Tom Cruise's sister Cass the real superhero in the family, now with Scientology SUPER POWER - 2020-01-29
What's the appeal of Scientology? That's a question we get asked frequently by people trying to understand why anyone would want to go near the ideas of founder L. Ron Hubbard and his bizarre space opera cabal.
We usually answer that question by pointing out that only a tiny percentage of the population answers Hubbard's call. The vast majority of people want nothing to do with Scientology, and over time the organization is shrinking. It now has fewer than 20,000 people worldwide, according to a recent high-ranking executive who defected.
So what is Scientology offering to that small number of people who get sucked into it?