For the first time ever, a former high-ranking member of the Church of Scientology is lifting the lid on life inside the world s fastest growing cult. The Complex. John Duignan (born ) grew up in both Stirling in Scotland and in The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology. John wrote the book “The Complex”, in which he describes his two decades Duignan describes how two years ago he staged a dramatic escape from the elite.
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The author himself states his surprise, after getting out, hardly believing his own acceptance of some of the things he believed unquestioningly for example, the silly comment Tom Cruise said about how Enlighten those who may be susceptible to seduction by mind and life control cults and to provide a sense of hope for those who may be so entrapped.
I look forward to reading this book. Noriyko rated it liked it Mar 11, The Complex reveals the true story behind the religion that has ensnared a who s who list of celebrities such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta, and convinced thousands of ordinary people to join up. See all 47 reviews. Armstrong Church of Scientology International v.
The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology
This book is probably one of the most recent explosive exposes revolving around the cult of Scientology and the dangers of being a member. What becomes apparent throughout the book is the stripping of individuality the members suffer and the financial ruin they are left with. This book does not focus on the inherent quackery and woo of Scientological beliefs, but rather the culture of corruption and abuse ineherent in they system.
The beliefs of the Church of Scientology might sound like something from a science fiction book but The Complex reveals that the Church s growing power base is a shocking reality.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Incredible experience to read this book. Since the libel laws are different in the U. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Decent book, but very poorly edited and somewhat poorly written. Others see it as a religion entitled to equal status with other beliefs.
It can be difficult for people like myself who have never been in Scientology to understand how normal, intelligent people come to believe all the drivel Scientology pushes on its members. Exposing Scientology’s fraud and abuse in Dublin. Dublin Rock Radio Ltd.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It is well written and I could not recommend it more. I finished this years ago and am just not catching up on my reviews. Languages Svenska Edit links.
These pages and their author are duigjan connected duignqn the Church of Scientology or RTC, or any other organization residing under their corporate umbrella. If you’ve had any first-hand experience with Xenu’s Warrirors, then this book will bring it all back alive. Matt Corner rated it really liked it Mar 04, It’s amazing to me how Freedom of Speech could be tampered this way when this group is destroying so many lives. This site is best viewed using a highly standards-compliant browser John A.
It was then that John realized he was just as dedicated, although not rich like Mr.
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I am not saying all this without experience, either. Harrowing and frightening how people can be brainwashed into believing the nohn that is fed to them this is a great read and lifts the lid of one of the popular “religions” of modern times.
Sep 06, Al Swanson rated it liked it. He looks back on complexx 22 years he served in the Church s secret army and describes the hours of sleep deprivation, brain-washing and intense auditing or religious counselling he endured, as he was moulded into a soldier of Scientology. Write a customer review.
He looks back on the 22 years he served in the Church’s secret army and describes the hours of sleep deprivation, brain-washing and intense religious counseling he endured, as he was molded into a soldier of Scientology. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He also uses a lot of ‘tology lingo without completely cluing us comp,ex the meaning. He looks back on the 22 years he served in the Church s secret army and describes the hours of sleep deprivation, brain-washing and intense auditing or religious counselling he endured, as he was moulded into a soldier of Scientology.
The Church of Scientology has responded to the publication of The Complex by sending legal letters to several bookstore retailers that were selling the book, claiming the book contains libelous statements about a member of the organization.
How the Church of Scientology tried to destroy Paulette Cooper. Duignan writes that he escaped the Sea Org inand took steps to avoid investigation and action from Scientology’s intelligence agency the Office of Special Affairs. Trey Harris rated it liked it Jun 01, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I was hoping for more here, but it was worth the time. This is truly a must-read.
Duignan describes how two years ago he staged a dramatic escape from the elite dukgnan group at the core of the Church, the Sea Organisation, and duitnan he narrowly evaded pursuit by Scientologists from the Office of Special Affairs. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.