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List of Scientology related suicides

Discussion in 'In Memory Of...' started by TrevAnon, Jan 5, 2017.

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  1. TrevAnon

    TrevAnon Big List researcher

  2. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    If a person "causatively drops their body" as Hubbard did, is that considered a suicide? :unsure:
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  3. George Layton

    George Layton Silver Meritorious Patron

    That was more like running out the back door.
  4. Gizmo

    Gizmo Rabble Rouser

    As someone once said " Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem ".

    Known too many that bailed by suicide & only a few that the pain from a terminal illness wasn't endurable to them.
  5. Clay Pigeon

    Clay Pigeon Gold Meritorious Patron

    There are two schools of thought on that Pitsy.

    People who gain high levels of command over the body can control by will the autonomic muscles so as to stop their heartbeat. This is normal in many esoteric schools.

    Traditional Judeochristion thought strictly forbids it.
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  6. Wilbur

    Wilbur Patron Meritorious

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  7. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

  8. TrevAnon

    TrevAnon Big List researcher

    Uhm... I didn't create that. It was done by someone on WWP who goes by the name Incredulicide, and - I am not sure - he or she was 'inspired' :D by some other site.
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  9. Clay Pigeon

    Clay Pigeon Gold Meritorious Patron


    Rather sobering list...

    I noted only three entries from before I left in 1974, the earliest being 1968.

    The suicide rate appears to go up when Hubbard goes off lines in the early 80's and jumps much higher after his death.