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  1. Scientology: Throwing Out The Baby With The Bathwater

    [QUOTE=Alanzo;864504][QUOTE=Churchill;864488]I understand the part about not throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

    It's just that the bathwater has a lot of stinky poo-poos in it.[/QUOTE]

    :)

    It isn't about babies and bathwater for me. This metaphor really doesn't work for me, and I have come to realize that it never has.

    For me, it's much more about self-acceptance than it is about acceptance or rejection of Scientology.

    I have ...
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  2. The Foul Air of the Freewinds an Ex-SO Memberís Story - PHOTOS

    Quote Originally Posted by aegerprimo View Post
    PHOTOS:

    The bunk in my cabin aboard the Freewinds. Nice embroidered Sea Org logo on the blue satin bedspread. Too bad I didnít spend much time sleeping there. A corner of a chair is in the bottom right corner of the pic which still had the avocado green of the previous dťcor.
    WATCH OUT! There is blue asbestos lurking behind those wall panels!



    The desk in my cabin.
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  3. The Foul Air of the Freewinds an Ex-SO Memberís Story - LINKS

    Quote Originally Posted by aegerprimo View Post
    REFERENCES:
    ďAsbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring mineral fibers once used in building materials for its thermal insulating properties and fire resistance.Ē
    What is asbestos? OSHA fact sheet
    https://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data_Asb...-factsheet.pdf

    ďIt generally takes repeated, heavy exposure to asbestos in an occupational setting to be at risk for asbestos-related disease. Once asbestos fibers accumulate in the body, they can trigger
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  4. The Foul Air of the Freewinds an Ex-SO Memberís Story

    Quote Originally Posted by aegerprimo View Post
    I was a college student studying civil engineering at night at a community college, while working full-time as a draftsman at a land surveying company. I was on my own, paying my own way, and a lot was going on in life for me then. My father was dying of cancer, which put me in a state of sadness and shock. My fiancť of 3 years broke up with me, which put me in a state of exasperation and shock.

    It was the summer of 1985, and along came a Dianetics book from a friend who thought it
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  5. A Wingnut Does the EPF - PART 4

    Quote Originally Posted by aegerprimo View Post
    PART 4:

    Not only were the living conditions terrible, the food sucked as well. Breakfast every morning was oatmeal. Sometimes there would be butter, milk or sugar to put in it. For lunch and dinner, the EPFers ate after the rest of the SO staff, and we would get whatever was left over. Most of the time the cook (who was the wife of the EPF I/C) looked out for us and set aside some extra servings. I had a little bit of my own money and would often buy bags of oranges to share with the
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