Archive Message - 1995
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Since some of the materials which describe the $cientology cult could be considered to be copywritten materials, I have censored myself and The Skeptic Tank by deleting any and all possible text files which describes the cult's hidden mythologies. I have elected to quote just a bit of the questionable text according to the "Fair Use" legal findings afforded to those who report. - Fredric L. Rice, The Skeptic Tank, 09/Sep/95 -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- From news.interserv.net!news.sprintlink.net!news.primenet.com!ip078.lax.primenet.com!luvalle Thu Jul 20 11:47:54 1995 Path: news.interserv.net!news.sprintlink.net!news.primenet.com!ip078.lax.primenet.com!luvalle From: luvalle@primenet.com (jam) Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology Subject: Re: Vandals target Scientology film team..... Date: Sat, 15 Jul 1995 21:59:45 MST Organization: Primenet Lines: 64 Distribution: world Message-ID: <luvalle.16.000637C0@primenet.com> References: <19950716.111152.90@holsoft.demon.co.uk> NNTP-Posting-Host: ip078.lax.primenet.com X-Newsreader: Trumpet for Windows [Version 1.0 Rev B final beta #4] >As reported by "The Observer" - 16th July 1995 (page 26) An additional quote from this article: "Margaret Reese, the church's director of public affairs, said suggestions that scientologists were behind the car attacks and the phone cloning were ridiculous. She said the Twenty Twenty film was disgusting. 'It was not a fair, unbiased programme. They took everything out of context.' The reporter could have filmed openly, Ms Reese said. 'We would have allowed her everywhere. We have nothing to hide.' " 'Scuse me? Let the public visit the Cadet Orgs. Let the public visit Gold. Let Miscavige come into the open. Let us have a meal with the RPF. AND, let me quote from _Introduction to Scientology Ethics_ a small number of the "suppressive acts" listed in that book that show policy toward investigation: "Proposing, advising or voting for legislation or ordinaces, rule or laws directed toward the suppression of Scientology." "Testifying hostilely before state or public inquires into Scientology to suppress it." "Writing anti-Scientology letters to the press or giving anti-Scientology or anti-Scientologist evidence to the press." "Infiltrating a Scientology group or organization or staff to stir up discontent or protest at the instigation of hostile forces." Fascist? Well, extremely controlling. Paranoid? Group good; non-group baaaad. Self-serving? Our goals good; other goals baaad. Greedy? Money to us good; money to others baaaaaaaaad. She said questions about sexual history were given to those who expressed an interest in joining the church's staff. 'We don't want any perverts. We are very ethical.' Ethics self-defined, of course! Reconcile this: In the _Technical Dictionary_ we find definition 2. "ethics actually consist . . . of rationality toward the highest level of survival for the individual, the future race, the group, and mankind . . . . Ethics are reason." Must be there is some other definition of reason!

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