Poor kid. I never would have made it. Not at 15. Not at 10. Not at... well, nevermind.
Yeah, Vajradhara, I am getting a better picture of where you are coming from with your vehement opposition to this organization. It really is ridiculous and quite fascist--a total fusion of state and religion. Seems like Scientology, at least this Sea Org aspect of it, is an insular nest of authoritarian dysfunction.
What a waste of human potential. And for what? An ego trip? For a dead man? Didn't L. Ron make up this "religion" on a bet?
i don't know.. perhaps as a parent myself i become a bit more agitated when i see children being mistreated and abused than i should be.. but it really gets my ire up.
Pathless said:What the hell does Sea Org do anyway? Besides neglect kids, I mean. Maybe I'll find out. Watching Part Two right now.
here's a video which may be of interest:
YouTube - Scientology ship "Freewinds" polluting Bonaire (part 1)
YouTube - Bonaire Waste Water Part 2