The Hope of Man (Italian edition)
Publisher: Bridge Publications
Date: January 2010
Duration: 0 hours 40 minutes
The Hope of Man
This work does not represent a revolt. It doesn't even vaguely represent a desire for the
demise of any of these things. All it represents is the hope that Man again can find his
own feet, can find himself in a very confused, mechanistic society and can recover to
himself some of the happiness, some of the sincerity and some of the love and kindness
with which he was created. - L. Ron Hubbard
From the dawn of time, Man has cherished the hope he could achieve a greater
freedom. That hope, articulated by the greatest religious leaders across the
centuries, has time and again renewed his strength to face the future. But with
no practical means to convert hope to reality, the goal of a greater freedom remained, for
most if not all, a distant and unattainable dream.
Then, with the onset of the twentieth century, came the rapid and unprecedented advance of
the physical sciences. Yet, at the same time, these sciences limited their research to the material
world, ignoring or even denying the existence of the human soul. Such was the backdrop
of Ron's 25"'year quest to solve the riddle of Man. Applying the tools and methodology of
twentieth"'century science to the accumulated knowledge from thousands of years of
religious teachings, Ron sought an understanding of exactly who and what Man is.
Then, in 1952, he arrived at a historic discovery. With demonstrable proofs, rather
than mere belief, Ron established that there is indeed an immortal spirit with infinite
survival power-an awareness of awareness unit that is the individual himself.
Moreover, by these same scientific methods, Ron further discovered that he could
trace the life of this awareness of awareness unit ... life after life after life.
These remarkable discoveries signified no less than the long"'sought
meeting ground of science and religion. And with that, thousands of
years of belief in the field of religion materialized into an actuality which
any individual can realize in the here and now.
So was born a new religion, the world's first wholly practical