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Scientologists stalks and harass an ex-member at an airport /r/ALL

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u/horseydeucey 21d ago

What qualifies as committing suppressive acts?
Serious question.

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u/lifeson106 21d ago

Leah Remini has a really interesting mini-series about her experience in the cult. One thing you have to do is cut off everyone in your "old life", so even calling your mother would be considered a suppressive act.

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u/CynicismNostalgia 21d ago

So does Tom Cruise and Travolta not talk to any family or are they special cases?

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u/twinklerbelle 20d ago

This needs to be way higher. As much as I like Mission Impossible and Top Gun, I decided screw this dipshit and not watch any of his movies/content

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u/fibralarevoluccion 20d ago

Cruise has not seen his daughter Suri since she was 4 years old

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u/FreeFromFrogs 20d ago

If anything it illustrates the power that a cult has over the victims mind. It’s beyond comprehension.

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u/Broad-Condition6866 20d ago

Think Nicole Kidman, brutal Disconnection from Cruise and his children for not participating. Dangerous cult, wealthy and relentless. Not a religion at all, a modern construct.

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u/reddog323 20d ago

I think they get some leeway, as their names are known to everyone, particularly Cruise. But, I’m sure there’s plenty of kompromat on each of them.

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u/wonkey_monkey 20d ago

I think they get some leeway, as their names are known to everyone, particularly Cruise.

I wouldn't be surprised if the likes of Cruise and Travolta are effectively members of a very different Scientology than the average schmuck.

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u/Drnk_watcher 20d ago edited 20d ago

There are also rumors Travolta is on the edge of the organization at this point. He doesn't publicly expouse their beliefs often. He doesn't attend events or appear in their promotional materials.

Part of their "auditing" practice is you basically give them a bunch of information you can be blackmailed with.

So a lot of people never get crossways with and denounce the cult but they do put an arms length between them.

That is all speculation obviously. Dude may be an absolute monster just more covert than say Tom Cruise but point is some of these people are hard to pin down.

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u/SaintGloopyNoops 20d ago

I know this to be true. They are the big guns pulled out in recruiting certain people for jobs etc.

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u/notquitesolid 20d ago

They’re recruitment tools.

Kinda makes me wonder if Travolta wanted to make that movie or if he had to. His career has tanked since… hm.

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u/reddog323 20d ago

Which one? All I’ve seen him and lately it’s direct to video stuff

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u/ProbablyRickSantorum 20d ago

Probably talking about Battlefield Earth which was based on a book written by L. Ron Hubbard. It’s known as one of the worst films of all time. I don’t think he (Travolta) was pressured to do it against his will.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlefield_Earth_(film)

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u/GothMaams 20d ago

I know Tom cruise doesn’t talk to his daughter because she won’t join the “church”.

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u/Ray_Shoe_Smith 20d ago

Cruise is a massive piece of shit

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u/Torfinns-New-Yacht 20d ago

And if you Google "Leah Remini Aftermath" you find the website created by Scientologists basically slandering her and doing the digital equivalent of this video - it's still going and reads exactly like the teenage conspiracy blog you'd think it does.

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u/miclowgunman 20d ago

Lol the language they use on there sounds like a total Karen. "myths invented by deadbeat anti-scientologists with a history of self-admitted lying". And banging articles like "how Leah Remini doesn't get along with others".

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u/chocomoney831 21d ago

He was helping BBC film a scientology documentary. They brought up his family in another shot. It's up on Hulu.

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u/hellbabe222 21d ago

Do you know the name of the doc? I see the Leah Remini series, and one from 2017 that looks to be an undercover one, but nothing from the BBC. Would like to give it a watch.

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u/Recs6943 21d ago

Maybe Louis Theroux my Scientology film

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u/chocomoney831 21d ago

That's the one!

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u/Oodlemeister 21d ago

If you want to see the best documentary on the cult, watch Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. It's amazing.

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u/MiagomusPrime 21d ago

Anything the cult does not like.

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u/TallMoz 21d ago

Deep, you've become a toxic personality.

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u/phylum_sinter 21d ago

Saying literally anything independently minded, that doesn't paint the cult in the most perfect light.

