Spirituality vs. Religion

10 Reasons Why Spirituality is Superior to Religion

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1. Personal Connection: Spirituality allows for a personal connection with a higher power or the universe, independent of organised rituals. 2. Freedom of Belief: Spirituality encourages individual exploration and interpretation of beliefs, free from rigid doctrines and dogmas. 3. Open-Mindedness:

Scientology vs. Jehovah's Witnesses

Scientology vs. Jehovah’s Witnesses—Part 1

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CONTROVERSY OFTEN SURROUNDS religious movements, challenging society to discern between genuine faith and what some perceive as cult-like behaviour. In this article, we shall explore the contentious aspects of two prominent religious groups: Scientology and Jehovah’s Witnesses. By examining and

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The Future of Jehovah’s Witnesses—Will the Organisation Endure Another Century?

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IN THE EVER-CHANGING LANDSCAPE of religious beliefs and practices, it’s natural to wonder about the future of various religious organisations, including Jehovah’s Witnesses. With their distinctive door-to-door evangelism, strict doctrinal beliefs, and distinct way of life, the question arises: Will

Zedekiah’s Pork Pies

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I WAS EXPLAINING TO MY DAD why I no longer believed Jehovah’s Witnesses were “the truth”. “If you handed me two coins of the same size,” I said, “both painted black, and told me one was silver and one was

Dark Night of the Soul

Dark Night of the Soul—When Everything Means Nothing

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IF YOU’VE FOUND YOUR WAY TO THIS POST it may be because you suspect you’re going through what’s known as the “dark night of the soul”. You may be feeling confused, desperate, and helpless. You might be looking for answers.

Sin

A Former Jehovah’s Witness On the Subject of Sin

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A “SIN” IS THAT WHICH, according to a particular religion is morally wrong by their god. This is often determined by a holy book which is said to express the thoughts of the god in question. Since I no longer

Jeremiah 25:12

One Scripture That Proves Jehovah’s Witnesses Were Not Chosen By God in 1919

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JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES CLAIM TO BE GOD’S CHOSEN RELIGION. This claim is based entirely on what they believe happened in 1914-19. This is when they say God chose them to be his people on earth and rejected all other religions as

Spoilt teenager

Advice From a “Dead” Father—Jehovah’s Witnesses and Shunning

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MY 16-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER IS A JEHOVAH’S WITNESS. I’ve not seen her since my marriage to her mother broke up when she was thirteen. After I was forced to leave the family home and subsequently disfellowshipped by Jehovah’s Witnesses, my daughter

A Thought Experiment for Jehovah’s Witnesses

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I KNOW THAT JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES listen to my podcasts and read my blog, albeit secretly, so if you’re a Jehovah’s Witness this one is especially for you. I’ll start by asking you a question: Do you care whether what you’re

What Is Truth?

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WHAT IS TRUTH? Is it to be found in religion? Are Jehovah’s Witnesses “the truth”? And why do I think I’ve finally found the truth? As a child growing up in Jehovah’s Witnesses, “truth” was a term that I heard

Time

If I Could Turn Back Time

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Transcript of OnionUnlimited podcast episode 051 HELLO AND WELCOME TO EPISODE 51 OF ONIONUNLIMITED—THE PODCAST. I’m your host, Daniel Torridon and today I’ve been thinking about regrets—things I’ve done in my life that I really wish I hadn’t. In my last

Parental alienation

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Parental Alienation

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Transcript of OnionUnlimited podcast episode 050 HELLO AND WELCOME TO EPISODE 50 OF ONIONUNLIMITED—THE PODCAST. I’m your host, Daniel Torridon and in this episode, I am going to discuss my personal experience of parental alienation and child abandonment at the hands