Category Archives: Apologetics

Greg Trimble lets someone else do his thinking

Greg Trimble is a Mormon blogger. No, scratch that, he’s a correlated Latter-day Saint blogger. His latest post shows that he doesn’t do a lot of thinking when he posts. This post is a breakdown to help people who think … Continue reading

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The Man who wrote the LDS Essay on the Book of Abraham was a fraud?

Well at least the conclusion that the Book of Abraham has “parts of standard funerary texts that were deposited with mummified bodies”. Who wrote the essay?  I’m not sure, it’s unsigned, but what LDS scholar claimed this idea first? To … Continue reading

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Dating Fanny Alger (most likely 1835 – 1836)

DatingFannyAlger Link goes to a PDF.  Research is someone else’s.  Text of research below: Dating the Joseph Smith – Fanny Alger Relationship   Identifying the exact year of the marriage or relationship between Joseph Smith and Fanny Alger is challenging.  … Continue reading

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Scott Gordon lies, deceives and misdirects his audience while accusing others of lying, deceiving and misdirecting about the church

We’re not the church, but here’s why we’re actually the church. Appeal to authority, appeal to authority… 3:00 – Evils of Google getting answers 3:15 – Evils of exmormons and how FAIR helps 3:16 – tears already there. Wow. Hard … Continue reading

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Ad-hominem against Statisticians

Recently a blog post claims: There is no exodus from the Church. In fact, just the opposite. It then insults people who get their Statistics degree from “The University of Reddit”. The article fails to cite even a single source … Continue reading

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Plagiarism and The Globe – a comparative analysis

Let’s say that Joseph Smith Jr. Published the Book of Mormon today, with Google’s search capability, the blogsphere, and plagiarism techniques and standards.  What might have happened?  What might have happened when he published the Book of Commandments or the … Continue reading

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Who goes to Outer Darkness, a handy guide

In my last post, I claimed that I might be a candidate for outer darkness.  A lot of people wanted a source on that.  As with anything in Mormon doctrine, there’s a lot of confusion, contradictory information and just all … Continue reading

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“It’s the members, stupid”

Many of you millennial-types are too young to remember the debates when Bill Clinton was running for office.  People as old as I am can skip the next section, but I provide it for context. “It’s the economy, stupid” is … Continue reading

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“No Official Doctrine”

Things the LDS Church has no official position on (According to FAIRMormon): 1) Evolution[1] which is funny because the Garden of Eden, The Fall, Noah’s flood and such all are impacted by this concept 2) The Official location of the … Continue reading

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The true problem with the New Church Essays

I’ve seen a lot of posts on the blogsphere, on twitter, on facebook and even op-eds in newspapers about the essays the church published, particularly the polygamy essays, but none of them, I think really come right out and state … Continue reading

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