Analysis Of The Creator Of Dianetics And Scientology By Ron Hubbard

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Julie Manning REL-110-01E Research Paper 1 March 18th, 2015 L. Ron Hubbard L. Ron Hubbard, an author and the creator of Dianetics and Scientology, was a very creative man. Through his success as an author he captured an audience worldwide, and this led to the eventual success of perpetuating many of his theories. His theories carried a wide expanse. Hubbard had opinions in the medical and religious sectors of everyday life. This man had a lot to say, and he was very persuasive. This proves evident by his millions of followers that still consider themselves Scientologists to this day, despite his death in 1986. This persuasive and creative man, Hubbard, created one of the most controversial religions, and his ability to captivate so many people is absolutely astounding (Lewis). Hubbard was born into a traditional military family in Nebraska. His father was in the Navy and his mother was a teacher. He grew up just as a normal boy would and attended college in D.C, but Hubbard did not receive a Degree. After college, Hubbard took to writing and managed to squeeze out a few projects, He also married and started a family, but not long after he took the route most familiar to him and joined the military. Like his father, Hubbard enlisted in the Navy. “During World War II he was a navy lieutenant, serving in both the Pacific and Atlantic, and he spent time in 1943 and 1945 as a patient in a naval hospital for ulcers and injuries to eyes and hip (Lewis).” After his medical
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