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Featured Leah Remini's 'Scientology and Aftermath' Coming Back for Season Two!

Discussion in 'Breaking and Major News about Scientology' started by Type4_PTS, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. HelluvaHoax!

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    This entire PR meltdown with the threat of a Federal investigation might be the perfect opportunity the COS (Crimewave of Scientology) has been waiting & looking for!

    Consider this: For a very long time, the COS has been phasing out and underplaying its original goal, purpose and activity--AUDITING & TRAINING! They have been "gradiently" de-emphasizing the OT powers (the Grade Chart no longer boasts miracles but only some bland generic rhetorical mush).

    They haven't been training auditors either. The legendary SHSBC, once the centerpiece of all Scientology training--for 50% of the gains!) is no longer even being delivered.

    What is emphasized in all ways and all times is now DONATIONS.

    IAS donations.

    Ideal Org donations.

    Way to Happiness donations.

    LRH books for libraries donations.

    International Dissemination Campaigns donations.

    The COS is now the COD: Church of Donations.

    So, now they have an opportunity. Close down the delivery of any auditing and training. Call a huge event and deliver a rousing briefing about how the planet is "not safe enough yet" to deliver Clear and OT levels.

    Sound crazy?! LOL.

    Well, that's the reason OT VIII was held back for decades.

    And that's the exact reason given why a massive ship (Freewinds) had to be purchased--because it was "not safe enough" on land to deliver OT VIII.

    Jeez, that's weird--they told Scientologists that AOs had to be built because it wasn't safe enough to deliver OT III and above in a regular org.

    But, then, OT IX and OT X cannot be delivered because "it's not safe enough" on this planet. For DECADES, Scientologists have been saddled with the Sisyphean task--to expand all orgs in the world up to "Old St. Hill Size!"

    So, maybe it's "not safe enough" to deliver the Grade Chart now. Maybe Scientology has to raise 5 billion dollars (or whatever number is favorably answered in standard surveys). Five billion dollars becomes the magic number of dollars that is required in order to "make it safe enough" to deliver grades, Clearing and OT levels. Because "we are under attack" dear parishioners. It is the apocalyptic battle of SPs vs THETA BEINGS. We must win at all costs!

    The "costs" are (naturally) to be borne by parishioners.

    Then Scientology can fully become what it has been struggling to become for decades. A pure DONATION RELIGION. Everything great in the world can be done "if we only had the money to do it!"

    And all the evil in the world only prevails because "we don't have enough money" to fight them!

    It's a perfect Orwellian vision of endless war that can never be won, because it is not the plan nor intention to ever win. It's an ecosystem predicated on a forever enemy that must be hated and fought to the death!

    Fortunately, all the fighting is done by loyal staff members willing to sacrifice their lives. All parishioners have to do is write some checks from the safety of their living rooms, without even missing their favorite tv show!

    Pure donations! That's the answer to all Scientology's problems. It solves their ruin--that they never had any Clear or OT states to deliver.
  2. TrevAnon

    TrevAnon Big List researcher

    Sounds great.

    You should start a religion, that's where the money is.... uhm..... wait.... :unsure:

  3. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    ^^^^^ This wouldn't surprise me if CoS did just that, or at least threatened to shut down services so as to increase the urgency of the remaining members to:

    1) Donate money!
    2) Donate more money!
    3) Borrow money so they can donate more money!
    4) Take massive action to counter Season Two (and maybe three ;) of Leah's show. I expect these shows to generate more and more outrage amongst the general public, and generate momentum for what Leah's wanting, a federal investigation.

    With so much on the line for CoS and Miscavige, I wouldn't be surprised if they were considering using a Portland type Crusade using the remaining Scientologists to fight for their "religious freedom", in Washington D.C. or elsewhere.

    When Leah and other whistleblowers expose the truth about CoS criminality and abuses the CoS tries to characterize these individuals as bigots and their actions as an attack upon their religious freedom.

    Should they use this though it will backfire to the point where the whole episode will end up on the Stupid Thread, because it will cause the very things they fear to happen to happen even faster.

    R-Factor to OSA:
    Exposing the truth about your organizations criminal activity and abuses and demanding an investigation isn't bigotry nor is it an attack on religious freedom. It's a mission for justice, and it will not fail. When is NOW the right time to jump ship?
  4. Type4_PTS

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    An excerpt from a new post from Mike Rinder (Scientology's Aftermath, Part 2):

  5. Type4_PTS

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  6. Type4_PTS

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    This morning Tony Ortega wrote:

    Only have another 37 hours to wait...

  7. ThetanExterior

    ThetanExterior Gold Meritorious Patron

    Yeah, for you Americans. The rest of us have to wait for Rutube which will probably be a few days later.
  8. CommunicatorIC

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  9. ILove2Lurk

    ILove2Lurk Lisbeth Salander

    . . .
    Leah Remini "First Look Documentary" . . . a 20-minute sneak peek
    of tomorrow night's broadcast is on tonight around dinner and repeats
    a little later tonight on A&E.
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2017
  10. HelluvaHoax!

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  11. Little David

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    Tony Ortega wrote:

    "Tomorrow, Leah Remini and Mike Rinder launch season two of Scientology and the Aftermath with an episode which is going to eclipse everything they’ve done before. (Yes, we’ve seen it, and we’re going to tell you more about it tomorrow morning.) Once again, social media will be swamped with people expressing shock at what they’re seeing on their television screens, and this place will gain curious new onlookers and commenters."

  12. ILove2Lurk

    ILove2Lurk Lisbeth Salander

    Watched the short preview. Gonna be a very shocking, disturbing episode.

    Just not right. Left me a bit upset.
  13. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    The 20 minute sneak peek is on again at 12:42 a.m. EST (Eastern Time U.S.)

