Getting back to the TV show Silo that we talked about earlier I have just seen upto episode 10.
Long story short what they came to realise was not true because they had another belief system presented- also turned out also not to be the truth.
They were told they would die outside but they were presented a belief system where it was actually green and lush, they believed this but actually there is a lot more to it.
This is a bit like someone believes what we have been told about the Bible then are presented with Darwin’s first theory that it was a Big Bang purely by chance and there is no intelligence involved at all.
But maybe there is a lot more to it than that. Just like Silo some who used to believe the Bibles promises went totally over to blind chance Big Bang no intelligence involved at all.
what if there was intelligence involved and what if the Bible does have a lot of meaning for us but we just don’t understand it properly?
But I’m open to the possibilities that people in Cofty’s camp maybe right that there was no intelligence involved and it’s all just blind chance. Even if this is the case I think to live your life with a little bit of hope in the Bibles promises can be helpful especially when someone is going through a very very hard time to tell them what the Bible promises.
This is not disingenuous to just tell them this is what the Bible promises and they may find comfort in this hope. I can still find comfort in the hope even though my view is it may be right or it maybe wrong.
I think that a lot more of the 8 million JWs are like me, than most think. They go along with things because they like the congregation but at the end of the day they think to themselves it may be true or it may not be.