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apollo (formerly, "royal scot man"; often misspelled "royal scotman", "royal scotsman") • auditing • cost • david miscavige • disconnection • e-meter • fair game • false imprisonment • fort harrison hotel (also, flag land base) @ 210 south fort harrison avenue clearwater fl united states • fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentation • income • internal revenue service (irs) • l. ron hubbard's credentials • lawsuit • mary sue (whipp) hubbard • medical claims • membership • michael j. flynn • office of special affairs (osa) (formerly, guardian's office) • operation snow white • rehabilitation project force (rpf) • salary • sea organization (sea org, so) • suppressive person (sp) • united kingdom (uk)
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Jun 1, 1974
Fear and Loathing in Sutton: The McLean family's fight to escape Scientology — Macleans
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): John Saunders
Source: Macleans
The McLean family first became involved in Scientology in 1969, when Nan, an energetic grandmother, joined the cult. Her husband, Eric, their two sons and their daughter-in-law followed. Eric McLean is a soft-spoken, 52-year-old teacher of auto mechanics now on leave to work for the Ontario high-school teachers' federation. He and Nan live in an old farmhouse outside the village of Sutton, north of Toronto. By 1972, the five McLeans were pillars of the Church of Scientology. Nan drove 100 ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 7, 1974
Counterattack: The response to criticism [last of a series] — St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
Type: Press
Author(s): James E. Adams, Elaine Viets
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
"We are not a law enforcement agency. BUT we will become interested in the crimes of people who seek to stop us ... If you leave us alone, we will leave you alone." - L. Ron Hubbard Founder of the Church of Scientology The Church of Scientology does not turn the other cheek. Said Emily Watson, the church's national public affairs representative: "We tried doing that for years, but the attacks kept growing ...." Two attacks to which she referred were ...
Mar 6, 1974
The reclusive founder of Scientology [second of a series] — St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
Type: Press
Author(s): James E. Adams, Elaine Viets
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
"Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wanted to make a million dollars, the best way to do it would be to start his own religion." - L. Ron Hubbard Founder of the Church of Scientology Lafayette Ronald Hubbard tossed off this remark at a lecture in Newark N.J., in 1949. At the time Hubbard was 38 years old, a prolific science fiction writer advising science fiction buffs on the tricks of his trade. The audience ...
Mar 3, 1974
Expensive trip to spirituality [first of a series] — St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
Type: Press
Author(s): James E. Adams, Elaine Viets
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
The Church of Scientology of Missouri, a branch of a controversial organization promising total spiritual freedom for all followers, opened in 1969 with a six member staff at a small Brentwood office. Today, the church has a staff of 150 and is in the process of moving from rented, two-story quarters at 4225 Lindell Boulevard to an even larger building of its own at 3730 Lindell. For fees that can total $5700, the staff conducts personal enlightenment and improvement courses for ...
Oct 1, 1973
The Awful Truth About Scientology — The Realist
More: ep.tc
Type: Press
Source: The Realist
[Reproduced here with express permission of Paul Krassner — Publisher of The Realist. Thank you! Transcribed from scanned pages at The Realist Project Archive.] Although many people have had some brief acquaintance with Scientology, very few have gotten into the subject far enough to find out what it is really all about. It is a subject which doesn't easily lend itself to study. The courses are many and tend to become quite expensive, not only in terms of money, ...
Jun 26, 1971
New religion takes on U.S. government, psychiatry — Monterey Peninsula Herald
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Monterey Peninsula Herald
An aggressive modern religion that has taken on the U.S. government and the psychiatric profession has come to the Peninsula. The Church of Scientology, which established a study group here last August, has now opened a counseling center at 604 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. Still a mission of the San Francisco church, the local congregation is training a minister and conducting lectures and personal counseling sessions. Court Fight The church, founded only 16 years ago, has been engaged in a court fight ...
Jan 1, 1971
The Scandal of Scientology - 07 The Sea Org — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jul 6, 1970
Scientologists' convention ends on cheer for Hubbard // [Hubbard: "Scientologists are in the upper tenth of the upper tenth of the world's population in intelligence"] — Press-Telegram
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Noel Swann
Source: Press-Telegram
About 3,000 scientologists from across the nation wrapped up their three-day national convention in Long Beach Sunday with a rousing, two-minute standing salute to their "commodore and leader," L. Ron Hubbard. The group had just heard a tape recorded message from Hubbard, made in the Mediterranean aboard the 3,000-ton motor yacht, Apollo, from which he runs the oft-controversial religion. As his voice reverberated through the Long Beach Arena, spotlights played on a gigantic portrait of Hubbard, the onetime science fiction and ...
