As Wobble said "If only the Internet had been invented decades earlier.?" ...[sigh]
As it was I had to wait until we were approaching the Millennium, (no - not that one) I mean the real millennium in the year 2000. It was incredible that we were coming into the 21st century and this old system was still here.. I then read some stuff about calendars and realised that all that stuff about a day for a year - time, times & half a time, was complete baloney because the subject is much more complicated than they say .
I also got to know some decent people, ordinary folk who just cared for their family and got along with their neighbours...I could not see that a loving God would kill them just because they were not convinced that the WTS was the approach to God..
I was pondering these questions and it suddenly hit me like a thunderbolt . It was like Archimedes eureka moment - I had to think the unthinkable ...It was just not true! none of it , the whole thing was just another religion, the product of men, not God - that is why so many things did not make sense.
Since that day I have found out so much more but I have never had any doubt about my conclusion that day