Here is an Interview the BBC had with "Watchtower House", in 1968. The only topic of discussion was 1975.
The Bethel representative WAS THERE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE 1975 ARMAGEDDON PREDICTIONS.
This is why you never understood the timeline of a prophetic event. Of course BC607 and AD1914 hold a significance. 1975 brought upon humanity a distinction with that prophetic line. This is also a reason why the Watchtower stopped advertising any prophetic events after 1984.
I believe they even mentioned it in some publications that modern witnesses believe because of the 1975 fiasco, the Watchtower would no longer print such enlightenment. However, after 1984 it would be to those that act
In the 'run-up" to 1975 I WAS THERE, AND PAYING ATTENTION, and thought everyone had gone nuts. I drew cartoons on the inside covers of my Society's books ridiculing the idea ... and in that approximate ten year period, from Richmond, Virginia, to Hollywood California, to Kinshasa, Zaire, where I lived and worked ... THE STORY WAS ALL THE SAME.
I was in the Congo in 1974 and it got so intense that I reasoned (incorrectly) "How could I be right, and EVERYBODY else be wrong ?", so in a spasm
This is quite the can of worms. I thought you were a big proponent of 1914. Although I totally agree with you that “birth pains” leading to the coming Kingdom of God are happening now (but not based on 1975 – Matt 24:3; Rev 3:3), either Watchtower’s prophetic timeline is wrong, or you are wrong according to their prophetic timeline.
1925: “Birth of the Nation”—made plain the prophecies showing that God’s Kingdom was born in 1914 w/87/3/1
The evidence already considered proves that A.