Scientology - Through the Door

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Thursday, 24th July, 2008 03:09:27pm

Name or Alias: Aussie Guy
Training and/or processing level: mid-grades KTL LOC etc etc
Org or location: Australia
Time involved in the Church of Scientology: 9 years
Recommended Website - clambake
1. How did you first become acquainted with the Church of Scientology?
Read Dianetics and phoned local org to find out more

2. What initially appealed to you about scientology?
The sales registrar was very uptone and really helped me at the time

3. Were there problems in your life that you thought scientology would address?
At that time I was young and felt directionless in life

4. Did you see, experience, or hear about things that didn't seem right while you were in the Church of Scientology? What were they, and what convinced you to set aside your feelings?
The staff worked long hours and lived in poverty

5. Why did you choose to stay in the Church of Scientology?
I belived in the tech and the overall mission of Scientology

6. Were you staff or public? If staff, was it at a mission or an org? Were you ever in the Sea Org or OSA? Which unit? If not on staff, did you ever volunteer to 'help out'?
I was on staff for 3 years

7. Why did you leave the Church of Scientology? Was there a "final straw"?
My life was going no where. I was broke and generally unhappy on staff.
The constant flaps and dramas with staff and public, it became amusing like watching your daily soap on TV.


8. Do you think the Church of Scientology needs to change some of its practices? If so, what should be changed? How did those practices affect your life?
The organisation just needs to sit down and honestly take a look at itself. Then make amends to all concerned.

9. If the items you listed in the previous question were changed, would you consider rejoining or staying in the Church of Scientology? If so, why?
Yes, I feel everyone deserves a chance to make amends.
Anything in life can be fixed no matter how bad it gets.


10. Any additional comments you would like to make?
I have reclaimed my life and have become extremely proporous.
I dont regret my time in Scn. I simply took the good aspects and tools i learned in Scn and discarded the rest.
Scn was part of my journey.


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