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Re: Jehovah's witnesses and the internet

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  • andy
    Good question Roy sounds like control to me. After all they arn t allowed to think for themselves because it would be to dangerous to their devotion to the
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 30, 2005
      Good question Roy
      sounds like control to me.
      After all they arn't allowed to think for
      themselves because it would be to dangerous
      to their devotion to the org.

      --- In jehovahswitnessesgathering@yahoogroups.com, "Roy"
      <royboyxx@y...> wrote:
      > Is this protection or control?
      >
      > Roy
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In jehovahswitnessesgathering@yahoogroups.com, "The Doctor"
      > <drwho_thetimelord@y...> wrote:
      > > Hello Everybody
      > >
      > > Please read this taken from the Jehovah's witness index ?
      > >
      > > Avoid the Pursuit of "Valueless Things"
      > >
      > >
      > > "God's Appointed Channel: Bear in mind that our heavenly Father
      > has
      > > an appointed channel of communication, "the faithful and discreet
      > > slave." That "slave" has the responsibility to determine what
      > > information is made available to the household of faith, as well
      > > as "the proper time" for it to be dispensed. This spiritual food
      > is
      > > available only through the theocratic organization. We should
      > always
      > > look to God's appointed channel for reliable information, not to
      a
      > > network of Internet users.-Matt. 24:45.
      > >
      > > 6 Internet Web Sites: We have an official Internet Web site:
      > > www.watchtower.org. This site is adequate to make information
      > > available to the public. There is no need for any individual,
      > > committee, or congregation to prepare a Web page about Jehovah's
      > > Witnesses. Some have posted the contents of our publications with
      > all
      > > scriptures and references given in full and have even offered
      > copies
      > > of convention material on a donation basis. Whether profit is
      > > involved or not, the practice of reproducing and distributing
      > > publications of Jehovah's Witnesses in an electronic document is
      a
      > > violation of copyright laws. While some may view this as a
      service
      > to
      > > the brothers, it is not approved and should be discontinued.
      > >
      > > 7 Exercising good judgment and soundness of mind when using
      > > electronic communication will ensure that our minds are filled
      > > with "precious and pleasant things of value."-Prov. 24:4".
      > >
      > >
      > > Lets look at this again ?
      > >
      > > "There is no need for any individual, committee, or congregation
      > to
      > > prepare a Web page about Jehovah's WitnessesSome have posted the
      > > contents of our publications with all scriptures and references
      > given
      > > in full and have even offered copies of convention material on a
      > > donation basis. Whether profit is involved or not, the practice
      of
      > > reproducing and distributing publications of Jehovah's Witnesses
      > in
      > > an electronic document is a violation of copyright laws. While
      > some
      > > may view this as a service to the brothers, it is not approved
      and
      > > should be discontinued".
      > >
      > > And the witnesses are posting about the org. on this group,Deb's
      > > group and "Jehovah's talk".
      > >
      > > Andrew
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