Proclamation For
The Church Of Scientology Reformation
To Restore Truth, Justice and The Constitutional and Human Rights of
All Members and Non-Members, October 31st, 2016

Out of love for the truth and the desire to bring it to light, the following propositions are set forth to be discussed with Church leaders both in person, on Facebook and elsewhere to restore truth and justice

  1. The fundamental principles that guide reason, love and peace are the essence of a sane civilization and can never be ignored.
  2. Religion is charged with the stewardship of the spiritual nature of man regardless of the name given to the Cause of the Universe invoked. All beliefs are honored and respected.
  3. Faith in God gives meaning and purpose to human life and it cannot be “bought.”
  4. The brotherhood of man transcends the sovereignty of nations and the activities of any group.
  5. The core of a society is the family unit and nothing should ever come between the love and caring of family members or their rights to choose their own lifestyles.
  6. There is no freedom unless you are free to discuss,ask questions, read contrary views and determine for yourself what is true for you.
  7. Every person has the right to the peaceful enjoyment of his life and the liberty to pursue happiness in any way he chooses that does not harm another.
  8. Diversity is the joy of life and any attempt made to repress the freedom of personal or artistic expression or it’s sharing is harmful to a society’s wellness.
  9. It is only through education and open communication that tolerance and kindness can prevail as each belief system is understood and respected.
  10. Opportunity is not a right of only the privileged but a privilege for those who have more to be given an opportunity to share with those who less.
  11. Those who learn to look for the good in others are able to recognize the good in themselves and are truly blessed.
  12. Our planet is the home to us all and we all need to be responsible custodians to ensure it’s safety and survival of future generations.
  13. Our children are our future. It is up to the elders of society to leave this planet better than it was when they entered it.
  14. Being happy is more important than being right; forgiveness, not condemnation.
  15. Feeling safe is the core need and right of every person and may not be violated.
  16. Economic justice can best be won by free people through a free society.
  17. Being impeccable with ones word extends integrity and creates an atmosphere of innocence and trust.
  18. As we all live together on this revolving pile of earth soaring through space circling a fiery ball of gas called the sun, we must learn to look at what is the same in us all that joins us together while we heal the beliefs that create imagined separation and seek to keep us apart.
  19. No-one should ever be prevented from having a right to contribute their time and energy in helping themself, family, community or society
  20. Man is basically good and we must learn to look past his wrong minded actions to forgive while we remember his eternal truth.
  21. Compassion and forgiveness are the foundations of any religion and these principles cannot be forgotten.
  22. Everyone should be encouraged to always do the best that they can and when needed be corrected and responsible for any mistakes made, not punished as a unforgivable sinner. Atonement heals the mind ,not monetary indulgences.
  23. We must learn to be the change we seek in the world as our actions send the true message of what we value and stand for.
  24. Acceptance of oneself and others leads to connection and unity to form the basis a healthy person and society. Judgment causes separation and disconnection.
  25. Love is the guiding principle for an enlightened life but first one must learn to love themself to have love to give another.
  26. The best way to defeat your perceived enemies is to make them your friends. Those who do are blessed.
  27. There are many paths to enlightenment and like the spokes on a wheel they all lead you to the center of Truth. Those who respect each other’s journey is blessed.
  28. Giving is receiving. Living a life that is for giving enhances all while living a life only for getting, creates fear, scarcity and discontent.
  29. Developing a vision of oneness that encourages respect and appreciation of every culture creates a tapestry of existence that benefits all.
  30. The free movement of information in a society through online or direct systems, is to be cherished and protected.
  31. Open hearts and clear minds allow one’s light of Truth to shine upon others as we can’t give what we don’t have.
  32. There shall be no Church policies abridging anyone’s freedom of speech, freedom to read or freedom to search online.
  33. All people regardless of their religious preference are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
  34. We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to be a member of a religion or to withdraw from a religion.
  35. We all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and to share our ideas.
  36. When you undertake to demand your members “This you may not read, this you may not see, this you are forbidden to know; the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives.” Should this occur then a Board of Directors meeting will be called to correct these errors and remove the person responsible for implementing these actions.
  37. Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media regardless of one’s position.
  38. No agency less than God has the power to suspend or set aside the rights delineated here either overtly or covertly.
  39. Again, Practice, promote and encourage fair treatment and mutual understanding and respect among all members and non members of all social and religious groups.
  40. Family rights area basic, fundamental and deep-rooted value in our society and may not be infringed upon.
  41. Ensure all policies are founded on the principle that if one gets himself into trouble by communicating, he should further communicate. More communication, not less, is the answer.
  42. Affirm that the sole purpose of justice is to establish the truth of a matter and determine guilt or innocence and that no one will be refused this right.
  43. Insist that in justice matters all parties are guaranteed the right to present the truth, and know that the procedures are fair.
  44. Insist that in all justice matters an accused has access to any reports against him and has the right to face and question his accusers. No-one will be found guilty for doing something until it is proven where evidence and witnesses are presented to be fully examined, contested and questioned.
  45. Affirm that personal integrity is knowing what you know and having the courage to say what you have observed which no one shall interfere.
  46. Affirm your obligation to protect the interests of personal dignity and secure individuals against domestic strife and unrest from any Church action or policy.
  47. Affirm as a Church you are required to promote the interests, rights and privileges of individuals at all times honoring their constitutional rights.
  48. Those who practice only causing others that which they can experience easily and find pleasing are truly blessed.
  49. The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights, shall not be denied to disparage members or non members.
  50. Only through transparency can one honestly know what they are agreeing to. This right must always be protected to prevent fraud and misrepresentation.
