This article is from the Scientology and Dianetics FAQ, by email@example.com (Scientology Information Server) with numerous contributions by others.
by L. Ron Hubbard
A civilization without insanity, without criminals and without war,
where the able can prosper and honest beings can have rights, and
where man is free to rise to greater heights, are the aims of
First announced to an enturbulated world fifteen years ago, these
aims are well within the grasp of our technology.
Nonpolitical in nature, Scientology welcomes any individual of any
creed, race or nation.
We seek no revolution. We seek only evolution to higher states of
being for the individual and for society.
We are achieving our aims.
After endless millennia of ignorance about himself, his mind and
the universe, a breakthrough has been made for man.
Other efforts man has made have been surpassed.
The combined truths of fifty thousand years of thinking men,
distilled and amplified by new discoveries about man, have made for
We welcome you to Scientology. We only expect of you your help in
achieving our aims and helping others. We expect you to be helped.
Scientology is the most vital movement on Earth today.
In a turbulent world, the job is not easy. But then, if it were, we
would not have to be doing it.
We respect man and believe he is worthy of help. We respect you and
believe you, too, can help.
Scientology does not owe its help. We have done nothing to cause us
to propitiate. Had we done so, we would not now be bright enough to
do what we are doing.
Man suspects all offers of help. He has often been betrayed, his
confidence shattered. Too frequently he has given his trust and
been betrayed. We may err, for we build a world with broken straws.
But we will never betray your faith in us so long as you are one of
The sun never sets on Scientology.
And may a new day dawn for you, for those you love and for man.
Our aims are simple, if great.
And we will succeed, and are succeeding at each new revolution of
Your help is acceptable to us.
Our help is yours.