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Church of Scientology Asks Followers to Censor Web Comments

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  1. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/church-scientology-asks-followers-censor-comments-160104800.html

     
  2. Neon

    Neon ネオン
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    Israeli Scientologists, fuck yeah! :icon_cool
     
  3. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    Has anyone ever been kind of tempted to convert to Scientology?
     
  4. Creasy Bear

    Creasy Bear gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh
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    Convert from what? Sanity?
     
  5. whiskeyguy

    whiskeyguy PR representative for Drunk Whiskeyguy.

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    I would never convert, but I'd like to know what the fuck goes on at those meetings. They have one of their compounds out here, and they're pretty secretive about the place. A bunch of friends and I went to go try to sneak into it in high school, but we couldn't even find the fucking thing (mostly due to us being idiots).

    Here's the entrance to their vault from the air.

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    More pictures (need re-sizing to post, and I don't want to go through the trouble):

    https://www.google.com/search?hl=en...N&tab=wi&authuser=0&ei=1Tn3T4z1EqKo2wW_nPzMBg
     
  6. samurai

    samurai Ridiculum Anserini

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    In the Air Force, that's called a "Target of Opportunity".
     
  7. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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  8. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Has anyone ever read Dianetics? I remember when commercials for that book were played constantly. How many followers did they get from responding to their infomercial?
     
  9. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    Speaking of crazy religious commercials, does anyone remember a couple of years ago when they started playing a lot of "Christians Come Home" advertisements?
     
  10. samurai

    samurai Ridiculum Anserini

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    It's just like "Eyes Wide Shut", but all the women are chunky.
     
  11. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    Does they and Bohemian Grove have like summer camp battles? Go Fightin' Owls!
     
  12. d0uche_n0zzle

    d0uche_n0zzle **Negative_Creep**

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    I buy Beck albums.

    Isn't that enough support?
     
  13. tysonpunchinguterus

    tysonpunchinguterus "Allegedly"

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    I still can't believe that they have that many people willing to believe that a former science fiction writer suddenly discovered that people are all just alien souls trapped in human bodies on Earth. What an amazing coincidence that a failed sci-fi writer discovered that.
     
  14. Neon

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    I hope Hubbard has some kind of Hari Seldon plan and in like 100 years he'll reveal it was all a gag.
     
  15. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    This brings up a good question. If you were to follow a sci-fi writer as your God/prophet, whom would you choose.


    On a side note, The Master looks terrific.
     
  16. whiskeyguy

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    First person that came to mind was Orson Scott Card... why shouldn't we make children fight our wars?
     
  17. samurai

    samurai Ridiculum Anserini

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    Votes For Stephen Hawkins
     
  18. Neon

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    Neal Stephenson. Power to the smart. Card is a good pick too, and he's a Mormon. Wait, what?
     
  19. samurai

    samurai Ridiculum Anserini

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    Just don't send him to Illinois. Joseph Smith made that horrible mistake.
     
  20. Jacuzzi Billy

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    I like David Brin's idea that all sentient species were uplifted by a previous sentient species.
     
  21. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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  22. Hudson

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    Wait, who the fuck do I blame?
     
  23. Neon

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    Scientolojews?
     
  24. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    That's not really censorship. Meanwhile, the Catholic Church does call for actual censorship on a regular basis, and there are currently people in jail in Italy for speaking ill of the Pope.

    Same is true for all major religions. Except Scientology, apparently. Even with a full blown witch hunt going on, the media can't seem to find any examples of the real deal: censorship entails convincing a government to prohibit and punish speech.
     
  25. Psychopath

    Psychopath Plata O Plomo

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    You know, it's really telling when someone like Charles Manson thinks your ideas are nutty and leaves the church. Manson was a follower for a year or two he left the church and headed to SF. He learned the art of manipulating people from Scientology. Bunch a fucking kooks.
     

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