Jun 1, 1970
Mr. Burroughs, you're wrong about my husband — Mayfair (magazine)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Mary Sue (Whipp) Hubbard
Source: Mayfair (magazine)
We are trying to bring into confrontation two of the world's most revolutionary minds. World-famous author William Burroughs, in a recent Mayfair article, stirred up the controversial cult of Scientology by directly accusing its enigmatic leader, L. Ron Hubbard, with hiding tremendous psycho-therapeutic discoveries behind a neo-fascist organisation. Hubbard himself hasn't replied, but for the first time ever in a British publication, his wife Mary Sue Hubbard has come to his defence. This statement came direct from the Hubbard's yacht ...
Jan 1, 1970
Scientology: the Now Religion - Chapter 4: Scientology — Delacorte Press
Sep 29, 1969
Scientology: Total freedom and beyond — The Nation
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Donovan Bess
Source: The Nation
DONOVAN BESS Mr. Bess is on the staff of the San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco This is the year of Apollo 11. It is also the year in which that psychological sophisticate, Richard Alpert, came back from his guru in India to reap a big following of inner-space explorers with his story of spiritual conversion. It is a lime of burgeoning meditation societies on the college campuses, and of passionate rebellion against the amorality of our technology. Thus it ...
Aug 25, 1969
Scientology boom // A disputed religion growth — San Francisco Chronicle (California)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Donovan Bess
Source: San Francisco Chronicle (California)
Today and tonight hundreds — perhaps thousands — of Californians will sit down in pairs and stare at one another. One of them will give the other commands such as "Tell me something you wouldn't mind forgetting." The one who is commanded will hold two tin cans attached by wires to an E-meter, a device that measures electrical resistance in the body. The commander will watch a needle on the device's circuit board in the belief that it measures emotional charge. ...
Mar 19, 1969
Greeks expel scientology group — The Times (UK)
Mar 16, 1969
Ex-science fiction writer typed out Scientology plan — Detroit Free Press
Nov 17, 1968
Over the side go the erring Scientologists — The Sunday Times (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Alexander Mitchell
Source: The Sunday Times (UK)
Homer records that when the Greek warrior Ulysses was shipwrecked on the island of Corfu, his ship turned to stone. He struggled ashore naked and met Princess Nausicaa. She took him to the court of her father, King Alcinous, who lavished hospitality upon the adventurer before he sailed for his homeland, Ithaca. The was in mythological days. Now in 1968 a new Odyssey is being played out in the waters of Corfu. ''The latter-day Ulysses is Lafayette Ron Hubbard, one-time science ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Nov 15, 1968
Scientology: A growing cult reaches dangerously into the mind — Life Magazine
More: blog.modernmechanix.com, lermanet.com
Oct 8, 1968
Skeleton in the Hubbard — Herald (Australia)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Herald (Australia)
A meeting of six people in a Noble Park house is hardly a dramatic resurgence. But the cult gained one objective — publicity. The cult invited police and State Cabinet Ministers to the meeting. None attended. Scientology is banned in Victoria, and the State Government has made it clear it will act to prevent any revival of the cult. The practice of Scientology is banned under the Psychological Practices Act, and the Crown Law Department, following Sunday's meeting, is considering whether ...
Sep 14, 1968
Hubbard dream ship — Herald (Australia)
Aug 26, 1968
Where are they now? // A farewell to Scientology? — Newsweek
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Newsweek
It was a far-out book even for a science-fiction writer, but "Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health" was a runaway best seller within months of its publication in 1950. An obscure author named Lafayette Ron Hubbard took only 60 days to write it; the learned journals of psychology, psychiatry and medicine all ignored it, and after a few months of heavy sales the book itself began to fade from the best-selling charts. But "Dianetics" had planted the seed for the ...
Aug 7, 1968
Man behind the cult — Scottish Daily Mail (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Scottish Daily Mail (UK)
THE first picture of Lafayette Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology movement, on board his 3,300-ton yacht Royal Scotsman. Smiling and wearing a nautical cap, he sits behind a desk in his elegant wood-panelled cabin. This is where he holds court, this man who talks of 'visits' he has made to Heaven, to Mars, and to Venus. This man who is banned from entering Britain. From the yacht, which is lying off Bizerta, Tunisia, Mr Hubbard issued a statement yesterday claiming ...
