The Time I Sang in a Scientology Holiday Choir

After singing to Tom Cruise and his family, I wanted to belong.


Into the Freezone: Practicing Scientology Outside of the Church

They believe in L. Ron Hubbard's teachings and dianetics. They just don't believe in the Church itself.


The Harry Potter Fan Fiction Author Who Wants to Make Everyone a Little More Rational

"Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality," by AI specialist Eliezer Yudkowsky, has commanded a sprawling, cult-like international fan base thanks to its message of rational thinking.


Scientology Is Struggling to Crack the UK

Scientology has always been a poor fit for the UK. It’s a phenomenon better suited to wealthy, tanned Americans who’ve spent their entire lives being told they can be anything they want to be if they throw enough money around