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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Scientology Proofs

The Church of Scientology is known for making quite grandiose claims for their technology. According to their press releases and statements, every single thing produced by L. Ron Hubbard or David Miscavige is the best thing, ever!

Sometimes they include intentionally vague statements. Here is an example as noted on
In New Zealand, students in a girls school showed an increase of twelve IQ points on the Otis Lennon Mental Ability Test after completing a course based on Mr. Hubbard's learning methods.
As pointed out in the careful analysis on that site, the "proof" is carefully worded so that it cannot be verified. Which school? Which students? When? What were the parameters, what were the checks and processes of verification? Nothing can be verified.

However, most times, the church's bare-faced claims just hang out there in their press releases, unsubstantiated, unverified, unprovable.
  • "Scientology works!"
  • "People are helped!"
  • "The community has benefited ... !"
  • "Scientology was honored ... !"
  • "People welcomed Scientology ... !"
  • "Ten million Scientologists ... !"
  • "100,000 Volunteer Ministers ... !"
  • "Effective drug solutions ... !"
And, we have to ask, "Why is all proof for the church's claims missing?"

Why doesn't the Church of Scientology just go ahead and provide the proof. They claim their technology is so fantastic; they claim Hubbard used "scientific principles" in developing Scientology; they claim they have many "case studies"; they claim the results are 100% attainable by anyone; they claim all those fantastic results and benefits are verifiable. Well, they must have some proof of this. They wouldn't make such sweeping claims if it weren't true, would they?
This, by the way, is one of the primary benefits of cloaking Scientology as a religion, they don't have to toe the line on the "false advertising" laws. They can claim a whole lot of blue sky things without having to actually produce those results.
They never, ever, ever provide any proof of anything they say. Now, isn't that odd? (Yes, that was tongue-in-cheek.)

Now, of course, this isn't about some person's individual, spiritual, now-I-feel-wonderful sensation after something Scientological. That's personal belief and, by definition, unprovable. If someone believes they had that kind of result, well, that's fine, and it's not what we're talking about.

We're talking about the Church of Scientology's fantastic claims about Hubbard's Study Tech. We're talking about their claims for Hubbard's "Way to Happiness" booklet. We're talking about their claims for Narconon and Hubbard's detoxification "Purification Rundown" and we're talking about so many more of the church's "We're saving the world!" claims.

We're talking about all those claims that have no proof!

There are some stories about this.

A number of years ago, when I was safely in the bosom of the church, we were electrified by some "confidential news" (accompanied with, of course, a request for more money). The church was setting up a real, independent, scientific study of the Purification Rundown! This would definitively prove to all those doubting critics that Hubbard's Purification Rundown really works! Oh, yes, this would do it!

Months passed. Then more months. Then we forgot all about it. It was only after I left the bubble that I heard what happened. The story is that the real, independent, scientific study actually had been done. And the results had shown, without any doubt, that Hubbard's Purification Rundown simply did not work!

Mind you, the church didn't stop selling the Purification Rundown. They didn't stop claiming that it amazingly detoxified people. It is still mandatory for all Scientologists who want to go "up the Bridge", even when their very own scientific proof says it doesn't work.

There is another rumor of a "highly confidential" and expensive expedition to "clear Hubbard's good name." Hubbard had claimed to have sunk two Japanese subs off the U.S. West Coast during World War II. An official inquiry at the time found that there were no submarines and that Hubbard had made a major and embarrassing mistake. The story is that the Church of Scientology mounted a secret expedition, armed with the very latest technology, to locate the remains of those subs and vindicate their founder. But, as hard as they tried, the expedition found absolutely no proof. Big oops! These results have been kept secret because what they did end up proving was that Hubbard was incompetent! Super big oops!

And so it goes. Every time the church tries to create real, independent, verifiable, scientific proof, they fail. Worse, they end up proving the opposite of what they claimed! You'd think they would get the idea and, at least, scale back a bit on their grandiose claims. You'd think.

But, no. They can't produce any evidence that their claims are at all valid so ... they fake it! They continue with their broad, sweeping, bloated claims, carefully worded to imply there is proof, but never, ever, ever providing any.

Only a Scientologist, trained to never question, trained to never look, trained to ignore any contradictions, is consistently fooled by these church pronouncements.

The well-substantiated proofs of the Church of Scientology's lies, crimes, abuses and fraud exist all over the Internet.

The claims of the Church of Scientology's vast benefits are also spread widely by the church, but what is blatantly missing is any Church of Scientology proof of their claims!

Church of Scientology, where is your proof?


  1. They will say, "Scientology can do this and this and this and help you with your problem."

    You say, "Do you have and proof for these claims?"

    They stop communicating with you because you are obviously an SP.

  2. LOL! Yes, indeed. SP for sure. Hubbard actually says so in several places, asking for proof is a very evil thing.

  3. sci·ence /ˈsīəns/Noun
    1. The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.

    I bet if a Scientologist was buying a used car he'd want proof for the claims made.

    Salesman "This car was owned by a little old lady who only drove it one Sundays."
    Scientologist "Could I have her name please because it looks to me like this car has been under water."
    Salesman "Okay, if you are going to make trouble here get off the lot."

  4. Used car salesman: Proof? Sir I'm going to have to ask you to leave. We have zero tolerance for evil here.

  5. Does Scientology use you to prove the existance of
    God through timing and have technology to monitor the inside of your head talking to yourself silently? Or is that something else? And if so is Scientology just faked to cover this fact up for the top dogs involved in the organization like Tom cruise and David miscagive? And if they don't know that proof what the hell is Scientology? Just wondering heard it from a friend involved they had
    a proof arena being used to prove god/timing through monitoring the inside of people's brains? I think she said she had to pass a very weird mental test of obscenities learning the global observation of what is evil? But almost lost her mind in the process because it was so difficult to be tested in that manner? Like words being whispered to her or involuntary reactions to the television which was like talking to the inside voice in her head which laid out the proof like it was designed through timing or something. Any idea? Not to mention I think
    she hinted it had to be earned throughverse that went on inside her head? She assumed people Possible scientologist were following along through technology in this reality like how the he'll is that possible without brain scanning? Or something common people know nothing of? And if you say This anywhere they team bully you, supress you hence calling you a SP? What if you didn't volunteer and they did it anyway? Just wondering if this common with people involved in this cult? It's very obvious it's not a mental illness but why would they treat someone that way unless they're silently nazi's?

    1. Whatever your friend was talking about, I can guarantee you it wasn't Scientology. Nothing like that has ever been done in Scientology.

      No "brain scanning", no whispered things, no television watching. Not Scientology.

  6. Apparently it reminded her of this just by reading the Wikipedia page on engrams and the reactionary mind part and that was the test part where she almost went completely insane. And it just sounds like Scientology when Tom cruise refers to the arena in his YouTube video? She also said she felt people who sending her hidden mind game messages through websites she frequently visited with her initials everywhere etc.

  7. Apparently she is suicidal thinking another human could spread the inside of her brain to someone she wouldn't want knowing. I'd call that one of the most disgusting/horrific things I've ever heard of
    Besides all the obvious acts of hate.

  8. Um... Your friend needs professional help, right away.

  9. You have to be a total retard to believe in scientology! For someone to believe in an alien overlord named Xenu needs professionly help immediately. A scientologist believes in something that a SCEINCE FICTION author wrote! holy shit people are really stupid! There have never been proof and never will be proof that scientology is real!


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