The Limits of Empathy


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by: Guest Author

The Limits of Empathy

Today’s guest post is from Brother Sky. There have been some significant events over the past eight months involving the church and how it treats...

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Hillary vs. Howard: Are Successful Women Less Likeable?


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by: hawkgrrrl

Hillary vs. Howard: Are Successful Women Less Likeable?

Heidi Rozen was a successful venture capitalist. Frank Flynn, a professor at Columbia Business School, used her resume in a now-famous experimental study to...

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Doctrinal History of Vicarious Ordinances


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by: Mormon Heretic

Doctrinal History of Vicarious Ordinances

A friend asked me about the doctrinal history of why Mormons, and specifically Joseph Smith, came up with the doctrine of baptism of the...

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Running Out of Temple Names?


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by: Guy Templeton

Now you can print your own cards at home and take them to the temple!

On a visit this week to the temple with my daughter, I learned a few interesting things. I noticed that during confirmations, the temple...

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Creating and Breaking Family Bonds


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by: Nate

Creating and Breaking Family Bonds

This is a guest post from Joel, Nate’s younger brother: I was recently told of an episode in my family history.  My great great...

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The Hereafter is a Hustle


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by: Kristine A

The Hereafter is a Hustle

There is one quote (among many) that I heard over the last few years that has changed the way I see and live the Gospel...

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Happiness vs. Marriage


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by: hawkgrrrl

Happiness vs. Marriage

A recent New York Times article talked about the psychological reasons we choose our marital partners, and those reasons were far less designed to result in...

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Was the Revolution a Mistake?


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by: Mormon Heretic

Was the Revolution a Mistake?

Monday July 4 is Independence Day in America.  I came across an interesting (heretical) point of view:  3 reasons the American Revolution was a...

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Temples Struck by Lightning


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by: Guy Templeton

Utah Temple Passport

My daughter recently turned 12, and wanted to participate in baptisms for the dead.  She also wanted a temple recommend holder.  I stopped by...

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