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Gawker: Why I left Scientology by Carmen Llywelyn

Discussion in 'Celebrity News' started by The Wrong Guy, Jun 23, 2015.

  1. The Wrong Guy Member

    Why I Left Scientology

    By Carmen Llywelyn, Gawker, June 23, 2015

    I was a Scientologist for eight years. Although I identified as one I didn’t really understand what actually being a Scientologist fully entailed until after a couple of years of being heavily indoctrinated. The reality of Scientology is deceptively hidden and cleverly disguised. When I look at Scientology today, I have to forgive myself for not seeing through the manipulation sooner. I’ve spent the last 13 years keeping Scientology out of my life. It hasn’t been easy, but I’ve realized that the religion is built on a foundation of violence. I’m proud to add my voice to the many who, despite fear of retribution and humiliation, have come forward to tell of our experiences. This is my story.

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    http://gawker.com/why-i-left-scientology-1703997050
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  2. Ogsonofgroo Member

    She is a good writer, and the BIG (thnx NO :) ) list grows.
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  3. Anonymous Member

    FIFY. :)
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  4. Random guy Member

    Good article!
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  5. JohnnyRUClear Member

    I liked the part where she watched "Going Clear" with her kids and they said how glad they were to not be Scientologists. :D
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  7. Mr. Magoo Member

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  8. Random guy Member

    Hat off to Carmen!
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  10. RightOn Member

    Thank you Carmen!
    People need to know what these sciloon celebs support
  11. The Wrong Guy Member

    Ex-Scientologist Carmen Llywelyn blasts 'cult' and her treatment after divorce with Jason Lee

    By Heather Saul, The Independent

    Last paragraph:

    A spokesperson for the Church of Scientology told The Independent: “This is yet another in a long series of shameless and transparent attempts by Ms. Llywelyn to get attention by exploiting her former Church. The Church of Scientology has had nothing to do with her for years, and had no involvement in her relationship with her former husband.”

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/p...nt-after-divorce-with-jason-lee-10354415.html
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  13. Anonymous Member

    Retaliation has begun on Twitter
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  14. RightOn Member

    this doesn't make sense. Why would they fair game Lee?
  15. Ersatz Global Moderator

    Just read her stuff. Total moonbat.
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  16. JohnnyRUClear Member

    Who is "her"?
  17. Anonymous Member

    Perhaps the author of the NY Post piece? I dunno. I haven't read it, beyond seeing a tweet reproduced ITT.
  18. Ersatz Global Moderator

    Sorry, I meant the person who tweeted the picture.
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