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Mormons Have Irrational Beliefs? Who Doesn't?

ww10 Wrote: Jun 19, 2012 7:04 AM
It is said that King David and king Solomon both had hundreds of concubines and a few wives. David would service them once and give them as presents to his captains-it was considered an honor to get one as a wife. The concubines were given to him by fathers wanting influnce-think lobbiests topday.
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...