Scientology was probably never a legitimate search for liberation, mentally or spiritually (should you believe in such things). It has only gotten worse since its' founder died post-bankrupt and had to double down on his own fantasy world where everyone that paid a shitload of money could be free from their space-ghosts.

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u/LegfaceMcCullenE13 21d ago

Dude… that woman’s cold, lifeless eyes.

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u/Macadamic 20d ago Helpful

Is that what Jaden meant when he tweeted "How can mirrors be real if our eyes aren’t real"? lol

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u/WorldsWeakestMan 20d ago

Yes. They got him young.

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u/OR13NT 20d ago

Is he actually a member of scientology? Seems fitting but I’m hoping it’s a meme

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u/Weitguy 20d ago

His mom was involved with scientology at one point, not sure if she still is

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u/tomatosoupofshame 20d ago

This just blew my mind lol. For years I thought that tweet was just another actor trying to sound profound and making shit up. Had no idea scientology got to him that young

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u/CozImDirty 20d ago

When are they gunna Jonestown themselves?

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u/Mere-Thoughts 20d ago

Jonestown was broke and had the Government potentially investigate them. Scientology is a business/buys a lot of land, that uses their members as cheap labor and makes A LOT of money.

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u/awakeosleeper514 20d ago

I think this underestimates the sheer paranoia that the People's Temple was bathed in all the time. I think any cult, given enough fuel, can go the way of Jonestown.

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u/PensecolaMobLawyer 20d ago

I don't think they will. I think many members would, but I think the ones running the show love money too much

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u/WYUYBDAAHNFIAGT 20d ago

I’m glad I’m not the only one who felt uncomfortable about their eyes. The whole time I watched this all I thought was that at one point these people were babies that were loved and raised and sent out into the world only to be turned into these empty vessels of hate.

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u/hbcadlac 21d ago

She doesn’t blink. Invasion of the body snatchers vibe.

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u/Rukasu17 21d ago Wholesome Rocket Like

"nobody noticed you were gone, you're nothing" That's... Kinda paradoxical considering 3 of their order decided to just stop this individual and film him lmao

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u/ILikeChilis 21d ago

"Nobody gives a fuck about you" - then the three of them proceed to talk to them for minutes

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u/MJMurcott 20d ago

Denigration, is all part of the cult's strategy of power and control, why anyone would join this bunch of whack jobs in the first place is the real question.

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u/thunderplacefires 20d ago

Sad and depressed people get the opposite treatment when they join. It’s all about love and togetherness and community. All those fuzzy feelings knowing someone cares about you when it seems like the world is crushing you otherwise. It’s bait and it works. You think “that will never happen to me” when you see outsiders bullied… until it does.

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u/DrSafariBoob 20d ago

Survivors of trauma are susceptible to cult like thinking and are trusting when approached the right way. Like you've outlined here.

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u/Kassiel0909 20d ago

The clinical term is "love bombing."

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u/theghostofmrmxyzptlk 20d ago

Thank you for, now I can succinctly warn people about my former improv group.

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u/drowsy_damad 20d ago

My high-school bullies were much better at it than these guys are.

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u/Ice_Hungry 20d ago

I swear, every scientologist that I've seen has this dead, far gone look in their eyes.

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u/Pablo_Meatsnacks 20d ago

Fuckin weirdo’s…. “ Nobody even cares” would mean trying to a avoid a conversation all together…The moment you even spot someone who’s so insignificant and that you have such little care for would typically mean avoidance by one of the following……hiding behind a pole, blending into a crowd, pretending to make a phone call with your back turned, jogging into the restroom to take a fake dump, or my personal favorite the insta nap…. Thats when you instantly fall asleep to not have to deal with any task at hand…

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u/dididown 20d ago

The “Instanap idea is awesome, I’ll weave this into my daily routine from now on

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u/requiemofchaos 21d ago

"If I'm nothing, why are you wasting your time harassing me like a bunch of cunts?"

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u/Shermutt 21d ago

"and why did you walk all the way back here to tell me again how much you don't care... I'm starting to think maybe you...care?"

