Given the Church of Scientology's history of unusual recruitment techniques, it's pretty likely this is all just a PR move.
This is the ship where Tom Cruise did the splits while singing a rendition of “Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll” on his birthday
They believe in L. Ron Hubbard's teachings and dianetics. They just don't believe in the Church itself.
You'd think that an organization with so much money would have a better PR strategy than throwing out a few Google ads and making a combative Twitter account, but you'd be wrong.
It's as if aliens with no conception of how human humor works had decided to mimic 'Saturday Night Live,' but without any cursing. Like aliens, the participants have a kind of emotional impermeability to them. It's fascinating to watch, but also...
The Church of Scientology has, for a long time, been putting a lot of money into advertising, most recently with that super expensive-looking Super Bowl ad and their disastrous attempt at running sponsored content in the 'Atlantic.' You may have also...
Guess what? Conspiracy theorists reckon they did.