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Going Clear by Lawrence Wright is an in-depth examination of the founding, principles, and scandals of Scientology. It includes eyewitness interviews and original document research.

The Church of Scientology was founded with the publication of the book Dianetics in 1950 by science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard. His unique approach to mental health attracted a following. After he founded the Church of Scientology in 1954 to continue spreading the message of Dianetics, he established a seafaring ministry and sought a permanent base for the church. They established the church in Clearwater, Florida, in 1975. From there the church became famous for their secretive beliefs. Given the scrutiny of journalists and the US government, Hubbard spent much of his time in hiding or on the run with his earnings from the church. He died in 1986.

The church became a substantial resource for networking in the world of celebrity....

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do not buy

bit of a rob for 20 mins of openly accessible bullet points. you have effectively charged someone to read the back of a book .

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  • kevan thompson
  • 26-10-19

this isn't a book

I'm seeing impaired and bought this because I thought it was a book and instead its 10 minutes worth of notes, do not buy this, it is a giant waste