Jefferson Hawkins: What those Scientologists in yellow T-shirts at a disaster scene really want - 2015-11-06
Jefferson Hawkins was once the top marketing executive for the Church of Scientology and helped it reach its greatest extent with the famous "volcano" TV ads in the 1980s. He's told his tale of getting into and out of the church with his excellent books Counterfeit Dreams and Leaving Scientology, and he's previous written a series about Scientology "ethics" for the Underground Bunker.
One of the most cynically opportunistic recruitment methods in Scientology is what L. Ron Hubbard called the "Casualty Contact." He detailed this method in a number of bulletins in the 1950s and 1960s.