By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did you grow up with religion? Was it central or peripheral to your life? Dina Holford: My mother was baptized as one of Jehovah’s witnesses whilst heavily pregnant with me. She had been a regular recreational drug taker until she had a knock at … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was like like with the Jehovah’s Witnesses in early life? Diana Bucur: I was born into the Jehovah’s Witnesses so I didn’t really know any different. My parents made it sound as if I had a much better life compared to the other … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was like with the Jehovah’s Witnesses in early life? Tim Klapproth: being a third generation witness I knew nothing else so it’s hard to express. The school was tough. I was bullied throughout and was fearful of ‘worldly’ kids. Christmas and birthdays were … Continue reading
Was downtown for work early today and there were two Jehovah’s Witnesses on the street corner with copies of Watchtower and I couldn’t resist a quick chat for some SE practice. I’m paraphrasing this completely from memory, but immediately following our conversation. I found Elizabeth to be more honest than … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Pete is a former member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. As with many transitioning through the difficult questions and moments of life from leaving a worldview, there come difficulties in building a new life and in processing the regrets and thoughts of lost time, which seem substantiated if you … Continue reading
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 11-Nov-2017 to 17-Nov-2017.