Author Archives: Steve Bloor

LDS Fraud Case: Voluntary Tithing and Mis-Informed Consent | Thoughts on Things and Stuff

How can there be choice and voluntary donation without informed consent…?

Examples to explain the difference between coercion and free choice. Continue reading

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Mormons believe Native Americans have Jewish ancestors: LDS.org Essay Exposes Corporate Doublethink

Simon Southerton’s latest brilliant review of the LDS essay on DNA and the Book of Mormon.

LDS Church uses evolutionary biology in an attempt to defend the Book of Mormon.

Am example of corporate Double-Think! Continue reading

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Don’t Trust The Messenger: The Fear Of Apostacy!

In situations like this the messenger is more important than the message. The members’ incredible fear and their perception of me as the apostate in Satan’s powerful influence has coloured their view of everything I say and do. Continue reading

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Consoling Letter to Helston Ward

“As current and former Mormons, many of us have been through emotional turmoil as we’ve struggled with our beliefs. Some of us even made the difficult decision to leave. Our most cherished relationships have been strained or lost. We’ve experienced pain and distress, sometimes having to keep silent out of fear—all because of a lack of understanding between active members and those who question their faith.” Continue reading

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My Reasons For Supporting Tom Phillips in His Fraud Case Against President Thomas S Monson

We hope one day to see a more compassionate church, in which those of us who still retain through habit something of a Mormon identity, may find acceptance within the LDS community, no matter what our perceived deficiencies or peculiarities or orientations might be, being valued simply because we place a high value on objective truth. Continue reading

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The Shifting Sands of a Shaky Foundation!

In defending the Book of Mormon against the ravages of truth and science the Mormon Church has just shot itself in both feet and actually damaged any claim to rationality it tried to salvage from the wreckage of its frankly sick and failing 19th century fraudulent beginnings. Continue reading

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Difficulties In Leaving The Mormon Church

Text of talk given to Cornwall Humanist Society on 21st January 2014 at Truro, Cornwall, England. (Video link at bottom of page) Plato’s Allegory of The Cave Imagine some people that have lived in a cave their whole lives, chained … Continue reading

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Overcoming the FEAR of The Bogey Man: Atheism

Most Mormons I know, including myself when I was TBM (True Believing Mormon), do not understand what atheism is. They have the misconception that atheists believe that they know there is no God. And agnostics are fence sitters, not knowing … Continue reading

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Watch “MORMOTOLOGY” on YouTube

Mormons & Scientologists, I Am A Mormon, Mormon.org Continue reading

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Leaving The Mormon Bubble – The Anguish Of Transition

Living outside of the Mormon Bubble or Cave is worth the effort, frustration and pain of making the transition. And just like in childbirth the initial pain experienced by everyone involved is soon replaced with overwhelming joy by most of us. Continue reading

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