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Alleged abuses in Scientology are far from unique

Title: Alleged abuses in Scientology are far from unique
Date: Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Publisher: Huffington Post
Author: Clay Farris Naff
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Scientology. The name is a travesty of science. The reality is a burlesque of religion. Following the lead of the Saint Petersburg Times, where my late friend Steve Marquez once reported on the same church, the New York Times recently published tales of abuse told by Scientology "defectors." The term seems apt, since the harsh treatment former insiders describe brings to mind totalitarian states like North Korea. Beatings, fleecings, and exploitation of teen labor - these are just some of the ... [Read the rest at]