I agree that something has to be done. I'm laying low right now... observing... waiting for events to develop. I'm hoping it's going to become even more obvious that things are wrong in JW land.
I am not forgetting about what the org did to me and took from me and what it has done (and is still doing) to and taken (and still taking) from others. It is trying to entrap young ones through baptism, etc. It is a manipulative, deceptive, propaganda machine, one that is dishonest and hides its history.
Since I left, I've only had one interaction with a JW - one who tried to witness to me informally in a parking lot when I was out of town. I very diplomatically, but firmly, unwitnessed to her. She was totally clueless (deer in headlights look). I can't do that in my area right now where I'm recognized, but I think there's coming a time when I won't care about that - when I can and will challenge all without remorse.
I'm still trying to determine to what degree I should blame individual JWs. I realize that a lot of it depends on the individual. I know many who are totally to blame. They are smug and self-righteous and overly confident. They can't even remotely visit the possibility that they could be wrong. I salivate at the idea of their having their wrongness rammed up their noses so with every breath they smell it deeply.
There are many who are ignorant and not very high on the intelligence scale who look at me as it something's wrong with me - like I'm weak and/or stupid and/or evil. I want justice; I want them, too, to have it rammed up their noses. I want them to know they're the idiots - not I.
I guess there are some who are sort of innocent, but I just can't think of any specific examples right now - maybe some of the old-timers who are disturbed by the current situation in JWdom, but just hang on because they don't know what else to do; their JW paradise hope is all they have.
There are some I'm willing to forgive, but I do want them to apologize and acknowledge their being wrong first. I certainly acknowledge that I fell for it for a while. However, to my credit, I say that it wasn't as obvious that it was wrong when I was fully active. Also, I was honest. I recognized that not all was right and voiced my concerns, but overlooked them because I thought that overall the org was right. A number of JWs told me they appreciated my honesty while I was in.
There are others that I'm not so willing to forgive (unless they really change). I want them to see how wrong they are and then I never want to lay eyes on them again. I don't like them and wouldn't even if they weren't or had never been JWs.
from your post: "I'm Stan - a brother from Canada, sharing your uplifting photos of our theocratic activities and of the best life ever".
He sounds like the goody-goody kind that I'd love to encounter.
Just wanted to add: I'm not mean in any way. I'm reasonable and forgiving and understanding, but I also have a strong sense of justice. I want JWdom and some JWs to get what they deserve, but I want to help JWs who are helpable.