Blog: Fear: That Which Drives the Church of Scientology - 2016-05-18
A new piece from the author of the recent post "An Evaluation of Scientology."
Fear: That Which Drives the Church of Scientology
Religions go through cycles. They begin as seemingly benevolent and benign organizations with the intention of improving conditions and answering the basic questions of life. After a while, though, many—some would say all—devolve into strictly controlled practices ruled by fear in order to control their members and solidify their power base.