Aug 2, 1968
'Finished my work,' says Scientology founder — The Scotsman (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: The Scotsman (UK)
Mr Ron Hubbard (57), American founder of the Scientology movement, sent a Telex message to the cult's world headquarters in East Grinstead, Sussex, yesterday saying: "I finished my work. Now it is up to others." This was stated by Mrs David Gaiman, wife of the movement's chief spokesman. She said the message — which did not mention the current controversy over the cult — gave no clue to Mr Hubbard's whereabouts. It read: "I retired from Scientology directorships over two years ...
Aug 2, 1968
Cult founder says he has finished — The Times (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: The Times (UK)
Mr. Lafayette Ron Hubbard, aged 57, American founder of the scientology movement, sent a telex message yesterday to the cult's headquarters at East Grinstead, Sussex, saying: "I finished my work. Now it is up to others." Mrs. David Gaiman, wife of the movement's chief spokesman, said the message gave no clue to Mr. Hubbard's whereabouts. It read: — "I retired from directorship in scientology organization two or more years ago to explore and study the decline of ancient civilizations and so ...
Aug 2, 1968
I'm not your leader // Hubbard tells scientologists — Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
The founder of Scientology, Lafayette Ron Hubbard, announced yesterday that he is no longer leader of the movement. The 57-year-old American said this in a cable to the cult's headquarters in East Grinstead, Sussex. He sent it from his 3300 ton yacht Royal Scotman which "is somewhere at sea." The message stated that Hubbard had not been the leader since he "retired from Scientology directorships" two years ago. Earlier this week staff at the Scottish H.Q. in Edinburgh seemed to think ...
Aug 2, 1968
Scientology founder rebukes Britain as a 'police State' — The Guardian (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: The Guardian (UK)
Mr Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, American founder of the scientology movement, sent a message to the movement's East Grinstead headquarters yesterday saying: "I have finished my work. Now it is up to others." He founded the movement in the early 1950s. The movement, which was called "socially harmful" by the Minister of Health in the House of Commons, has been described by one scientologist as "an applied religious philosophy, designed to increase the individual's ability within his community." View of world The ...
Jul 29, 1968
A message to the founder (somewhere in the Med.) — Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
A cable was on its way last night to Lafayette Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology organisation. He is somewhere in the Mediterranean on board Enchanter, one of the three ships that form the nerve-centres of the cult. The message, sent by the group's British H.Q. In Edinburgh, asked if he wanted to answer allegations made against him and the Scientologists by Health Minister Kenneth Robinson in the Commons. The Daily Record had invited Hubbard to defend his cult and explain ...
Jul 28, 1968
Scientology leader may be banned — Sunday Express (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Sunday Express (UK)
MR. JAMES CALLAGHAN, the Home Secretary, is urgently considering whether to ban from Britain Mr. Lafayette Ron Hubbard, American leader of the controversial scientology cult. This would be a sharp follow-up to the curbs, announced in the Commons on Thursday, on foreigners who belong to the cult entering or remaining in Britain either as staff or students. Mr. Kenneth Robinson, Minister of Health, told M.P.s: "The Government are satisfied, having reviewed all the available evidence, that scientology is socially harmful. "It ...
Jul 28, 1968
Scientology: Sex, hypnotism and security checks — Sunday Mirror (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): George Martin
Source: Sunday Mirror (UK)
"SCIENTOLOGY is evil; its techniques evil; its practice a serious threat to the community, medically, morally and socially; and its adherents sadly deluded and often mentally ill. "It's founder is Lafayette Ron Hubbard, an American . . . who falsely claims academic and other distinctions, and whose sanity is to be gravely doubted." While the British authorities hummed and hawed, an official inquiry in Victoria, Australia, in 1965 condemned Hubbard and his organisation in these unmistakable terms. Intimate It branded Hubbard ...
Jul 27, 1968
Scientology prophet silent as 'orgs' dig in — The Scotsman (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: The Scotsman (UK)
The main Edinburgh practitioner, it seems, is a Mr Ernest Saren, and at the appointments he produces a personality "graph" showing the questionnaire results on ten "personality dimensions" such as happy-depressed and capable-inhibited. The final column on the capacity analysis chart gives an I.Q. figure. Saren's qualifications for discussing people's problems on the basis of this questionnaire, according to a H.A.P.I. spokesman, are scientology qualifications only. One of those tested in the H.A.P.I. building this week, a 19-year-old apprentice who had ...
Jan 1, 1968
The Shrinking World of L. Ron Hubbard (TV) — Granada Television (UK)
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