View Full Version : Xenu, laughing, spreads his wings

Not Ozymandias
08-01-2007, 09:48 PM
I used to be concerned about the cult of $cientology, but I'm starting to think that in the end they'll just wipe themselves out.

To wit:

Oh lord yeah!

Mota Boy
08-02-2007, 03:27 PM
Apparently, new membership for the "church" peaked in the early nineties, and it now only reports something like six thousand new members a year, with many "second generation" Scientologists leaving the church.

Hopefully, it will eventually take care of itself.

08-10-2007, 05:25 AM
I'd be more reassured if they believed in celibacy. But Hubbard was cleverer than that with his cult.

08-10-2007, 11:02 PM
There was a sect called the Shakers, and they did not believe in procreation. I don't think they're around any more ;o
Edit: They do still exist... I didn't feel like reading the whole wiki, so I may have them mixed up with someone else. I definitely learned about a religious sect that didn't procreate when I was in American History in 11th grade though.

08-11-2007, 02:45 AM
It was either the shakers or the quakers. One believed in no sect, the other believed in many many children. Neither are particularly big today, strangely enough.