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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
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      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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