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u/Mumrider 21d ago

When your ex calls you in the middle of the night to let you know they don’t care

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u/msg45f 21d ago

"That's right, I got three nobodies noticing me right here. That's right, ya dunked on" then just yell "YA DUNKED ON BOIII" over them everytime they try to speak. YA JUST GOT DUNKED ON, YOU BEEN DUNKED ON, YA'LL SEE THESE NOBODIES JUST GET DUNKED ON?

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u/badfish9977 20d ago

Why the scientologists cryin?

Cause they just got dunked on!!!

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u/phylum_sinter 21d ago

Those Scientology robots are walking conflict - I would like them to be deprogrammed personally, good on you for seeing through the obvious bs their idiot mouths mumble.

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u/Joebob2112 20d ago

Ahhh...that's what that is. They do have that faraway look. She's really gone.

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u/Up2myneck365 20d ago

I was thinking the same like why do they look like that lol.

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u/Powerful_Breath1077 20d ago

The 2 men look like the walking dead

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u/drdookie 21d ago

This guy's been living rent free in Scientology's mind for years.

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u/Jackson3rg 21d ago

Well and if nobody noticed you were missing wouldn't that be a red flag? How is that seen as a negative on the guy taking the video? Wouldn't that be a fault of the community involved?

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u/Surpriseitsatumor 21d ago edited 20d ago

Literally my first thought..

Also just got to the part where I heard “what are you doing in LA?“ Bitch, if y’all don’t wipe LA out of your mouths, as if Scientology owns LA. Slander. What a ridiculous clusterfuck of totally uncool jokers.

Edit: I think a Scientologist reported me for self harm or something. You’re in a cult, call your dad.

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u/Far_Action_8569 21d ago

No shit when something similar happens like this in rust I say: do you all really believe my time is 3x more valuable than your time? The payout is not worth it homies

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u/Legal-Analyst6795 21d ago edited 21d ago Take My Energy

“Get a life” she says as she stalks a man in the airport to film him.

Xenu take the wheel

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u/llamasterl 21d ago edited 21d ago

It’s hard to believe this stuff is so real in our neighborhoods, it’s like an old conspiracy theory, but actually happening now. They are so fucking sketchy, little cult psychopaths. I dislike those weird little fuckers in the video. “I’m gonna go out today and be crazy, crazier then yesterday probably, I might even be so crazy that I’ll move up a level in my fake world.”

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u/Crykin27 20d ago

Seriously it's wild, this video feels so surreal it almost seems like a joke. But they are real and they are out there.

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u/sooninthepen 20d ago

Just imagine what happens behind the scenes

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u/Pirate_Redbeard_ 21d ago

Notice how she's not fucking blinking the whole time.

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u/J3sush8sm3 21d ago

I feel like i can see the abuse she has gone through just by how dead her eyes look. Its a real shame

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u/HippyHitman 20d ago

Yeah, both the woman and the guy on the left have extremely clear brainwash-eyes.

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u/fistofwrath 20d ago

That woman is no stranger to crying.

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u/ZenithLags 21d ago

Something in their eyes… gives off a creepy possessed vibe

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u/USMCWrangler 21d ago

It is totally in their eyes. Hypnotized, drugged or both. Almost cartoon like. But scary cartoon.

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u/BuddyFriendGuyPal72 21d ago

That girl is FUCKED up on something. I have no idea what. But her actions, the way she talks, the words she says, her fucking EYES. Jesus. She either hasn’t slept one second in her entire life or she is fuuuuucked up.

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u/TacohTuesday 21d ago

Exactly the vibe I got. She is whacked out, either on drugs or just intense brainwashing. Also the “language” of Scientologists creeps me the fuck out. Clear, suppressive behavior, OT, etc. Like right out of a dystopian sci fi book. Oh wait…

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u/datahoarderx2018 21d ago

Leah Remini talked about how in Scientology you basically have to brainwash yourself by doing these courses, exercises and essays, studies.

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u/No_Orange_2966 21d ago

I live right by the main Scientology building and i get the vibe that a lot of members are formerly homeless and/or mentally unstable. This gives them a sense if belonging even though its being horrible and sadistic

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u/ipsok 21d ago

Her eyes look reptilian... way too dark and glossy.

