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Scientology has a reckoning ahead of it

Clear talk from Lawrence Wright, author of Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief in Talking Scientology: A Q&A with Going Clear Author Lawrence Wright: David Miscavige is different from L. Ron Hubbard mainly in the fact that he grew up in Scientology. He’s a product of it in a way that Hubbard was not. He joined the Sea Org when he was sixteen, so, virtually, his entire life has been lived inside the strictures of this organization. The product of that is a glaring indictment of the church itself, because if that is what it produces —