"I do not answer to Watchtower" Gerrit Losch

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    I remember seeing this - he's trying to use a "loophole" legally speaking.
     
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    Could we organize a collection among the members of this forum for offering a basin and a towel to Gerrit?
     
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    Why don't you guys elect me to be the president of the Watchtower Society I'd be a really good president Ari Davies for president yay! And yes this is really me! tmp-cam--140825171.jpg
     
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    Hey Ari, do you have a larger photo by chance? I can't quite see it...lol :eek:
     
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    Joshua is that your avatar picture there I went to Watchtower meeting one time and I saw a guy there that look just like that.


    But seriously I just read that letter that you posted holy cow that's my home Kingdom Hall in Linda Vista San Diego I grew up in that Hall I know those people that's the Kingdom Hall with all the crap was going on oh my God I can't believe that this is such a coincidence I went to the Linda Vista Kingdom Hall from 1969 to 1974 that congregation in the neighbouring congregation is child abuse pedophile heaven the women get slapped around and all kinds of crap and then the elders say we mustn't bring reproach upon the name of Jehovah we must not say anything I was at that congregation I can't believe it
     
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    That was an interesting letter. Odd that they have dared to trust all the legal official powers to the directors of Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. Jehovah's and Jesus' hand must be involved. One day they could require the Governing Body to change what needs to be changed.
    That would be awesome.
     
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    You're awesome Ari! hahahaha
     
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    Of course Br. Losch doesn't answer to the WT. He is the WT!

    I don't like vacillation. I feel that your yes should mean yes and your no should mean no. To obfuscate the truth to others with legalistic wording frustrates me. The GB presents a version of the "truth" to others that differs from the "truth" we are aware of. I don't even know if their comments can even be called true sometimes. Br. Jackson said at the ARC that it would presumptuous for the GB to claim it is the sole representative body for Jehovah God. A comment like that by a rank and file JW would lead to a stern talking-to by the elders. It's not what JWs are raised to believe. These comments gives non-JWs a warped image of the GB as meek and the org as open to debate. If the truth is the truth, why does the GB conceal it through these statements? Why not just come out and say that the GB is God's sole channel and should not to be questioned? I can only conclude that the GB doesn't want the public to know the truth.

    The vacillation is also seen in the GB's plausible deniability. They never definitively say they are the FDS. They say they are "closely associated" with the FDS. They say they are imperfect and err but also demand unquestioned obedience. If they can't come out and say they are the Slave, why should we believe it with confidence?

    The org smells like a corporation. It acts like a person, because it puts its primary focus on preserving itself and its own interests. It denies accountability of the bad things while also taking credit for the good. The preaching work? We have the GB to thank for that. The sex abuse? Well, that's on the parents. You can't have it both ways. The GB can't demand unquestioned obedience and then dismiss accountability when things go wrong. Being a JW doesn't mean defending everything this organization does. I'm sick of the hivemind.
     

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