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“I Don’t Tell My Child What to Believe”

December 31st, 2009 by Bruce Nielson

“I Don’t Tell My Child What to Believe” — Some thoughts on confusion between practice and belief in general.

I came across an interesting post where a mother describes how she doesn’t tell her daughter what she should believe.

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December 31st, 2009 17:57:12

Yes, but they fought with gloves like sissies.

December 30th, 2009 by G.

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December 30th, 2009 12:41:58

The wisdom of age

December 30th, 2009 by Vader

The voice of experience, or senile dementia?  (more…)

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December 30th, 2009 10:25:48

We could have taken him.

December 28th, 2009 by G.

If there’s a Mormon mission out there with a mission rule against impersonating FBI agents, this is why.

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December 28th, 2009 13:09:33

Help Me Be Self-Reliant

December 28th, 2009 by G.

On the sweetness of Mormon life. (more…)

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December 28th, 2009 12:59:52

Christmas 2009

December 28th, 2009 by G.

President Maxwell taught us that we really only have our will to give. He’s right, but we’ve started giving a gift each year to Christ during the Christmas season, some small devotion usually. It lights up the season for us.

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December 28th, 2009 11:59:22

When a Man Has Circumnavigated the Earth From Pole to Pole

December 28th, 2009 by Jeeves

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December 28th, 2009 11:56:54

“GM’s Dangerously Naive Overseers”

December 23rd, 2009 by Vader

The company is going to start running three shifts on some of its assembly lines, a pretty much unprecedented practice. Why? (more…)

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December 23rd, 2009 16:31:47

New Holiday Political Slogan

December 23rd, 2009 by Salvador Dali

“Because its Christmas Eve, not Christmas Steve.” Coming soon to a surreally vast rightwing conspiracy near you.

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December 23rd, 2009 12:06:40

Nature Doesn’t Want Us Back

December 23rd, 2009 by G.

This essay from Ross Douthat is brilliant. Ostensibly a review of Avatar, its really a bright light exposing the meaningless guff that is popular pantheism and naive nature worship (as opposed from serious conservationism and environmental protection). (more…)

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December 23rd, 2009 11:49:36

How did we get so many uncontested Congressional races?

December 22nd, 2009 by Vader

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December 22nd, 2009 17:48:52

Family-friendly tax policy

December 22nd, 2009 by Vader

A calculation of what the tax break for children should be.   (more…)

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December 22nd, 2009 14:37:37

Sonoma County orders stars removed from all Christmas trees

December 22nd, 2009 by Vader

Good. We don’t want a state establishment of Zoroastrianism.

Though I’m surprised the trees themselves are allowed to remain. Even if you call them “holiday trees”, they seem like an establishment of German paganism to me.

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December 22nd, 2009 12:27:37

Lileks goes Saturnalia shopping

December 22nd, 2009 by Vader

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December 22nd, 2009 12:07:07

The economics of rebellion

December 22nd, 2009 by Vader

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December 22nd, 2009 11:23:24