Re: You are hunted by a russian billionaire for a year, can you survive?
That's fucking rad
I would almost strike one up for Darwinism to people that join them if there were not kids indoctrinated into Sea Org.
Then again, I could see how they operate. They target people with a bit of cash who are lonely. Scientology has "classes", not the dry hymnal crap of even the most liberal churches like the UU. Nor the drama in neo paganism. And, more importantly, recognition. You can accept Jesus all you want. You can even go to the altar and make a scene of it. You don't get recognition or even buddies from it necessarily.
Just pay, become a being with sci fi powers in an epic sci fi struggle, awesome... here's fellow space traveler friends. You did not need those other folks around you, now did you? They are holding back the epic within... suppressive. By the way, we feel this next class is something that would put you over the top! We will love bomb you if you pass! Let's hook you up with a better job...