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Jehovah’s Witnesses grow by ‘devious’ methods, charge anti-missionaries

New rules could threaten charity status of Jehovah’s Witnesses

In the U.K. that is…

Several Jehovah’s Witnesses charities in the UK expressed concern that the draft guidance could affect their beliefs on blood transfusion.

Their concern regards the commission’s draft guidelines which details how religious charities now have to prove ‘public benefit’ in order to ensure their charitable status.

VIDEO: The Watchtower Says You Must Obey Them in all Areas

Interview With “Creation Book” Author

Alan Feuerbacher, the semi-infamous author of The Watchtower Society’s View of Creation and Evolution (links can also be found here) interviews one of the writers of the Society’s even more infamous Life-How Did It Get Here? By Evolution or by Creation? Note that the link provided at JWD post doesn’t seem to be working.

How I Became an Individual

A few years ago I realized that even though I had been out of the Watchtower Society for many years, I was still in many ways thinking like a Jehovah’s Witness. There were issues with which I automatically took a default Watchtower position without ever considering the issue outside of what I had been taught to think. Mostly these issues were in the arena of politics, morality and human rights.

You go, Moxie! Glad to see your new recovery forum is getting busier by the day.

Obey The Dictates of The Governing Body

The Watchtower Defines Independent Thinking

Changes to Theocratic Ministry School for 2009

Review: The Incredible Hulk!

The Incredible Hulk posterDoes anyone remember “Hulk” by Ang Lee? I hope not, ’cause that movie sucked. That p.o.s. was made back in 2003 and I still don’t know what the hell it was about. (Darn you Ang Lee.) But The Incredible Hulk — which  was just released in 2008 — is another story entirely. Marvel could easily just ignore the old bomb and start their franchise anew with this movie, which is what they seem to be doing. So if you’re worred that the horrifying stench of Ang Lee’s movie will be all over this one, fear no more. We even get shots of The Incredible Hulk’s creation in the movie’s opening scenes, which are clearly tailored on the old Bill Bixby TV series. This was pretty different than Ang Lee’s bizarro version of the Hulk’s origins. It’s as if Marvel is rebooting the franchise and saying, “Hey, we’re sorry about that other movie. We covered it in pancake syrup and left it by a nest of bullet ants to die a horrible death, then lit it on fire and buried its smoldering ashes in our back yard. So please give this one a chance. Okay?”

I did. And I didn’t regret it.
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