grew out of the self-help book "Dianetics: The Modern
Science of Mental Health" written by L. Ron Hubbard,
a prolific writer of science fiction, fantasy and westerns
for pulp magazines. In fact, Dianetics premiered in an abbreviated
form in the magazine, "Astounding Science Fiction."
History Of Scientology
its inception in 1950 as Dianetics, organized Scientology has been
shrouded in mystery and surrounded by controversy. In the 60's,
the Food and Drug Administration raided Scientology's headquarters
and charged them with practicing medicine without a license. In
the 70's, the FBI conducted more raids, sending top Scientology
leaders to prison for infiltrating the US Government.
Brief History of Scientology
reaches into the community under many different guises. All have
as their goal, recruiting new members into Scientology.
drug addict who reaches out for help to Narconon...the school child
who receives a booklet called "The Way to Happiness"...a
person on the street asked to take a personality test...all have
made their first contact with Scientology.
out about Scientology's Front Groups
essays and informal writings on the nature and actions of
sponsored a writing contest and asked for submissions on the
topic of Scientology.
did a sleepy little town in Florida become Scientology's
Mecca? Through lies and deception, brutal attacks and covert
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