The new songs!

by stuckinarut2 8 Replies latest watchtower beliefs

  • stuckinarut2

    Is it just me and my cynical nature now, but are those new songs just so "culty" or what??

    If you haven't herd them yet, go to the office website and listen and read the lyrics....

  • Beth Sarim
    Beth Sarim
    Singing of verses with carefully chosen words has a highly influential effect on the human mind.

    I am very careful to only "mouth" the words. I refuse to allow the cult words to vibrate through my soul....

    LOL!!! Creepy, right??


  • Divergent
    They all sound similar, monotonous, & boring! Not a single song is actually memorable!!!
  • kairos

    My JW got back from the meeting tonight.
    I asked her how she liked the new song.
    She said it made her cry and she loved it.

  • Fisherman
    Changing the music unlinks a person emotionally from the era. -The way things were in JW before. LIke the music that connects the experience with the ....70's 80s.... gone forever, only a memory remains when you listen to an old song and remember the way it was before. It is different now. JW wants people get detached emotionally and mentally. Thus the change because it has an affect on the thinking and emotions.
  • sir82

    JW wants people get detached emotionally and mentally.

    What the hey? You used to be one of the WT's fiercest apologists on this site! What happened?

  • Beth Sarim
    Beth Sarim

    Yes, music very influential on people's emotions, attitude. Henceforth, those little videos at Conventions when playing that emotional music tugs at their heartstrings, people looking for their Kleenexes.

    But, year, regarding the new songs. The music sounds ''cultier'', for a lack of better words. I think it's by design, to brainwash in a way.

    I think back to the pink song book and the old song book prior to the one released 6 years ago. I remember the songs actually felt upbeat, victorious. I'm actually nostalgic for the music they had in in the 1980's, 90's.

  • stuckinarut2

    I just re-read my first post on this thread. Funny, but auto-correct changed HEARD to HERD!

    Its actually a funny slip! (ie Herd GB?? "thankyou, thankyou, I'll be here all week")

    (Oh, and I meant OFFICIAL website, not OFFICE... )

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