Scientology. Scientology is a body of beliefs and related practices created by science fiction writer L.
Ron Hubbard (1911–1986), beginning in 1952 as a successor to his earlier self-help system, Dianetics. Hubbard characterized Scientology as a religion, and in 1953 incorporated the Church of Scientology in Camden, New Jersey. Official Dianetics Site: Buy Books by L Ron Hubbard: Watch Movies about Dianetics - Dianetics: An Introduction.
The Way To Happiness. Narconon. Criminon. Official Church of Scientology: L. Ron Hubbard, What is Scientology?, Beliefs & Practices, Books, David Miscavige. On Wednesday, September 12, national dignitaries joined more than a thousand Scientologists and guests to celebrate the grand opening of the Church of Scientology’s National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C. learn more On August 21, national and city dignitaries as well as religious leaders joined Scientologists from Israel and 27 nations to celebrate the opening of the new Center of Scientology in Tel Aviv.
On Saturday, July 28, fifteen hundred Scientologists from across the San Francisco Bay Area gathered to rededicate the Church of Scientology Los Gatos. More than a thousand Buffalo Area Scientologists gathered on Saturday, June 30, to celebrate the rededication of the Church of Scientology Buffalo. learn more watch the tour Amid a burst of confetti and a flight of balloons, the ribbon was parted on the new Church of Scientology Ideal Organization of Phoenix on Saturday, June 23. Learn more watch the tour see grand opening | LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA • Tuesday, March 20, 2012 | The Way To Happiness. The Way to Happiness is a 1980 booklet written by Scientology founder L.
Ron Hubbard listing 21 moral precepts, and distributed by The Way to Happiness Foundation International, a Scientology-related non-profit organization founded in 1984. Translated into 70 languages (a Guinness world record in authorship for Hubbard), the booklet is used as part of Scientology's Criminon rehabilitation program and is promoted by Scientology celebrities. The unsolicited distribution of personalised copies of the booklet to schools and mayors' offices has caused controversy, and while it is promoted as secular in nature, critics have stated that it includes ideas that are specific to Scientology, and is used as a recruiting tool. Foundation Booklet Hubbard holds the Guinness world record for the world’s most translated author; The Way to Happiness is available in 70 languages, among them Hindi, Samoan and Uzbek. The booklet has also been distributed to hotels. Courses Cmdr.
Criminon. "Second Chance", another prison-based rehabilitation program for prisoners, is closely related to Criminon, from which it licenses the techniques and materials used in its program. Criminon is said to be a prison-based version of Narconon, as the Purification Rundown detoxification and training procedures are also parts of the program. Criminon's program The program has used correspondence materials to treat hundreds of prisoners at the high security California State Prison, Corcoran, beginning in 1990. Criminon is administered by the Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE), a nonprofit organization that administers Criminon, Narconon, and other "social betterment" programs. The program includes courses with questions requiring written answers.
The responses are evaluated by volunteers and the materials are donated, so the program is provided free to the state. Narconon. Narconon International is an organisation which promotes L.
Ron Hubbard's theories of substance abuse treatment and addiction. Its parent organisation is ABLE, which is controlled by The Church of Scientology. Headquartered in Hollywood, Narconon operates several dozen residential centers worldwide, chiefly in the United States and Western Europe. The organization was formed in 1966 by Scientologist William Benitez, a former inmate of Arizona State Prison. Benitez contacted L.
Ron Hubbard after reading his book, Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought and with Hubbard's help Narconon was incorporated in 1970. The program has garnered considerable controversy as a result of its origins in Scientology and its methods. In turn, Narconon has claimed that mainstream medicine is "biased" against it, and that "people who endorse so-called controlled drug use cannot be trusted to review a program advocating totally drug-free living History Origins L. Applied Scholastics. Applied Scholastics is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972 to promote the use of study techniques created by L.
Ron Hubbard the founder of the Church of Scientology. Hubbard called his theories on learning and education "study technology. " Study Technology to Overcome Any Learning Problem. Scientology.