S'ils affirment encore croire aux écrits de L. Ron Hubbard, Geir Isene, Mary Jo Leavitt et Sherry Katz sont toutefois en désaccord avec les pratiques de la multinationale, à tel point qu'ils dénoncent maintenant l'administration du chef de la secte, David Miscavige.
Les trois ont atteint le plus haut grade possible en scientologie (OT VIII).
The next 18 months she struggled to balance the demands of running an art studio and working at a gallery with her nights and weekends working as a paid church executive. By summer 2008, she said, she was dealing with church staffing shortages, incomplete projects and directives for new projects she viewed as unattainable.
Things got worse. Scientology had launched its push to sell the re-released, 14-volume sets of Hubbard's basic teachings, plus four additional texts and hundreds of hours of recorded lectures. The cost: $3,000.
"It was absolutely insane," Katz said. "You had staff members calling (parishioners) at 1 o'clock in the morning and 2 o'clock in the morning. Staff not getting any sleep. It was complete insanity. And it went on month, after month, after month, after month."
Katz said some parishioners changed their phone numbers to avoid the sales calls, which caused her problems when she couldn't reach them to schedule their auditing.