Category Archives: Child Indoctrination

Breaking News: Watchtower Announces Strong Warning on JW.org Against Inappropriate Emojis
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jw.org emoji dangers

We interrupt our regularly scheduled series of articles dealing with child abuse, death from Watchtower’s blood policies, and international news of religious bans and imprisonments to bring you an important announcement: Jehovah’s Witnesses have released a vitally important new worksheet for … Continue reading

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Why Watchtower should be ashamed of its new homophobic child propaganda cartoon
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It was in the summer 2012 that Jehovah’s Witnesses around the world were first introduced to Caleb and Sophia, the Governing Body’s new animated poster kids. Their first cartoon adventures, which were distributed in DVDs at conventions and on the organization’s … Continue reading

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Science-denial to be a regular feature of Watchtower’s monthly JW Broadcasting episodes
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Watchtower has a long and ignominious history with its forays into the realm of science. Charles Taze Russell’s 1914 film The Photo-Drama of Creation advised cinema audiences that Earth was assembled in 49,000 years, that Noah’s Flood was caused by a Saturn-like orbital ring … Continue reading

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The Friday Column: The Annual Jehovah’s Witness Convention: a Pseudo-utopia
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Jehovah's Witness Assembly

Each year, lots of Jehovah’s Witnesses around the world anticipate the convention season. It is a time of excitement as families set out to make plans for this annual gathering of like-minded people. For those who live far away from … Continue reading

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The Friday Column: Governing Body Issues Apology to Abuse Victims, Announces Radical Policy Changes
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Watchtower - sorry?

NOTE TO JW SURVEY READERS: THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE,  RELEASED ON APRIL 1ST, IS INTENDED TO DEMONSTRATE THAT THE POLICIES OF THE WATCHTOWER ORGANIZATION ARE HARMFUL AND IN MANY CASES DEADLY. IT IS OUR DESIRE THAT THE HEADLINES BELOW DEALING WITH … Continue reading

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Watchtower News Bulletin: BBC Radio Oxford interview with author and former Witness Helen J Brown
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How much does the general public in the UK really know about Jehovah’s Witnesses? For most people, the image in their head is probably of those smartly dressed people who turn up at your door on the weekend, or stand … Continue reading

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Phelicity Sneesby: The story Watchtower didn’t tell you
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“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” -Mark Twain     February’s edition of JW Broadcasting, the televangelism arm of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, featured the moving story of Phelicity Sneesby, a … Continue reading

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The Friday Column: Jehovah’s Witnesses – a safe group for children with Autism?
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When I became a father I was so excited about raising a child. I eagerly awaited the arrival of my son and when he joined our family I immediately fell in love all over again. It was an amazing journey … Continue reading

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Inducing phobias: How the Watchtower uses irrational fears to solidify membership
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If I lay a plank across two overturned buckets, it should be simple to walk across it unharmed. If I take that same plank, however, and suspend it across an extremely deep and narrow chasm the walk across would be … Continue reading

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Divide and conquer: Why Jehovah’s Witnesses cannot be called a “family friendly” faith
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They are a familiar sight walking through residential areas, all dressed up with their Bibles and literature. Eagerly, they go from house to house ready and willing to warn of a looming doomsday they believe the Bible foretells. They are … Continue reading

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Watchtower’s influence comes under scrutiny in family court

A family judge in Leicester, England has determined that the seven-year-old son of a Jehovah’s Witness mother should be removed from her care due to “emotional harm” being caused at home, so reports the Daily Mail. School officials testified that … Continue reading

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Cough up, kids – Watchtower needs your ice cream money!
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As Jehovah’s Witnesses the world over continue to digest the latest “historic” JW Broadcasting episode, in which the Governing Body admits to having a shortfall in funds and asks Witnesses to give their “valuable things” to compensate, a video has emerged … Continue reading

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How Watchtower stigmatizes the desire to succeed in life
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I will always fondly remember my last day of school in 7th grade. We were all busy signing each other’s yearbooks and wishing each other a happy summer break. My history teacher wrote something in my yearbook that day I’ll … Continue reading

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