I thought I had heard everything that JW's could come up with but my mom came up with a good one. She was trying to say that JW's are right with their "new light" doctrine by comparing Scientist's erroneous belief that Pluto was a Planet but no longer they believe that. She said that millions of people that criticize JW's for saying new light won't even bat an eye about the change on Pluto and will still send their kids to school to study Science with the same teachers that for years taught Pluto was a Planet. She said that when JW's make a correction in viewpoint people call them false prophets. But when anybody else make changes they are honored for admitting they were wrong. She also use Doctors and the Medical profession as another example. Doctors had one time taught that Aids was only a "Gay Man's" disease but when "heterosexual start getting Aids they realized it was from blood and bodily fluids. Doctors have gone back and forth on Breast Cancer and what causes it, but people still run to their Doctors. Have anybody else heard an outrageous comparison for the New light doctrine.
Can JW's use Pluto's "aborted" Planethood to prove their "new light".
well, scientists and doctors havent claimed to get their info straight from from god.
"....... She said that when JW's make a correction in viewpoint people call them false prophets. But when anybody else make changes they are honored for admitting they were wrong. "
The important distinction is that others ADMIT they were wrong. The Org. will NEVER do such a thing as it would give the lie to not being Gods Organization. I have never heard the WTS say 'we got it wrong,sorry'.
Medical and scientific people rarely claim divine understanding.
Regarding Pluto: No new light there. All that's changed is the agreed-upon method on how to classify planets.