Blog: Walking Like a Duck - 2010-08-23
The famous "duck test," attributed to "Hoosier Poet" James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916), goes something like this: "When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck."
The Church of Scientology likes to style itself as a "religion." But does it walk and talk like a religion?
Over the last year, revelations by former insiders indicate that Scientology is acting like anything but a religion. But lately, it's not just former staff who are revealing some very un-religious behavior, it's the Church itself. They are so busy denying everything that they perhaps haven't noticed what they've admitted to.