Originally posted by Proper KnobThanks, a quick look through shows that the usual obfuscation and denial ensues.
Originally posted by divegeesterWhat about football?
[b]The real danger of playing chess is it's military nature, the equivalent of the maneuvers enacted by little boys with toy soldiers.
Awake! - 3/22/73, pp.12-14
Not sure I'll get a response, but I just wondered how you guys (robbie carrobie and Galveston75) feel about this? Do you think you may be in contravention of WT rules etc?[/b]
Originally posted by divegeesterIt's a well know fact that sports have pagan roots. In fact, the first "touchdown" was said to be scored by none other than Zeus himself.
As I understand it, JWs are discouraged from all sport as well as education. It's a strange and (in my view) a destructive religious cult.
Originally posted by DeepThoughtdepends whose playing, id rather have my bottom boiled in a scolding vat of scotch bonnet chilies than watch England play football.
Association rules football is a simple replacement for public executions. I assume you'd prefer to watch a game of football than a public hanging.