Forget Superman, Scientology members can get 'super powers'

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  1. HS Cult Leader

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    [h=1]New 377,000-square-foot Scientology building has entire floor where members can get 'super powers'[/h]
    • The Flag Building is the tallest build in Clearwater, Florida and the home to Scientology's 'Super Power' program
    • The Super Power program was designed by the religion's founder L Ron Hubbard in the 1970s
    • The church broke ground on the building in 1998 but stooped construction for several years
    • After 15 years of construction, the $145million building opens this weekend with an estimated 10,000 members in town for the ribbon-cutting
    By Ashley Collman
    PUBLISHED: 20:39 GMT, 15 November 2013 | UPDATED: 22:34 GMT, 15 November 2013



    Ten thousand scientologists are expected to descend on Clearwater, Florida this weekend for the grand opening of a 'cathedral' which has been under construction for 15 years.

    The $145million Flag Building is a massive seven-story, 377,000-square-foot complex and the tallest building in Clearwater, which is the 'spiritual headquarters' of the 59-year-old religion.

    The opening of the building on Sunday will mark the first time Scientologists have had a space to receive 'Super Power' training - a program developed by the religion's founder L Ron Hubbard in the 1970s.


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    Grand opening: Scientology's Flag Building in Clearwater, Florida is set to open this Sunday



    [h=3]HOW TO BECOME SUPERHUMAN THE SCIENTOLOGY WAY[/h] The Super Power course was developed by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and promises to boost a person's perceptions or senses through a series of mental and physical tasks.

    Scientologists believe that in addition to the five senses of hearing, sight, touch, taste and smell we have 57 additional abilities known as 'perceptics'.

    These include an ability to sense blood circulation, balance, compass direction, temperature, gravity as well as an 'awareness of importance, unimportance.'

    In his writings Hubbard described the course as: 'A superfantastic, but confidential series of rundowns that can be done on anyone whether Dianetic clear or not that puts the person into fantastic shape unleashing the super power of a thetan.

    'This is the means that puts Scientologists into a new realm of ability enabling them to create the new world. It puts world clearing within reach in the future.

    'It consists of 12 separate high-power rundowns which are brand-new and enter realms of the tech never before approached.'

    Hubbard had originally wanted to offer the course in 1978 but many of his staff who had been through the instructor training left the church on completion of the course.

    In a written statement, church spokesman Ben Shaw said: 'Super Power is a series of spiritual counseling processes designed to give a person back his own viewpoint, increase his perception, exercise his power of choice, and greatly enhance other spiritual abilities.'




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  2. harlock

    harlock ancora imparo Gold

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    well, they are certainly super annoying.
     
  3. newcastlefan

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    please convince the scientologists they can fly, and advise them all to fly off the top of that pretty building.
     
  4. Snotty

    Snotty My Snothand be strong!!! VIP

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    Is that a Cross on top?
     
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    How much will it cost for x-ray vision and the power to fly??
     
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    Snotty My Snothand be strong!!! VIP

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    Magic Underwear, 72 Virgin's when you kill innocents by blowing yourself up, Zenu freewheeling all over the universe and casting souls into volcanoes, And all of other assorted bullshit........And money.....Always money......
     
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    Hubbard got old and died. So much for his super powers.
     
  8. Joe Bauers

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    Where's the landing pad. ? Will the spacemen have to land off site and walk in ? :pilot:
     
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    That's in the New Mexico desert.

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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Wait, a known science fiction author started a religion where you can get "SUPER POWERS"? Nooooo! :snicker:
     
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    [video=youtube_share;R55e-uHQna0]http://youtu.be/R55e-uHQna0[/video]
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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