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Posted by: thedesertrat1 ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 04:35PM

Let's consider the first vision narrative.
Joseph Smith Jr. alleges that he prayed. He then saw a bright light descending over him.
Looking at Joe jr.'s so called vision he speaks of a bright light descending.
Based on more modern reports is it possible that what he saw was a U F O?
It would fit in with newer information!
Virtually all reports of "otherworldly" encounters involve a descending brilliant light. so why would this encounter be different?



Edited 4 time(s). Last edit at 05/03/2021 10:22AM by thedesertrat1.

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Posted by: lurking in ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 04:47PM

I'm familiar with several versions of the First Vision.

Yours is the most likely.

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Posted by: Lot's Wife ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 04:50PM

And unseemly giggling was heard from the librarian's corner.

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Posted by: lurking in ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 05:06PM

Lot's Wife Wrote:
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> And unseemly giggling was heard from the
> librarian's corner.



:-)

The funny thing is that I actually ran across the "E.T." explanation for the First Vision in a book at my high school library many years ago. No giggling, but as a young TBM I thought it was quite refreshing that at least the author wasn't bashing Joseph Smith as insane, a liar or under diabolical influence.

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Posted by: Heartless ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 07:13PM

Ancient Aliens on the "history" channel makes this proposal.

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Posted by: lurking in ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 07:42PM

It's just that they apparently forgot to do that "grammar checker thingy" when they finished. Ooops!

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Posted by: Shinehah ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 07:33PM

First Vision? Was it 1820 or 1824? Was it one personage or one personage with angels? Was it two personages or two personages with angels? Was it just angels?

Most likely Joe made the whole thing up years later because apparently all UFO's were busy elsewhere that day.

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Posted by: moremany ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 09:49PM

He TAUGHT he Taw a Puddy Tat

He don't know what he saw... Neither do ANY of his believers/ followers/ MORMONS.

I'll leave it at that-

M@t

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Posted by: babyloncansuckit ( )
Date: May 02, 2021 09:57PM

Joseph was never the same after he was probed.

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Posted by: lurking in ( )
Date: May 03, 2021 01:42AM

"Two orbs of light soaring airborne across the night sky."

https://www.foxnews.com/us/possible-ufos-spotted-off-florida-coast


I report, you decide.

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Posted by: Moriancumer the Adulterer ( )
Date: May 03, 2021 02:04AM

Just you wait till the here after.... and you discover it's all true. How? The lord made the tale convoluted and contradictory to test your faith. You fail. Logic and intelligence leave you to everlasting hell.

Irrational faith leads to heaven!

Back to church y'all now....

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Posted by: kathleen ( )
Date: May 03, 2021 03:19AM

Mushrooms.

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