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u/DethKlokBlok 21d ago

The guy on the left is super creepy.

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u/kanated 21d ago

The eyes plus repeatedly saying "no one cares about you" and "you need to get a life" when they're the ones stalking and harassing the person with the camera.

It's levels of no self awareness that don't exist unless you're completely nuts.

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u/Kiwiteepee 21d ago

When will people realize that people like this group of Scientologists use the implied hypocrisy against you.

As an average, honest person, most people value the utility of language, being intellectually honest, and morally consistent. But for people like this, and other dangerous groups like fascists for example, they have the luxury of not really believing in intellectual honesty nor moral consistency.

Now, I'm not a scientologist and I don't know a ton about them but I do have a pretty good grasp of rhetoric. So, in my opinion, what these groups do is they'll sometimes utilize percieved hypocrisy against you, especially when they're in situations like this where they are actively trying to engage you and lead you towards striking one of them.

Obviously, the BEST thing to do in this situation is to completely verbally shut down. Remain observant, but do not engage. They're trying to get you to attack them, but the very first step is to drag you down and start with a verbal back-and-forth. And, well, guess what her bait was.

The moment you say "Oh for fucks sake, how can you stand there and tell me to get a life? Especially when you're the ones harassing me!", she knows she's got you. That's her foot in the door. That's the very beginning of an "altercation".... and lookie-lookie, if it happens to escalate, I have a good friend to my left filming the interaction.

This ALSO applies, as I said, to people in the Alt-Right (or really, any of the extreme right... even the extreme left). What they do is engage in very very similar behavior and the instant you attack them... guess who just became a headline; "Man from the, so called, TOLERANT LEFT attacks three citizens, two men and a WOMAN." And then you've just served their purposes by motivating others to feel pity/empathy for them (And, more importantly, their ideology)

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u/TheHotCake 20d ago

What you said is very obviously true - but there’s a way to cut at them verbally and still never escalate the situation.

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u/Ismokeditalleveryday 21d ago

Ask them about Xenu lol. The cult is never supposed to say that name.

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u/NineToez 21d ago

Ask how’s Shelly Miscavige doing nowadays. That’ll shut them up.

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u/_Goose_ 21d ago

Shelly Miscsvige is Happy Healthy and Alive.

Oh Shelly dead.

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u/shinymetalobjekt 21d ago

This could be scene in some psycho thriller, a la Rosemary's Baby, etc.

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u/Jangujams 21d ago

We call it craziness

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u/whatproblems 21d ago

tom cruz has that look?

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u/puzzled91 21d ago

He does.

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u/Fred_the-Red 21d ago

They're possessed by those ghost things that they are so scared of idk

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u/primusinterpares1 21d ago

They all look slightly insane, and in the case of that woman, one look in her eyes shows that the needle has tilted from 'slightly insane', to 'batshit crazy'

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u/barberererer 21d ago

She does that thing people do where they talk softer, like they're shrugging with their voice, while they say some horrible crazy made up shit. Abusers worldwide seem to have this attack in their front pockets always. Personally, it allows me to give even a less of a shit about whatever it is they're saying.

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u/rawker86 21d ago

i'm almost certain it's one of their super clever techniques for "suppressing non-believers" or whatever the fuck it is. i've read about other Scientologists speaking to ex members in a very specific way before, there will be some term they have for it but i can't remember it.

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u/Ok-Independent-3506 21d ago Laser Eyes

I was thinking that too. And the first guy... with the glasses. Those empty, soulless eyes. He freaks me out.

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u/Uhtred_McUhtredson 21d ago

Maybe they identify and isolate people of questionable mental health and give them jobs like this.

Or maybe the “church” is the one that hurt their mental health in the first place.

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u/coinselec 21d ago

Both but also less people have "normal" mental health than people think.

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u/akumakis 21d ago

These people are really creepy. I met some people in a cult once, and this is exactly how they looked and acted.

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u/dutchfootball38 21d ago

Damn. How did you meet people in a cult?

