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Posted by: Jesus of Orem ( )
Date: October 11, 2018 10:58PM

After the Hofmann bombings, an article authored by Dallin appeared in the Ensign, whining about unfair media coverage. In it he used "Mormon" in the way that we now know sends The Lord™ into a snit:

"When the bombing murders of 15 October 1985 were shown to be involved somehow with the sale of early Mormon history documents, the news interest was global."

and

"In some media coverage of this episode, there is evidence that religious prejudice is alive and well in many newsrooms and that Mormon-bashing is still popular and apparently profitable."

https://www.lds.org/ensign/1987/10/recent-events-involving-church-history-and-forged-documents?lang=eng

Way to go, Dallin!

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Posted by: ificouldhietokolob ( )
Date: October 12, 2018 09:19AM

So, wait...
The church, lacking any discernment whatsoever, forks over hundreds of thousands of dollars for fake documents that they want to lock away in their vault so nobody can examine them.

Then the guy who sold them starts blowing people up, afraid he's going to get caught, and the mormons are revealed to be led by idiots.

And Dallin thinks that's "religious prejudice?"

Maybe that's why Rusty is going all anti-mormon: historical incidents like the one you linked to show mormons to be stupid?

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Posted by: Elder Berry ( )
Date: October 12, 2018 12:45PM

ificouldhietokolob Wrote:
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> And Dallin thinks that's "religious prejudice?"

Lawyers and judges interpret things with prejudice all of the time. This is one of them.

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Posted by: Dave the Atheist ( )
Date: October 12, 2018 09:48AM

Truth always has a prejudice against religion.

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Posted by: Atari ( )
Date: October 13, 2018 08:20AM

I like that

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Posted by: Shinehah ( )
Date: October 12, 2018 12:53PM

Maybe Dallin should have said, "Because of our lack of discernment regarding these forgeries, instead of Mormons we now belong to the Church of Moron-I."

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Posted by: Atari ( )
Date: October 13, 2018 04:57AM

Can he please kick the bucket already? He has spread his ignorance and hate for far too long.

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Posted by: rhgc ( )
Date: October 13, 2018 03:17PM

BTW in Dallin's book on the trial in Carthage, he shows a lack of knowledge.

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Posted by: smirkorama ( )
Date: October 13, 2018 03:44PM

Tell the entirety of that Oaks based story.

It's WELL WORTH IT !!!


In reaction to content of Hoffman documents, Oaks started up with industrial strength MORmON apologetics (BS EXCUSES) about why (Nut case) MORmON founder Joe Smith would (supposedly) be reasonable in referring to the angel Moroni as a white salamander Lizard. It was because of Joe's highly ingrained back woods folksy nature, Oaks asserted in his attempt to reASSure everyone on the matter. Oaks gave that talk to BYU faculty in Aug 1985,
http://www.scottwoodward.org/Talks/html/Oaks,%20Dallin%20H/OaksDH_ReadingChurchHistory.html

and again in general conference of Oct 1985.

.....Joseph Smith looked like some kind of major league weirdo, and hardly any kind of venerable holy man to be revered, but good old BS artist /church historian and legal spin doctor attorney Dallin Oaks was somehow right there Joey on the spot to readily defend the image of good old folksy Prophet (PERVERT) Joe!!!!!

Days later, Hoffman killed some people with bombs, and then accidentally blew himself up. As the Hoffman matter unraveled, it became blatantly obvious that Oaks emphatic apologetics on Joseph Smith's highly ingrained folksy ways were entirely superfluous as in completely unwarranted, at least as far as referring to angels as lizards was concerned.

......Funny thing, Oak's "White Salamander" talk from General conference was completely ABSENT from the subsequent November 85 Ensign conference report edition, AND from the audio cassette tape sets for Oct '85 conference that LD$ inc so vigorously peddles/ markets.

For me, the incident serves as prima facie indication that MORmON leaders are brim full of self serving CRAP and LIES, far from being moral exemplars. It is also one more very memorable point in time when I SHOULD have quit THE (MORmON) church along the way but did not manage to .....to my extreme detriment.

Thanks for the LIES, Elder Oaks !!!!

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