    Then, later in the day is scheduled some of the episodes from Season One (which I believe are also available for free at this time on A&E's website.)
  14. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    From the Bunker this morning...

  15. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    I thought it may involve children when IL2L mentioned that it upset her ... I'm not looking forward to this at all but I'm glad everything is being put out there, because it needs to be.

  16. ThetanExterior

    ThetanExterior Gold Meritorious Patron

    I feel the same way. I'm glad they're getting the information out but I'm starting to think I might not watch this one.

    I enjoyed watching Toy Story 1 and 2 but when 3 came out they said "It's guaranteed to make you cry" so I never watched it.

    I'll wait to read the comments about season 2 before deciding whether to take the risk of watching it.
  17. Churchill

    Churchill Gold Meritorious Patron

    The re-broadcast on A & E at 12:42am coincided with Leah's appearance with Seth Meyer on NBC.
    Leah, it seems, is everywhere!

    No fair-minded person could possibly exonerate Scientology after watching this.
    Bring tissues, not popcorn, when you watch.
  18. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    If any documentary concerning CoS isn't disturbing it's only because it's failing to show the true nature of this organization.

    This initial episode will send outrage about Scientology amongst the general public into highest ever levels.

    Even amongst a prison population, those who abuse and exploit children are treated very harshly and have a very rough time of it.
  19. HelluvaHoax!

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    An undeniably devastating revelation about the cult! A nuclear mass media humiliation for the criminal "religious" racket that believes it has the right to abuse & destroy others "without remorse".

    Considering the nature of this 1st episode of the new season (and "The Aftermath" series itself!) I can't actually think of another single event in the cult's 67 year history that rises to this level of PR meltdown. Certainly there have been plenty of attempts to rid the world of this vampiric menace.

    Some of the major ones that quickly come to mind include:

    -- "Going Clear" feature length documentary on HBO

    -- The 3-part "Scientology:The Truth Rundown" series in the Tampa Bay Times newspaper.

    -- The FBI raids (re: "Operation Snow White") culminating in the arrest, indictment, conviction and prison sentences for Scientology's top 11 management execs, including Mary Sue Hubbard.

    -- The epic war started by Scientology against the internet in 2007, when it attempted to game, bully and eradicate criticism about itself online. In fact, this month (August 2017 ) marks the tenth year anniversary of Scientology being caught deleting whistleblowing facts about itself on Wikipedia, resulting in the cult being banned from making edits to wiki content. (link HERE)

    I think that last entry (above) is best considered to be one slow-motion, decade-long, train wreck for Scientology that included an ever-cascading series of toppling dominoes, including but not limited to: The Tom Cruise video, Anonymous, Desertion of the vast majority of Scientology's top management and technical leaders. Whistleblowing articles, tv/radio interviews, blogs, books, films and documentaries where Scientology was exposed for all its criminal cultic abuses.

    It is my belief that "The Aftermath" series on A&E marks the culmination and climax of Scientology's "Decade of Degradation & Debunking".

    It doesn't get any worse than this, PR-wise. My God, what business in the world has ever had an entire TV series dedicated to destroying its lies, fraud, abuses, crimes and customer base?!

    I would suggest that Leah/Mike's dramatic series has risen to Shakespearean tragic proportions, crescendoing in this 2nd season. It's likely the end of ACT II, allowing Scientology's ACT III to begin. What will ACT III be? I think it can only be one thing and one thing only--the INVESTIGATION, DE-POWERING & DISMANTLEMENT of Scientology's fraud/terror rackets through regulatory agencies (e.g. IRS, Criminal Courts, Civil Courts, Consumer Protection Agencies, et al).

    History teaches that Scientology (and other tyrannical regimes/rackets) are not felled by one single blow. Rather, they are incapacitated in tiny increments, much like the many tiny strings that debilitated the gargantuan Gulliver. For example, 10 short years ago it would have been almost inconceivable that publishers and tv networks would have dared to run anti-Scn material--for fear of suffering eternal vexaxious litigation, financial losses, fair gaming and their own demise for daring to reveal the cult's secrets. That threat has now been vanquished entirely and anyone can publish anything anytime--with the chained and toothless cult just feebly barking and issuing anonymous, effete legal ultimatums that others simply laugh at and ignore (and likely post online to drive the wooden stake even deeper into the vampiric cult's heart).

    All this, yet Scientology has NO RESPONSE OF ANY KIND AT ALL. They are effectively paralyzed by the crushing entheta tsunami. No cult spokesperson dares to come on "THE AFTERMATH" to represent them. The A&E series continually runs a scroll in each episode making it perfectly clear that the COS declined to be interviewed or participate in the show to defend itself! Imagine that! A multi-billion dollar international corporation is afraid to even TRY to defend itself! That's the dashboard gauge that betrays the cult's dirty little secret--that they're running on empty and have no defense!

    And that they are terrified and by declining to show up, admitting that it's no longer even worth trying to defend the indefensible.

    [gotta go.......when I have time later today, I might even try to proofread this post and clean up the typos and grammatical goofs]
  20. HelluvaHoax!

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    So, what then IS the cult's strategy--with all these apocalyptically toxic media beat-downs swirling around them?

    Sir, we tried everything you said, but Leah's show
    is going on the air despite all our threats!

    No problem.

    Whuuuuutt, sir?

    Nothing to worry about. I have been researching the history
    of the Roman Empire that flourished and prospered for centuries!
    We are going to follow their successful actions!

    Wow! I can't believe you discovered the
    WHY and the HANDLING sir!

    I'll release my discoveries in writing to the world as soon
    as I finish reading the last chapter of the book

    Wow, sir, you are just as OT as the Commodore!
    What's the last chapter about?

    Nothing I don't already know. Something
    about one of their emperors named Nero and a fire. . .