WT teaches that Rev 18:11 applies to "big business" mourning the demise of false religion, as they were essentially losing their best customer(s).
The last reference to this concept that I could find is 1993 WT
Also weeping and mourning over her are greedy men of commerce, “traveling merchants . . . , who became rich from her.
Does religion really enrich corporations?
Why no such reference for 23 years?
Good question berrygerry ,associated with that scripture as you point out is" Babylon The Great Has Fallen" (false religion) do they still teach that ? Probably not , for they could not preach one without the other.
I don`t think there is any evidence for either claims.
Babylon The Great Has Fallen" (false religion) do they still teach that ?
As we speak. (That's what brought up the question in my mind.)
(Delete the B )
WT is Babylon the Great.
At least it seems like it.
when thinking of travelling merchants, think the Caravan that bought Joseph from his brothers. The crime of Joseph?, to be a whistleblower, like many here, who, were preferably to be killed, but because of limitations were butted out into the world for exposing wt wrongdoing, wrongdoctrining.
If it's true that so many of today's wars are brought about by religious differences, then yes, arms sales revolve around religion. That's a lot of jack,, Jack.
If it's true that so many of today's wars are brought about by religious differences, then yes, arms sales revolve around religion.-
It is true that many if not most wars are about religion and I would say most of the problems in the world are about religion.
Yes governments and big corporations always profit, if it be from arms or controlling other aspects.