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Re: Basics... (reply)
There was no one realization that caused the whole tapestry of "the truth" to come undone. It was a cumulative process of little realizations... there were things I just could not accept and did not believe. One of the big ones was the...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

01/18/15 18:55:00
Re: Sorry about this....not really (reply)
Damn you all. They are all in my head now. It took me 28 freaking years to clear those out!
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

01/14/15 02:21:44
Re: New Watchtower Article (reply)
So does this mean the same five people won't be doing all the commenting at meetings now?Or instead of re-reading the entire paragraph, people will finally be able to summarize the main ideas?Dumbing it down? How much dumber can they...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

01/14/15 02:16:48
Re: We're in an ice age! (reply)
A few years does not a trend make. http://climate.nasa.gov/scientific-consensus/and:http://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/
Science and Technology Board

YammerHammer

01/07/15 03:51:29
Re: Ice Age! (reply)
Hi Cacky, I replied to your post on the Science forum. I don't think there is any corroborating evidence, that is, peer reviewed, published reports or studies, that John Casey is correct. In fact, all the scientific evidence shows that...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

01/07/15 03:48:08
Re: We're in an ice age! (reply)
"Not sho fasht Trebec." (Saturday Night Live skit about Jeopardy).This post caught my attention because everything I have read about global warming says that it is undeniable in spite of what the Tea Party would like us all to think. It...
Science and Technology Board

YammerHammer

01/07/15 03:15:21
Re: Questions about Memory and Procrastination (reply)
1.  Do you forget where you parked your car?Yes. Only I walk to the space that I thought I parked before I realize that it's the farthest spot from where I actually parked.2.  If you’re running into the grocery store to get a few things,...
Health, Nutrition and Self-Improvement

YammerHammer

01/03/15 06:04:57
Re: Is it possible to end shunning? (reply)
For gawd's sake, why do "privileges" always involve a shit-ton of work? PRIVILEGES???
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

12/30/14 22:41:09
Re: Is it possible to end shunning? (reply)
I don't think shunning or disfellowshipping will ever be done away with unless it comes from radical change within the Borg. It will never be outlawed per se by any western government. No one can dictate that you must associate with...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

12/30/14 00:31:34
Re: Do we sense an air of desperation? (reply)
Punky, every time I read that paragraph from the Nov. 15 WT I think of Jonestown. Maybe that's an over-reaction, but it's hard to believe they would say such a thing. What is harder to believe is that it didn't seem to even dent their...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

12/17/14 14:40:28
Re: The GB come to the fore. Good or bad? (reply)
Inspector, the same thoughts crossed my mind as I read the yearbook quote. She said he got his degree in human rights and is working to promote human rights with other governments. I wonder in what capacity he is working? As a Borg bot...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

12/14/14 17:18:25
Re: First world war conscientious objectors . (reply)
"...your friends and colleagues would be fighting and dying in order for you to have the freedom to hold and practice your beliefs."I started Pioneering in 1969 when the Vietnam conflict was raging. I got a "minister's deferment" from...
Debate and Controversy

YammerHammer

12/13/14 18:21:06
Re: Why are Jehovah's Witnesses wrong? (reply)
It's a noble effort... to try to educate JDubs, but I am not sure it will be the undoing of the organization.We can hope for some big conflict at the top, a coup, or split in the powers of the GB. It's happened before, but unfortunately,...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

12/12/14 02:07:21
Re: Raymond Franz Opened my Mind! (reply)
Wow Punkie, quite a list of concise quotes from the Borg. AnnOnNoMiss, you are between a rock and a hard place... most of us have been there, or still are there. My wife is still very active even though I left "datroof" over 28 years...
Tell Your JW Story Board

YammerHammer

12/09/14 02:26:58
Re: You would think... (reply)
"My sister-"fence-rider" told me the other day the Society never said anything about 1975."Pheewwwsssst! I just blew my drink all over my new 21 inch monitor. OMG. There are so many articles, whole chapters in the publications, that...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

12/05/14 03:34:50
Re: Are They Numbers or Are They People? (reply)
Has anyone ever written a whole bunch of stuff down, like 4 pages worth, then your computer gets a nasty trojan, then you have to reinistall your operating system and you loose all your work? Man was I pissed! Yep. I do this all the...
Scandals, Coverups, and JW Controversy

YammerHammer

11/29/14 04:53:34
Re: Not so happy holidays****Language*****(apologies in advance) (reply)
1mox, my post may have sounded a little insensitive... I did not mean it like that. My thought was that childhood is hell for lots of children... the holiday issue is just one more way that JDub kids feel the pain and embarrassment the...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

11/28/14 17:41:10
Re: Not so happy holidays****Language*****(apologies in advance) (reply)
I'm calling for a great big ((((((((((((((group hug.))))))))))))))))))Childhood is hell for so many--JDubs or not. I think it's a rare person who experiences a happy childhood. If we are lucky, we can break the cycle and give our...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

11/27/14 16:19:03
Re: Is GOD real? (reply)
And Mytruth, I am dying to know how your study with your mom turns out. When my father was still alive, he and I agreed to meet every week to discuss my reasons for leaving "the truth." It did not turn out well, but at the time, I was...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

11/24/14 05:42:09
Re: Is GOD real? (reply)
So, is God real?  That's a great question that will take you on a wonderful adventure.  Put your seat beat on and get ready for the journey.Amen to that Linda! It has been a great journey for me, and in spite of all the crap I have...
Helping and Discussion Board for Ex-JWs

YammerHammer

11/24/14 05:00:09

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