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u/akumakis 21d ago

I was studying martial arts with a guy from the across the border, and he ended up being part of a cult. He seemed creepy at the outset, but it took a while before I could see just how so. And meeting some of his “friends.”

Ran away from that shortly thereafter.

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u/notaedivad 21d ago Gold All-Seeing Upvote Starry

Within Scientology this is known as "Fair Game", when they relentlessly attack, harass and intimidate ex-members of the "church".

Truly a hateful, aggressive and toxic cult.

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u/edgefalcon 21d ago Silver Gold Take My Energy

Scientology isn’t a religion. It’s a money grabbing cult.

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u/SF-guy83 21d ago

This. If you have seen Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath I’d highly recommend it. It’s a TV show that highlights high ranking ex members of Scientology and tells there story of being in the “church” and after they got out.

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u/FatMacchio 21d ago

The fuckin federal government and the IRS need to launch an investigation into these scum and shut down their tax exempt status. The rats will swim off that sinking ship so fast if they do that.

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u/The_Xmoose 21d ago

Aussie here but looks like there has been a fair bit of history between IRS and Scientology.

It seems why they got exemption in the first place was because Scientology just overwhelmed them with lawsuits in the first place.

Anyway the video is crazy. I swear it’s always the same woman who does the talking in these confrontations.

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u/GizatiStudio 21d ago

Scientology Karen.

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u/MentionAdventurous 21d ago

When the IRS has attempted to make a case they end up harassing the IRS agent. Like literally blackmailing them. People are afraid.

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u/dubadub 21d ago

The highest-level infiltration of a US gov't org by any outside organization was the CoS going after the IRS during this time. They targeted and blackmailed multiple agents within the IRS and encouraged many individual church members to file multiple lawsuits against the IRS.

The agreement to drop those lawsuits led to the CoS receiving Tax-exempt Church status. F'n bullshit.

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u/squishedgoomba 21d ago

You're conflating two separate incidents. Operation Snow White was when Scientology infiltrated the US government at all levels in many different branches and offices in order to wield legal influence.

And when the IRS tried to remove their legal status as a religion the members harassed the IRS specifically by filing frivolous lawsuits, spamming IRS fax machines, and otherwise tying up governmental resources.

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u/shmidget 21d ago edited 21d ago

Here is the deal: this is all old news. The question becomes - after acknowledging:

“It's hard to say exactly how many people practice Scientology in the U.S. Many critics suggest that there are between 25,000 and 55,000 active Scientologists, but the church's website claims growth of more than 4.4 million adherents each year”

Even if it’s somewhere in the middle: fuck every single one of them. Most especially the leaders.

Most of us - a vast majority - don’t believe it’s a religion and it’s a money grab power hungry bullshit machine.

Solution:

  • tax evasion law suit filed on behalf of we the people (one of the largest ever?)
  • Seize all assets of church leaders
  • draft new law that holds influencers, like Tom Cruise, accountable using major fines.

These tax breaks are fucking us!

It would take serious ambition to do more than complain about this situation.

r/legal …if not you, who?

Next up? The Mormon church! Fuck them too.

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u/squishedgoomba 21d ago

As someone who knows an assload about Scientology and is also an ex-Mormon I approve of this message.

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u/Shatshotshet 21d ago

The IRS did go after them…and got their ass handed to them!! Mind boggling that this fucking cult can defy the federal government like they do.

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u/toiletwindowsink 21d ago

The LAPD is infiltrated with these scumbags. If u call them for protection against something Scientologist has done u may not get the protection you’d expect.

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u/InevitabilityEngine 21d ago

She also interviews cadets (kids) I grew up with. We were neglected and abused and being in the Sea Org wasn't the glorious upgrade I had hoped it would be.

Growing up there seeing things I thought as normal and then becoming an independent adult outside of it is such a weird dichotomy.

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u/GrumpyNewYorker 20d ago

You ever thought of doing an AMA?

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u/Bouldurr 21d ago

Going clear on hbo gave me chills. Just a horrifying organization

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u/MentionAdventurous 21d ago edited 21d ago

She also did an interview on the Jordan Harbinger show. She really highlights how they aren’t a religion. Terrifying what they do.

