Scientology: Religion or cult?
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Scientology church had found itself into troubles with many national governments like US, Australia, Britain and France for it’s ecentric teaching. The chuch ‘s troubles with the US includes raid by FDA, IRS audits, rulings and judgiment, FBI raids of the church office, and indicments of burglary, wiretapping, conpiracy, and obstuction of justice.
Numerous mental health organizatin, professionals and periodicals have decried the church of Scientolgy for their unorthodox treatment which is psychologically dangerous.
Scientology was originated as Dianetics or a set of ideas and practices regarding the relationship between the spirit, mind and body. Hubbard reoganized the movement in 1952 and declared it a religious church. Dianetics was renamed Scientology church.
Scientology teaches that Thetans (men’s souls) are all gods. Jesus is not God but a Thetan. Thetan has existed for trillions of years and has gone through countless reincarnations process. This sounds exactly the same as Bhudist or Hindu teachings. Or the Greek religion of many gods.
For salvation, Scientology claims that it can offer through it’s psychoanalysis therapy session costs up to a handsome fee of US$ 30,000.00 Hell is a total myth, an invention to contain people to rule.
Scientology teaching is based on Hubbard’s writings in his various science fiction books with systematic presentation of psychotherapeutic and religious idea. Church counselors are now called ministers and have even adopted clerical clothing.
The sales of Dianetics and the growth of the Scientology centers were extremely impressive once with estimate all time high membership at more than three millions. It’s teaching, however, is emptied often sounded more like eastern fairy tale mixed with a western science fiction. This had been the cause that dwindled down the membership to a mere 200,000 in 1983.
Is Scientology church a cult? The answer is by itself positively clear.
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