Isn't Scientology the same as Atheism?
Just about everyone knows that Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley, and John
Travolta are Scientologists, but they aren't the only famous members of
this organization. Quite a few people, especially in Hollywood, seem to
be attracted to the Church of Scientology. Do you know who they are?
Wikipedia has a list which includes:
Anne Archer, actress
Cathy Lee Crosby, actress
Jenna Elfman, actress, raised Catholic
Chaka Khan, singer
Jason Lee, actor and professional skateboarder
Juliette Lewis, actress
Corin Nemec, actor
Bernadette Peters, actress and singer
Mimi Rogers, actress
Patrick Swayze, actor
Greta Van Susteren
There are also a number of famous ex-Scientologists, too, including:
J. J. Abrams, Writer
Emilio Estevez, actor (renounced it and won’t discuss it)
Charles Manson, serial killer
Ricky Martin, singer (says he dabbled in it)
Van Morrison, singer, songwriter
Jerry Seinfeld, comedian
Oliver Stone, director (said involvement was finished after 4 months)
Sharon Stone, actress........
Also, If atheism is the absence of belief in gods, then many Buddhists are, indeed, atheists.
Buddhism is not about either believing or not believing in God or
gods. Rather, the historical Buddha taught that believing in gods was
not useful for those seeking to realize enlightenment. In other words,
God is unnecessary in Buddhism. For this reason, Buddhism is more
accurately called nontheistic than atheistic.
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