Quora: What Is It Like Being a Door-to-Door Proselytizer

Quora: What Is It Like Being a Door-to-Door Proselytizer

Humour, Truth

What Is It Like Being a Door-to-Door Proselytizer? Quora I discovered Quora a few years back, an online platform where questions can be asked, and where anyone with the know-how is able to tender an informed answer. It’s…

Chimamanda Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story

Truth

THE DANGER OF A SINGLE STORY I suspect that the first TED Talk[1] I’ve ever watched was by the renowned Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, entitled, “The Danger of a Single Story,” given back in July 2009, Oxford, England.…

Organ Transplants are Cannibalism?

Medical

ORGAN TRANSPLANTS ARE CANNIBALISM? In my freshman year at law school, I heard about this famous 1884 English case.[1] The story goes that four sailors, Tom Dudley, Edwin Stephens, Edmund Brooks and Richard Parker, found themselves shipwrecked. They…

Why Trust the Faithful and Discreet Slave?

Anointed, Faithful and Discreet Slave, Governing Body, New Light

Why Trust the Faithful and Discreet Slave? How many Witnesses actually read the ‘Organized to Do Jehovah’s Will’ book[1] (“Organized” book)? It’s such a tedious book, so… matter-of-fact; it’s really a piece of legislation, unlikely to enthral the…

If It Comes from the Faithful and Discreet Slave – We Obey

Faithful and Discreet Slave, Governing Body

If It Comes from the Faithful and Discreet Slave – We Obey Introduction I recall paying the francophone boys from my old congregation in Brixton a visit one evening. I found myself in the kitchen chatting with the…

I Do Not Answer to Watchtower

Legal

I Do Not Answer to Watchtower If you are an active Jehovah’s Witness, picture yourself announcing to a packed Kingdom Hall: ‘I do not answer to Watchtower’. Oh, what-oh-what would be in store for you, dear friend? Well,…