After I left Scientology in 1989 with 21 years in the cult, the hardest question people posed to me was why I stayed in it so long if I knew it was such an abusive system.
Michael Leonard Tilse • Original link Re: Phil Jones and PDH. PDH is otherwise known within Scientology as “Pain Drug Hypnosis.” This is one of the go-to explanations within Scientology when one of the members or former members of Scientology is not acting like a ‘good little scientologist’ or is asking too many questions, or standing […]
In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The letter, warning of the rise of totalitarian police states that will ‘say that two and two are five,’ is reprinted from George Orwell: A Life in Letters, edited by Peter Davison and published today by Liveright. Plus, Orwell’s advice to Arthur Koestler on how to review books.
Gaslighting – Is a very common method to keep you down, confused and under control. You have this weird sensation, that something is wrong or out-of-place and if you ask the person you suspect, you will get a runaround and selective memories, all with the purpose to turn the blame onto yourself to the point where you think, you finally have lost it.