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Scientology Confirms: Lord Xenu is Real
by Cary Goulston
Friday Mar 13th, 2009 9:07 PM
In an exclusive interview with reporter Nathan Baca of Riverside, California's KESQ-TV, Scientology spokesman Tommy Davis has confirmed that the leaked story of Scientology's long-denied origins involving an alien overlord named Xenu is indeed authentic, after decades of dismissing the story as false.
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KESQ has been progressively releasing stories about Scientology's inner secrets over the past five days, including Scientology's financial position, reports on Scientology's headquarters known as "Gold Base" outside of Hemet, CA, and the questionable deal Scientology has with Jeff Stone, the board supervisor of Riverside County in California.

In the interview with Nathan Baca, Scientology spokesman Tommy Davis was asked about the story of Xenu, known to Scientologists as "Operating Thetan Level III", or "OT III" for short. Davis denied this at first (as he often did in the past), claiming that these are "claims that are forwarded by anti-Scientologists."

When Baca began reading a book written by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard that mentions the Xenu story, Davis became defensive, admitting that the story is indeed authentic. He then accused Nathan Baca of religous hate, claiming that a non-Scientologist asking about Scientology's core beliefs is an "offensive concept", and that Baca was "just forwarding an agenda of hate."

The details of OT III

Seventy-five million years ago, Xenu was the ruler of a Galactic Confederacy which consisted of 26 stars and 76 planets including Earth, which was then known as "Teegeeack". The planets were overpopulated, each having an average population of 178 billion.

Xenu was about to be deposed from power, so he devised a plot to eliminate the excess population from his dominions. With the assistance of psychiatrists, he summoned billions of his citizens together under the pretense of income tax inspections, then paralyzed them and froze them in a mixture of alcohol and glycol to capture their souls. The kidnapped populace was loaded into spacecraft for transport to the site of extermination, the planet of Teegeeack (Earth). The appearance of these spacecraft would later be subconsciously expressed in the design of the Douglas DC-8, the only difference being: "the DC8 had fans, propellers on it and the space plane didn't." When they had reached Teegeeack/Earth, the paralyzed citizens were unloaded around the bases of volcanoes across the planet.Hydrogen bombs were then lowered into the volcanoes and detonated simultaneously. Only a few aliens' physical bodies survived.

The now-disembodied victims' souls, which Hubbard called thetans, were blown into the air by the blast. They were captured by Xenu's forces using an "electronic ribbon" and sucked into "vacuum zones" around the world. The hundreds of billions of captured thetans were taken to a type of cinema, where they were forced to watch a "three-D, super colossal motion picture" for thirty-six days. This implanted what Hubbard termed "various misleading data"' (collectively termed the R6 implant) into the memories of the hapless thetans, "which has to do with God, the Devil, space opera, et cetera". This included all world religions, with Hubbard specifically attributing Roman Catholicism and the image of the Crucifixion to the influence of Xenu.

In addition to implanting new beliefs in the thetans, the images deprived them of their sense of personal identity. When the thetans left the projection areas, they started to cluster together in groups of a few thousand, having lost the ability to differentiate between each other. Each cluster of thetans gathered into one of the few remaining bodies that survived the explosion. These became what are known as body thetans, which are said to be still clinging to and adversely affecting everyone except those Scientologists who have performed the necessary steps to remove them.

There is also leaked material of Hubbard giving a lecture on OT III, as well as a hand-written document summarizing the Xenu story written in Hubbard's own handwriting.

Hubbard has instructed his followers not to mention OT III to any non-Scientologist and Scientologists who themselves have not reached the level. That is because Scientologists pay up to $350,000 to reach OT III. Those that reach OT III are required to have a safe in their home and to transport the OT III materials in a locked briefcase. Hubbard has also written that those who hear the Xenu story before reaching the level of OT III will die of pneumonia.

Past interviews with Tommy Davis have reflected poorly on the organization he represents. On May 8th, 2008, Davis claimed that anti-Scientology protesters known as "Anonymous" had sent death threats and bomb threats to Scientology "orgs" around the world. When CNN reporter John Roberts revealed that the FBI had told CNN that they had no reason to believe Anonymous was responsible for the alleged threats, Mr. Davis stuttered, and claimed that the alleged threats were being investigated by local law enforcement.

In that same interview with John Roberts, Tommy Davis again denied the Xenu story, asking Roberts if it "sounded ridiculous" to him. The Xenu story has also been denied by actor Tom Cruise and other famous Scientologists. Emmy award-winning journalist Mark Bunker and many others have been sued for trying to publicize the Xenu story. In worse cases, people spreading OT III have been subjected to Scientology's "Fair Game" (harassment and intimidation) tactics, when lawsuits have failed to silence critics.

The organization is well-known for claiming threats of violence against itself. Paulette Cooper, the author of the famous critical book "The Scandal of Scientology", was framed for bomb threats by Scientology in an operation known as "Operation Freakout". This was revealed by the FBI after raiding a Scientology building in response to the largest domestic infiltration of the U.S. government ever ("Operation Snow White"), which was perpetrated by Scientologists. Scientology has also alleged that the BBC also has sent bomb threats to the organization.

Anonymous is a collective of like-minded individuals that are currently protesting the abuses of the Scientology organization. For more information, please visit Why We Protest

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by Wu Kapauw
Sunday Mar 15th, 2009 8:37 PM
Excellent, excellent, excellent. Scientology has been hurting too many people for too long. Finally, the dam is beginning to break. I hope this damning information whirls its way around the world quickly. I am continually impressed by the power of people using the internet to overcome abuses like the ones the Hubbard money scam has been perpetrating for over fifty years now . . . .