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  •  cults are things like Jim Jones (1+ / 0-)
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    and are dangerous. All the people in Jim Jones' church were following Christ, until Jim Jones became Christ and created their commune in South America.

    Scientology is currently listed as a religious institution worthy of tax exempt status. They are not however, claiming to be Christians. If the US government defines the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster as a religion, for legal purposes it is, but among most people... they do not accept it, or its tongue in cheek adherents as being part of a real religion.

    Above Grecian mantles were chiseled these words... Know Thyself... Nothing in Excess... the pop philosophy of its day.

    by ravagerofworlds2 on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 08:42:02 PM PDT

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    •  Scientology is a religion (0+ / 0-)

      The leaders of Scientology should get arrested for quite a few things. They have not been arrested because they are a religion. That is the main point of my post.

      •  Gosh, you're wrong on everything. (0+ / 0-)

        It is a calling...to do things about injustice.... It helps to have a goal. I've always tried to have one.--Ted Kennedy, True Compass

        by Timaeus on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 09:29:53 PM PDT

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