Critical Thinking

How to Stop Thinking Like a Jehovah’s Witness — Part 1

   Podcast Transcripts

Transcript of OnionUnlimited podcast episode 052 HELLO AND WELCOME TO ONIONUNLIMITED—THE PODCAST. I’m your host, Daniel Torridon. This series of podcasts is all about thinking, in particular about thinking, or not thinking, like a Jehovah’s Witness. I want to start

May 12
May 12

SpaceX

   Dream Journal

I WAS AT HOME IN MY LIVING ROOM. My (now ex) wife’s parents were sitting on my sofa. As I looked out of my rear window I saw a SpaceX rocket returning to touchdown. All of a sudden it lost

May 10
May 10

The Rave

   Dream Journal

I WAS DRIVING A 4X4 THROUGH TOWN. As I drove up a hill I lost traction and started to roll backwards. I managed to spin the vehicle around so it was facing forwards. As I hurtled down the hill out of

The Attic
May 8
May 8

The Attic

   Dream Journal

I WAS AT A PARTY being held in a community hall. There was a long narrow table running the length of the hall at which lots of people were eating food. There was only one child there and he was

May 6
May 6

The Giants

   Dream Journal

I WAS IN A COUNCIL HOUSE with my (now ex) wife and our children. A journalist had come to interview me about my creativity. I played my guitar to him and he was blown away. After he left, I sat

May 4
May 4

The Yugo

   Dream Journal

I WAS A TEENAGER LIVING AT HOME WITH MY PARENTS. There were lots of Jehovah’s Witnesses staying with us. I was in my bedroom. There was no bed, just a mattress on the floor. The shelving next to my matress

May 3
May 3

Action Man

   Dream Journal

I WAS PLAYING WITH MY ACTION MAN HELICOPTER PILOT. My sister was there with her Sindy dolls. There were Action Man and Sindy doll shoes everywhere. Then I was outside in a wooded area. I was carrying the metal bed

May 2
May 2

Balloons and Canoes

   Dream Journal

I WAS IN MY DAD’S WORKSHOP. It was huge, like a warehouse. By the entrance was a massive pair of floor-to-ceiling bellows slowly pumping air around the workshop. There were hundreds of wooden workbenches all around the shop piled up

Gamston Airport
Apr 26
Apr 26

The Airport

   Dream Journal

I WAS AT GAMSTON AIRPORT in my top floor office overlooking the aircraft maintenance hangar, but I wasn’t at work—I was a pupil at school! All the children, including myself, were wearing red uniforms. My friend, Chris, drew a picture

Vauxhall Cavalier
Apr 25
Apr 25

The Cavaliers

   Dream Journal

I WALKED INTO AN OFFICE ON LONDON ROAD, RETFORD. Two old friends (now ex Jehovah’s Witnesses) were there. They were accountants. There were a number of other people there and they were accusing me of fraud. Apparently, I had quoted

Convention
Apr 23
Apr 23

The Convention

   Dream Journal

I WAS A JEHOVAH’S WITNESS ON THE FIELD MINISTRY WITH MY DAD. We were walking down road London Road in Retford. I was pushing a very long telescopic pole with a wheel on the end. We walked into Holly Road

Apr 22
Apr 22

The Bag of Blood

   Dream Journal

I WAS WITH A GROUP OF PEOPLE in a room with pine panelling and large glass windows. Outside was a grass field. I looked up to the sky and saw lots of military drones flying above us. Then I saw