Why I wrote a book on Scientology – Am I a Scientologist?

Edited 27th June 2021 A common question I am asked nowadays is “Are you a Scientologist?” Some people assume that publishing a neutral book concerning Scientology indicates support of Scientology or its church. Yet, in contrast, Scientologists who stumble across my book nearly always take the opposite position: that I…

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Is Scientology like “The Master”?

The Master (2012) A couple months ago I sat down and watched The Master for the first time. It is late 2019, and the film was released in 2012, so I am only seven years late. It wasn’t that I had particularly avoided the film. I recall watching the trailers…

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Scientology & Philosophy: An Essay

Scientology is a subject few have not now heard of. Proposed as a religion, it receives regular public beatings for its reported zealotry, particularly amongst its inner acolytes. Stories of personal struggle, financial hardship and familial turmoil are abundant, and in the public eye the subject as a whole seems…

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