  51. Religious freedom to practice these beliefs must not be permitted any special freedoms to use as a shield to protect anti social conduct and human rights.
  52. Never conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him/her by the Constitution or the laws of the United States or those of the country of residence.
  53. Terminate all policies and directives that harass, intimidate or otherwise seek to damage either a person or reputation of anyone who expresses anything that criticizes or opposes you.
  54. Refocus your plans and actions to raise awareness to build ideal relationships instead of raising millions of dollars in indulgences to build ideal buildings.
  55. Again, lead by example to embody the highest principles of your Aims and stay in alignment with them.
  56. The Church should not seek to be liked or admired with rampant public relations that spin the facts but instead provide rampant acts of kindness that speak for themselves.
  57. The Church is encouraged to walk the walk of truth and not just talk the talk as actions do speak louder than words.
  58. Religious practices must be engaged in knowingly and voluntarily, for coerced religious practices is a threat to society and is slavery.
  59. Church practices conducted in a coercive environment are not entitled to first amendment religious freedom guarantees or tax exemption.
  60. Again, take responsibility for emotional injuries others have suffered through your practices and make amends.
  61. Affirm you have a duty to your members to protect their rights and freedom.
  62. Abolish the policy of disconnection and institute a policy of handling those who disagree with excellent communication patience, compassion, reason and good roads, fair weather act interactions.
  63. Give amnesty to all who have been asked to disconnect of any actions that they took in retaliation or defense since and ensure it is published widely online and in the media.
  64. Return any and all payments anyone was forced to make to get special security checking, hearings or auditing because of SP declares of themselves or another.
  65. Make amends to all individuals and their families in accordance with appropriate compensation as determined by independent group of community members and spiritual leaders.
  66. Ensure there is a Board of Directors in place that supervises all the operations of the Church and related organizations so that there is oversight and responsibility.Require at least two board members from the community without any ties to the church.
  67. IAS, COS and any and all other related organizations doing business or affiliated with the Church is to publicly announce the mistakes made by the church of following misguided disconnection and justice policies to apologize and make amends.
  68. Restore the ability for all members to enjoy the rights to privacy.
  69. Immediately correct all references to Hubbard’s unsubstantiated claims as written in Diane-tics and Scientology published documents.
  70. Provide an open forum which includes the Chairman of the Church’s Board and other senior officials whereby individuals are given an opportunity to air their grievances without fear of retribution.
  71. Explain in detail that Scientology is NOT the study of knowledge but is the study of the beliefs of L Ron Hubbard which has not been scientifically validated.
  72. Acknowledge that L Ron Hubbard never achieved the level of OT as he defined as complete power over matter, energy, space and time or the ability to heal bodies.
  73. Ensure all Sea Org members are fully provided for as they age to ensure they are cared for with dignity and respect.
  74. Ensure all Sea org and staff members are provided a reasonable wage and health care benefits.
  75. Forgive all freeloader debts outstanding.
  76. Implement a policy that Sec checking may never be used to coerce or intimidate and may only be used as part of a program of spiritual growth when appropriate.
  77. Give full accountability to the members of the Church of the outstanding financial condition of the Church and details of how this money is being dispersed which includes any and all payments made to or on behalf of David Miscavige.
  78. Again: Transparency provides an important level of oversight, security and trust for of all members and all funds,accounts and transfers of money over the past 30 years to undergo a forensic review to ensure all funds are accounted for.
  79. Again- People are alive as they can communicate and contribute while an organization is as alive as it contributes to the well being of others.
  80. The achievement of a new civilization can only be obtained by each member having the ability to follow the truth in their heart and have the freedom to express and share it.
  81. He who speak his truth and is not deterred for his position,let him be blessed.
  82. He who seeks to squash, limit or control personal expression let him be gently taken offline to be powerless at intimidating others. The treasure of the Church are the techniques based on knowledge that has been shown to work to pass the test of time and produce uniform results.
  83. Scientologists are to be taught that contributions to OSA is a way to a give to those who have less and to know how their monies will be used certain it will not be used to show special favor to the “privileged”
  84. As above, so below. All members are granted equal beingness regardless of their levels of donations or monetary indulgences paid to OSA.
  85. To maintain cohesiveness, knowledge reports may not be written on anyone before an attempt to communicate with the person involved has occurred.
  86. Should a knowledge report ever be necessary, a copy of this report is always sent to the person involved giving them an opportunity to contest.
  87. Failure to first confront someone and resolve grievances or failure to then provide them a copy of a knowledge report,makes whatever they purportedly witnessed null and void.
  88. Scientologists are to be encouraged to be involved with their community and other religions always demonstrating tolerance and compassion for differing beliefs or practice.
  89. Psychiatrists and psychologists are to be granted beingness and validated for their highest intention to want to help the suffering of those in need.
  90. Again, represent the highest ideals to look for the good and remove all judgments that diminish anyone.
  91. Again-Forgiveness is an ongoing commitment to release all grievances to be able to see a person as their Higher Self.
  92. Again, each person is an extension of the grace of their Creator and is to be treated as such. All “fair game” policies or actions are forbidden forever.
  93. Those who are vigilant against the impulses of fear that leads to attacking and/or defending are to be blessed.
  94. Only in the knowledge of our truth as an immortal aspect of Life, when open and abiding in defenselessness and compassion,do we truly blessed and free.
  95. And thus be confident of entering into a state of inner peace some call heaven,to create heaven here in ones heart and mind to be shared here on earth.

In honor of the 499th year of Martin Luther’s posting of his 95 These; Humbly tendered by Brian J. Sheen, former member of the Church of Scientology, in the hope of encouraging open discussion, honesty and protection of human rights while developing improvement in the Church and their relationships with their members and the world.

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By my Hand, Brian J. Sheen