anono this week
Date: August 09, 2018 06:32PM
So Sunday afternoon I was visiting family and asked my dad, what happened at church today (being testimony Sunday and all). His response as usual was it was all about Temples. Temples this, temples that, how thankful we all are for these the latter days and temples, temples in all three classes, and more about temples.
I know folks (especially seniors) who work in them regularly, they "serve" for hours on end every week. Others spend hours and hours a day doing genealogy at home everyday. just going back and forth deleting duplicates, searching for what they think is incorrect temple data, trolling other members genealogy and changing things. Some members go on family vacations and instead of sight seeing and being a tourist they actually search out a mormon temple to "do the work."
But why are dead people so important? Are mormons escaping from the world and it's problems, from actually trying to help people who are alive?
anono this week
Date: August 09, 2018 07:49PM
escapism exactly. There are so many things that need to be done in Utah such as:
1) building better public transit,
2) cleaning up the air quality,
3) trying to get the thousands of homeless away from temple square and living in residences,
4) getting everyone a job that uses their talents, intelligence, and abilities
5) using all the millions of acres of land that just sitting around in the desert
6) fracking for oil/gold/gas/silver
7) fixing utah's overcrowded public classrooms, motivating Utah's below average population to want to be innovative and industrious, and have a work ethic.
8) stop drug trafficking, meth labs, the dark industries.
9) getting all the teenagers and young people gainfully employed doing something, there are thousands that spend the summer doing nothing but playing xBox, and loitering.
But what do mormons care about?
...Temples, and dead people...