Most people assume that L. Ron Hubbard’s Dianetics and Scientology sprang fully-formed from his science-fiction-creating imagination.
It could be that nothing is further from the truth.
Evidence suggests that Hubbard may have ripped off others to form the basis for his new “religion”. Take a look. Note: this is a message board, and it’s a place where people critical of Scientology share their thoughts. Not all of those thoughts are pleasant.
Update: this message board is now offline.