Posts Tagged ‘ humor ’

What kind of Mormon are you? (weekend poll)

August 15, 2015
What kind of Mormon are you?  (weekend poll)

A few weeks ago, we asked our readers for some poll question ideas.  This is the first of several. Robert Kirby once wrote a humorous article on the 5 types of Mormons. How would you best describe yourself?

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Posted in Culture, LDS, Mormon, Mormon Culture | 8 Comments »


April 14, 2015

I’m addicted to exercise.  And by exercise, I mean sarcasm. An article about sarcasm recently explained why sarcastic people are smarter on average:  because sarcasm requires more mental effort than just plain speech.  Which is probably why when someone fails to grasp it, my first instinct is to think they are too stupid to follow. […]

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Posted in Agency, Criticism, Culture, emotions, Feminism, Freedom, gender equity, General Conference, Mormon, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture, Mormon Discussion, Resting bitch face | 37 Comments »

Science vs. Religion (Weekend Poll + Jokes)

March 22, 2014
Science vs. Religion (Weekend Poll + Jokes)

Science and religion walked into a bar . . . Joke 1:  How many atheists does it take to change a light bulb? Two. One to actually change the bulb, and the other to videotape the job so fundamentalists won’t claim that god did it. Joke 2:  During the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution, […]

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Posted in Agency, Anti-Mormon, Apostasy, Faith, Freedom, Morality, Mormon, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture | 7 Comments »

Is This Racist?

September 10, 2013
Is This Racist?

Are we becoming hypersensitive to racism in the US?  Will our perspectives be viewed as racist by future generations the older we get as those views of prior generations appear to us? Singapore practices what I would call “institutionalized racism.”  There is a hierarchy within the races in the country, and some races are given […]

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Posted in Agency, America, economics, Education, Freedom, Morality, Mormon, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture, Uncategorized, understanding | 9 Comments »

Facebook Feeding Frenzy: New Weekly Series

November 9, 2012
Facebook Feeding Frenzy:  New Weekly Series

I am a Facebook Ho, self-defined as someone with >500 Facebook friends.  Most of the status updates I see fall into the following categories:  proud parenting moments, political rants, food talk, Stuart Smalley style affirmations, and a few things actually worth reading. What are your friends saying this week?  Here are a few comments from […]

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Posted in Politics | 10 Comments »


July 11, 2012

Sometimes Wednesdays call for a little light-heartedness and the perils of parenting make good fodder.

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Posted in Faith, Morality, Pride | 9 Comments »

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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Posted in Uncategorized | 23 Comments »