The first book I purchased at a Scientology Mission was “Hymn of Asia”. And that is because it was the first book on Scientology offered to me at the mission to buy. They offered it to me because I told them that I was interested in and studying Buddhism.
I was told at that mission that Scientology is Buddhism, updated, with meters and science, and shown Hymn of Asia as proof. The person talked to me about what they knew of Buddhism and it appeared to me that they knew quite a lot.
[COLOR=#333333][FONT=Verdana]I see this board as a population containing deeply hurt people. [/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#333333][FONT=Verdana]Members commonly band together to protect each other from perceived harm, and attack those they think are harming their friends. [/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#333333][FONT=Verdana]It is not right to come here and to make statements that too many here see as "stirring the pot" - whatever that means for whoever interprets it that way
[COLOR=#333333][FONT=Verdana][FONT=Tahoma]Originally Posted by [B]Boomima[/B] [URL="http://www.forum.exscn.net/showthread.php?p=859999#post859999"][IMG]http://www.forum.exscn.net/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png[/IMG][/URL]
..[B].What Alanzo is describing seems at worst a bunch of people trying to defend their beliefs using the tools they learned after years of being in the CoS.
[COLOR=#333333][FONT=Verdana]A group of people who had been trained in OSA dirty tricks and the elimination of enemies, finally wakes up and realizes that DM is a major SP, and the REAL WHY behind the failure of Scientology to take over the planet.[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#333333][FONT=Verdana]They (as in Marty, Mike R., Mike L and Karen DLC) come out of the Church and begin to meet to discuss what should be done to rid Scientology of the scourge of DM and restore True Scientology to
Originally Posted by Ogsonofgroo
Anyone who has hung out for a few years on YT will have noticed all sorts of changes, mostly crappy ones. The latest offenses to sensibility are, the whole trying to link up your real ID's, or various accounts, into some sort of centralized Google+ thingy, very persistently, once you get sucked into that one it is a bitch to un-do it.
The other one that's bugged me recently, the removal of the medium-sized player button from your YT video player. I finally (actually my eyes did) got pissed