From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Rick Larsen) Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology Subject: Re: Australia: Dianetics ad at Hoyts movies Date: Thu, 24 Dec 1998 00:57:09 GMT Message-ID: <email@example.com> On 23 Dec 98 11:26:29 GMT, "Gnome" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >The other night I went and saw "Bugs Life" (computer animated insect >movie, rated G) at a Hoyts cinema in Sydney. One of the first ads was for >the Dianetics book - "16,000,000 sold ...," something like "get rid of >your reactive mind" etc. No mention of Scientology. ............ "No mention of Scientology" - but I am sure they could present a good reason. Or maybe not? At times I wonder whether they are ashamed of their own name. Why the fear? Why the hiding? Some years ago I asked a young Scientologist who was selling copies of Dianetics at an expo whether it might be more honest if their display sign also made reference to the CoS. He replied, "I guess it would be."