Category Archives: Evolution and creation

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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JW.org does partial U-turn over Awake! magazine Rama Singh misquote
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Some of you will remember that back in January we reported on the latest example of a Watchtower publication misquoting an academic to get its anti-science views across. Biologist Rama Singh was quoted in the January 2015 Awake! magazine with … Continue reading

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What is JWsurvey’s approach to science, religion and the bible?
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Frequent visitors to JWsurvey will be familiar with this website’s posting guidelines for comments, which include the following rule regarding religious neutrality: “Do not post comments that are evangelical in nature or may be construed as imposing one person’s religious … Continue reading

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Watchtower AGAIN misquotes scientist to argue against evolution – and this time, it’s personal!
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It has long been known that, when it comes to their efforts to discredit evolution, Watchtower writers are more than willing to utilize the dark arts of misquoting to get their point across. In June last year I published an … Continue reading

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Busted! – Recently disfellowshipped son finds shocking misquote in ‘Creation’ book
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“Just move on” is what Watchtower ideally prefers former Witnesses to do after leaving the organization. So-called ‘apostates’ are urged to walk away and, above all, not scrutinize their former faith or say anything negative about it. “They are not … Continue reading

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Why Watchtower has no place criticizing other Christian faiths as unscientific
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Regular visitors to this website will be aware that I welcome readers of all religious or non-religious backgrounds and persuasions. Though I am personally agnostic/deist (open to the existence of a creator of the universe but doubtful that he, or … Continue reading

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JW.org’s identity crisis: Jehovah’s Witnesses “do not agree with creationism”
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JW.org has posted an FAQ page in response to the question “Do You Believe in Creationism?” Watchtower’s response? “No.” The reason? “Jehovah’s Witnesses do believe that God created everything. But we do not agree with creationism. Why not? Because a … Continue reading

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