Watch this short documentary biography of the life of L. Ron Hubbard, and find out how he developed Dianetics technology and the Scientology Religion.
0:30 He was born Lafeyette Ronald Hubbard on March 13, 1911 in Tilden, Nebraska. 1:15 At the age of 12, he entered the boy scouts. His 21 merit badges most distinguished L. Ron Hubbard. He became the youngest Eagle Scout in American history. 1:45 An American Naval Officer, who'd studied under Sigmund Freud, introduced Hubbard to the theories of psychoanalysis. His enduring interest in unraveling the mysteries of the human mind was born. 2:04 Pursuing very fundamental questions on the origins of Man and the ultimate source of life, he trekked a quarter of a million miles through India, China, Japan and the Philippines. 2:50 In 1929 he entered George Washington University as an engineering student. 3:30 In June 1932 he organized the first of several expeditions to remote and primitive lands, to study ancient cultures. 4:25 Leaving University in the depths of the Great Depression, Hubbard began his career as a professional author: turning true-to-life exploits into high-action tales for magazines of the day... More than 300 novels and novelettes to his credit. 5:45 His first breakthrough came in 1937 when he isolated the single common denominator between all living things, a dynamic principle of existence, recorded in a manuscript called Excalibur. 6:30 Lieutenant L. Ron Hubbard commanded war ships in both the Atlantic and the Pacific during World War II. 7:10 [Combining] spiritual principles from the East as well as scientific methodologies from the West... he discovered mental factors inhibiting [physical] recovery and preventing medicines from taking effect. 7:40 L. Ron Hubbard authored Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, published on May 9th 1950. It immediately hit the New York Times bestseller list for 26 consecutive weeks. 8:34 The techniques of Dianetics provided the means by which practitioners began discovering past lives. 8:50 The Scientology Religion was born. 9:10 He circumnavigated the globe so Churches of Scientology opened on 4 continents. 9:18 L. Ron Hubbard continued pursuing the subject until his passing in 1986. His legacy comprises tens of millions of published words and 3,000 recorded lectures.
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