Daily News header

Watchtower a Cult?

Watchtower Society Jehovah's Witnesses: Are They a Cult?

I worked at the headquarters of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society (Jehovah's Witnesses) in Brooklyn for 6 years, from 1974 to 1980.

I was an elder, speaking representative and a factory floor overseer, and only left after realizing how demeaning and destructive this organization is to one's personal freedom and education.

In life, you learn things on your own, and you learn things from others. Don't waste years of your life going down the wrong path, and find out you have to start all over because you never saw "the elephant in the room." Check the history of these movements carefully.

A cult does not require any set number of leaders, only the inerrant belief that they are the ONLY TRUE RELIGION. Nothing else matters once that ego kicks in and messes with their heads. Once that engages, it usually takes a life-changing event or change of circumstances to get them to reconsider their beliefs.

Randall Watters
www.freeminds.org

  Please leave a comment here     If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page

* The views of Letter writers do not necessarily reflect the views of NewsBlaze

Related Top Stories News

Scammers are luring victims in with the promise of a $200 Kroger gift card. To get the gift card, victims must give up personal information and sign up for an expensive service.
Andrew Lincoln, playing Rick Grimes in The Walking Dead Season 5, talks to Russell W. Dickson about the action, the family and the fans.
The Bipolarized documentary creates awareness of blind spots and pitfalls plaguing traditional mental health care so more informed decisions can be made.
The US is making progress to combat food insecurity. In 2013, the Feed the Future initiative helped nourish more than 12.5 million children.
As the seminar Cleaner Green: Understanding Low Carbon Development in India - was over on 16 September, I returned to my home city Guwahati to a massive flood in Assam and neighboring Meghalaya days after.
One man ran for his life, but Kangbura Terang and Biren Kathar fell prey to the irate tiger, both gained lesions to their face, limbs and abdomen.

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month



Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

NewsBlaze
Copyright © 2004-2014 NewsBlaze Pty. Ltd.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy  | DMCA Notice               Press Room   |    Visit NewsBlaze Mobile Site