Junior Ganymede
We endeavor to give satisfaction

Some very excellent advice

February 28th, 2014 by Vader

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February 28th, 2014 19:33:33

No One Lives in the Show-Me State

February 28th, 2014 by G.

Math. Truth. The Past. The Future. Science. Love.

We are all believers in invisible entities. Theists just happen to believe in one more invisible entity than everyone else.

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February 28th, 2014 10:24:29

An Apologetic for the Three Degrees of Glory

February 28th, 2014 by G.

sun, moon, and star

The Three Degrees of Glory is one of those Mormon doctrines that at first glance seems random and maybe kinda trivial.

Not so. (more…)

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February 28th, 2014 10:15:21

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

February 27th, 2014 by G.

The heavens declare the glory of God.

It is an old truth that becomes new every time you go out in the twilight, or see the sky on a clear night, or witness the dawn.

I am half-persuaded that urbanization and the indoor life tracks with the rise of atheism.

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February 27th, 2014 16:22:49

How to keep from getting hurt in a church.

February 27th, 2014 by Bookslinger

Nice article, by Dale A. Robbins.

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February 27th, 2014 13:55:38

Ever felt nervous giving a talk in church?

February 26th, 2014 by John Mansfield

From a dozen years ago in LDS Church News:

“Helen Green, 90, is the oldest living member of the first branch Sunday School started in Lubbock. She made the journey with other family members from her home in Orem, Utah, to attend the dedication. Musing outside the temple before her dedicatory session, she recalled the days when the branch Sunday School was held in a courtroom with west Texas Church pioneer and Texas Tech professor J.O. Ellsworth presiding from the judge’s bench, the speakers giving their talks on the witness stand and the rest of the congregation often fitting comfortably in the jury box.”

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February 26th, 2014 10:39:59

False Rape Accusations

February 25th, 2014 by Georgie Porgie

Men, your chances of being falsely accused of rape are greater than your chances of dying in a car crash. Probably lots greater.

Don’t read the whole thing. Ignorance is bliss. (more…)

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February 25th, 2014 17:28:12

Victorious Stupidity in the Ukraine

February 25th, 2014 by G.

The Ukrainian rebellion, having succeeded, now wants the outgoing honcho prosecuted for shooting protesters. This is stupid. (more…)

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February 25th, 2014 14:24:16

Vitamin Grandeur

February 25th, 2014 by G.

What a fine thing it is to play the great man every once in a while.

Jack Aubrey, in Patrick O’Brien’s Master and Commander.

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February 25th, 2014 10:56:34

Colonel Chamberlain

February 24th, 2014 by G.

The proud young valor that rose above the mortal, and then at last was mortal after all…

I thought about the 20th Maine when I read about the men at Maidan Square sprinting into shotgun and sniper fire.

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February 24th, 2014 16:46:53

Plus ça change

February 24th, 2014 by Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr

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February 24th, 2014 12:18:43

Conservatives Laugh More

February 24th, 2014 by G.

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February 24th, 2014 10:12:40

Birkenhead Drill, Anonymous Tramp Edition

February 24th, 2014 by Vader

As observed by science fiction writer Robert Heinlein:    (more…)

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February 24th, 2014 09:59:40

A modest hypothesis

February 23rd, 2014 by Vader

The Church teaches that the Church is not about politics. The Church proclaims its political neutrality.

Yet the Church is widely perceived as a right-wing organization.

To the question, “Why does the Church seem to be right-wing”, the usual answer offered in the Bloggernacle is that the Church leaders are old, right-wing men.

Because I believe the Church is sincere in its pronouncements, I propose an alternate hypothesis.

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February 23rd, 2014 22:31:17

Remembering Something with Perfect Fidelity

February 23rd, 2014 by G.

Bruce Charlton’s commenter Arakawa has derived his own version of the amphibious synthesis of time and eternity. (more…)

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February 23rd, 2014 21:11:12