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I am better than you

April 16, 2014 - 12:05 am | 10 Comments
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My name is irrelevant. What is relevant is that I am one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. This fact alone makes me better than you, unless of course you are a Jehovah’s Witness yourself. But just between you and me, I am an Elder, which definitely makes me better than most other Jehovah’s Witnesses. Keep that to […]

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Rewriting Happy Endings Watchtower Style

March 26, 2014 - 4:25 pm | One Comment
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File this under: True-Life Stories the Watchtower Never Publishes. In September 2010, expecting mother Ursula went to the hospital with intentions of meeting her new baby later that day. During labor, Ursula began having trouble breathing which caused the baby’s heart rate to drop, and Ursula was rushed to the operating room for an emergency […]

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Us vs. Them

March 7, 2014 - 10:34 pm | 2 Comments
 Us vs. Them

Polarization is a bad thing (outside of sunglasses.) It divides us, often leading to hatred, violence, even war. It all starts when we stop seeing people as fellow human beings and start seeing them as labels. The labels can be ones they’ve chosen to wear, or ones we have assigned to them. When we deal […]

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Not everyone uses critical thinking

February 17, 2014 - 7:25 pm | 7 Comments
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I’ve been wanting to write this article for ages but have been putting it off because it might upset some of my friends, both in the real world and on Facebook. I have been a lot more active on Facebook recently and I have to say the ex-Jehovah’s Witness presence is thriving, which can’t be a […]

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Smurf Urban Legend

February 6, 2014 - 5:44 pm | No Comment
 Smurf Urban Legend

We all know what The Smurfs are, right? Did you know that there’s a Jehovah’s Witness urban legend about a smurf that came to life? No seriously, there’s a story about a Smurf that did things, terrible things and ripped a Jehovah’s Witness family apart. Thankfully, we’ve documented the entire story. Check it out! The […]

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It’s for your own good

February 4, 2014 - 9:41 pm | 6 Comments
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Have you ever lied to someone for his/her own good? It’s almost a nonsensical question, isn’t it? Because of course you have. Everyone does. Therefore the more pertinent question is: When does lying to someone for their own good cross a boundary into unethical behaviour? Likely, telling Aunt Edna that her newly-dyed purple hair is […]

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Who are the real apostates?

February 3, 2014 - 11:54 pm | 4 Comments
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Okay, by the Watchtower Society’s (that’s the organisation behind the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Areti) definition, I am an apostate. Why am I an apostate? By all means, we’ll let the Watchtower tell us: The apostle Paul warned his fellow worker Timothy to beware of the teachings of apostates, such as Hymenaeus and Philetus, whose “word will […]

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Teddy Bear or Grizzly?

January 29, 2014 - 8:26 pm | One Comment
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I’ve been thinking about a debate I had with a friend regarding whether the world will ever become predominantly atheist. In her argument, she compared taking treasured wishful thinking from believers to taking a teddy bear from a child. So here’s my question: If wishful thinking (perceived reality) may be likened to a teddy bear, […]

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Is the truth simple?

January 29, 2014 - 1:00 am | 2 Comments
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Andrew posted a great article over a year ago entitled Evolution for Jehovah’s Witnesses. In that article he did a good job of answering the common objections Witnesses have been taught from the Watchtower regarding evolution. One commentator on that article, with whom I had a brief exchange, was Vania. In her comments she made […]

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Frédéric Dumoulin confirms to the Watchtower that there is a creator

January 24, 2014 - 5:19 pm | 4 Comments
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I receive quite a few emails from current Jehovah’s Witnesses telling me that I should be ashamed of myself for lying about the Watchtower. In fact, here’s one I received only yesterday in response to my article which asked if Jehovah’s Witnesses are “Free?” to what end is this blog? I mean what is there […]

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