A leap beyond faith - 2008-02-18

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F47.png A leap beyond faith February 18, 2008, Michael Shermer, Opinion, Los Angeles Times

And yet this latest turn against the organization founded in 1954 by science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard has an air of farcical comedy to it. Why? Why aren't civil rights organizations and anti-hate-speech activists pouncing on these protesters? The reason, I suspect, is that most of us do not consider Scientology a religion, at least not a religion that resembles in the slightest the world's major faiths.


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