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57 Years After Its First Publication, Excitement over Dianetics Still "Volcanic"

8 May 2007 · Category: General

In May, Churches of Scientology around the world will celebrate the publication of Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. A best-selling book by L. Ron Hubbard, it is now available in 53 languages with sales exceeding 21 million copies.

Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health is available in over 50 languages, enabling aspiring Dianeticists from America to Nepal (pictured) to learn and use Dianetics.The Dianetics phenomena started in May 1950 when author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard's visionary work on the human mind, its problems and their resolution, first hit the bookstores.

The book rocketed onto the New York Times bestseller list and has appeared on dozens of bestseller lists since. Its huge popularity is due to the workable methods it provides, enabling people to come to grips with the fears, upsets and negative emotions that adversely affect their lives and relationships.

Although the year 2007 is dramatically different from 1950, the need for Dianetics technology has not changed. Instead of a "cold war", there is the peril and uncertainty of the "war on terror," and man's inhumanity to man continues unabated, manifested by racism, hatred and violence. On a personal level, there has been little improvement, with day-to-day worries and stress about jobs, economic security, and the emotional "roller-coaster" most people experience from problems with their families and interpersonal relationships gone bad.

With Dianetics, emotional pain and anguish are replaced by relief and joy, and worries and upsets become a thing of the past.

In Mexico City, the demand is massive for Dianetics and the help it can provide.One individual who recently used Dianetics techniques told of a problem he had at the end of a relationship: "We broke up and I was trying to get her out of my heart. Dianetics helped me relieve all that tension, all that pain and all that hurt."

Another spoke of how he overcame feelings that were really holding him back in life: "I was upset, worried. Some people would call it depression. That changed. After Dianetics counseling I became a much happier person. I could really go after what I wanted in life."

Still another person explained how his whole attitude toward life improved: "I can go outside and if it's a great day I can feel it-I mean I can really feel it; the way I felt it when I was a kid. I can enjoy the sunshine the way I could thirty years ago."

Countless others have experienced similar improvements. As Mr. Hubbard wrote in the book's introduction: "Dianetics is an adventure. It is an exploration into terra incognita, the human mind, that vast and hitherto unknown realm half an inch back of our foreheads. Some of the things you will find may astonish you."

To learn more about Dianetics, purchase the Dianetics book online, or visit the Dianetics site at