“Let’s Sell These People a Piece of Blue Sky” is a book by Jon Atack that delves into the history and practices of Scientology, a controversial religious organization founded by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard in the 1950s. Atack, a former Scientologist, provides an inside look at the group’s teachings and methods of control, as well as its recruitment tactics and financial structure. Drawing on extensive research and personal experience, the book offers a critical analysis of Scientology’s claims and practices, highlighting the ways in which it can be harmful to its followers and society as a whole.
Atack’s book is an eye-opening and thought-provoking examination of Scientology, offering a detailed and well-researched critique of the organization. It exposes the many contradictions and inconsistencies within Scientology’s teachings, as well as the ways in which it can be psychologically manipulative and financially exploitative. For those interested in understanding the inner workings of this controversial religious group, “Let’s Sell These People a Piece of Blue Sky” is an essential read that provides valuable insights and raises important questions about the nature of belief and control.