Update on the Tom Cruise and Scientology
Over at Slate Michael Crowley wrote a piece called L. Ron Hubbard - Scientology's esteemed founder, posted Friday, July 15, 2005:
Our summer of Tom Cruise's madness and Katie Holmes' creepy path toward zombie bridedom has been a useful reminder of how truly strange Scientology is. By now those interested in the Cruise-Holmes saga may be passingly familiar with the church's creation myth, in which an evil, intergalactic warlord named Xenu kidnaps billions of alien life forms, chains them near Earth's volcanoes, and blows them up with nuclear weapons. Strange as Scientology's pseudo-theology may be, though, it's not as entertaining as the life story of the church's founder, L. Ron Hubbard.Continue reading his life story.....
His motive was money and it became available by starting a religion.
It seems that Scientology try to strengthen their credibility by recruiting celebrities like Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley, John Travolta, Isaac Hayes, Bart Simpsons and others.
I am glad that Shields fired back at Cruise after he suggested her vitamins instead of drugs and therapy to cure her depression.
Nobody will take drugs with pleasure, but drugs can correct chemical imbalances when needed, - vitamins won't do that.