Though there are 3 "ideal orgs" in Germany -- Berlin, Hamburg and Stuttgart and 6 "regular" orgs -- Dusseldorf, CC Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich and CC Munich (3 of these really exist on paper only) — things remain moribund for scientology in the largest nation in Europe. No new orgs in Germany since the 1980's. None in the former East Germany ever. And some updated news as the Office for the Protection of the Constitution issued its latest annual report last week: Again in 2018, the Scientology Organization did not come closer to achieving its objective of establishing a … [Read more...]
Scientologists At War
If you have not yet watched this program, go to his blog and watch it. Though somewhat outdated, it is a pretty objective view of the "Independent Scientology world" a year or so ago. Marty and Tony Ortega were both very good. Thoughtful, intelligent and well-informed. Mosey was magnificent -- calm, rational and cogent. Roast Beef Productions crammed a lot into a little time in a well constructed and edited piece that didnt dip into sensationalism but treated this as a serious issue of religious freedom. Of course, the Church of Scientology looked like abject fools and their statements … [Read more...]
Dispatch from Berlin "Ideal" Org
Chris, Berlin Special Correspondent just chimed in with two VERY relevant and important comments concerning the state of the Berlin “Ideal Org” and how Gold goes about shooting videos based on his personal experience in Berlin. The information seemed too important not to be made more broadly know with its own Posting. Thanks Chris -- we look forward to more excellent, factual information from you. Mike Rinder Berlin Ideal Org I´ve been a staff in Berlin at the time of the opening of the “Ideal” (idealized) Org in 2007 and left the Church last year, in the meantime SP-declared. The numbers of … [Read more...]
Mike Rinder: Open Revolt Against Vulture Culture?
The following interview of Mike Rinder was published in the most widely circulated and influential newspaper in Germany, Sueddeutsche, over the weekend. It is informative and gets more integral differentiation going out worldwide. (Click Here for Mike Rinder Bio) Thanks to Greta Alexander for translating for us. Scientology-dropout about leader of sect “He beat me, he made me clean toilets” January 14, 2012, 15:57 Interview: Marc Felix Serrao For 20 years Michael Rinder has led the feared secret service of the Church of Scientology. In 2007 he dropped out – because he could no longer deal … [Read more...]