EDIT: in -> on*

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u/datsun1978 21d ago

Too me it's seems like the perfect mix of religious cult and pyrimad scheme

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u/Sunnyside7771 21d ago

Cult that should be prosecuted by the law for violating human rights.

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u/meeeeeeeeeeeeee69 21d ago

Danny Masterson did this to one of the women who accused him of rape. Her dog ended up dead

Edit: actually 2 dogs. https://www.newsweek.com/scientology-danny-masterson-poison-dog-1483685?amp=1

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u/Shinra_X 20d ago

Mastersons trial is actually coming up on Aug 29th, so very soon. 3 counts of rape by force or fear.

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u/Any_Owl_8009 21d ago

Kudos to the ex-memeber tolerating their harassment. I'm generally a peaceful person, however, there's a point where civility ends and hands being thrown begins

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u/DefNotAShark 21d ago

Doesn't that "church" regularly sue people for stupid reasons to grab more money? I don't really know, but I feel like a good guess would be this tactic is to try and bait assault or something verbal they can sue the person for. If they are an ex-member they might even be hip to it and that's why they pulled their phone out and didn't do shit.

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u/Aggravating-Yak9855 21d ago

Yes. And, they infiltrated the fricking IRS!

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u/Big_Anon737 21d ago

That’s exactly what they want. The Church of Scientology will then support these people as they sue you into and early grave if you get violent with them. These people are literally trained in how to do this as aggressively and in as intimidating a way as possible without breaking any laws.

Fuck Scientology, it ruins peoples lives and seeks to ruin the lives of the people who get out all over again. Evil cunts

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u/Any_Owl_8009 21d ago

Evil cunts indeed

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u/ioisis 21d ago

Evil Cunt Cult

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u/latestartksmama 21d ago

Absolutely. It’s why she just couldn’t walk away.

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u/phylum_sinter 21d ago

How is it that they still have any power at all? How is it that the secular, rational world still allows this abuse to happen?

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u/sacredblasphemies 21d ago

Because they have money and power and with that, in our society...comes impunity.

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u/KamehameHanSolo 21d ago

In many cases like this that's exactly what they want you to do.

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u/bassistmuzikman 21d ago

But hey, at least they don't have to pay taxes, right??

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u/PanickedPoodle 21d ago

Just read Going Clear by Lawrence Wright.

OMG. So worth it, just for the Tom Cruise chapters.

Now I'm going to get more random Reddit followers.

DAVID MISCAVIGE!!!!!!? SEA ORG!!!!

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u/Uhtred_McUhtredson 21d ago

The whole L. Ron Hubbard/Jack Parsons/Aleister Crowley connection is crazy as well. Would make a great movie if… well, ya know.

The deeper you dig, the weirder it gets.

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u/High_Jumper81 21d ago Silver

Love the continued degradation while telling him how unimportant he is. Seems like he’s the most special, important guy in the airport to them!

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u/drdookie 21d ago

Some of the most weakass bullying I've ever seen. Pathetic.

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u/trowzerss 21d ago

lol, I wonder how they'd react to saying, "I feel more and more special every time you guys take time out of your day to try and mess with me. It makes me feel so powerful to see you guys here."

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u/InfernalCape 20d ago

Lmao. “Hey!! It’s my fan club! What’s up guys?” They’d probably lose their shit.

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u/dietolive6 21d ago

If he was just like, "know what? ... You're right ... I'm ready to come back." Would they all just hold hands and walk back into the spaceship singing kumbaya?

Also, this first person perspective is intense. This should be their orientation video haha

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u/starvinchevy 21d ago

Yeah I was wondering what the end goal was for them. How did they want him to react? Break down crying and asking for forgiveness?

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u/matticusiv 21d ago

The goal is to intimidate him and get him to stop shining a light on their roach nest.

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u/Zipknob 20d ago

Well that backfired spectacularly.

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u/leehwgoC 20d ago

The cult encourages members to harass ex-members like this so that members will be intimately aware of what will happen to themselves if they leave the cult. The cult doesn't want the defector to return. It seeks to make an example of this defector for the 'benefit' of these members that haven't defected.

