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Cult or cure?

Title: Cult or cure?
Date: Sunday, 20 May 2007
Publisher: The Scotsman (UK)
Author: Holly Marney
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Would you be able to kill small animals? Do you twitch during the night? Would you have more than two children, even if you couldn't afford them? Just three of the bizarre questions you are asked if you try to enrol in the Hubbard Academy of Personal Independence, the Scottish base of Scientology, the controversial sect with famous adherents such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta. Labelled a cult by its critics, defended as a bona fide religion by devotees, it ... [Read the rest at]