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Offline ethercat

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Come to think of it, I just posted a link to someone's statement in this thread, http://forum.reachingforthetippingpoint.net/index.php/topic,5305.msg12520.html#msg12520, who is not on the list, Edwin Bickel. 

If anyone would like to add it to the wiki, please feel free to do so.  His statement, which was made on ARS in January of 2002, is here:
http://www.holysmoke.org/cos/seven-pages-deleted.htm

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THEN there are the MANY people who try Scientology and leave before ever reaching the state of clear.

Before reaching clear? :P You mean before even taking the TRs or Communications Course!

Also those who have routed out, and are intimidated into silence, have signed agreements that they'll receive some sort of refund if they don't, etc., also those who just left and stayed silent for whatever reason. 

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All of those who left before the net was in common usage, and didn't have anyone to tell that they had left, other than family members and friends, and who were probably glad to hear the news.
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Before reaching clear? :P You mean before even taking the TRs or Communications Course!

Yes. Well...those who try Scientology and leave just before or after reaching clear. Here's one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3ashqzEXkw (Edit: Not entirely SFW)

Come to think of it, I just posted a link to someone's statement in this thread, http://forum.reachingforthetippingpoint.net/index.php/topic,5305.msg12520.html#msg12520, who is not on the list, Edwin Bickel. 

If anyone would like to add it to the wiki, please feel free to do so.  His statement, which was made on ARS in January of 2002, is here:
http://www.holysmoke.org/cos/seven-pages-deleted.htm



His name has been added. Thanks for mentioning him.  :)

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His name has been added. Thanks for mentioning him.  :)

Thanks, and you're welcome.   :)
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« Last Edit: August 22, 2013, 19:39 by ethercat »
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Re: Ex-Scientologists Who Are Openly Critical Of The Cult Of Scientology
« Reply #46 on: September 28, 2013, 10:01 »
Update to readers looking at this thread:

current count
2125
have left & spoken out about the Church of Scientology
https://sites.google.com/site/biglistthatleftscientology/

Bookmark the above link... as the numbers and names are increasing daily.
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