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  • Scientology : The Beliefs Of Scientology And The Church

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    Since its findings in 1954, Scientology has been under fire about some controversies about the way it dealt with the way people criticized the church, the mistreatment of some of its members and much more. Before we try to understand why there were such scrutiny about Scientology and the way that which it is ran, we must first find out understand, “what is Scientology?” and “Why does the media portray it as ‘bad’?”. Scientology was founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1954, and one of its goals was “…to

  • Taking a Look at Scientology

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    Scientology Scientology , a word that derives from the prefix Scio meaning “knowing, in the fullest meaning of the word” ( in latin) and the word logos meaning “Study of” ( in greek).Scientology means “the study of Truth”. Ironically many people who scrutinze scientology often find specious information that they believe are true .Misconception about scientology are prevalent in society. The media is a negative influence on the religion of scientology because it augments misconception and

  • Scientology Essay

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    Scientology is a fairly new religion. Founded in the twentieth-century by a man by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. He began his studies long ago and wrote a book in 1950 called Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He claimed that this book was one of the first tools used to solve the problems of the mind. This book focused on irrational mind, war, crime, and insanity. Mr. Hubbard designed this book so that anyone can use it to improve oneself. He did not stop at Dianetics, however, he felt

  • A Brief Look at Scientology

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    the cult they would like you you join. Once you join a cult, you are controlled to everything you do. 2. Is Scientology a cult? Scientology is a cult, or at least, as I would understand it to be in my mind. So, yes. However, the faculty and followers of the Church of Scientology refer to it as the fastest new religion the world has ever seen. Many past disciples of the Church of Scientology that left the so-called religion or cult say that they were harassed. Prospective new members go through a

  • The Pros And Cons Of Scientology

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    Since, its creation in the 1950s, Scientology has faced harsh criticism in the United States (Church of Scientology International, 1992). However, as Scientology globalizes it faces even harsher societal and government-led resistance to its teachings, especially in Germany. The results of a poll concluded that 74% of German citizens “think Scientology should be banned” from their country (as cited by Chambers, 2007). In the United States, for example, expressions of distaste for certain group are

  • Scientology Essay

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    Scientology In today's society it is evident that the worlds of science and religion are in a constant battle to explain many of life’s mysteries. Whereas science fields have their theorems and hypotheses, religions have doctrines and dogmas that frequently conflict with a scientist’s view. The age old question of whether science and religion will ever merge positively has been answered by the new religion Scientology. Scientology is described as an applied religious philosophy that began

  • Scientology Essay

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    The Scientology religion deals with the human spirit and its relationship to the universe and its Creator. It teaches that its fundamental laws of life, when used, help people gain a happier and more fulfilling life. Scientology teaches many different methods that soon help with dealing with different life situations and personal belonging. It gives people another way of life. It attempts at bringing joy into peoples lives by being more of a personal counselor then anything else. It gives another

  • Taking a Look at Scientology

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    What is Scientology? How does one practice it? Where did it come from? Why is it such a big deal? Scientology is the pursuit of a person’s understanding of one’s spiritual nature and the human way of thinking (Official Church of Scientology). The name Scientology comes from the Latin word Scientia, meaning knowledge, and the Greek word Logos, meaning reason or understanding (Molloy 485). This religion did not originate by itself. It has ties to Indian spirituality, Gnosticism, and some schools of

  • Scientology Essay examples

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    Scientology Many people have heard of the revolutionary new religious practice called Scientology. However, the majority of people who have heard of it, have little knowledge of the principles and practices behind the religion. In fact, there is a dark side behind Scientology, and much speculation that the religion is a brainwashing cult. Many people are opposed to the religion because of its secretiveness, its extreme methods of teaching and its alleged use of mind control. Scientology

  • Taking a Look at Scientology

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    What is Scientology? How does one practice it? Where did it come from? Why is it such a big deal? Scientology is the pursuit of a person’s understanding of one’s spiritual nature and the human way of thinking (Official Church of Scientology). The name Scientology comes from the Latin word Scientia, meaning knowledge, and the Greek word Logos, meaning reason or understanding (Molloy 485). This religion did not originate by itself. It has ties to Indian spirituality, Gnosticism, and some schools of

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