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Temple Secrets Revealed

October 22nd, 2014 by John Mansfield

So, the LDS Church has released a four minute video explaining, and displaying, the garments and robes of the holy priesthood used by those endowed in LDS temples. (link) This probably reminded many of the publication in 1912 of James Talmage’s book The House of the Lord. David Rolph Seely explains:

On 16 September 1911, the Salt Lake Tribune published an account of certain individuals who had secretly taken pictures of the interior of the Salt Lake Temple and who had attempted to sell them to the church. The headlines read: “Photographs secretly taken of Mormon Temple’s interior; sent for sale to Church chief. President replies: Church will not negotiate with thieves and blackmailers.'” (more…)

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October 22nd, 2014 06:59:15

The .22 Calibre Anthem

October 20th, 2014 by Man SL

You, sir, are an American hero.

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October 20th, 2014 14:32:47

The War on Football

October 08th, 2014 by Man SL

is the war on male aggression is the war on boys. It’s the same thing.

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October 08th, 2014 07:20:22

Negative Definitions

September 25th, 2014 by Man SL

What a decent respect for the opinions of mankind and a genteel disdain for public controversy does NOT look like, here.

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September 25th, 2014 11:44:23

Restrictive Standards

September 03rd, 2014 by Man SL

Standards are always restrictive. Otherwise they wouldn’t be standards.

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September 03rd, 2014 15:06:49

Promised Land Chiasmus in 1 Nephi Chapter 2

September 03rd, 2014 by G.

There is a chiastic structure in 1 Nephi Ch. 2. After God commands Lehi to depart. (more…)

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September 03rd, 2014 11:30:55

Patriarchy, Feminism, and Complementarianism

August 29th, 2014 by G.

An important essay by Dr. Charlton. Worth grappling with.

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August 29th, 2014 06:17:18

Iron Love and Velvet Hate: Juxtapositions II

August 21st, 2014 by G.

The tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

-Proverbs 12:10 (more…)

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August 21st, 2014 12:45:00

Wage Slavery is Freedom

August 14th, 2014 by Man SL

“It [feminism] is mixed up with a muddled idea that women are free when they serve their employers but slaves when they help their husbands.”

-Chesterton

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August 14th, 2014 13:21:51

Nightime is Dark

July 24th, 2014 by Man SL

A double blind study shows.

Also men wouldn’t work as hard, get as much education, and take desk jobs as much if it didn’t help in getting married.

And any sleeping around by a woman before marriage, any at all, increases the chance of divorce.

These studies were funded by the Foundation for Stuff You Figured Out on Your Own By the Time You Were Twelve and were conducted by the prestigious Institute for Cutting-Edge Bronze Age Social Tech.

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July 24th, 2014 09:04:57

“Police declined to press charges”

July 21st, 2014 by Vader

And I laud their exercise of prosecutorial discretion.

It would be a shame, though, if “Buzz” Aldrin’s application of rough justice compromises the libel suit.

And, on a related note, is anyone else as disturbed as I am over the amazing lack of attention paid to the 45th anniversary of the first Moon landing?

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July 21st, 2014 08:46:47

Where do we get such children?

July 17th, 2014 by Vader

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July 17th, 2014 11:07:41

“I wanted to make the Nazis ridiculous”

July 14th, 2014 by Race Bannon

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July 14th, 2014 09:57:34

To Be Truly Feminine

July 08th, 2014 by Man SL

To be truly feminine is to live life as art.

–thus a pseudonymous scribbler

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July 08th, 2014 23:37:40

The Nature of Parenting

July 07th, 2014 by Man SL

Parenting is rule.

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July 07th, 2014 13:58:21