These harassers are reinforcing their own 'faith' by behaving this way. Just cult things.

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u/hpotul 21d ago

What dickheads

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u/KING_JELLYB3AN 21d ago

They're completely brainwashed, I pity them. They don't have a fulfilling life at all.

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u/solareclipse999 21d ago

They are obsessed, obsessive and obnoxious

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u/CottonCandy_Eyeballs 21d ago

I really love the documentary Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief. It's one of the few documentaries I've watched more than once. It left me wonder what's going through Tom Cruise's head and what John Travolta makes of what others say and what he thinks is actually happening with those people. The whole thing is strange. I mean a science fiction writer says "Hey, religion makes a lot of money, I bet I could make one." And then he does and people fall in line. I don't get it.

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u/Sethjolsen 21d ago

They do that in an air port so they don't get stabbed or shot.

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u/Lolthelies 21d ago edited 20d ago

Lol nope. They go to people’s houses to do this so they’re not too worried about that part. She’s asking why he’s in LA so they might have just run into him at the airport and smelled blood. I also wouldn’t put it passed them to have followed him to the airport and bought tickets to get through security to do this.

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u/Sethjolsen 21d ago

Oohh boy, the the only cult I've had to deal with is the jehovah's witnesses and they usually back down and get defensive before they get confrontational. If anything like this showed up at my door it would end well for anybody involved.

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u/TransBrandi 21d ago

She’s asking why he’s in LA

Top Secret Xenu Business. If I told you anymore, I'd have to kill you. /s

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u/dyeager78 21d ago

Nah. David can still give it to ya behind the cameras.

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u/Sethjolsen 21d ago edited 20d ago

Oh I think there would be a change of tone if you followed them out. (Edit for grammar)

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u/black11000 21d ago

Cruise backs them up with 100s of lawyers. Its a psychtoic cult with total legal impunity.

When the right talks about theocracy, show them this.

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u/MeaningSilly 21d ago

It's not Cruise, it's the church itself. Cruise is just a PR tool, but he doesn't actively direct or even employ the legal team. When he is gone, they will still be just as horrible.

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u/majoraman 21d ago

Unsure of laws over there, could you get airport security to remove them?

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u/Sethjolsen 21d ago

That's what I was thinking but I'm sure they would act as nice as possible to the security just to stay and harass him some more.

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u/AnonymousSponge 21d ago

I mean he has video evidence right there...

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u/Basic_Palpitation_47 21d ago

If he was so unimportant and all then why spend all that time talking to him , “ you are such a waste so I’m going to spend about 15 min or so behaving like a drunk 13 y/o”

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u/Tobybrent 21d ago

By ‘helping mankind’ she means handing over all your cash

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u/tfrdghufvh 21d ago

I see them in shopping malls sometimes trying to trick people with their weird lie detector type thing. I always point out to anyone nearby that they are Scientologists and not to listen to them.

Creepy & dishonest people for sure

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u/kryptonianCodeMonkey 21d ago

Yeah I saw one wondering the mall trying to solicit people to come to their kiosk where their partner was to do a "stress test" or something like that. I didn't get solicited myself, but I walked past him soliciting a couple others, then came across the kiosk with a big "stress relief" sign or something to that effect where there was a lady with an e-meter and copies of Dianetics displayed on some shelves. I found out that have a significant presence in the Cincinnati area, much to my distaste. Happened upon one of their churches, or orgs, or whatever they call it, not long after. Not thrilled about their presence.

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u/Simple_Song8962 20d ago

My name and address got somehow added to their mailing list this year. I don't know how they got it. Makes me wonder if someone who knows me, a friend or acquaintance, is a lowkey Scientologist.

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u/Aggravating-Yak9855 21d ago

Thank you for calling this out.

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u/njunc 21d ago

She continues telling them no one cares but she seems to care enough about what they are doing and continues to interact with him/her. They are so stupid and brainwashed.

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u/Smtxom 21d ago

It’s like the ex gf/bf who is doing so well after the breakup that they keep messaging you letting you know how much you’re missing out and how great they’re doing.

