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Title: Malignant Narcissim , Hubbard, and Scientology’s Policies of Narcisstic Rage
Post by: mefree on May 04, 2015, 18:17
Malignant Narcissim , L Ron Hubbard, and Scientology’s Policies of Narcisstic Rage - Scientology Books and Media (blog) (https://scicrit.wordpress.com/2014/06/18/malignant-narcissim-l-ron-hubbard-and-scientologys-policies-of-narcisstic-rage/)
by scicrit

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2008 | Malignant Narcissim , L Ron Hubbard, and Scientology’s Policies of Narcisstic Rage
Jodi M Lane MA and Stephen A Kent Ph D
Read Online (http://web.archive.org/web/20110805122002/http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/~skent/Linkedfiles/Lane-Kent_HubbardsNarcissism_EN_December08-2008.pdf) | Download as .pdf (https://mega.co.nz/#!oQhTHbRK!dejs0wk5pAuKoSuLubd7YQC1iV9IRzX4_eI8yb2WWy4)

The social environment within Scientology is toxic. At the very least ‘ordinary’ part-time members are subject to manipulative social pressure, and at worst (for example in the full-time ‘Sea Org’) good people are manipulated into treating each other in an extraordinarily abusive way.

This toxic social environment is created by the rules and practices of Scientology itself. The doctrines of Scientology, set down by L Ron Hubbard, create an authoritarian,  bureaucratic organisational  structure  with internal secrecy and a requirement to report ‘thoughtcrime‘.

The question is, why does the Church of Scientology, as an organisation, posses this character? Lane and Kent suggest that it is a direct consequence of the personality of its founder, L Ron Hubbard...

more at https://scicrit.wordpress.com/2014/06/18/malignant-narcissim-l-ron-hubbard-and-scientologys-policies-of-narcisstic-rage/

This is a topic that came up in a previous thread on Hubbard's views on religion (http://forum.reachingforthetippingpoint.net/index.php/topic,5736.msg17024.html#msg17024). I thought the topic and blogpost deserved its own thread.