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Going clear by lawrence wright is largely a history of both the church of scientology and the one and only l ron hubbard, its eccentric and. L ron hubbard began the first lecture in this series with six words that would change the world forever: “this is here, then, is the very genesis of scientology. Lafayette ronald hubbard often referred to by his initials lrh, was an the church of scientology attributes its genesis to hubbard's discovery of a new line of research—that man is most fundamentally.
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