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hedgehog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-07-09 10:10 AM
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8. What about all the pious Mormon teens who did not wake up this
morning and go out and slash someone's throat?

Also, this just in, most clowns do not murder people and bury their bodies in the crawl space of their homes.
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  -Devout Mormon teen butchers woman, cuts throat of child cali  Oct-07-09 09:58 AM   #0 
  - The twisted minds of people  BoneDaddy   Oct-07-09 10:02 AM   #1 
  - His boyhood friend said "He was always wicked nice..."  CurtEastPoint   Oct-07-09 10:04 AM   #2 
  - And they say home-schooled kids have a tough time socializing...  Lance_Boyle   Oct-07-09 10:05 AM   #3 
  - What does Utah have to do with this story aside from his BYU attendance? (n/m)  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Oct-07-09 10:09 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-07-09 11:14 AM   #30 
  - Utah does...but I'm guessing the trial will be in New Hampshire. (nt)  brendan120678   Oct-07-09 12:29 PM   #49 
  - Utah even has the firing squad option so that their blood atonement...  mitchum   Oct-07-09 02:41 PM   #68 
  - read "Under the Banner of Heaven" By Jon Krakauer.  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 10:06 AM   #4 
  - My first thought when I saw this headline  Beaverhausen   Oct-07-09 11:48 AM   #43 
  - That just goes to show sociopaths are everywhere,  Love Bug   Oct-07-09 10:06 AM   #5 
  - I don't see how his being a Mormon is really part of this.  MineralMan   Oct-07-09 10:08 AM   # 
  - I think the point about the mormon thing is that this kid was on the  Javaman   Oct-07-09 11:22 AM   #33 
  - Why did the reporter have to lead with 'a devout Mormon'? I don't think his religion played any  sinkingfeeling   Oct-07-09 10:08 AM   #6 
  - I think the headline used that lead because of the unexpected juxtaposition  hedgehog   Oct-07-09 10:13 AM   #9 
  - Couldn't have been that "devout"  notesdev   Oct-07-09 10:20 AM   #12 
  - +1 to you and the others.  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-07-09 10:28 AM   #14 
  - It would, but those are incongruous to religion in this sense  Oeditpus Rex   Oct-07-09 12:45 PM   #53 
  - Yep.  MidwestRick   Oct-07-09 10:38 AM   #16 
  - Bullshit. they want power, period. Their tenants have been debunked.  Gman2   Oct-07-09 11:06 AM   #22 
  - In your opinion...  MidwestRick   Oct-07-09 11:08 AM   #24 
  - it's tenets, not tenants. nt.  druidity33   Oct-07-09 11:13 AM   #29 
  - Yup.  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 11:18 AM   #32 
  - Read of the history of mormonism, you will change your tune.  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 11:08 AM   #25 
  - all religions are lousy with prejudice and persecution including christians.....  piratefish08   Oct-07-09 11:48 AM   #44 
  - I totally agree, but as to mormonism...  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 12:23 PM   #47 
     - MNDemNY is right on the money  NICO9000   Oct-07-09 02:17 PM   #61 
     - +1000  mitchum   Oct-07-09 02:42 PM   #69 
  - I don't think it's any more unlikely than...  JuniperLea   Oct-07-09 02:34 PM   #67 
     - Not more "unlikely", just easier to dismiss as it is all so recent, with news papers and all.  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 03:28 PM   #86 
  - And in the Boston Herald, of all places  KamaAina   Oct-07-09 11:43 AM   #42 
  - More likely:  Oeditpus Rex   Oct-07-09 12:34 PM   #52 
  - Perhaps  Tsar_Bomba   Oct-07-09 03:00 PM   #79 
  - Why do they mention it when religious leaders or workers are caught  redqueen   Oct-07-09 11:28 AM   #37 
  - There's devout and then there are fundies  Beaverhausen   Oct-07-09 12:56 PM   #54 
     - I don't see a difference.  Tsar_Bomba   Oct-07-09 03:01 PM   #80 
