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Panorama: Secrets of Scientology (Showing BBC1 28th Sept 2010 9pm UK)

Discussion in 'Movies, Plays, and Documentaries about Scientology' started by Type4_PTS, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. Iknowtoomuch

    Iknowtoomuch Gold Meritorious Patron

    That show was extremely well done. Slow polite and showing the tactics of Scientology.:thumbsup:
     
  2. KnightVision

    KnightVision Gold Meritorious Patron

    For you perhaps it ended that way. But you're post above speaks of a person who thinks in Scn concepts which are nothing more than a process of WHAT to think and HOW to draw conclusions using Sci think. The fact is that the program demonstrates very clearly how Sci think and practices are covert and intended to cause specific effects upon people depending on whether they fall in line or not. That's what the public needs to know and in that regard the show delivered.
     
  3. scooter

    scooter Gold Meritorious Patron

    I finally got to watch it yesterday and I loved it.:happydance:

    It should hit its targeted audience very well and convince them of the dangers of Scamology.:yes:

    It's not intended for scilons, critics, exes or any of the minorities (like OSAspawn) who lurk here - it's to educate BBC watchers on Scamology, and if you look at it from that viewpoint, it succeeds magnificently.

    And it makes M & M come across as nice but maybe slightly daffy, avuncular chaps and the Headleys and Amy Scobee as real and nice people, unlike the robots on the other side.

    Best of all, it'll have DM shitting bricks - and that has to be a good thing.:D
     
  4. not guilty your honor

    hi KV. If you would punch up my posts and look at my body of work on this board you wouldn't accuse me of scienothink. I loved the body of the program. I dislike the ending. Just for one thing, what comes of labelling it a cult? "Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me nana nana na na"
     
  5. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    but, Bird, Scientology *is* a Cult. Not just 'Church of Scientology' or even 'Church of Miscavitology' but Scientology *itself*. It was always intended to be a Cult.

    Zinj
     
  6. EXORCISE THE ZINJIFARIANS!!!

    Unquestionably CoS has many cultlike aspects that generate human tragedy and you know that I know that firsthand. Can the Roman Catholic Church be labelled a cult? It was first presented to me as "a nondenominational applied religious philosophy" and if a person treats it as an applied religious philosophy it really is an applied religious philosophy. As to CoS, I wouldn't recommend anyone go in the place without an Abrams and a platoon of Marines.
     
  7. You can't argue that, if Hubbard intend it to be anything other than a cult, he would have put his material in the public domain. Every aspect of Scientology is designed to control Scientologists. Practicing Sceintology outside of the cult is far less cult-like and might not even be considered cult-like. I don't have a problem with someone being an audit junkie in the Freezone, but it's no more a religion than playing video games is a religion.
     
  8. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    Tell me 'Science of Survival' isn't 'culty'.

    There is no evil practiced by Scientology that isn't predicted in Science of Survival. No excuse for evil. DMSMH is bad, but, SoS is the declaration of the 'movement'.

    Zinj
     
  9. SOS has flaws which demand intelligent commentary. I still think it brilliant Zinj
     
  10. Goodbye

    Goodbye Patron with Honors

    Freezone is Tech-oriented, that is ... Auditor Training and Auditing. No Regging, Events, Call to Arms, Command Intention, Spiritual Militia Crusades, SP Declares, Disconnections, PI Harassment, etc. Neither is it considered "A deadly Activitity", nor are any "fixed dedicated Stares" required. Therein lies the Difference between the Scientology Auditor/Auditing Application (Call it a Religion, Philosophy or Science or whatever you like) and the money-motivated, cattle-herding Mindfuck of the Cult.

    Per the Dictionary, the 1 single Constituent of any Religion is "Belief". In Fact the Word "Religion" itself comes from Latin meaning "reverence for the gods / holiness / a system of religious belief".

    Thus, if you have a Number of Individuals who in common "believe" auditing (an agreed-upon spiritual practice) will lead into the Sphere of the Supreme Being ... then you have a Religion.

    And yet another contracts an Auditor/Practitioner to deliver an auditing/counseling Service ... and it may not be anymore religious than Freudian Analysis.

    LRH clearly stated "Belief" is not required for auditing to work.
    And that has been my Experience.

    One can however surmise if one 'believes' that auditing will eventually lead to more spiritual Knowledge of the Supreme Being, then one can safely assume its Practices and Application are religious in Nature.
     
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2010
  11. Alanzo

    Alanzo Bardo Tulpa

    Scientology leads only to more Scientology.

    It is a big toxic pool of spiritual deception.

    It does NOT lead to more spiritual knowledge.

    The proof of that is the fact that you can't even get the definition of religion right.

    From : http://www.teachingaboutreligion.org/WhitePapers/Larue_whatisreligion.htm

    Being BOUND is exactly what a religion is and does - to one's mind.

    It is the perfect word for that activity.

    As for those bound to the Scientology Religion, you can see the results in this post.
     
  12. Chuck the barkeep cuts my whiskey

    I got no idea what Hubbard intended. I got a thousand different ideas of what Hubbard intended. What I intend is to continue to do OT CCH's with the New England Patriots and see if I can get another ring out of Brady. Damn! Thirtytwo seconds short of Perfection. The 2007 season was to be the culmination of the five year plan I plotted out in November of '03, the blowout season. When we latched onto Moss I locked the crosshairs on 19-0. Damn! "Someone left the cake out in the rain and I don't think that I can take it 'cause it took so long to bake it and I'll never have that recipe again...."
     
  13. uniquemand

    uniquemand Unbeliever

    I know why that didn't work out. I was awake and alert and intending for the Patriots to win during those other 18 games. During the Superbowl, I was in a coma. Thus, the Patriots lost. It's my fault.
     
  14. every town square in the papal states had a gallows

    you are now a vikings fan