The Freewinds is hosting a seminar at AOLA conducted by a public person (that used to be enough to drop jaws, now it is routine), and from the heights of assumed authority, they are going to tell you how to use “LRH Tech” to succeed on the internet….
If there is one thing everyone knows, it is that scientology has conquered the internet. The leading expert on LRH Tech, COB himself, has announced their massive efforts “applying LRH tech” to reach people on the internet. Many times. Using completely made up stats or ones that are broken down so far, they sort of sound impressive, until you calculate what they really mean. As a measure of their astonishing success, a quick glance at Alexa tells the story. Scientology.org is ranked 149,255 in the world and 59,512 in the US. This is with their “massive IAS sponsored dissemination campaigns” (as a comparison, with lower numbers better, ie Google is ranked 1) my little blog on the fringes of the internet is ranked 103,937 in the world and 26,180 in the US. With no massive infusion of funds or site optimization and hundreds of links.
This so clearly displays the astonishing arrogance of the church. They truly believe they are the experts in everything and all they need say to “prove it” is the three magic words “applying LRH tech” — and hey presto, they suddenly know all.
One could develop a series of Saturday Night Live skits based on this single premise. The unemployed homeless man conducting a seminar on “how to succeed in business by applying LRH tech”, the prostitute’s seminar on how to maintain a happy marriage “using LRH tech,” or the guy who went into debt giving money to the ideal org campaign hosting a seminar on prudent fiscal planning “based on LRH tech” (oh wait, they already did that one…)
PPS: ON second thought, no need. I just read the story at Tony Ortega’s blog this morning and according to Brandy Harrison (?) they have the internet thing well in hand. Millions of free advertising from Google, a ringing endorsement (cough) from the founder of Twitter and WTH is now “officially recognized” on Twitter, the mainland Chinese Government has been brought under total control by the Taiwan idle org so they allow access to scientology.org (also tonyortega.org, this site and many others… — thanks for that Ideal Org). Brandy presents a veritable avalanche of amazing expansion
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