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Mormon Doctrine Leads to Socialism?

dhellew3 Wrote: May 09, 2012 11:33 AM
Just because Harry Reid and Mitt Romney are socialists does not mean the the LDS church is. Man was given the right of free will, the right to choose his own path. Most churches don't interfere with that right even when it isn't exactly what they teach. The bible says repent and sin nor more but the catholic church allows you to repeat sin so long as you confess and pay the pied piper. Is that so different than a socialist in a non-socialist church? Assuming there is a judgement day, each will be judged according to their own deeds, not the deed or beliefs of another or a church. Who is to say that if you are born in Africa and the only church is the church of the sun that you would be any less favored if you live by what you believe?
olerocker/bluesman Wrote: May 09, 2012 12:10 PM
Sounds like ya don't go to church much, I don't go at all.....they want you to go their way or the highway, vote ya in for a member, can't assocate with those who don't belong, go to classes for three weeks before asking for membership, play with snakes, which is the last two chapters of MARK but added 400 yrs. after the book was written.. not what the bible teaches.....judgement day probably started many years ago...or the dead would not be the first to rise...oh, and Christmas is based on the sun, Easter by the stars all by the Romes Catholic Church....

Now that Mitt Romney is the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the left is increasing its attacks on his Mormon religion, hoping to distract voters into focusing on perceived negatives about Mormonism. The latest attack is shrewdly done. Instead of directly attacking Mormonism, which could look bad, the left is claiming that Mormonism is really socialist.

Last month, the far left website Salon ran an article entitled, “When Mormons Were Socialists.” It relied completely upon a deliberate misinterpretation of a few verses in the Book of Mormon. The author claimed that Mormon doctrine about events in the first century...