Author Archives: Steve Bloor

Is Dissent Tantamount To Apostasy

“Neither fear of consequence nor any kind of coercion should ever be used to secure uniformity of thought in the Church. People should express their problems and opinions and be unafraid to think without fear of ill consequences. We must preserve freedom of the mind in the church and resist all efforts to suppress it.” Continue reading

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God Lives! And He’s in My Brain! (Part 2)

“Everyone around the world who has a concept of god or gods has this concept by virtue of the capability of their own mind to create imaginary beings in their minds.” Continue reading

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God Lives! And He’s in My Brain!

“There is a whole world of amazing scientific explanations for the processes involved in “know(ing) by the whispering of the Spirit of God”, but many dare not consider, truly consider, anything outside of their own belief system.” Continue reading

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Some Ideas Are Like Viruses To The Mind

“Some ideas & beliefs are dangerous, in that once believed they can hijack a believer’s ability to think rationally. This includes the beliefs and practices of organisations which use techniques of ‘mind control’ or ‘undue influence’.”

“The Mormon Church SELLS us a fantasy about Eternal Life which damages our ability to reach our potential in this life.” Continue reading

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Our Beliefs Blind Us To Reality

“The eye only sees what the mind is prepared to accept” ~ Robertson Davies Continue reading

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Dear Believer, Why Do You Believe? ~ By Lance Miles

“There has been a lot of talk about ‘Truth’. The church is true. The Book of Mormon is true. The Gospel is true. My question is, what is truth? Can we test truth? How do we determine truth? Is truth found in prayer alone?” Continue reading

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Achievements Of Tom Phillips Fraud Case Against Thomas S Monson

The Mormon Church has been changed by being challenged.
In essence, the Church has been changed in several ways by the process of Tom Phillips challenging the Truth Claims of the Church. Continue reading

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Our Thoughts On The Monson Fraud Case

“Whatever the ruling today, we may be sure that this is about to become bigger and broader. Today will be a beginning of one kind or another.” Continue reading

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Bishops Who Don’t Believe: Can The Church Support Them?

I personally know of several Mormon Bishops and other priesthood leaders who have ‘lost’ their testimonies:

Some, of the Church;
Some, of the gospel;
Some, of Joseph Smith;
Some, of God and religion! Continue reading

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Mormon Disclosures: Fraud Case First Day Official Release

Phillips’ legal team clarified that religions are not above the law. They cited examples of lay and clerical members of religious institutions convicted of serious crimes in the United Kingdom. Focusing in on the case at hand, Phillips’ attorneys showed how specific LDS Church representations, particularly its deceptive use of the term, “translate,” are consistent with the illicit acts covered in the United Kingdom’s Fraud Act of 2006. Continue reading

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