‘Blown for Good’ is Marc Headley’s autobiography, documenting him growing up in a family influenced by Scientology, joining the Sea Organization and finally. “Marc Headley, a former insider at the church, has written a tell-all book, called Blown for Good, about his 15 years of work with Scientology. And folks you. The latest Tweets from Marc Headley (@blownforgood). Blown for Good, my book on my 15 years @ Scientology Int HQ & eventual escape is on sale.
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Mar 04, Ron Ross rated it really liked it Shelves: May 29, Catherine rated it it was amazing. The Secrets of My Life. The book is not the best written and could have used an editor to clean up sentence structure and delete and replace repetitive words. How does Scientology conduct management of its day-to-day operations?
Archived from the original on September 18, Some had succeeded but had never been seen or heard of again, but most had failed. But what happens when a person is born into a cult?
Nov 28, Kim Zimmerman rated it it was amazing. Leah Remini Narrated by: Headley’s hatred of David Miscavige is plain to see, much more so than any doubt he might have for L. The first is money. But is that all that was happening? I Am Gonna Tell. Former insider Chris Shelton grew up in Scientology and worked for it for 25 years. The book was self-published November 5,and was made available through the author’s website at www. If so, how could a facility like this exist in modern day America?
If so, how could a facility like this exist in modern-day America? What was it that went on at the International headquarters of Scientology? View all 3 comments. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Coast to Coast AM.
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Once someone is blown, their Scientologists friends and family members are no longer headely to communicate with them in any way. It sounds like the author narrator was too far from the microphone or something which caused a little too much reverb. The following is some information I have gathered about a 36 year old woman who died of a pulmonary embolism while she was undergoing this “counseling.
I then thought, if this guy had to ‘live’ under these horrific conditions for over 15 years of his adolescence and early head,ey, then he truly deserves to write his own damn book and read it any way he wants to. Goov research was done Lawrence Wrightand it seems that it pretty much checks out.
Blown for Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology by Marc Headley
The best we can do is see if his perspective can be corroborated with other defectors. Her year-old daughter was on the threshold of building a new company, and they both thought this program might help her achieve her dream. Definitely a wonderful love story also. The most interesting part to me was how he got involved in the first place, lacking other food as a teenager because of his irresponsible parents.
But whereas psychology’s aim is to create mentally healthy, stable, autonomous individuals through the study of the mind, Scientology’s aim in using similar personality-probing methods is to create followers who enthusiastically do whatever it takes to get more money into the organization. The John and Ken Show. Although this isn’t the most well-written first hand account the lack of style also reflects the insanity that the author lived through.
But unlike Mormonism, Scientology has a history of fighting the law and winning. Are the stories on the Internet true? Chris Shelton Narrated by: Its celebrity believers keep its profile high, and its teams of “volunteer ministers” offer aid at disaster sites such as Haiti and the World Trade Center.
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If you don’t know much ehadley Scientology, this book isn’t a very good maarc. Marc worked at Scientology’s secret desert compound, which houses all Scientology management, for 15 years. This is the story of what happened behind the Iron Curtain of Marc Headley provides a rare, never before seen insider’s look at life inside Scientology. It is the location of a multi-million dollar home for L.
From Rugby League players trying to improve their game, to Hollywood superstars and the depressed sons of media moguls, Scientology has recruited its share of famous Australians. Scientology has a large vocabulary built into its structure, which seems to mostly consist of abbreviations of Scientology terms, so the author includes a glossary. Having lived in Tampa about 30 minutes from the Clearwater location for over 20 years I was familiar with scientology but always thought it was a harmless group of self helpers.
The insight Marc Headley provided on just his experiences within the Church of Scientology was very interesting and sure does give the reader a lot to think about.
But it won’t answer any questions you might have about how people justify staying or what makes them leave, because Headley recaps the facts but doesn’t always include his thoughts or emotions about those facts.
Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology”. Could stories of armed guards, weapons, staff beatings, and razor wire fences be true?
This is the story of what happened behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology. I can only guess this was out of desperation. Unfortunately, this is not uncommon. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In this gripping and eloquent book, Susan Ray Schmidt tells the story of growing up on the inside and of her ultimate escape with her children from an oppressive and violent life.
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