Saturday Night Live has just done a magnificent parody of the Church of Scientology and its 1990’s promotional video We Stand Tall.
What must the Church of Scientology think?
I can tell you what the Church thinks: L. Ron Hubbard had absolutely no sense of humor and hated what he called “Joking & Degrading.” Hubbard formalized this into a policy outlawing Joking & Degrading (J&D) in the Church of Scientology.
One of the first things Scientology does to a person is to outlaw and destroy their sense of humor. As Hubbard wrote in KSW:
The whole agonized future of this planet, every man, woman and child on it, and your own destiny for the next endless trillions of years depend on what you do here and now with and in Scientology.
This is a deadly serious activity. And if we miss getting out of the trap now, we may never again have another chance.
Remember, this is our first chance to do so in all the endless trillions of years of the past.
Hubbard even made questions about J&D part of the False Purpose Rundown for Church executives.
Here is the actual Church of Scientology policy wherein L. Ron Hubbard outlaws joking & degrading: