By Marc Headley

Nominated by means of Foreword journal as 2009 ebook of the yr Award Finalist. Marc Headley offers an insider's view of lifestyles as a member of Scientology's "Sea Organization". Marc labored at Scientology's mystery wasteland compound, which homes all Scientology administration, for 15 years. the five hundred acre estate is found deep within the California desolate tract. The neighborhood townspeople have been instructed lectures and movies have been made there. yet is that each one that was once taking place? it's the place of a multi-million greenback domestic for L. Ron Hubbard, equipped twenty years after his demise. it's the domestic of Scientology's present chief, David Miscavige. So what rather occurs on the Int Base? Are the tales on the net actual? How does Scientology behavior administration of its everyday operations? may possibly tales of armed guards, guns, employees beatings, and razor twine fences be real? if this is the case, how might a facility like this exist in modern-day the United States? countless numbers of employees attempted to flee through the years. a few succeeded yet have been by no means visible or heard of back, such a lot failed. Why have been humans stored right here? What particularly went on on the headquarters of Scientology? this can be the tale of what occurred at the back of the Iron Curtain of Scientology. "...the Scientology cult, is I warrantly you, one thousand instances more unusual than you will have ever imagined." the toilet & Ken convey, KFI AM 640 "Headley's ebook additionally presents beautiful fabric that has hardly ever been gathered in a single place... a damning account of lifestyles operating for Scientology chief David Miscavige on the secretive wilderness base..." Tony Ortega, The Village Voice "...a new booklet exposing alleged information about not only Scientology -- yet Tom Cruise's organization with the church -- is available..." The Washington put up "Marc Headley , a former insider on the church, has written a tell-all publication, referred to as Blown for stable, approximately his 15 years of labor with Scientology. And cannot deal with the truth..." The Frisky "

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They even went so far as to have rank insignia and Sea Org officers wore shoulder boards and gold braid lanyards. Jesse and I signed up for the Pro TRs Course. This was the Professional Training Routines Course. On the first part of the course, you read a ton of background information on how Scientology came to be, what it is and how it was still around. Then you have to listen to some more 1960s lectures with LRH rambling on about stuff that has nothing to do with the price of rice in China, much less Florida in the late 1980s.

There were at least 1500 students. As I remember it, I was the ONLY Caucasian kid in my class. There was actually one other girl who was Caucasian, but she was physically handicapped. I was not particularly bothered by this fact, but some of my classmates were. I only went to the school for a few months, but for those few months, I was in a lot of fights that I surprisingly didn’t win. After a few months, I was done. I decided that I would no longer be going to school. I had grown physically while attending this school, mostly due to the need to survive!

Doing this would solve so many problems at once. The recruiters made it seem like the solution to all of the problems that I had. If I was getting paid minimum wage and having my expenses paid for, I could save up and get some good work experience. I had been “living on my own” for a few months at best. I decided that I would join. I was going to Chilocco! Chapter Three – Work Hard I had a day or two to pack up my stuff, sort out my paperwork and make arrangements I needed to make before starting the EPF.

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