Recovery Board  : RfM
Recovery from Mormonism (RfM) discussion forum. 
Go to Topic: PreviousNext
Go to: Forum ListMessage ListNew TopicSearchLog In
Posted by: joesmithsleftteste ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 12:27AM

TMBs who refuse to look into our complaints about the church are really just Wiley Coyotes. They've run off of a cliff and they know that if they are forced to address the situation, they will look down and fall, but so long as they remain unaware of their situation, they can keep running and reality has no effect.

Options: ReplyQuote
Posted by: nickname ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 12:31AM

Lol! A surprisingly apt metaphor!

Options: ReplyQuote
Posted by: victoria ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 08:00AM

I suppose that makes us the Road Runner with the painted hole that we are trying to get them to see. I suppose that is why we are so scary.

Options: ReplyQuote
Posted by: Stray Mutt ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 08:34AM

Kathryn Schulz uses the Wile E. Coyote metaphor in her book, "Being Wrong." She adds that being wrong feels exactly like being right. It's the REALIZATION that were wrong that feels different.

So, yes, the trick is to remain unaware that there's only sky under your feet. After all, ignorance is bliss.

An added twist is to not blame yourself for running off the cliff, but to blame the ground for failing to stay under you.

Options: ReplyQuote
Posted by: Outcast ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 09:40AM

Oh, I thought you were going to say TBMs are always trying to set traps that never work, or usually backfire, making the coyote look ridiculous.

Options: ReplyQuote
Posted by: forbiddencokedrinker ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 09:50AM

You mean like those plates of cookies they leave at your door at bait, in order to try and trap you back into the church?

Options: ReplyQuote
Posted by: frogdogs ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 10:00AM


Options: ReplyQuote
Posted by: Anonymous User ( )
Date: March 11, 2013 10:05AM

Beep! Beep!

Options: ReplyQuote
Go to Topic: PreviousNext
Go to: Forum ListMessage ListNew TopicSearchLog In


Screen Name: 
Your Email (optional): 
Subject: 
Spam prevention:
Please, enter the code that you see below in the input field. This is for blocking bots that try to post this form automatically.
 ********   **     **  ********   **         ******  
 **     **   **   **   **     **  **        **    ** 
 **     **    ** **    **     **  **        **       
 ********      ***     ********   **        **       
 **           ** **    **     **  **        **       
 **          **   **   **     **  **        **    ** 
 **         **     **  ********   ********   ******