Category Archives: Humanism

The Futility and Brutality of Mormon Excommunication

We should stand up in defence of the most vulnerable in society including those who may question the prevailing dogma within their group identity.  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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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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Humanism vs Atheism

Consider a utopia in which people, having been liberated from religion at last, can agree to base their ethics on a generous view of human nature and needs. Continue reading

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Does Mormon Culture Have To Define Us For Life?

Instead of being limited by the expectations of the cynically self-serving and restrictive religious culture of Mormonism, I am free to define myself. To live my one life according to the dreams and aspirations I decide. To truly become all that human beings have the potential to become. 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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