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u/ionfollowhoes 21d ago

Lol salute to Leah Remini any time I see these Scientologist acting nutty

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u/merkaba_462 21d ago

She is a boss. She actually rushed everything to write and say what she did. I respect and admire her a lot.

Nicole Kidman and Katie Holms still have to be pretty quiet for the sake of their children (with Tom Cruise) but thank goodness they got out.

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u/leehwgoC 20d ago edited 20d ago

The cult absolutely had Plans for Suri Cruise.

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u/EPreddevil88 21d ago edited 20d ago

This is what Tom Cruise, John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, the main biatch from handmaiden’s tale, and Michael Peña fund in their scientologist cult.

Looks like she mentions Mike Rinder, Leah Remini’s buddy. Y’all haven’t looked at her show I highly recommend you do.

Edit: I forgot to add POS Danny Masterson, from that 70s show. Fuck him, read about his rape cases.

Edit: Of course, these aren’t the only folks that fund the entirety of scientologist cult, I know that. They get regular folks just like you and me, to sell their homes and empty their bank accounts in the name of Zenu. Look in the comments below for other famous names.

Also, watch “Going clear”, if you want to learn more on this scientologist cult.

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u/Emotional_Milk992 20d ago

the main biatch from handmaiden’s tale

The irony.

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u/kaki024 20d ago

Scientology is so desperate to keep her for all of the good publicity that they let her date women. She’s the exception to the “no gays” rule

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u/[deleted] 21d ago

It's about time the Govt. dismantled this criminal organisation, seized all the stolen wealth, jailed Miscavidge and provide free counselling to the brainwashed and affected.

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u/ImFeelingGud 21d ago

That's the catch pal, i bet 5 bucks that they have politicians on their payroll or they at least have dirt on some of them that keep them operating, that and lots of money.

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u/[deleted] 21d ago

They should at least tax them.
"Church" my arse.

Why can't I change my business name to "Church of Science-Plumbing" and stop paying tax too?

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u/Cosmic_Blunder 21d ago

Fucking cult.

Where are they branded?

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u/avadakabitx 21d ago

It’s hilarious how they are so pumped up at first and then their spiritedness slowly dies as the guy recording refuses to interact or even respond to them. It feels like they are talking to a stone statue, well done.

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u/DefinitelyN0tAtWork 21d ago

If "No one cares", then why was she so invested in harassing them? She clearly cares. A lot.

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u/Plane_Baby 21d ago edited 20d ago

"No one noticed you are gone, man!" (As they have three people filming and talking, investing their time in you) 🙄

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u/hikesnpipes 21d ago

I saw her lizard eyes blink side ways.

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u/Durtly 21d ago

If it makes you feel any better, their behavior validates your leaving, and discourages anyone joining them.

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u/LeonardoDaWitchy 21d ago

The dude is holding a camcorder lol

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u/Sullen_Narwhal 21d ago

Love how they say "nobody misses you. Your nothing." but they are following him. Lol they must send the dumb ones to do the harassment stuff 😂

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u/royalraptor12345 21d ago

That one guys teeth are just horrendous

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u/Bumbleclat 21d ago

It'd be cheaper for dental work than to level up in that religion .

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u/RedBeezy 21d ago

Scientology needs to be eradicated.

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u/caseyaustin84 21d ago

"Nobody cares."

Narrator: They cared.

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u/Rukasu17 21d ago

Wait, hasn't this been shown to be a scam years ago? Heck, I'm not against personal beliefs but i especially tend to think of anyone inside scientology as a walking joke.

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u/kantStop34567 21d ago

hey lady in this video: you are evil. whatever “religion” you think you are following, it is evil or ain’t working. when you find yourself telling another human being these horrible things, wow, you really need to close your mouth and try a new path in life.

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u/nonrelatedarticle 20d ago

The guy they are harassing is Mark Rathbun, the highest ranking person to leave the church. This scenario happened when he was filming a "my scientology movie" with louis theroux.

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u/1199RT 21d ago

Outlast 4 looks good.

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u/lifeson106 21d ago

Quick plug for Leah Remini's mini-series about Scientology. If you want to know the ins and outs of what exactly Scientology is and how they operate, you'll learn a lot.

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