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Real Time wirh Bill Maher tonight: Lawrence Wright - 'Going Clear'..

Discussion in 'Movies, Plays, and Documentaries about Scientology' started by Smurf, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. Smurf

    Smurf Gold Meritorious SP

    Excellent interview tonight... DM's gotta be real pissed off over this. I wonder if OSA PIs will follow Bill Maher, now. LOL...

  2. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    I like Bill Maher, but his dislike of religion inevitably causes him to place any discussion of Scientology in the context of religion.

    Scientology doesn't like being ridiculed but, if it has to be ridiculed, it much prefers to be ridiculed as a religion, than as a ruthless business, practicing psychology, collecting blackmail-able information, and using religion, fraudulently, as a protective cloak.
  3. AngeloV

    AngeloV Gold Meritorious Patron

    I think Lawrence got in some excellent points in the short time he was on. The xenu story and the existence of the 'hole' expose a couple of the crazier aspects of the cult.

    And of course more publicity for the documentary is always good.
  4. koki

    koki Silver Meritorious Patron

    also , great point about SO.... people with no education. so sad.
    big on keyboard, still no education.:no:
  5. Churchill

    Churchill Gold Meritorious Patron


    I thought that Bill Maher did both; he ridiculed the religious belief and
    the behavior together. I thought it was hysterical.

    Like you, I am respectful of religion, but I don't respect Scientology.
  6. Lurker5

    Lurker5 Gold Meritorious Patron

    WOW, Smurf, THANK YOU. And Thank Bill Maher too. And Lawrence Wright - and Alex Gibney - & all involved - Excellent !

    Yeah, Maher can be offensive, but he is right out front with it. Everyone knows what they are going to get when they turn him on. And one can turn him off. :laugh:
    Some folks love this guy, and this is what they saw ! :happydance: So much exposed !

  7. FreakTha

    FreakTha Patron

    Hi everyone,

    Since the original youtube video of Bill Maher interview with Lawrence Wrigth was deleted from Youtube, thus I am putting it here again(it is with Hungarian subtitle on it). Sorry for the little bad quality. If someone had a better quality version of this HBO interview, would be appreciated if he could upload and link it here again.

    So here you can watch that again:

    you can also watch it at the source link: (if the frame does not appear correctly)(well, it looks like you cannot embed video with html code here...)
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2015
  8. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

    Welcome FreakTha!

    I shall watch when I have time.:yes:
  9. strativarius

    strativarius Inveterate gnashnab & snoutband

    Thanks for the link to the vid FreakTha. No, html is not activated on this MB. Oh, and welcome to ESMB.
  10. Intentionally Blank

    Intentionally Blank Scientology Widow

    Hi and welcome! :welcome2:

  11. Lurker5

    Lurker5 Gold Meritorious Patron

    Hi FreakTha :wave: and :welcome2:
  12. FreakTha

    FreakTha Patron

    I also copy here the link of the same HBO - Bill Maher - Lawrence Wright - "Going Clear" interview in a bit higher resolution version. (Unfortunately it is still not near to HD as it should be)(Sorry for the repeat...but you know how it is with these guys :) )

    So here it is:

    Or as Bill Maher would say: It's "Teetons", right? :happydance: