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Mormon Doctrine Leads to Socialism?

Renaissance Nerd Wrote: May 09, 2012 5:36 PM
The Roman Catholic Church in its darkest days never declared that Heretics were not Christian. They might've killed all the Cathars but they never said they weren't Christians. They fought with the Eastern Church but they never declared them Muslims instead of Christians. The Athanasians to whom you offer your unswerving allegiance never declared the Arians non-Christians. You're really going out there with the intolerance.

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...