After Jehovah’s Witnesses Try to Convert Grieving Woman, She Knocks on Their Door for Answers May 31, 2016

After Jehovah’s Witnesses Try to Convert Grieving Woman, She Knocks on Their Door for Answers

Jean Sergent-Shadbolt‘s roommate, Michael Boyes, died a few months ago. She was devastated, as you might imagine. And she said as much to a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, who knocked on her door a few weeks later.

But the New Zealander was royally pissed off when, exactly three months after Boyes’ passing, she received a handwritten letter from the Witnesses all about how the religion could help her deal with questions about death.

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She felt that was a step too far, trying to convert someone who was so vulnerable. It was downright “predatory,” she said.

And so she decided to follow the return address, knock on their door for once, and get some answers.

You can see how that played out right here.

Without giving much away, the Witnesses said it was purely coincidental. But it wouldn’t have been the first time a religion has preyed on grieving people. They rationalize it by saying they’re only trying to help, not realizing that it’s not helpful when you’re asking people to give up their critical thinking skills in order to follow your brand of nonsense.

(Screenshot via Stuff.co.nz. Thanks to Sid for the link)

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