with Tony Ortega
Chris Shelton, MSc, a former member of the Church of Scientology, has emerged as a prominent critic of the organization, dedicating his efforts to exposing its practices and sharing his experiences with the public. Through his thought-provoking videos, particularly his collaboration with journalist Tony Ortega, Shelton offers a straightforward perspective on the inner workings of Scientology. Drawing from his firsthand involvement within the church, Shelton brings a unique authenticity to his discussions, shedding light on the secretive nature of the organization and its impact on its members.
In his “After Scientology: Straight Up and Vertical” series, Shelton fearlessly delves into the intricate details of Scientology’s teachings, rituals, and control mechanisms. With a focus on providing accurate information and analysis, he unravels the organization’s doctrine, debunking its claims and highlighting the potential harms it poses to its followers. Shelton’s ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner allows viewers to gain a comprehensive understanding of Scientology’s inner workings, fostering a critical examination of its practices.
Teaming up with Tony Ortega, an investigative journalist renowned for his coverage of Scientology, Shelton’s collaboration brings forth an invaluable synergy. Their joint videos tackle a wide range of topics, including personal accounts of former Scientologists, the organization’s alleged abuses, and the influence of Scientology in various aspects of society. By combining their expertise and unique perspectives, Shelton and Ortega provide viewers with a comprehensive and eye-opening exploration of Scientology, fostering greater awareness and understanding of this controversial subject.