Essays Tagged: "Scientology"

What is Scientology.

A set of religious beliefs created some four decades ago, Scientology thrives on the ideology that individuals can -- on their own -- improve themselves by fi ... e themselves by finding answers to their problems.L. Ron Hubbard, the sole founder of the Church of Scientology, died on January 24th, 1986, but left behind a religion that would influence a great man ... followed without deviation, for it is an intensively researched and workable route." Believers view Scientology as an applied religious philosophy with a goal of spiritual enlightenment, similar to Ju ...

(2 pages) 165 5 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

An in depth case study of scientology outlining why it is strongly opposed in contemporary society.

exchange for money is a contributing factor to it's opposition in the local community.2.0 Synopsis:Scientology is seen as a radical new approach to mental therapy and has developed into one of the fa ... of auditing is a serious threat to the community.A number of professionals testify to the idea that scientology is potentially dangerous to a person's mind because it takes away choices and the abilit ...

(8 pages) 120 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Demon Haunted-World Reaction Essay Author: Carl Sagan

reading, numerology, near death experiences, remains of Noah's Ark, palm reading, Oiji boards, and scientology. This is not even half of the topics covered. Not all of the areas he covers are superst ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Resaerch paper on Scientology. IN MLA format.

ScientologyThere have been many disputes over the past four decades or so on the religion of Sciento ... othing more than a brainwashing cult (Weldon, 7). However, there are tens of thousands believers of Scientology that will disagree. This religion is the fastest growing religious movement over the las ... ligion is the fastest growing religious movement over the last 40 years (Cooper, 1). The founder of Scientology was Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, better known as L. Ron Hubbard.L. Ron Hubbard was born in ...

(7 pages) 118 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

La vie de Lisa Marie Presley

l'age de 18 ans elle a arête d'utiliser les drogues et a commence a pratiquer la religion de Scientology. Durant ce temps la, Lisa Marie commencais a ecrire ses propres chansons, mais il y avai ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


Scientology follows a long tradition of religious practice. Its roots are in the deepest beliefs of ... long tradition of religious practice. Its roots are in the deepest beliefs of all great religions. Scientology is based on wisdom from 50,000 years ago, but is a fairly new religion introduced by the ... It was introduced in the early 1950's but is recently becoming a respected and recognized religion. Scientology's development and rapid spread was made possible by advances in the physical sciences th ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Religion of Scientology

What is Scientology? Literally, 'scio' means the art or science of knowing in the fullest sense of the word, ... in the fullest sense of the word, and 'logos' means 'the study of'. Therefore as a whole, the word 'scientology' means knowing how to know.Scientology is the only major religion to emerge in the 20th ... man is able to achieve new states of awareness he may never have dreamed possible. The intention of Scientology is a world without insanity, without criminals, without war, where man is free to achiev ...

(7 pages) 131 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Scientology: The Cult That Has Been Called a Religion

The Church of Scientology has many deceitful practices that it portrays. It is a vicious and dangerous cult that m ... amounts of money to make their lives better. Its views are against scripture and the truth. What is Scientology? The word Scientology comes from comes from is derived from the Latin word scio, meaning ... logos the word or outward form by which the inward thought is expressed and made known. Therefore, Scientology means knowing about knowing. The religious philosophy applied is that man is basically g ...

(6 pages) 56 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hebrew Hollywood: The Kabbalah Takeover has begun - A look at Kabbalah in the media and how it has got a hold over celebrities such as Madonna and Demi Moore

or hippest night club. It is the Kabblah Centre, the hottest celebrity spirituality movement since Scientology and just as cultish.The Kabbalah Centre is an organization devoted to teaching contempor ... nderstand. While it may seem obvious that is just a matter of trend. Well if that is the case, then Scientology is way past its prime yet somehow it remains strong despite the constant insanity and tr ...

(6 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Scientology and Unity Religions in the Workplace

inciples and the possible impact upon the workplace overall and those people involved.The Basics of ScientologyAccording to the official Scientology website, the word Scientology was brought to life b ... website, the word Scientology was brought to life by L. Ron Hubbard. It means knowing how to know. Scientology true definition in reference to the religion is defined as the study and handling of the ...

(10 pages) 47 0 4.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sociological Analysis of Scientology

Sam Longnecker4/25/06Qualitative Research"Scientology is the Answer to Life"This ethnographic study of Scientologists seeks to determine motiv ... udy of Scientologists seeks to determine motivations and typologies of those who join the Church of Scientology through discussion of the movement's history, belief, practice, and participant observat ... the movement's history, belief, practice, and participant observation and interviews conducted at a Scientology Mission. Among other results, the study identifies three different types of motivation c ...

(32 pages) 94 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Cult of Scientology

"We are not a turn-the-other-cheek religion." With that statement on national television, Scientology cult spokesperson Liesa Goodman reiterated to America what had been patently obvious to ... or 50 years in the kiln of founder L. Ron Hubbard's blasphemy and heresy. I intend to show you that Scientology is indeed a cult by every definition of the word. I will walk you through some of the wa ...

(11 pages) 54 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Natural Spiritual Tendencies:How the Human is Biologically Programmed to Believe

specific sect will then expand on them in their own way. So while Hinduism might seem nothing like Scientology and Judaism nothing like Mormonism, a closer look would show otherwise.These foundati ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Availability of Protection for Rights

faiths such as Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, as well as 'new' faiths or beliefs such as Scientology.Two elements of the guarantee have come before the High Court. First, the Commonwealth c ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Ninians Smarts dimensions

arguably be applied to all religious movements, including relative newly formed religions, such as Scientology.An advantage of this dimensions model, specifically the two dimensions discussed, is tha ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith