Could Scientology last 2000 years?

tom cruise

Somebody told me today the Church of Scientology was going to collapse under the weight of all its bullshit. No matter how much money it has, he said, the stuff it’s built on is so crazy there’s no way it can stick around for much longer.

At first I agreed, but then I remembered there’s a religion built on someone who didn’t even exist that’s been around for 2000 years. Granted, it didn’t have to contend with the Internet and social media, but still.

On the other hand, a lot of young people are leaving Christianity behind in the online age, so…