How Does Scientology's Cosmology Really Work? Historian Jon Atack Has a Theory - 2013-08-19
Jon Atack is the author of A Piece of Blue Sky, one of the very best books on L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology. He has a new edition of the book for sale, and on Saturdays he's helping us sift through the legends, myths, and contested facts about Scientology that tend to get hashed and rehashed in books, articles, and especially on the Internet.
This week, Jon, we wanted your thoughts on the whole schmear.
L. Ron Hubbard's ideas about the human mind and the physical universe really don't comport with what science tells us about how the world works. But how does Hubbard's worldview still continue to work for some people?