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Malachi Sawyer @malachi_sawyer
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To #JehovahsWitnesses: it seems that many feel @LeahRemini's show was an attack on their religion. Understand that not once was any criticism of their doctrines called into question. People can believe what they want. The POLICIES are the problem. #exjw #jw #jworg /1
A policy that results in the separation of a person from their family is inhumane and wrong. It is nothing more than emotional blackmail. It is a tool of manipulation. No scriptures IN CONTEXT support this practice. #exjw #jw #jworg /2
A policy that results in the LOSS OF LIFE over the embellishment and misinterpretation of a dietary restriction does not show respect for life. Let that sink in. Suicide is not respectful of life. Neither is allowing you minor child to die. That is murder. #exjw #jw #jworg /3
The implicit acceptance of child sexual abuse in your midst by artificially restricting your ability to handle it appropriately, including failure to report to authorities and enlisting qualified help for victims is unloving, cruel, and criminal. #exjw #jw #jworg /4
These are not DOCTRINAL issues. These are moral issues. These are issues that other organizations have dealt with with varying levels of success but almost all have adopted policies that far exceed that of the Watchtower. #exjw #jw #jworg /5
#Watchtower hiding behind a screen of misintepreted scriptures bent to support their doctrinal beliefs is wrong on many levels and forcing #JehovahsWitnesses to follow them on pain of shunning is a major indicator that they are a #cult hiding in plain sight. #exjw #jw #jworg /6
When #JehovahsWitnesses refuse to answer direct questions on these subjects and instead duck, dodge and resort to add hominem attacks against the questioner it shows they are either brainwashed or complicit in the #Watchtower's conduct. #exjw #jw #jworg /7
I was a baptized #JehovahsWitness for almost 50 years, elder for 8. I always had questions over illogical practices but "left them in Jehovah's hands" as we were instructed to do. Finally I realized their position was untenable and I left. #exjw #jw #jworg /8
You have a right to believe whatever you want, whether or not it makes any sense, but you should try to ensure that your beliefs are not easily disprovable and based in fact. Critical thinking is a survival tool, lose it and you will suffer in the end. #exjw #jw #jworg /9
More importantly your beliefs should not have the potential to inflict harm on yourself or your loved ones. I am guilty of shunning my own daughter, she has 5 years of therapy to show for it. She understands but the damage remains. I have to live with that. #exjw #jw #jworg /10
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