By Marc Headley
Nominated by way of Foreword journal as 2009 ebook of the yr Award Finalist. Marc Headley offers an insider's view of existence as a member of Scientology's "Sea Organization". Marc labored at Scientology's mystery barren region compound, which homes all Scientology administration, for 15 years. the five hundred acre estate is found deep within the California wasteland. The neighborhood townspeople have been instructed lectures and movies have been made there. yet is that each one that used to be taking place? it's the position of a multi-million greenback domestic for L. Ron Hubbard, outfitted 20 years after his loss of life. it's the domestic of Scientology's present chief, David Miscavige.
So what quite occurs on the Int Base? Are the tales on the net actual? How does Scientology behavior administration of its day after day operations? may possibly tales of armed guards, guns, employees beatings, and razor twine fences be actual? if that is so, how may possibly a facility like this exist in modern-day the US? hundreds and hundreds of employees attempted to flee through the years. a few succeeded yet have been by no means obvious or heard of back, so much failed. Why have been humans saved the following? What rather went on on the headquarters of Scientology? this can be the tale of what occurred in the back of the Iron Curtain of Scientology.
"...the Scientology cult, is I warrantly you, one thousand instances more unusual than you've ever imagined." the toilet & Ken convey, KFI AM 640
"Headley's ebook additionally presents beautiful fabric that has infrequently been amassed in a single place... a damning account of existence operating for Scientology chief David Miscavige on the secretive barren region base..." Tony Ortega, The Village Voice
"...a new ebook exposing alleged information about not only Scientology -- yet Tom Cruise's organization with the church -- is available..." The Washington submit
"Marc Headley , a former insider on the church, has written a tell-all booklet, referred to as Blown for stable, approximately his 15 years of labor with Scientology. And folks...you can't deal with the truth..." The Frisky "
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Early secular feminists, like Muslims in general, had been led to believe that the patriarchal family was Islamic and strove to make the regime of complimentary gender roles function optimally. However, second-wave Muslim secular feminists later questioned the notion of the patriarchal family, attempting, like their predecessor to reform it piecemeal through legal reform of Muslim personal status laws until later secular and Islamic feminists joined forces in some places. Islamic feminists not only connected the public and private as the indivisible terrain of gender equality but also elucidated the necessary linkage of gender equality and social justice.
Blown For Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology by Marc Headley