My father has always held out Scientology and auditing to be based purely on science and not on religious "belief" or faith. We regularly promised and distributed publications with "scientific guarantees". This was and has always been common practice. My father and I created a "religious front" only for tax purposes and legal protection 'from fraud Claims'. We almost always told nearly everyone that Scientology was really science, not a religion, but that the religious front was created to deal with the government.
There is something quite startling in the law that will gladden the hearts of eugenicists, who are considerable in number — though many are still in the closet. The section on Abortion Procedures declares that the state is not permitted to interfere — at any stage — in a woman's decision to terminate a pregnancy if "the fetus is affected by genetic defect or serious deformity or abnormality."
This month all eyes turn, once again, to the Cannes Film Festival, where hustlers and hipsters lie on the sand and look at the stars or vice versa.
Sometimes quoted as: Cannes is where you lie on the beach and stare at the stars—or vice versa.