‘Blown for Good’ is Marc Headley’s autobiography, documenting him growing up in a family influenced by Scientology, joining the Sea Organization and finally. “Marc Headley, a former insider at the church, has written a tell-all book, called Blown for Good, about his 15 years of work with Scientology. And folks you. The latest Tweets from Marc Headley (@blownforgood). Blown for Good, my book on my 15 years @ Scientology Int HQ & eventual escape is on sale.

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Archived from the original on September 18, The fear of retaliation alone must have been paralyzing but to also start over from scratch takes tremendous strength and character. This book covers his life in the cult from the lowest positions to some of the highest giving him access to the leader David Good, the dictator that rules over the cult as an emperor.

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Personally, I am amazed that the IRS declared Scientology a non-taxable entity in the 90s, since it truly has very little to do with religion. The acre property is located deep in the California desert. I recommend reading a bit about the organization before you dive into this book, so you won’t get distracted by the specific and meaningless-to-you language.

Aside from that minor issue, the book was a great read listen. I enjoyed hearing from someone who has lived it first hand. So what really happens at the Int Base? The onslaught, which lasted years, ruined her life and drove her to the brink of suicide. Aug 09, Andrea rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I sincerely hope this book helps expose this cult and David Miscavige is one day held accountable for his crimes.


The one about the people of the overcrowded confederation of planets being sent to Earth then known as Teegeeack aboard ships that were subconsciously expressed in the design of the Douglas DC-8, the only difference being that “the DC8 had fans, propellers on it and the space plane didn’t”.

The rest below, especially those who sign the billion year contract and join their Sea Org, are worker drones, scuttling about to fulfill their duties, cast aside when they were useless. An hour or so in, and none of those initial perceived shortcomings mattered.

The John and Ken Show. So what really happens at the Int Base? Could stories of armed guards, blowwn, staff beatings, and razor wire fences surrounding the entire property be true? Open Preview See a Problem? Archived from the original on November 25, To ask other readers questions about Blown for Goodplease sign up. Wikinews has related news: I was a little confused by this part of the story, as he didn’t seem to care for Scientology at all. This book follows the author from when he was a teenager in the late 80’s, and his parents went off to join the Church blowm Scientology, leaving him to fend for himself.

It reads a lot easier and is a great introduction to all the Scientologese used in this book. Nov 17, Casey rated it really liked it. There Was a Little Girl. Things spiral out of control, as Hubbard leaves England and takes to the sea. The sprawling acre property located deep in the California desert. Often, many of them are out of luck for even getting a shower.

I can’t imagine living 15 years with that kind of verbal, hesdley and physical abuse. Or, like Marc Headley, they may just run you off the road. It was not an atmosphere where one could thrive. It is the home The International Base of Scientology. Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology”.


I Am Gonna Tell. But, again, the story is so riveting that I couldn’t put the book down.

The craziness that these folks write about never cease to amaze me. Like, full-time not just helping out after the church Sunday potluck.

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In Beyond Belief, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea Org – the church’s highest ministry – speaks of her “disconnection” from family outside of the organization, and tells the story of her ultimate escape. Books portal Scientology portal.

Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader. Most Helpful Most Recent. It is the location of a multi-million ggood home for L. The book’s title is a reference to the Scientology terms “blow” or “blown,” which describe one who leaves Scientology without prior authorization from the organization. Church of Scientology Moscow v. Jul 11, Jacquelyn rated it really liked it Shelves: If so, how could a facility like this exist in modern day America? I mean, just look at him!

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Blown for Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology

Sharing tender, painful memories and Nick’s remarkable journals, Steel brings us a haunting duet between a singular young man and the mother who loved him – and a harrowing portrait of a masked killer called manic depression, which afflicts between two and three million Americans. My life in a religious sex cult and my struggle for survival on the outside.

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