Scientology’s L. Ron Hubbard considered James Bond’s nemesis SMERSH his biggest enemy

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    Scientology’s L. Ron Hubbard considered James Bond’s nemesis SMERSH his biggest enemy

    [L. Ron Hubbard, circa 1971, and some actual SMERSH officers.]

    We’re getting into round two of SMERSH Madness today, and by now we’ve heard from some newer readers who have asked us, what the heck are you talking about?

    Well, fair enough. We named our “March Madness”-style bracket game after some pretty obscure and very [...]

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  2. TheSneakster

    TheSneakster More Skeptical Than You

    Hubbard was never talking about Ian Fleming's SMERSH. He was talking about Joseph Stalin's SMERSH - a real organization, that really did exist.

    As far as SMERSH being an enemy of Hubbard or Scientology, well that's another matter.

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  3. Lightcraver

    Lightcraver New Member

    Does anyone know if there is a collection of all the mentions of SMERSH in Hubbard's writings somewhere? I read "Notes on SMERSH" and a few other bits and pieces, but I think it'd be interesting to see the whole picture here.
     
  4. Little David

    Little David Gold Meritorious Patron

    Tony Ortega wrote:

    "SMERSH was Stalin’s counter-espionage unit during and a little after WWII. But in Hubbard’s fevered mind, SMERSH had existed at least before the end of WWI, was responsible the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, and then the rise of Adolf Hitler in Germany. He also believed it was another name for the secret world mental health conspiracy operated by “evil psychs.”"

    LRH was fond of using the "word" Smersh and used it to several times to refer to psychs.