Jehovah's Witnesses - how did they get so much money?

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matai
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Re: Jehovah's Witnesses - how did they get so much money?

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That's why cathilics call their donations the "dime" (1/10th)

They even have a day of the week for it: "Dimanche" = the day of the dime (Sunday) but they make it sound better by officially calling it the "day of the lord".
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I know some people who hate Jehova witness cause they are like door to door salesmen. But you have to respect their industriousness they do know how to run a good business. As all things are a business in a way and you have to respect them for their devotion to their faith. They sure do like throwing pitches around. :)
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I don't respect them because of the way they 'follow' orders instead
of thinking for themselves. And I know what it's like because I did
it in a different church for three years. Now I always think before doing something
that God supposedly said to do - like looking both ways before crossing the street.

Always think.
If you have to be persuaded reminded bullied pressured bribed incentivized, lied to, guilt tripped, coerced, socially shamed, censored, threatened, paid, punished and criminalized, to gain your compliance- the thing is no good
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Yeah some people are more followers than leaders others are more leaders than followers. Just a part of life I guess.
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Thinktank wrote:I don't respect them because of the way they 'follow' orders instead
of thinking for themselves. And I know what it's like because I did
it in a different church for three years. Now I always think before doing something
that God supposedly said to do - like looking both ways before crossing the street.

Always think.

I did it for 14 and, while that does describe a good number of them, many actually believe in what they're doing. Many have put thought into it and come to a different conclusion than you. Many are genuine, not "just following orders".
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