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Scientology (Part 1) The Life And Crimes of L. Ron Hubbard

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Step right into the enigmatic world of Scientology, as we venture through the life and works of its founder, the prolific science fiction writer Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. Join us as we journey from his days as a US Navy officer and a dabbler in aviation, to his notorious rap sheet that includes petty theft and fraud. Yet, Hubbard's story doesn't stop there. It spirals into a labyrinth where fact dances with fiction, resulting in one of the most controversial religions of the 20th century - Scientology.
Setting our compasses deeper into the heart of this mystery, we unravel Scientology's tumultuous history, peppered with intrigue, espionage and indoctrination. Unleashing the enigma of the Snow White Program – Hubbard's systematic espionage against the US Government, we also spotlight his relationship with Jack Parsons, the inventor of the first rocket engine to use a castable composite rocket propellant. All this, while painting a vivid portrait of how Scientology, under Hubbard's reign, indoctrinated followers into a belief system that he was their prophet.
But the intrigue doesn't end here. We navigate the contentious beliefs and practices of Scientology, exploring the doctrine of Thetan - the soul trapped in a physical body, and Hubbard's teachings that Thetans have forgotten their godlike powers. We expose how Scientology faced prohibition in certain parts of Australia and the UK due to allegations of brainwashing, blackmail and extortion. Stay with us as we wrap up this exploration with a rating of Scientology on our Paranormality Scale. Strap in, folks - this is a ride into the heart of one of the most fascinating religions of the modern age.

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Step right into the enigmatic world of Scientology, as we venture through the life and works of its founder, the prolific science fiction writer Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. Join us as we journey from his days as a US Navy officer and a dabbler in aviation, to his notorious rap sheet that includes petty theft and fraud. Yet, Hubbard's story doesn't stop there. It spirals into a labyrinth where fact dances with fiction, resulting in one of the most controversial religions of the 20th century - Scientology.
Setting our compasses deeper into the heart of this mystery, we unravel Scientology's tumultuous history, peppered with intrigue, espionage and indoctrination. Unleashing the enigma of the Snow White Program – Hubbard's systematic espionage against the US Government, we also spotlight his relationship with Jack Parsons, the inventor of the first rocket engine to use a castable composite rocket propellant. All this, while painting a vivid portrait of how Scientology, under Hubbard's reign, indoctrinated followers into a belief system that he was their prophet.
But the intrigue doesn't end here. We navigate the contentious beliefs and practices of Scientology, exploring the doctrine of Thetan - the soul trapped in a physical body, and Hubbard's teachings that Thetans have forgotten their godlike powers. We expose how Scientology faced prohibition in certain parts of Australia and the UK due to allegations of brainwashing, blackmail and extortion. Stay with us as we wrap up this exploration with a rating of Scientology on our Paranormality Scale. Strap in, folks - this is a ride into the heart of one of the most fascinating religions of the modern age.

Support the show

You can get in touch with Josh and Pirate to tell them YOUR spooky stories at: paranormality.uk@gmail.com
Show your support for the show by subscribing to our patreon: www.patreon.com/ParanormalityUK
Or join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/ pPUcFxFKGW
Visit our online store for all your merch needs... https://paranormality-uk.myspreadshop.co.uk/
You can also watch the episodes on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2b2p_zOHpfZDydnA5QD8sQ
If you're enjoying our podcast, please go ahead and give us a review and a rating! We'd love more of YOUR feedback!



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