Monthly Archives: March 2015

The risk of being a Mormon

Learn something? Please consider DONATING HERE to support my personal project to help people learn about the Mountain Meadows Massacre   I think most members of the LDS faith are Risk Averse.  They are not likely to gamble, they seek steady employment, … Continue reading

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Breaking Bias

Think this was a great post? DONATE HERE to support my personal project to help Mormon history become 20% cooler At my work we had a seminar about Breaking bias by Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson.  And if there is one thing all … Continue reading

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Mathematical proof the church is wrong about marriage

Campaign for the animated MMM here: DONATE Marrying young and early is not as successful a method as what is presented.  Whether or not any two people CAN live together, happiness is better predicted by mathematics.  Also bonus on how … Continue reading

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Extra History treatment of the Mountain Meadows Massacre

I dreamed a crazy dream. That we could animate a discussion of the Historical event: “The Mountain Meadows Massacre”. A third party has accepted the challenge to do this for a reasonable price. DONATE HERE Explanation of common questions here: … Continue reading

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The Church is True… which Church?

Someone proposed an idea that caught my fancy.  When members say “The Church is True” the question “Which church, the one Joseph Restored or the modern one”? can be baffling for members.  And yet the two are very very different … Continue reading

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Mormons and War

A sociology student felt overwhelmed about having to write a paper for their capstone and wanting to do something on the topic of the church.  I put forward an idea that bugged me for a long time:   How did … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on how the LDS church impacts men

Today, as I was helping my son pick out a tie, some thoughts came to me that I wanted to jot down about what impact the church has on a man. We talk, in the blogsphere, about how women are … Continue reading

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Heber J. Grant and his family, a timeline of the rise of the modern church

Pre-Nauvoo  Rachel’s family was contacted by a missionary named Jedediah “Jeddy” Grant.  She loved to sing, which was forbidden by her family’s faith.  They were Quakers and were discouraged that she was “all levity” after joining the Mormons Jedediah Grant marched … Continue reading

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