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Happy 2nd Birthday, Wheat & Tares!

October 4, 2012
Happy 2nd Birthday, Wheat & Tares!

Two years ago today on October 4, 2010, we launched the blog Wheat & Tares.  We wanted to celebrate by sharing some fun stats and putting together a list of our top ten posts to date to share with you, our esteemed audience and debate partners. First, some stats – whether fun or not is […]

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Posted in Mormon, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture | 17 Comments »

Blogs: Bitter Rantings or Vehicles for Change?

September 29, 2011
Blogs: Bitter Rantings or Vehicles for Change?

A recent online group made by YSA in the UK provides a way in which witty comments and cynicism can promote change.

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Posted in America, Mormon Culture | 21 Comments »

Taking your pulse…a second time

August 27, 2011
Taking your pulse…a second time

Hello, dear readers of Wheat and Tares (once again)! Not quite a year ago, I took your pulse the first time. That pulse-taking was about technical aspects of the site: things like comment numbering, gravatars, sharing and liking, the theme of the site, and whatnot. Well, this post will kinda be like that, only not […]

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Progressive Elements at General Conference

April 5, 2011
Progressive Elements at General Conference

First, I must start with a confession.  I haven’t yet watched General Conference.  Despite living in the future here in Asia, we are living in the past in terms of General Conference which will be aired at the local church next weekend (or alternatively, live on-line now).  However, I have read some of the recaps, […]

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Taking your pulse

October 30, 2010
Taking your pulse

Hello, dear readers of Wheat and Tares! We’ve come quite far from our launch day, which was a little less than a month ago (yes, I just couldn’t wait the full month to begin taking your pulse.) As the junior technical admin of the site, I hope that we have been responsive to your requests […]

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How is a Group Blog like Church?

October 19, 2010
How is a Group Blog like Church?

Who owns a community?  The URL owner who made the financial investment and created it? The administrative team who runs it, creating the culture and policies?  Or the regular commenters on the site who come back time and again to the discussion?  Is the answer somewhere between all of these?

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Hawkgrrrl’s 14 Fundamentals

October 12, 2010
Hawkgrrrl’s 14 Fundamentals

Some folks were surprised to hear the Ezra Taft Benson’s controversial list of 14 Fundamentals repeated twice at the most recent General Conference.  What many may not realize is that this list was really just one of many lists of 14 Fundamentals (patent pending) that were penned at the time.  For your perusal, I submit […]

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I am certain of one thing: you are wrong

October 7, 2010
I am certain of one thing:  you are wrong

Think of all the times you’ve heard someone announce that everyone else is wrong? You know what, they are probably right!

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Why Wheat & Tares?

October 3, 2010
Why Wheat & Tares?

Welcome to our new blog, Wheat & Tares.  Who are the wheat?  Who are the tares?  Who knows?

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