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Mormons Have Irrational Beliefs? Who Doesn't?

Bryan117 Wrote: Jun 19, 2012 3:04 AM
Dreadnaught011 likes to read his history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) from the internet. More informed minds will seek out truth and ask Mormons themselves what they believe. Quit making up your own version of history and what people believe.
Commentators on both the right and left and both secular and religious note with disdain that Mormons (Latter Day Saints, as Mormons refer to themselves) have irrational practices and beliefs. The former, we are told, includes the wearing of sacred undergarments and the latter includes posthumous baptisms and the claims by the prophet of Mormonism to have found and deciphered engraved golden plates in New York State.

I read and hear these dismissals of Mormonism with some amusement -- because everyone who makes these charges holds beliefs and/or practices that outsiders consider just as irrational.

Let's begin with the religious critics.

There doesn't exist...