For the first time ever, a former high-ranking member of the Church of Scientology is lifting the lid on life inside the world s fastest growing cult. The Complex. John Duignan (born ) grew up in both Stirling in Scotland and in The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology. John wrote the book “The Complex”, in which he describes his two decades Duignan describes how two years ago he staged a dramatic escape from the elite.
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Preview — The Complex by John Duignan. He discusses controversial Scientology practices which he refers to as sleep deprivation and brainwashingand describes his experiences during the Ths process called ” Auditing “. I know from first-hand experience that Scientology is creepy, weird and ridiculous, but I really had no idea how dangerous and oppressive it could be.
Paulette Noble rated it it was amazing Sep 04, He was vulnerable due to his childhood, and was sucked right into the cult’s brainwashing.
It is indeed curious how the ban on this book coincided with Tommy Boy’s movie. What becomes apparent throughout the book is the stripping of individuality the members suffer and the financial ruin they are left with.
I took some of the beginning Scientology courses way back when they were practicing out of this two bit place in Tampa. For other uses, see The Complex.
Open Preview See a Problem? He looks back on the 22 years he served in the Church’s secret army and describes the hours of sleep deprivation, brain-washing and intense religious counseling he endured, as he was molded into a soldier of Scientology.
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The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology
Noriyko rated it liked it Mar 11, Merlin Publishing “emphatically denied” these allegations, and an editorial director at the publishing company called Scientology’s claim “vexatious”.
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Archived from the original on January 13, It’s hard to believe that such a cultic organization can operate on such a large scale, in so many countries. As a young man he was recruited into Scientology in Stuttgart, Germany.
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It’s amazing to me how Freedom of Speech could be tampered this way when this group is destroying so many lives. Chant rated it liked it Aug 20, John Duignan had joined Scientology in Germany when he was Duignan describes how two years ago he staged a dramatic escape from the elite paramilitary group at the core of the Church, the Sea Organisation, and how he narrowly evaded pursuit by Scientologists from the Office of Special Affairs.
He looks back on t For the first time ever, a former high-ranking member of the Church of Scientology is lifting the lid on the world’s fastest growing cult. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Enlighten those who may be susceptible to seduction by mind and life control cults and to provide a sense of hope for those who may be so entrapped.
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