OSCE (The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
I have noticed that the JWs are participating in meetings organized by the OSCE. They are registered or participate under the "European Association of Jehovah's Christian Witnesses". One point highlighted in this Organization is tolerance.
It would be good that all of us write to this org stating the Shunning policy of the JWs. Please write to:
Will they be able to withstand the heat of my displeasure? Probably. But I sent an e-mail nevertheless. Thanks Paul for flagging this up.
Thank you Paul.
Interesting. Email sent ...
My email to the OSCE:
I first want to say that I have been aware of your organization for many years and I follow the excellent work you do to bring stability and equality to Europe and the world. Thank you. The reason I am e-mailing you concerns information I recently received that suggests the religious group of Jehovah's Witnesses is a participating member. If this is not correct, please ignore what I am about to write.
I was raised in this organization and served as an elder in it until leaving it more than 20 years ago. This religious organization is not and never will be in alignment with your lofty goals and objectives. The Jehovah's Witnesses show a facade of being tolerant, but in reality their teachings, for the entire 100 plus years of their existence, are centered around intolerance for every other religion and every other person on the planet that is not a member of their religion.
Their members are discouraged from seeking higher education, which is a core objective of the OSCE, by the JW leaders, and they have been taught for a century to stay away from 'wordily' pursuits such as education, political reform, environmental or social improvements, because one day soon their god is going to destroy the billions of people and all of the governments and entities who aren't JWs, including the OSCE.
These are facts that you can readily and easily confirm. I would give much consideration to allowing this religious group to even be associated by name only with the OSCE. They are a hate filled organization; their dreadful shunning policy practiced against members has had a sometimes terrible affect on human suffering, leading to the destruction of entire families, depression and increased use of governmental resources as a result.
This religious group is dangerous; do not simply look at their facade. Please investigate thoroughly before allowing them any participation or the legitimacy that they are seeking.
Good idea, Paul. Will email OSCE when I have time.
Good email, DJS - just about nailed it!
hats off, Sir! That's one awesome message.
Done, here's my email:Dear Sir/MadamI'm writing to you because the Jehovah's Witnesses (Watchtower Society) are apparently participating in meetings organized by the OSCE. You might be interested to know how tolerant Jehovah's Witnesses actually are.Firstly, Jehovah's Witnesses believe that their organization is the one true organization backed by God. They also believe that the whole world is controlled and/or influenced by Satan the Devil. This means that every other organization and government, including the OSCE, is, according to Watchtower belief, 'part of Satan's world'. One particular Witness doctrine I'd like to point out to you is Theocratic Warfare, also called Spiritual Warfare. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that they can lie to, and withhold information from, 'worldly' organizations and authorities.With these doctrines in place, Jehovah's Witnesses can say one thing to fellow believers but something quite different to outsiders. Jehovah's Witnesses will tell you that they are tolerant but they practice the doctrine of shunning. Shunning means active Jehovah's Witnesses will cut off association with members that voice doubts over Watchtower doctrine or members that want to leave their organization. People join Jehovah's Witnesses by getting baptized. Baptism here means not only dedicating oneself to God but also dedicating oneself to the Watchtower organization. In Watchtower literature, there has been frequent encouragement for children to get baptized.I was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses in the late 1990s and early 2000s. I have heard reports of children as young as 7 or 8 getting baptized. So it's possible, even likely, that a prepubescent child may get baptized (often under pressure from parents/elders), then realize the trap they've stumbled into. Alternatively they may find love outside the congregation. Jehovah's Witnesses are against adults consenting to sex outside of marriage (a basic human right) to the point of obsession. This predictably results in baptized children being shunned by their families when they do normal teenage things a few years down the road.Obviously, Jehovah's Witnesses will not mention any of this to outsiders because it would doubtless make them look like what they are - a dangerous cult.Please look into Jehovah's Witnesses/Watchtower very thoroughly before you decide to allow them to participate in your meetings.Yours FaithfullyLoveUniHateExams
The OSCE is primarily a political organization and tries to exercise democratic change through political influence.
So once again the Watchtower corporation is is not trying to legally establish the good news as they claim but is trying to politically establish the good news through their participation and co-operation with the OSCE.
The bitch is screwing around again and hubby must be pissed.