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ANOTHER MISCAVIGE SCIENTOLOGY SEA ORG MEMBER ESCAPES THE CULT

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:24

Examiner.com 23 MAR 2013 by David Love

Today, Karen De La Carriere posted a video of an interview with Jillian Schlesinger, a cult escapee from Scientology's elite paramilitary Sea Organization.

WHITE HOUSE LAUNCHES CLIMATE DATA INITIATIVE

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:24

Globalchange.gov 19 MAR 2014

Today, delivering on a commitment in the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Administration launched the Climate Data Initiative. This ambitious new effort brings together open government data and design competitions with commitments from the private and philanthropic sectors to develop data-driven tools that communities across America need to plan for the impacts of climate change.

SCIENTOLOGY RIPS FAMILIES APART...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sat, 03/22/2014 - 10:40
  • Sara Goldberg, 63, and her husband were declared 'suppressive persons' by the church for refusing to sever ties with her son, Nick

  • Nick Lister was ousted from Scientology for having ties with known apostates and whistle-blowers

  • 'Disconnection' doctrine dictates that Scientologists must stop communicating with people who seek to harm the church

  • Mrs Goldberg's devout daughter 'disconnected' from her mother over her refusal to turn her back on her son 

  • Goldberg had been part of the church for 36 years and reached the top rank of Operating Thetan VIII


 

HOW TO KICK FACEBOOK ADDICTION

Submitted by adminx on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 23:38

F.A.D. (Facebook Addiction Disorder)

Probably the most widely used and known social networking site, almost half of Facebook's users visit it every day. And some of its users spend an inordinate amount of time on Facebook, allowing the hours to wile away unnoticed, the chores to go uncompleted, and even going so far as to ignore family and friends in the actual world.

Phoenix Project Ex-Cult Member Art and Literary Exhibit: Call for Art, Literary, and Musical Works...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:52

Ex-member art work needed!!!
           The Phoenix Project, an exhibit of ex-cult member art and literary works, is looking for art, music, video, and literary
works to be presented at this year’s annual conference of the International Cultic Studies Association, scheduled for July 3-5,
2014, in Washington, DC.

 
If you are a former member of a cult or high-demand organization, we invite you to submit proposals of your art, literary, or
other forms of creative work to be considered for this upcoming exhibit.

KEY CLIMATE CHANGE MEASUREMENT DETECTS HISTORIC LEVEL OF ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE

Submitted by adminx on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:42

The Keeling Curve registered 401.34 parts per million atmospheric carbon dioxice over the past couple of days. This is a graph plotting ongoing change in concentrations of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere since 1958, when the level was at 315 parts per million by volume. It reached 392 parts per million in July of 2011.

SCIENTISTS AIM TO WARM SKEPTICS TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 03/18/2014 - 22:16

U.S. News & World Report 18 MAR 2014 by Alan Neuhauser

The world's largest science community hopes to develop solutions to global warming and its consequences.

The planet's biggest science society is launching a new initiative to address and combat global warming.

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