On Fri, 22 Jun 2001 09:05:56 -0400, ptsc <ptsc AT nym DOT alias DOT
>Yes, this is called a quid pro quo exchange, and is taxable.
>Hernandez v. Commissioner is the Supreme Court decision finding the
>selling of Scientology courses to be taxable, and not a tax-exempt
>activity exempt under 501(c)(3).
What scientology auditing and training does is release endorphins. These trip the reward centers of the brain just like heroin does. You can look up the statements of *many* former scientologists who will state they were higher than a kite after sessions. Intense attention does that to people for reasons rooted in our evolutionary past as members of tribes. What they sell is no better for you than dope. Keith Henson PS, tax free dope that is.