, I would recommend writing a card to him that says words to the effect that "Scientology is his business and you respect that. That you do not oppose him and that your love as a child for his parent is the most important thing. You will not question or discuss his involvement". He can then show that to the EO.

    That doesn't mean you shouldn't stop reading whatever you want, but, never bring it up with him unless you want to sever the connection.
    It may be the elephant in the room but you have to live with it and just feed it peanuts.

    He'll wake up someday hopefully.
     
  18. ChurchOfCylontology

    ChurchOfCylontology Patron with Honors

    Please Help....I recommend (and have done this for others in similar situations) that you start reading Steve Hassan's books regarding compassionate methods of breaking a destructive cult's spell over a loved one.

    The more you know and understand how cults like Scientology are able to control their victims, the better position you will be in future efforts to open up your father's eyes. Please visit Steve Hassan's website https://freedomofmind.com/ and just watch his videos if you don't want to buy any books. Mr. Hassan was a victim of a destructive cult and devoted his work/career around creating and implementing methods of undoing cult damage with compassion instead of rancor.

    I'm a never-in, but I understand destructive and abusive relationships all too well. Educating myself on how the abusers operate and how to get out and heal has mostly been gathered from my study of Scientology and all the victims' stories. I hope you can gather some tools along the way to better help your father wake up.
     
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  19. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    I don't need you or anyone else to act like a total prat but it seems you are going to anyway.
     
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  20. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    Anytime you need me to punch one , call me sis...I desperatly need it...:D