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'Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pope Beanie Apr 20. 13 Replies

Hi everybody. It's been a while. Thought I'd pass through and see if anyone happened to catch a documentary that was aired on HBO this past Sunday, (March 29th) called 'Going Clear - Scientology and…Continue

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Pope Beanie replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"TV ‘exposure’ of Scientology halted by UK libel law split"
Apr 20
James Cox replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"Sadly I did not get past the first 15 mins of the tape. As I listen to his monologue, it became clear that he is describing a system of thought that is self-referencing, and 'sealed', against disconfirmation or test. Some of the…"
Apr 6
James Cox replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"When Fishman mentions, "..devients, artists, nonconformists' and that the 'earth is a prison planet', that was one statement that seemed the 'most' true. Sadly, the mentioned classifications are my kind of people for…"
Apr 6
Linda replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"In my opinion you are wrong. If you get the chance are inclined, I hope you will do some research. I think you will quickly find out why I feel this way. An excellent and current book I can suggest for starters, is 'Blown for Good' by Marc…"
Apr 4
Dale Headley replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"I feel about scientology EXACTLY the way I do about every other religion.  Every bit of it is nonsense, and much of it is destructive of humanity."
Apr 4
Linda replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"Wow, I watched it too. I'm no expert but it sounds like he's speaking part Scientologist and part insanity lol. But guess what? He ended up going to jail for crimes he committed when he was still a Scientologist. The lawsuits were flying…"
Apr 2
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Apr 1
Pope Beanie replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"It's running in the background while I'm doing homework, and I just heard some quotes I didn't notice before (in the above, Part 1 video) that are great! He looks (to me) like he's about to cry at 27:00, where he's getting…"
Apr 1
Linda replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"Thank you for recommending that. I've was aware of this video, but never got around to watching it though I wanted to. Mr. Fishman is still active on several anti-Scientology blogs, if I am not mistaken. I may be confusing him with someone…"
Apr 1
Linda replied to Alex Decesare's discussion 'Is Christianity a cult'
"I can help with you with that lol. I'll send you a friend request lol."
Apr 1
Pope Beanie replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"I won't have much time to spend here for a few weeks or so, and I have a lot to say! I'll just leave you with the video that convinced me of Sci's cult status. It's several hours long... so if anyone wants to watch just a part of…"
Apr 1
Linda replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"Come on peoples, please. I want to see your comments, even if you didn't see the documentary yet. I'm was just kidding when I said bring it! I really want to know what you folks think. Let's see.. who did I remember.... oh yes, Jake…"
Apr 1
Linda replied to Alex Decesare's discussion 'Is Christianity a cult'
"Oooo! Pope Beanie. You are familiar with Miscavige the despot!? Me too. I don't like the word cult too much because it's just so highly debatable and the definition varies greatly from people who do use the word in a definitive way. I like…"
Apr 1
Linda replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"rabbit *hole"
Apr 1
Linda replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"First of all, please know that any of the following thoughts I express, are my opinion only. Thank you for your reply. It was thoughtful and I found it interesting, well written and well expressed. I agree with many of the things you expressed. You…"
Apr 1
Noel replied to Linda's discussion ''Going Clear' Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO documentary produced by Alex Gibney)'
"I feel the same way about Scientology as I do about Christian Science and Latter Day Saints; nuttier than version 1.0 aka the old testament. The crazy does not stop there though because version 2.0, aka the new testament, is just as bat shit…"
Apr 1

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