'Fundamentalist' Scientology means chasing the ideal of Neo while turning your back on family - 2015-09-16
We have a new video today from Aaron Smith-Levin in his series, "Growing up in Scientology." In order to help outsiders understand why Scientologists could dedicate themselves to chasing outlandish ideas about superhuman abilities, Aaron went all Matrix on us.
Yes, he weaves a fascinating analogy about how much the 1999 film by the Wachowskis can help us understand how Scientologists chase the dream of becoming Neo. "And not the shitty Neo," Aaron says, which has to be one of the more surprising comparisons made on this website lately. Aaron also has some fun reading fan mail to his series.
Here is some explanation from Aaron about how Scientologists can convince themselves that it's actually a good idea to rip apart families that disagree about Scientology's aims...