Sunday, May 25, 2008

Scientology and Weird Stuff

Julia just wrote an interesting post about a piece of nonsense a dentist told her co-worker: Scientology and... Mint?.

It reminded me of a story I was told a few years ago. A friend of mine who was a musician, and consequently had long hair, got into a conversation with a guy on a plane and the subject of Scientology came up. The man said, "But you can't be a Scientologist. You have hair." When my friend asked him what he meant the man told him that he'd been told Scientologists had to shave their heads.

The epidemic of mis-information about Scientology is easily remedied. Just check out some actual sources such as the Scientology Video Channel or the Dianetics Video Channel.

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