That's wonderful. I know that a number of people feel that Scientology has helped them. I don't think anyone was denying that.
But your experience does not prove that everything the Church of Scientology does is good. It does not prove that L. Ron Hubbard did not lie. It does not prove that David Miscavige doesn't abuse his staff.
And your personal experience does not prove anything beyond that: You had some good personal experiences with Scientology..
On the other hand, the New Yorker article, and others like it, with extensive independent investigation, verification and fact-checking does prove many things about David Miscavige, Scientology and L. Ron Hubbard.
Things you are not allowed to know or see.
The fact that you have been forbidden from looking, does not mean those facts don't exist. The fact that you are forbidden from reading these exposés does not mean they are false. The church's draconian restrictions only mean the Church of Scientology doesn't want you to know certain things, that's all.
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