Will Smith Shows Off Scientology Brainwashing

Last December, while promoting his movie I Am Legend, actor Will Smith made an appearance on Tavis Smiley.

So why does that matter all these months later? Well, since then Smith has been in the news for what appear to be strengthening ties to Scientology, the wacky sci-fi religion that Will's buddy Tom Cruise belongs to. In May, rumors that Smith was joining Xenu's minions seemed to gain credence when news hit that Smith was funding a private school in suburban LA that would employ a team of scientologists to make use of L. Ron Hubbard's crappy scholastic materials. (Hubbard considered himself a genius for the stunning insight that frequent consultation of a dictionary helps children learn big words. Or something. School boards often fall for Scientology's line that Hubbard's material is ground-breaking, then realize it's just a stealth attempt by scientologists to introduce children to the man they worship, a third-rate 1930's pulp fiction writer.)

Just this week, Smith denied to FoxNews.com's Roger Friedman that he was joining Scientology. But Mark Bunker, an LA critic of Scientology who is known as "Wise Beard Man" to the Anonymous movement, sent us over a link to that December Tavis Smiley appearance, which, Bunker says, suggests that Will's been getting more Scientology training than he wants to admit.

Besides talking pure nonsense to a bewildered Smiley for several minutes, Smith used a very strange phrase about halfway through the clip. He talked about "feeling like you're at effect," which means...well, frankly, this Hubbard jargon means anything you want it to mean, so what the hell.

"I've been giving him the benefit of the doubt," Bunker says about Smith. "But how do you absorb 'being at effect' without taking courses? I suppose it's possible he picked it up from his equally certain, equally high-strung pal Tom Cruise. But it's not an ordinary buzzword out here in the wog [non-Scientology] world." To Bunker, the clip is evidence that Smith has been taking Scientology courses for some time, and has absorbed the Hubbard way of thinking.

What we found even creepier comes later in the clip, when Smith starts talking about creating matter with his mind. Smiley's expression is priceless as Smith talks about the power of his brain: "I can create whatever I want to create if I can put my head on it right, study it, learn the patterns..."

Hey, that's just what Hubbard's other minions believe, that after a few more classes (each costing about the same as a luxury car), they'll get so powerful they can create things just by thinking about them!

Hey Will, we hope you keep studying all the way to OT VIII so you can start bending the universe to your will (so to speak). Then maybe you could think real hard about a film with you in it that doesn't suck, so that one magically appears!


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Shela Mcenery
Shela Mcenery

I read your article from start to finish, very enlightened, but there are a lot of not really understand them, time and study it

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Thank you for such a blog,For him it was nothing. All religions have bases in racism and violence towards women too.

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I will will smith personally,i am his die hard fan,thanks for the blog...

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I was enjoying your blog through reading,keep posting like that,keep up the good work...

finance
finance

it's highly improbable that Will is not impregnated by scientology speak - scientologese, as we say. Perhaps he's not a scientologist, but ... the effect of the scientologists around,

amateri
amateri

Thank you for such a good blog. This is what I looked for.

tb
tb

JV - I want to read "A Shark Ate Larry."

Anonymous
Anonymous

Scientology is irrelevant. Read The Alchemist and truly understand it.

Andrew
Andrew

you idiots. have you guys even seen the whole interview? he is just relating himself to the paolo coehlo book the alchemist. He's just talking about the power of positive thinking. And even if he was a scientologist, who gives a damn? it's just a religion. if he followed allah, jesus, who cares? All religions have bases in racism and violence towards women too. geez man, get off your high horse.

And what was that about will making sucky movies? which one of the over 100 million $ grossings films are you talking about? the films that probably all your best friends are going to go see?

Dave2
Dave2

Bev, what people say can be a clue to what's going on with them. In this case, what Will said tells us that he's been surrounded by Scientology-speak for a while and he's picked it up -- probably through taking courses.

Tilman
Tilman

What he speaks at 1:30 is also scieno style, they often speak about "Creating". While at first this is an ordinary word, scientologists use it in a certain way (one LRH expression is "The joy of creating").

Phred
Phred

"So what was wrong with what W.S. said?"

He said two plus two equals four only if you believe it.

Actually, the fundamental physical laws of the universe are not dependent upon Will Smith's personal opinion (or the opinions of the late Mr. Hubbard).

Dr. Jack Parsons
Dr. Jack Parsons

LOVE Tavis in this and every interview.To me, his concerned, unblinking, not-buying-it expressions says, 'nigga, you crazy'.One question - aside from the megalomania, why do Scientology men get so swish with their tech?

Bev
Bev

So what was wrong with what W.S. said? Those are principles I(as well as many others) believe in and live by, and I'm not Scientologist or any other "ist" for that matter. If it works for him and Tom C. then more power to them. Everybody try's to find something they work from to make life work. For some it's a religion or a cult, for others it's a column in the Village Voice.

JV
JV

Smith should have read "A Shark Ate Larry", then he would understand EVERYTHING...

roger gonnet
roger gonnet

Yes indeed, it's highly improbable that Will is not impregnated by scientology speak - scientologese, as we say. Perhaps he's not a scientologist, but ... the effect of the scientologists around, like his wife's family etc.

roger gonnet
roger gonnet

Yes indeed, it's highly improbable that Will is not impregnated by scientology speak - scientologese, as we say. Perhaps he's not a scientologist, but ... the effect of the scientologists around, like his wife's family etc.

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