When I went to work a few weeks ago there was this woman handing out Swedish-language Watchtower brochures at my local underground station. I imagine she was a Jehovah’s Witness herself.
The weird part is that she was standing right beside a newspaper stand, where the headline was about someone leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses because ‘if I had stayed I would have died inside’.
The ironic juxtaposition in this scene really puzzled me. Was this woman hoping to explain to people how it really was inside the Witnesses and allay any doubts people may have? Did she not know the headline was right behind her? Or was she hoping to recruit new members who did not believe the headline?