(This is not satire – it’s Tom Cruise!)
Scientology’s in the news again, of course, because of the split between Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
Many tolerant people in modern societies are quite rightly reluctant to criticise other people’s religious beliefs, not least because of the very important issue of people’s right to freedom of religious expression.
So I’m not going to comment on the religion’s core beliefs – no matter how unbelievably crazy (in the case of Scientology) those core beliefs might be – and besides, I try to stick to politics here.
However, when a religion wanders into the sphere of politics, then all gloves are off.
Equality. Racism. Greed.
They’re political issues, right?
So let’s look at Scientology from a purely political point of view, shall we?
You don’t have to be much of a feminist to have a strong opinion about this…
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