Escaping Utopia: Growing Up in a Cult, Getting Out, and Starting Over

Escaping Utopia: Growing Up in a Cult, Getting Out, and Starting Over
By Janja Lalich and Karla McLaren Published by Routledge, 2017 – Available on Amazon“Escaping Utopia is a must read book for everyone concerned about the real nature of human nature. Authors Lalich and McLaren do a brilliant job in revealing the various psycho-social mechanisms by which cults attract, deceive and bind recruits into their ‘families,’ ...

The Power of the Word

Scientology’s unique manipulations of language seduced the novelist Sands Hall and kept her bound to the church. Michael Friedrich The Nation April 12, 2018 In 1986, after years of illness, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard died, leaving the church to his key deputy, David Miscavige. Under its new leader, Scientology changed its image dramatically: Hubbard’s ...

A Mother’s Heartbreak: How Scientology Destroyed My Family

A Mother’s Heartbreak: How Scientology Destroyed My Family
“In this gut-wrenching story of anxiety, loss and steadfast love, the author shares her personal struggle to regain her relationship with her children severed by the Disconnection Policy of the church of Scientology.” “As she discovered, she is not alone in her sad circumstance. Many other families have fallen victim to the manipulative powers of ...