Anti-witnessing mistake by me !

by Phizzy 11 Replies latest watchtower beliefs

  • sparrowdown

    Yeah could work with some. People tend to stay in a situation with a set of beliefs until the (perceived) cost of staying becomes greater that the cost of changing. They will believe what they want until they don't want to anymore.

    I've often thought that arguing from the position of agreement (at least hypothetically anyway) of a creator as your starting point and going from there may work with someone who still has some ability to reason and an ounce of personal integrity left, IOW a JW unicorn!

  • StephaneLaliberte

    One thing that I was told when I was a Jehovah's Witness, was not to let the house holder jump from one topic to another, otherwise, it becomes pointless. I gladly use that tactic against them now. As soon as they feel uncomfortable about something, they deviate the topic and I call it out:

    We should try to stay focus on one thing at a time. Since they are told to do it to others, they usually are defence less against it.

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