Greetings, Old Timers (in particular):
Of course, we don't share all views in common. Unless I'm mistaken, however, we older, former JWs were decisive about what our "Bible-trained consciences" would allow -- or not. Seems the younger generation don't get how stringent we were and the difficulty of letting go of our old, super-strict ways.
I remarked in my thread about what the Society may or may not have foreseen in officially sanctioning the Internet that everything seems so different now. I can't even come up with words to express how changed my once beloved faith has become.
I was so super sensitive in my godly conscience that I swore off the "demonized" song linked below (I've changed my tune since I returned to my pagan roots):