C&M28: Marching Orders: The Cult of Scientology


Marching Orders: Cult of ScientologyMarching Orders: Cult of Scientology Show Notes and Links.

In Marching Orders: The Cult of Scientology, Carl and Mike discuss the HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology of the Prison of Belief, which leads into a conversation about tribalism and disconnecting from the society at large. Plus conversations on the perils of consumption, to TV or not TV and some brevity and levity.

[02:45:]  Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief: Carl and Mike discuss the new HBO Documentary Going Clear about Scientology.

[14:10:]  Circling the Wagons: Tribalism and Disconnection: Carl and Mike discusses how some religious groups are getting more and more insular by disconnecting from society and creating their own little world and economy.

[22:14: ] The Power of Connecting: Carl and Mike debate the ability of technology like match.com and the new app Periscope to foster connection.

[28:29:] The Cult of Scientology and Fox News: Mike wants one of Scientology’s Clear Machines as a party game. Carl and Mike imagine Fox News take on Scientology. And Carl argues that Fox New is sort of a cult too.

[35:07:] To TV or not TV: Mike pines for Game of Thrones and we discuss the pros and cons of watching TV.

[37:33:] The Perils of Consumption: Carl and Mike discuss and debate consumption in society. Plus overconsumption and the effects on raw materials. Carl talks about consuming experiences as opposed to things.

[43:38:] Brevity and Levity: Carl and Mike lighten things up with conversations on sports, podcasts, books and visual and audio learning. Carl claims to be a multi-sensual super being.



Going Clear: http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/going-clear#/

HBO’s Going Clear documentary on Scientology Sparks Debate:


The Impact of Overpopulation and Overconsumption:


Game of Thrones: http://www.hbo.com/game-of-thrones#/



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