Wolfgang Schäuble: Pointing the big guns of federal power at
am Sonntag, Germany
Seeks to 'Gain Power' in Germany
order to execute our planetary rescue campaigns we need to reach the highest
levels of the German government in Berlin"
Scientology document released by German intelligence
By Von R. Eichinger und
Translated By Ulf
November 12, 2007
- Bild am Sonntag -
Original Article (German)
Hamburg: The best-known face of
Scientology is that of superstar Tom Cruise, one of the most popular actors in
the world. But security authorities are convinced that behind the Hollywood
facade hides a dangerous cult that is reaching for power – even within Germany.
is an unconstitutional organization” says Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble
(of the Christian Democratic Union ) in an
interview with BILD am SONNTAG.
“Significant and fundamental human rights, such as the right to human dignity
and the right to equal treatment are to be restricted or repealed. The
democratic system is being rejected.”
dramatic warning to the Interior Minister: "Scientology is also working
out in Germany, political power and influence to gain."
Interior Minister's dramatic warning: “Scientology is working to gain political
power and influence in Germany as well.”
its latest report, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution
[one of Germany's intelligence agencies ] quotes
from an internal document of the sect, which affords some terrifying insights.
“Berlin, as the capital of Germany, is a vital address with regard to Scientology,”
the report says. "In order to execute our planetary rescue campaigns we
need to reach the highest levels of the German government in Berlin.”
organization is extending its reach: At the beginning this year, Scientology's
new center in Berlin was inaugurated - a six-floor glass palace with 4,000
square meters. New centers also opened in Madrid, London and Brussels.
has openly turned against democracy in the European Union. According to the findings
of German intelligence, Europe is referred to as “The Fourth Reich” and its
representatives as “Nazis,” against whom “war" is to be waged. According
to Cult expert and author Ursula Caberta (The
Black Book of Scientology): “The continent is to be conquered at last.” In The Black Book, the dreaded methods of
Scientology are described:
Brainwashing: New members are
substantially manipulated and estranged from their families. One must
"regurgitate" the sect’s ideology. Children as young as four have been
subjected to “cleansing rituals.”
Exploitation: To pay for
questionable psycho-courses, members have to dig deep into their pockets. Some
lose large portions of their assets to the sect.
will now substantially increase the pressure on Scientology. Friday’s
conference of federal and state interior ministers began clearing the way for a
“Education and prevention are most important when dealing with Scientology. The
Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and other agencies will
jointly present their findings in order to consider further steps.”
to Der Spiegel, officials at the
country's state and federal intelligence agencies and Office for the Protection
of the Constitution still lack sufficient evidence to ban the controversial
sect. Over the weekend, some politicians expressed skepticism about a ban.
doubt they'll find sufficient evidence to ban Scientology," the head of
the Domestic Affairs Committee in the Bundestag, Sebastian Edathy, told Tagesspiegel. While Scientology is
problematic, he said it, "wasn't really taking an axe to the democratic
FDP [Free Democratic Party ] considers
a ban the wrong strategy. According to Deputy Chairperson of the FDP, Sabine
Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger: “The current Zeitgeist of Union (CDU/CSU - Christian
Democratic Union/Christian Social Union) and the SPD [Social Democratic Party ]
seems to want to prohibit everything and everyone. The Union and the SPD have
no faith in the intelligence of citizens.”
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