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    • New-found religious movements in Europe and Asia 07012659 Lee Pui Tak 07014430 Kwong Sze Wai Janice POLS3620 Contemporary Europe and Asia
    • Characteristics
      • Scientology
      • A spiritual rehabilitation (auditing), self-help system
      • Study materials and auditing courses depending on “donations”
      • Fa-lun Gong
      • A system of mind-body cultivation practice [ 修煉 ]
      • Aim at morality, low-cost and health benefits
      • Truthfulness/Compassion/ Forbearance
      Lee Pui Tak 07012659 Kwong Sze Wai 07014430
    • Differences and Criticisms
      • Scientology
      • Fraud
      • Commercial-oriented
      • Brainwashing, and even denoted as “Cult”
      Lee Pui Tak 07012659 … and this here is where we pray to the blessed We can brainwash faster than the Russians
    • Lee Pui Tak 07012659 E-Meter: USD 4,650.00 YES!
    • Fa-lun Gong Kwong Sze Wai 07014430
    • Differences and Criticisms
      • Fa-lun Gong
      • Change in attitude of the Chinese government
      Kwong Sze Wai 07014430
    • Differences and Criticisms
      • Fa-lun Gong
      • Denoted as anti-Communist
      • Threat to order/ progress
      Kwong Sze Wai 07014430
    • Kwong Sze Wai 07014430 Arrest of the people practicing Fa-lun Gong Penalty
    • Similarities
      • Relative short history (Scientology: since 1952; Fa-lun Gong: since 1992)
      • Non-idol worshipping practice
      • Publications and Media
      • Hidden message
      Lee Pui Tak 07012659 Kwong Sze Wai 07014430
    • Religious recognition - Scientology Lee Pui Tak 07012659 Scientology is a religion
    • Religious recognition - Scientology Lee Pui Tak 07012659 Scientology is NOT a religion
    • Religious recognition – Fa-lun Gong Kwong Sze Wai 07014430
    • Religious recognition – Fa-lun Gong Kwong Sze Wai 07014430
    • Conclusion Lee Pui Tak 07012659 Kwong Sze Wai 07014430
      • Drastic difference to traditional religions
      • Purposes not solely religious
      • Stronger opposition
    • Lee Pui Tak 07012659 Kwong Sze Wai 07014430