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  • May 27, 2014 · 6:30 PM
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Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill, Lisa Pulitzer

Jenna Miscavige Hill was raised to obey. As the niece of the Church of Scientology's leader David Miscavige, she grew up at the center of this highly controversial and powerful organization. But at twenty-one, Jenna made a daring break, risking everything she had ever known and loved to leave Scientology once and for all. Now she speaks out about her life, the Church, and her dramatic escape, going deep inside a religion that, for decades, has been the subject of fierce debate and speculation worldwide.

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The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves by Dan Ariely

Does the chance of getting caught affect how likely we are to cheat?
How do companies pave the way for dishonesty?
Does collaboration make us more honest or less so?
Does religion improve our honesty?
Most of us think of ourselves as honest, but, in fact, we all cheat. From Washington to Wall Street, the classroom to the workplace, unethical behavior is everywhere. None of us is immune, whether it's the white lie to head off trouble or padding our expense reports. In The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty, award-winning, bestselling author Dan Ariely turns his unique insight and innovative research to the question of dishonesty.


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  • Kristin M.

    What did people think of each of these?

    June 11, 2014

    • Donna V.

      The Christian Scientist book got 3.5 out of 5 I believe...

      1 · June 11, 2014

  • Abdul

    Hi Everyone, reservation has been made under book club. See you later.

    May 27, 2014

  • Kristin M.

    Sorry, I don't think I will be out of work in time :-(

    May 22, 2014

    • Abdul

      :(. You will be missed. See you next time.

      1 · May 27, 2014

  • Lauren R.

    I planned a day trip with my friend and now don't think I'll be back in time. Sorry! See you all next month

    May 27, 2014

    • Abdul

      No problem! See you next time.

      May 27, 2014

  • Dale

    This is a few days away and I'd love to know where this is being held so I can leave work in time to attend.

    1 · May 25, 2014

  • Luke

    Where is May's Meetup going to be held next week?

    May 22, 2014

  • Kristin M.

    Do you know what city this meetup will be in?

    May 12, 2014

  • Erin C.

    I sent you a replacement book on goodreads - Incendiary - but either works

    March 28, 2014

    • Erin C.

      On 2nd thought keep Scientology one :)

      March 28, 2014

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