In this vein Rutherford who had preached so much about a supposed end in 1925 when it failed to come he blamed the R&F for the dashed expectations of the JWs: "Satan has put in the mind of some that the separation work would end in 1925". He was the Satan that put it in their mind.
Yes greendawn Russell cut the template, Ratherflawed trimed the joy off it and the pattern of carrot, stick, denial ...carrot, stick, denal continues till today. Why change a winning formula for the sake of truth and decency (and they say that no one has invented a perpetual motion machine.
Why do you think JFR pushed 1925 so hard? Do you think up till then he actually believed he was "in charge of all Christ's belongings", the font of all wisdom or was there some other motive?