In an effort to rid themselves of the longstanding label of cult the Mormon church has spent a lot of money on advertisements to present themselves as mainstream and Christian. 494 more words
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“…our petitions were treated with contempt; and in many cases the petitioner spurned from their presence and particularly by Joseph, who would state that if he had sinned, and was guilty of the charges we would charge him with, he would not make acknowledgment, but would rather be damned; for it would detract from his dignity, and would consequently ruin and prove the overthrow of the Church. 315 more words
The history of the nations has been intermingled with religious ideologies, and rarely in a good way.
I as an indigenous person along with a great many others have at the least some residual anger about that – we don’t appreciate a doctrine of “love” that sought to physically enslave us, support those who felt the solution to the “ndn problem” was genocide, land theft, cultural destruction, or the kidnapping of our children. 486 more words