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What Color are Your Eyes?

Religious Freedom

March 28, 2017

What Color are Your Eyes?

Discriminate: to make a difference in treatment or favor on a basis other than individual merit. If you have ever been discriminated...

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The EU Court’s Decision—What Equality?

Religious Freedom

March 27, 2017

The EU Court’s Decision—What Equality?

When I read about the European Court’s decision to uphold the firing of a Muslim woman for wearing a headscarf, what came...

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Confession, Religion and Peace

Religious Freedom

March 25, 2017

Confession, Religion and Peace

Have you ever gotten something off your chest and felt the relief? I'm talking about an act you committed, large or small,...

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Which Scientology Books Have You Read?

Which Scientology Books Have You Read?

Any longtime Scientologist like me has become inured to periodic lunatic media eruptions on the subject. They bring to mind...

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‘Agree to Disagree’—A Cliché or a Path to Tolerance?

Tolerance

March 24, 2017

‘Agree to Disagree’—A Cliché or a Path to Tolerance?

When I was a child and frustrated my mom, she would express her impatience with a slight increase in her genteel Southern...

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What Scientologists Do for L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday

Scientology Founder

March 14, 2017

What Scientologists Do for L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday

Every year on March 13, Scientologists celebrate L. Ron Hubbard’s birthday with great joy. He was, and still is through...

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The Religion of Humanitarianism

The Religion of Humanitarianism

“My religion is humanitarianism, which is the basis of every religion in the world,” said Abdul Sattar Edhi, the late...

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Religion, Understanding and the Meaning of a Word

Religious Freedom

March 13, 2017

Religion, Understanding and the Meaning of a Word

To say we’re living in turbulent times would be understating it. We’re all drowning in a sea of information that comes...

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How to Triumph over Hate: Flourish and Prosper

How to Triumph over Hate: Flourish and Prosper

You may have heard about the recent wave of hate crimes sweeping our nation. Crimes against Muslims in New York were up 50...

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Intolerance in Hollywood—A Word of Caution

Religious Freedom

March 12, 2017

Intolerance in Hollywood—A Word of Caution

Hollywood, my hometown, is all about tolerance… as long as it fits “their” agenda. Pro-choice, green initiatives, gay...

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If It’s True It’s True. If It’s on TV, It’s on TV

If It’s True It’s True. If It’s on TV, It’s on TV

I have had the privilege of being a Scientologist for the past eleven years and I have been Jewish all my life. As a Jew,...

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You’re Not as Tolerant and Inclusive as You Think, and Here’s Why

You’re Not as Tolerant and Inclusive as You Think, and Here’s Why

Living in diverse Los Angeles, you would think bigotry is the last thing I’d have to worry about in my daily life, but it’s...

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Verbal Vandals

Religious Freedom

March 8, 2017

Verbal Vandals

By Stacy Sass I was standing in front of my Church with my family and some friends, lingering and chatting after a particularly...

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C’mon Facebook. Live by your standards.

C’mon Facebook. Live by your standards.

The First Amendment is a tricky one. It protects my right to practice my religion but also, to a certain extent, protects...

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Fact or Fiction?

Religious Freedom

March 8, 2017

Fact or Fiction?

There are some people who think they know what Scientology is because they read a book “about” Scientology or saw a special...

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