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Re: that is hilarious

Posted by Joseph on July 03, 2005 at 15:39:08

In Reply to: that is hilarious posted by Acheick on July 03, 2005 at 12:00:46:

The whole Tom Cruise/Scientology thing really takes me back. The group I used to belong to (est) was closely related, kind of a Scientology-Lite.

They become very convinced that they hold the only truth for a lot of things. I guess that is typical of cults.

I love how Cruise, who according to what I'm reading only went to high school and spent some time in a Catholic Seminary, tells Sheilds (a Princeton graduate) that she isn't smart enough to figure any of this out.

A while back, I caught up with an Actor friend that I hadn't seen in many years. He asked me how various members of my family were doing. When he asked about my Father, I had to tell him that he had died. When he asked how, I told him it was Non-Hodgekins Lymphoma. He shot back, "Oh! I could have cured him of that". Then he went on to talk about how diet, vitamins and exercise can cure anything. A little farther into the conversation, I figured out that he is a big time Scientologist now. He credited me for saving his life because I introduced him to est. Oh brother.