passwordprotected said: Simply, the teachings of the Organisation did not stack up against the Bible.
I saw this pretty much right off when I was a kid. Many times I did not agree with the WTS interpretations. And then the kicker for me was them trying to subjugate me. Not gonna happen with this woman. Ever!
Once I left home to go to college and then get my job, I was pretty much released from the day to day hounding of signing up. Of course I would always turn it back on them. Any time my parents would try to push us I would bring up things they couldn't answer. "Why don't you go out on service Mom? Why aren't you baptized? Oh, you smoke. Well I think you need to focus on that first." The contradictions continued and as far as I'm concerned, if it isn't clear, I ignore it. My parents have never been able to answer my questions.
I just couldn't see the validity in anything they were teaching. It simply isn't there.
On this Forum, I have read so many heart breaking stories of peoples' experiences in this cult. I think I am one of the lucky ones.