L.Ron’s ‘Admissions’ – the root of scientology?

L.Ron’s personal writings believed to show his struggle to control himself and his inadequacy Written in 1947 (the time when he made a plea for psychiatric help), these writings were at first called ‘L.Ron Hubbard’s ‘Affirmations’ ‘.  They are now known as ‘L.Ron Hubbard’s ‘Admissions’ ‘ since this is what they appear to be: admissions … Continue reading

L.Ron begs for help: the root of scientology?

Is there any relation between this letter and scientology’s hatred of Psychiatry and the use of drugs to treat mental illness? It’s 1947. Depressed, unbalanced and medicated ex-serviceman Lafayette Ron Hubbard begs his Veterans Administration for free psychiatric help. He doesn’t get it. L.Ron then goes on to invent Dianetics, a ‘self-help’ system founded on … Continue reading