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Re: Is it aiding and abetting?

Posted by moonshiner on May 06, 2006 at 13:38:00

In Reply to: Is it aiding and abetting? posted by interesting questions on May 06, 2006 at 03:03:40:

You said: "... if the people are not aware that what they are doing is criminal or twisted (as all are not criminal technically speaking)and they are in a thought reform system? Some who cross lines and commit heinous acts have to answer for them and that is right. But most are victims of the regime or the cult when it is so tightly controlled."

Earlier in TF's history, lets say pre-Internet, I would have agreed with you that most members may not have been aware of crimes being committed by other members and leaders. But not now.

Regular Family members (as opposed to leaders) who have in recent years publicly defended TF make the claim that there is no longer the tight control as in the past. From Chancellor's book to the present they say they are now free from dictatorial control by leaders and are free to do what they want. Therefore, with access to the internet and all of these various websites and hard evidence of crimes, there is no longer any excuse for regular members not to seek out the truth for themselves - the truth about Mene, about Ricky, about their leaders, about what judge Ward said, etc, etc, etc.

Yes, they are indoctrinated, but most of us were too, and even without the evidence that the internet provides, saw that there was something terribly wrong with TF. Imo, it is getting harder and harder for regular Family members to honestly say that they are unaware of the ungodly, criminal nature of many aspects of TF. It's time for regular members to give their heads a shake, ask WTF!, realize they don't need TF to serve God and get the hell out of there.