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Old 21st April 2017, 09:36 AM
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here is another way

Russia bans Jehovah's Witnesses and labels group as extremists



https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...sses?CMP=fb_gu


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Russia’s supreme court has banned the Jehovah’s Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group.
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Old 21st April 2017, 10:55 AM
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I wonder which minority religion will be next? lots of good property for the state to seize.
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Old 21st April 2017, 11:41 AM
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I can't help but think this was the result of influence from the Russian Orthodox Church. Like the Tsars, Putin has co-opted them into the power structure of the state.
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Old 22nd April 2017, 01:23 AM
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I'm sure Putin authentically deems himself consecrated to and sanctified by the Russian Orthodox Church. The man is a puritan, a true believer. He is one dimensional, single-eyed. He is also possibly the world's richest individual.

Just as the cynical Trump from the show The Apprentice fame, pronouncing gloatingly, "you're fired!" at the conclusion of each stupefyingly mediocre episode, who represents the worst in America, Putin represents the worst in Russia, although he has certainly fostered that in his long tenure. The beautiful Resistance is rising up, however.

How ever do these individuals come to govern and represent the people?

I also feel sure the JWs will gain credibility and converts from Russian State suppression, "liquidation", taking effect immediately.
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Old 22nd April 2017, 01:37 AM
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I can't help but think this was the result of influence from the Russian Orthodox Church. Like the Tsars, Putin has co-opted them into the power structure of the state.
Sadly the rest of the worlds religions and sub-sects won't learn the valuable lesson to be had from this, that unless you belong to the state sponsored religion/sect then a theocracy is bad for all religions. The rabid christians in the US demand a theocracy because they think they will be at the top of the pile, the reality is 99% of them will be on the bottom being oppressed by the 1% of true believers who gain the rulers ears.

Secularism is the only true protector of religious freedom, it's a lesson they never seem to learn no matter how many times it is demonstrated to them.
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Old 22nd April 2017, 05:54 AM
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Default Re: Easiest way to deal with the JW's that just visited.

Please forgive the fussiness of an old man - isn't there a JW thread here in RUST for JW generality, now that Banjo's visitors have been dealt with?
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