(Recorded May 25, 2014) This week, a book club discussion on Going Clear by Lawrence Wright: (1) the tenants of Scientology; (2) the biography of L. Ron Hubbard; (3) David Miscavige takes the helm; (4) Scientology vs. the IRS; (5) battling suppressive persons, a modus operandi; (6) religion, cult, or business?; and (7) can the church survive?
This Week’s Links:
Given this week’s show, we thought you might find these interesting.
- Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright (wikipedia entry)
- Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief, How Lawrence Wright Got It So Wrong (Church of Scientology International reply)
- Robert A. Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land
- Lawrence Wright’s article on Paul Haggis’s departure from the Church of Scientology.
Image Credits: Church of Scientology Los Angeles night shot.