Analysis Of The Book ' Scientology ' By L. Ron Hubbard

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Scientology is a subculture, but sometimes it’s even considered a cult. Scientology is a belief that was created by L. Ron Hubbard, a science fiction author, in 1952. L. Ron Hubbard was inspired by his self-help system called Dianetics. Which he stated or claimed that Dianetics could help you heal your soul or the human spirit. Hubbard also claimed that Dianetics could cure physical illnesses that were brought on by germs and mental illnesses, which Hubbard said they were contagious. Scientology has many beliefs that tend to clash with other people such as psychologists. Many people tend to associate Scientology as the religion of some Hollywood celebrities, but in reality it’s not true because many people around the world associate…show more content…
There are also the critics of the church who claim that the number of people who are involved in Scientology is actually much smaller than the number the experts give. The number that the church my claim is probably how much money the members have donated to the church. Scientology has a few fundamentals that says that “man is an immortal human being,” “his experience extends well beyond a single lifetime,” and “his capabilities are unlimited, even if not presently realized.” These few fundamentals show how Scientology thinks that the “man” is basically good, and his own salvation depends on the person. The church of Scientology is an organization that is dedicated to the rehabilitation or healing of the human spirit. Scientology provides counseling and rehabilitation programs that are aimed at reaching goals that are important to the church. They want the person to be aware of a person’s spiritual existence. The church of Scientology does not support or believe in the idea of a god or that gods exist. The church of Scientology also believes that every person is an immortal human being or a thetan, whom has lived through many past lives and will continue to live beyond the death of the body. Thetan in Scientology means the source of life. Everyone who is in the church of Scientology wants to achieve that state. Being a thetan or an operating thetan is the ultimate goal of Scientology. Auditing helps you reach this ultimate goal.
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