Dawn of Dianetics: Hubbard, Campbell, & Origins of Scientology
October 26, 2018 10:26 PM Subscribe
An excerpt adapted from Alec Nevala-Lee’s book: Astounding For most of his life, John W. Campbell, Jr., the editor of the magazine Astounding Science Fiction, had trouble remembering his childhood. He had filled his stories with extravagant images, but he had no visual memory, to the point that he was unable to picture the faces of his own wife and children. When L. Ron Hubbard, one of his most prolific writers, approached him with the promise of a new science of the mind, he was understandably intrigued. And he was especially attracted by the possibility that it would allow him to recall events that he had forgotten or repressed.
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