[extropy-chat] Mormons and >H

Lee Corbin lcorbin at rawbw.com
Mon Apr 9 00:23:22 UTC 2007

Damien observes

> There seems no limit to the amount of cruel stupidity humans will 
> embrace, nor how much money and effort they will throw at 
> it.  Granted, the Mormons don't seem *quite* as mired in it as the 
> Aztecs, the Ik and the Muslims.

They just don't do as well practicing what they preach!

Brent also wrote

> They [the Mormons] go on and on about how miserable life was
> for their early followers of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young.
> They have constant celebrations where they worship how
> miserable and full of suffering life was for them.

Really, any sensitive person who reads enough history will be in
favor of holding celebrations for how good we have it today.
It's probably quite healthy as well as accurate to "celebrate"
the horrors of the past, and to gloat about our superiority.

But I get your point.


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