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Confusion over Scientology

Title: Confusion over Scientology
Date: Saturday, 19 January 2008
Publisher: Financial Times
Author: Christopher Caldwell
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In a four-year-old video that was much watched on the internet this week, the actor Tom Cruise mentioned various leaders he had met around the world. "They want help," he said, "and they are depending on people who know, and who can be effective and do it, and that's us." The "us" in question is the Church of Scientology, the newfangled faith founded by the late American science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard in 1953. A recent biography by Andrew Morton asserts ... [Read the rest at]