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Jul 28, 2007 Sci-fi author seeks new slan-fans for van Vogt with masterwork's sequel — Seattle Times
Best-selling science fiction author Kevin J. Anderson felt like a giddy fan while completing the unfinished last novel of A. E. van Vogt, the forgotten... JACKSON, Miss. (AP ) — Best-selling science fiction author Kevin J. Anderson felt like a giddy fan while completing the unfinished last novel of A.E. van Vogt, the forgotten science fiction master's sequel to the influential "Slan." Van Vogt filled the imaginations of boys across America with telepathic mutants and big ideas when he published "Slan" ...
Jan 1, 1995 Charismatic cult leaders — The Oliver Press, Inc.
Nov 1, 1987 Science fictions [extract from "Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard"] — The Sunday Times (UK)
Sep 1, 1976 "Poor Man's Psychoanalysis?": Observation on Dianetics — The Zetetic More: link
The sociology of marginal medicine is a neglected field of endeavor. There exist only a mere handful of brief accounts of unorthodox therapeutic practices and their development in Western societies. I shall seek, therefore, to provide a contribution to this scant literature, in the belief that such studies are not only of intrinsic interest but also provide insight into a number of strains and tensions generated by advanced industrial societies and into some of the less orthodox methods of coping with ...
Apr 4, 1976 Scientology: the 'Astounding' fiction that became fact — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More:
news.google.com Jan 1, 1970 Scientology: the Now Religion - Chapter 3: Enter Dianetics — Delacorte Press
Jun 1, 1969 The Dangerous New Cult of Scientology — Parents' Magazine More: link
When ministers of the Founding Church of Scientology told a Falls Church, Virginia couple that could teach the couple's defective son to talk and raise his IQ at same time, the man and wife, understandably in search of a miracle, willingly paid—in advance—the sum of $3,000 as a "contribution for spiritual guidance." The husband cashed a life insurance policy, sold some bonds, added the proceeds of a small bequest and "scraped around in various places." And then his son Paul's "processing" ...
Oct 1, 1964 L. Ron Hubbard: An opinion and a summing up — Borderline More: link
Richard G. Sipes
[Borderline Vol. 1 Number 2 October 1964]
A bold Borderline personality who remains a controversial figure: From Dianetics to Scientology. Is he a sage or a charlatan? L. RON HUBBARD: AN OPINION AND A SUMMING UP LAFAYETTE RONALD HUBBARD first made news in 1950 with Dianetics, an allegedly new theory of the human mind and behavior, and one which orthodox psychologists and psychiatrists have refused to condone. He has been in the news periodically ever since. Most men of action receive ... Jan 1, 1952 Fads & Fallacies In the Name of Science - Chapter 22: Dianetics
Dec 5, 1950 Dianetics: Science or Hoax? — Look
Sep 15, 1950 Lo, the Poor Scientific Mind! - Dianetics Has Caught the Public Fancy and Left the Solemn Academic — Fortnight
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