Monthly Archives: October 2022

How to Acquire Greed in God’s Sacred Name: A Case Study

Inspired by Hugh Nibley’s short essay, How to Write an Anti-Mormon Book, for years I have meant to write a response to a former employer’s screed in favor of greed. This former employer shall remain anonymous, partly out of a bit of contextual respect and partly because anyone who defends greed in public likely would defend it in court. Suffice it to say he was a salesman extraordinaire for get-rich-quick schemes. And my interest in his remarks is because he identified as a faithful Latter-day Saint. read more

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Why “Saints Who Swear”?

Note: This commentary is a part of my “Saints Who Swear” series wherein I challenge attacks from apostates and haters of the LDS Church. I have chosen to use very salty language. I swear, a lot. If swear words offend you in the slightest, please do not read on.

As it happens, this post does not contain swearing. 🙂

I created the page “Saints Who Swear” on my blog site to address critics of my LDS Church. In responding, I use what is known as “swearing,” “cursing,” or “salty language” to communicate my thoughts. But why? Why communicate in such a “crude” manner? read more

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