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A Careful Writer Stalks the Truth About Scientology

posted on January 3, 2013

At The New York Times, Charles McGrath profiles Lawrence Wright whose new book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief, delves into the history and workings of Scientology. Wright is especially interested in what draws people to a religion that is so stigmatized: “There are many countries where you can only believe more or you can believe less. But in the United States we have this incredible smorgasbord, and it really interests me why people are drawn to one faith rather than another, especially to a system of belief that to an outsider seems absurd or dangerous.”

Read at The New York Times