So it seems that the newbiews were going to be fast introduced to the meritocracy known as JWs.
That's what it really was all about, Oz.
So, I guess if a fatherless boy who had to fix his grandmothers leaking roof last month, he could be as ineligible as,say: A fornicating intruder who comes to the hall to meet girls. I remember being busy with some work so badly once that I showed up at the hall one Thursday night not knowing that I had the 5 minute talk. Usually the elder in charge will find a substitute when someone doesn't show. No questions asked. But this jerk had to take me aside and get a good dig in on me because I had no dad to defend me and I still showed up like a dumbass.
He said: "The society says I have to take you off the ministry school. There's nothing I can do: my hands are tied. Satan's taken over your mind."