Re: Jehovah's witnesses and the internet
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, "Roy"
> Is this protection or control?a
> --- In email@example.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
> > 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
> > available only through the theocratic organization. We should
> > look to God's appointed channel for reliable information, not to
> > network of Internet users.-Matt. 24:45.a
> > 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
> > scriptures and references given in full and have even offered
> > 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
> > violation of copyright laws. While some may view this as aservice
> > 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
> > prepare a Web page about Jehovah's WitnessesSome have posted the
> > contents of our publications with all scriptures and references
> > in full and have even offered copies of convention material on a
> > donation basis. Whether profit is involved or not, the practice
> > reproducing and distributing publications of Jehovah's Witnessesand
> > an electronic document is a violation of copyright laws. While
> > may view this as a service to the brothers, it is not approved
> > should be discontinued".
> > And the witnesses are posting about the org. on this group,Deb's
> > group and "Jehovah's talk".
> > Andrew