Category: Analysis

Elder Jackson’s “Culture of Christ” is a Culture of White Supremacy

“We can cherish the best of our individual earthly cultures and be full participants in the eternal culture that comes from the gospel of Jesus Christ.” Elder William K. Jackson,October 2020 General Conference The most backhanded compliment-insult combos start out with a Big But. And in this talk called The Culture of Christ (delivered at …

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Mormon Stories Slides & Video Links

The slides for my 5-part presentation on Mormon Stories can be found here: Part 1: The Cogs of the Machine Part 2: The Trap is Sprung Part 3: Control Your Own Thoughts Part 4: Putting on the Pressure Part 5: Emotional Control The full series on YouTube: Mormon Stories 1443: Recovering Agency Pt. 1 – …

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How To Shirk Responsibility: A Lesson from an LDS Apostle

With the April 2018 General Conference, many hoped LDS Leadership would address the most recent abuse scandals that have rocked the foundations of trust for members of the Church. Many of us have been aware of systemic abuse and cover-ups under the roof of God’s house for a long time, yet recently, two of those …

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Consolidated Analyses of LDS Manipulation

I’ve created a number of blog posts and videos analyzing line-by-line the mind control and manipulation in LDS General Conference Talks and articles. Here you can find links to all of them in one place. It first may help to have an idea of the named manipulation techniques used by cults and high-demand groups. They …

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Digging Through Trash: Symbols in Tyler Glenn’s (ex)Mormon Music Video

A demon makes a contract with a Catholic Bishop

This week, rockstar Tyler Glenn will launch his new solo album, “Excommunication.” As a teaser, he has already released two music videos, Shameless, and the highly symbolic and controversial exmormon coming-out video, Trash. You can take three minutes¬†to watch it now. I recommend full screen. We exmormons have never had an anthem before. Not officially. …

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