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Kinesis
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how has scientology improved are planet???

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/20/2010 Category: Religion
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Voting Period
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bobyochen

Pro

So this question is mainly for pro-scios, or people who think the COS has helped our planet. YOu know, growing up I've gone to event after event. During these events you are led to believe that the whole planet is improving because of the tech, and whole islamic countries are reading dianetics etc. Then you step into reality and realize its all hyped up propoganda by the church.
Of my whole life in scientology, I have yet to see one thing that the COS has done to help out mankind. WOW, Dianetics is now in 50 languages or what-not. And now the availability to BUY these books is on a global scale. But seriously, please someone tell me one specific thing that the COS has done to help out people on a FREE basis. Something that is making a difference or a change on the planet. Out here in AZ there was a big push for the Volunteer Minister course. All these people were supposed to be trained as volunteer ministers to help out society & volunteer their services... YOu know what?? NOthing has happened except people buying these courses & not helping out with stuff. It's like the volunteer minister deal was a quick fad to make more money during 9/11.

So please tell me...And I want examples like scientology contributing to peace efforts across the globe, helping out homeless people, setting up charities for hurricane Katrina victims, tsunami victims etc. ANYTHING!!! I mean at least you get a free copy of the book of mormon or the bible. What do you get for free in scientology without having to sign a billion year contract??
Kinesis

Con

The resolution is a little vague, but I think I can assume from Pro's round and the resolution that I simply have to present a single, or a few ways, in which the maniacal, crazy (as with most religions) cult that is Scientology has actually improved the world.

Well, they have given a fair bit of money to charity:
http://www.scientology.org.uk...
http://www.scientologytoday.org...

In addition, they are one of many religions that sent a great deal of support to the Haiti earthquake disaster:

http://www.scientologytoday.org...
http://www.scientologytoday.org...

Apparently, they've had a shot at promoting human rights as well:

http://www.scientologytoday.org...
http://www.scientologytoday.org...

From this evidence, we can see that Scientology has in fact improved the planet in some areas. That is all that's needed for a Pro victory.
Debate Round No. 1
bobyochen

Pro

bobyochen forfeited this round.
Kinesis

Con

Thanks to my opponent for this debate.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by THE_EDGE 6 years ago
THE_EDGE
kinesis u have just done bobyochen's homework for him or something like that
good idea bobyochen :)
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Reasons for voting decision: Had Pro simply said that it was reasonable to suppose that "net improvement" was intended he would have won, because Con conceded that. But he forfeited without rebuttal.
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