download Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the Weird Cult , read online Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the Weird Cult , kindle ebook Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the Weird Cult , Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the Weird Cult 5a0b2a061961 Scientology Is Largely Overlooked In Major Texts About The Life And Work Of William S Burroughs, Author Of Some Of The Most Notorious Literature Of The 20th Century Its Importance In The Creation Of The Cut Up Method And Burroughs View Of Language As A Virus Is Undermined By The Omission Of Details Regarding His Interest In The Religion Over The Course Of A Decade Certainly The Most Creatively Fertile Period Of His Life Instead, Biographers And Critics Tend To Focus On His Other Obsessions In The Realm Of Fringe Science, And On The Period During The Early 1970s When Burroughs Left The Religion And Began A Public Crusade Against It.However, Burroughs Involvement With L Ron Hubbard S Organization Was No Fleeting Interest He Was A Fully Fledged Member And Even Obtained The Rank Of Clear A Prestigious Achievement For A Scientologist Scientology Ultimately Inspired The Plot, The Structure, And Various Elements Of Some Of Burroughs Most Important Works, Including The Soft Machine And The Wild Boys His Fascination Was Genuine, And His Progress Through The Hierarchical Structure Of The Church Signals A Dedication That He Would Later Downplay After Being Excommunicated In 1969.Now, For The First Time, His Life And Literature Are Reexamined In The Light Of Newly Uncovered Information About Burroughs Fascination With This Weird Cult, As He Once Described It.