As I learn some of the key buzzwords, and some of the lies and corruption,(never was a jw) I have some ammo now to return to the people coming to our door. But alas, I have yet to encounter one at home.
However, my JW friend called me today. We had a small business meeting. I told him that after our last encounter, that I had forgiven him for what he referred to me as. (The worldly person phrase). He seemed somewhat confused, but relieved. He did not realize that I was researching everything he told me. I said that continued discussion of his faith would require him to justify the way the elders swept the pedophile issues under the rug, and all the other scandals I uncovered. So it seems he is prepared for more of my "truth".
I think it's a lost cause. He is too busy trying to save himself, and forgets just what he is supporting financially.
He told me that he got really angry on our last discussion. I didn't think that was allowed. I also believe that if it is the gospel, then why be so defensive?
Maybe some of it will sink in one day. He does have a good heart. Just too damn gullible.