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My first protest - In the local paper

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Reports from Newspapers, Blogs, and ' started by wiseman_of_the_watchtower, Mar 10, 2011.

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  1. wiseman_of_the_watchtower

    wiseman_of_the_watchtower Patron with Honors

    I recently went to visit the new location of CLO Canada to stage a protest. I went alone, and with very light traffic to demonstrate to. But thanks to a reporter from the local paper, I managed to get the word out to many people.

    The story is front-page on the Thursday, March 10 edition of the Banner - the local paper for the town of Orangeville, Ontario.

    You can read the article here: http://www.orangeville.com/news/local/article/964740--resort-to-become-scientology-retreat

    Thanks to everyone for giving me the courage to do this. I am so glad that I am making a difference! - And this was only my first protest!


    -Adam
     
  2. Petey C

    Petey C Silver Meritorious Patron

    Bravo for doing this, and even more for your courage in doing it alone! It was a good write-up.
    :thumbsup:
     
  3. PTSPal

    PTSPal Patron with Honors

    Applause

    Adam, you are saving lives...My hat is off to you..You are a brave man. :clap:
     
  4. degraded being

    degraded being Sponsor

    You done good!!!!

    :clap: :clap: :clap:
     
  5. OutFO38

    OutFO38 Patron

    For that I give you a salute and a hip-hip-hooray!
     
  6. Auditor's Toad

    Auditor's Toad Clear as Mud

    Good on ya !
     
  7. AngeloV

    AngeloV Gold Meritorious Patron

    My hat is off to you, wiseman. Way to go. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
     
  8. Voltaire's Child

    Voltaire's Child Fool on the Hill

    I think it would also be a good idea to protest anywhere and everywhere possible about censorship. CofS, among other entities, famous for that.
     
  9. Panda Termint

    Panda Termint Cabal Of One

    Well done, mate. :thumbsup:
     
  10. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Gold Meritorious Patron

    Great job Wiseman.
     
  11. smartone

    smartone My Own Boss

    You courageous guy you. Cute too.
     
  12. Jachs

    Jachs Gold Meritorious Patron

    way to go, what exactly is the retreat, i wouldnt put treat into any classification to do with CofS.

    Is it the new legal prison camp off the comm lines of canadas law enforcement?

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  13. New Guy

    New Guy Patron with Honors

    You did really well.
    When i went to my first protest it was a little scary.
    And to do it solo and give an interview to the press as well is awesome work.
     
  14. Arthur Dent

    Arthur Dent Silver Meritorious Patron

    Congratulations!
    That was fantastic!
    What a home run!!!
    :clap::clap::clap::clap:
     
  15. wiseman_of_the_watchtower

    wiseman_of_the_watchtower Patron with Honors

    I don't think there is a scn definition for it, but they call places like Flag, Saint Hill, and this AO a "retreat" because people stay there for days or weeks.

    As opposed to a Class V org, which has no accomodation for stay-overs.
     
  16. Lohan2008

    Lohan2008 Gold Meritorious Patron

  17. Ho Tai

    Ho Tai Patron Meritorious

    No retreat from that retreat, eh? Well, good for you for getting out while you could. Sorry about your dad, let's hope he gets over it soon.
    HT
     
  18. Jachs

    Jachs Gold Meritorious Patron

    Thanks, could be a term for surrender and to retreat from the wog world.Yep just found it, needs a thread of its own.

    Surrender (religion), the relinquishment of one's own will to a higher power
    To surrender in spirituality and religion means that a believer completely gives up his own will and subjects his thoughts, ideas, and deeds to the will and teachings of a higher power.[citation needed] It may also be contrasted with Submission. Surrender is willful acceptance and yielding to a dominating force and their will.

    Its as close a definition to brainwashing as i ever saw.



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  19. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    Way to go, Adam!! :thumbsup:

    ((HUGGS))

    Mary
     
  20. jenni with an eye

    jenni with an eye Silver Meritorious Patron