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The 'Hard Sell' Cult

Title: The 'Hard Sell' Cult
Date: Thursday, 12 May 1988
Publisher: East Grinstead Courier (UK)
Authors: Mike Ricks, Sarah Gorman
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As a campaign by members of the church of Scientology to make Britain the first Scientology country gains momentum, we can reveal the cost of the "hard sell" 'religion' which has split families and which last week led one Ashurst Wood couple to the Bankruptcy Court. Our investigations suggest the cult uses high pitch American style sales techniques to trap their hapless "believers" in a never ending web of lengthy courses. Scientology is the religious philosophy which grew out of Dianetics, ... [Read the rest at]