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Posted by: invinoveritas ( )
Date: July 06, 2019 05:07PM

A quick synopsis of the Book of Mormon (or whatever they are going to call it, seeing how the word “Mormon” can no longer be used). Technically speaking Joseph Smith did not write it, he actually just translated it from an original work.

And it came to pass that by use of a magic rock, or a top hat, or the Urim and Thummim, Joseph Smith translated it into very bad and incorrect King James English from Golden Plates

inscribed in the language of Non Existent Reformed Egyptian written by Babylonian Jews who escaped and crossed oceans in

600 B.C. and whose progeny became the native Indians of the New World except whose skin turned darker because they were not

righteous and did not follow the Gospel of Jesus Christ who personally visited them in the New World during his

resurrection 2000 years ago just before God destroyed millions by earthquake and fire to prove a point no one can define, and

the story tells of many wars and great kings with names like Mormon and Moroni and great Helaman warriors and Ammonites and

Nephites and Lamanites, and it came to pass the people beat their plowshares into swords and mounted their cureloms and

there were many great battles upon the land where millions of people were killed, and the great warrior Kings recorded this

history onto golden plates that were hidden in the ground in Upstate New York until an angel showed Joseph Smith in the

early 1800’s where they could be found conveniently near his family’s farm, except no one else was allowed to see them, and

after the great history was translated the angel took back the golden plates, and it all has to be true because Joseph Smith said it was true. And that’s a fact Jack!


Any Questions?


If you need additional reading, see the Doctrine and Covenants, and The Pearl of Great Price. Those works will clear everything right up.

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Posted by: Jordan ( )
Date: July 06, 2019 06:53PM

Even quicker summary - Jesus came to pass.

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Posted by: Dave the Atheist ( )
Date: July 07, 2019 03:58PM

Jesus came to pass gas.

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Posted by: Shinehah ( )
Date: July 06, 2019 07:56PM

This is the message I got from that book:
If you're humble and righteous the Lord will cause you to prosper. However, once you prosper you'll forget to be humble and righteous so the Lord will humble you with a war or something. Once you are humble and righteous again you will prosper then you'll forget to be be humble and righteous.....etc etc.

Of course none of this has anything to do with that wealthy and prosperous corporation, even The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints!

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Posted by: olderelder ( )
Date: July 07, 2019 03:31PM

God loves some people more, and you're not one of them unless you believe this fairytale.

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Posted by: GNPE ( )
Date: July 07, 2019 05:03PM

(the Mormon)God loves his children (us!) so much that he reveals lots & lots of commandments / guidance (sometimes impossible to distinguish between those) so that we/they will be - become 'righteous' (again, a bit of ambiguity there);

abortions (female Only, of course), Birth Control, sexual positions & how / how not to pleasure your spouse/partner/lover

clothing, grooming, dietary, speech, entertainment, etc etc etc. Too many or too large earrings? BAD!

Corn Rows / dred loks for black folks? We're not sure, it's under discussion right now


but:

If you're commanded in 'all things' (guess that means trivial matters) you're slothful...


I never could understand this. Never Ever



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/07/2019 05:08PM by GNPE.

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Posted by: moremany ( )
Date: July 08, 2019 12:06AM

Can you/ we shorten it?

To something like: JSBS
(Joseph Smith's BS)

Even that is too long
Oh well-
Moving along...

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Posted by: Chicken N. Backpacks ( )
Date: July 08, 2019 10:37AM

What? No Tapirs!? :-) :-) :-)

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Posted by: Elder Berry ( )
Date: July 08, 2019 10:49AM

No Jaredites? No Ether? No glowing rocks?

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Posted by: presleynfactsrock ( )
Date: July 10, 2019 03:00PM

I'd like to chime in with my own quick synopsis of the BOM.

A sleazy, yet charismatic con artist Joseph Smith, Jr. (with the given and stolen aid of others' words and assistance), created the blasay Book of Mormon with the intent of finding marks gullible enough to fall for his scheme of naming himself, "The Restoration Prophet of God". Farm work he detested....but hurting and cheating others was right up his ally. His imagination reached at least to Mars, plus his love of power, money, the limelight and sexlight reached even further.

His book, his deeds, his legacy can be summed up in these words - an Evil (and rather ridiculous) Fraud.

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Posted by: saucie ( )
Date: July 10, 2019 04:08PM

it all boils down to : white people = Good
brown people = Bad.

Racist much?

Questions?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/10/2019 04:12PM by saucie.

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Posted by: Jordan ( )
Date: July 10, 2019 07:20PM

saucie Wrote:
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> it all boils down to : white people = Good
> brown people = Bad.
>
> Racist much?
>
> Questions?

For portions of the book, the white and delightsome Nephites are the baddies! And in one or two parts the Lamanites are actually the goodies.

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