SBF: I can think of a way they could turn this around to their advantage: Watchtower could lay a heavy stress on JWs trying to convert family, friends and acquaintances. . . . If this was part of a deliberate strategy . . . they could . . . designate the first Sunday of the month “bring a friend” day.
Except, that won't work because:
Of course JWs face the problem that they are not supposed to keep close friendships outside the religion,
Self-induced wounds are always a peculiar kind of painful.