The 2012 “Safeguard Your Heart” District Convention has already generated controversy among thinking Jehovah’s Witnesses with the release of a new animated children’s DVD entitled “Become Jehovah’s Friend: Listen, Obey, and Be Blessed”.
The DVD, which is introduced by Governing Body member Anthony Morris III, features two short animated films centering around the exploits of a fictional young boy named Caleb. Though short, the films are made to a very high standard of animation, not unlike those standards found in the well-known “Toy Story” movies. However, it is sad to note that, though visually impressive, this new DVD seems determined to undermine and weaken a young child’s critical thinking and reasoning skills. Nothing illustrates this more clearly than a story depicting young Caleb being coerced with false reasoning by his mother into throwing away a toy wizard that has been given to him as a gift by a friend. The explanation? Because, apparently, “Jehovah hates it”…
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“The Story of Sparlock” – a poem by Ruben Ortiz
This is the story of Sparlock the Warrior Wizard,
A magnificent, magnanimous, wizard is he.
Sparlock was born in the deepest of space
From a planet where witches and warlocks
Sparlock never had a mom and dad
Who was glad that he learned
Magic from those who weren’t bad…
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Sparlock is awesome, even if the video that spread the name is not…