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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All through the book he sounds like he thd is very much drawn to the cult, yet says he left because Decent book, but very poorly edited and somewhat poorly written. Near the end, after 22 years in the cult, Duignan reminded me of Red from The Shawshank Redemptiongetting free, but reentering a world he doesn’t know anymore, and not having any skills from which to draw. I look forward to reading this book.
How it got its tax-free religion status is beyond comprehension actually it’s not clear why ANY religion should enjoy tax-free status. Return to Duigna Page. He talks about the money-making-machine at the heart of the Church, the Scientology goal to Clear the Planet and Get Ethics In, and the punishments meted out to anyone who transgresses. They are taught no education, and many have been in Scientology for years and since a very young age, so they have no job experience.
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Not brilliantly written, but honest, intimate and very objective. But that’s another story. I’d have killed for the Cruise cult”. I’m just kinda in a cult phase, where I’m picking up books about cults and cult leaders. If you’re looking for a heap of info on Scientology – read something else.
Cruise, the empty headed fanatic, stirring up collective nausea on national TV, personifies the true core value of Scientology to the man in the street.
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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. Exposing Scientology’s fraud and abuse in Dublin.
The Complex : An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology
Kevin rated it really liked it Nov 23, John Duignan had joined Scientology in Germany when he was Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Chant rated it liked it Aug 20, Germany Church of Scientology of California v. What becomes apparent throughout the book is the stripping of individuality the members suffer and the financial ruin they are left with. Unfortunately the Church of Scientology seemed to take advantage of this fact and this book is johb shocking tale of an insider’s experiences on life within the organisation.
Children of Scientologists have their own rules and aren’t treated as children, but little soldiers to brainwash. Merlin Publishing “emphatically denied” these allegations, and an editorial director at the publishing company called Scientology’s claim “vexatious”.
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At 42 he feels he should have been married with children and a career. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I couldn’t believe it, and felt like getting in touch with Amazon to complain because I feel so offended by Scientology.
He also uses a lot of ‘tology lingo without completely cluing us into the meaning. It is well written comp,ex I could not recommend it more. This was the beginning of John’s Internet search which was forbidden into the movement he had been a part jkhn for so long over 20 yearsand he started seeing the other side of what Scientology really was.
I’d blame the editor for most of the problems. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This book is an insiders view to another world on this planet; the world of Scientology. A must read for those with an interest in religion, theology and even just if you enjoy true life stories, this will appeal to readers on many levels.
The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology by John Duignan
Decent book, but very poorly edited and somewhat poorly written. Sep 18, Peter Dunn rated it really liked it.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. He talks about the money-making-machine at the heart of the Church, the Scientology goal to Clear the Planet and Get Ethics Inthe training programmes, the Rehabilitation Project Force and the punishments meted out to anyone who transgresses, including children.
The Complex reveals the true story behind the religion that has ensnared a who s who list of celebrities such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta, and convinced thousands of ordinary people to join up.
Scientology spokesman Gerard Ryan spoke with Irish Mail on Sunday prior to the book’s publication, and commented on the claims made in the book: This is a fantastic read.
Duignan seemed to be having an identity crisis, which seemed to begin with the loss of his parents. In circumstances such as these, UK law gives us no choice but to remove the title from our catalogue. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Some refer to it as a cult, or commercial operation. The Complex was available suignan sale on Amazon.