  - What about all the pious Mormon teens who did not wake up this  hedgehog   Oct-07-09 10:10 AM   #8 
  - Yeah, clowns usually just eat their victims...  The Animator   Oct-07-09 10:23 AM   #13 
  - If you look around at the Herald related article and photos, these guys  robo50   Oct-07-09 10:14 AM   #10 
  - I must have fallen asleep in Sunday School that Sunday they taught us to kill and steal  el_bryanto   Oct-07-09 10:20 AM   #11 
  - Always be wary the so called "pillars" of the community: they often seek such status as cover  Echo In Light   Oct-07-09 10:30 AM   #15 
  - completely as an aside, ALL mormon young men are about to become missionaries  Lerkfish   Oct-07-09 10:38 AM   #17 
  - Sad to be a devout Mormon though.  K8-EEE   Oct-07-09 10:57 AM   #18 
  - Feel free to pity me all you wish. You might also enjoy feeling superior to me. n/t  el_bryanto   Oct-07-09 11:01 AM   #19 
     - You "religion's" founder was a pedophile murderer, and a con-man.  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 11:22 AM   #34 
        - +1000  mitchum   Oct-07-09 02:44 PM   #71 
        - The ONLY justified lynching in US history was when con man Smith was killed  mitchum   Oct-07-09 04:45 PM   #97 
           - Yeah - fuck you.  el_bryanto   Oct-09-09 07:45 AM   #102 
  - no they aren't  MidwestRick   Oct-07-09 11:10 AM   #27 
  - not what I was told by several mormon coworkers  Lerkfish   Oct-07-09 01:06 PM   #55 
  - It is pushed, but not manditory  MidwestRick   Oct-07-09 01:21 PM   #56 
     - semantic differences between what you said and what I did are minor.  Lerkfish   Oct-07-09 02:46 PM   #73 
        - Not really.  MidwestRick   Oct-07-09 02:50 PM   # 
           - and yet you say no one refuses that choice... right?  Lerkfish   Oct-07-09 03:03 PM   #83 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-07-09 01:27 PM   #57 
  - there are many young mormon men who don't go on missions  fishwax   Oct-07-09 07:41 PM   #99 
  - I wonder what religion the other guys followed?  marshall   Oct-07-09 11:02 AM   #20 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-07-09 11:05 AM   #21 
  - Blood atonement. Maybe the killing was specifically targeting a non-Mormon?  kestrel91316   Oct-07-09 11:08 AM   #23 
  - So he's a nutjob who also happened to be a Mormon.  Arkana   Oct-07-09 11:10 AM   #26 
  - That is redundant.  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 11:24 AM   #36 
  - Unrecced for gratuitous Mormon bashing - did he kill them because he's a Mormon?  ddeclue   Oct-07-09 11:11 AM   #28 
  - I don't think it matters that he's a Mormon. I do find it interesting that  cali   Oct-07-09 11:51 AM   #45 
  - +1  Gormy Cuss   Oct-07-09 11:57 AM   #46 
  - Was he celebrating the Mountain Meadows Massacre?  mitchum   Oct-07-09 11:17 AM   #31 
  - It was the "Indians"!!!!  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 11:24 AM   #35 
  - It sounds (reading between the lines) that the other man, Spader, was more  petronius   Oct-07-09 11:30 AM   #38 
  - No, in this case it was the "religion"  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 11:33 AM   #40 
     - How about a combination of home schooling and hanging around  robo50   Oct-07-09 11:40 AM   #41 
  - Thank God he didn't shoot anyone  slackmaster   Oct-07-09 11:33 AM   #39 
  - Seriously...  JuniperLea   Oct-07-09 02:24 PM   #62 
  - He doesn't sound very pious to me. (nt)  brendan120678   Oct-07-09 12:27 PM   #48 
  - Judges 19:29  Ezlivin   Oct-07-09 12:30 PM   #50 
  - + 1  troubledamerican   Oct-07-09 11:26 PM   #100 
  - Wow, just imagine what the MSM would be saying if-  asdjrocky   Oct-07-09 12:32 PM   #51 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-07-09 01:28 PM   #58 
  - As a former Mormon I find the bigotry expressed in this thread disgusting  FreeState   Oct-07-09 01:52 PM   #59 
  - We ain't so hep on pedophilic priests either. Or fundie freaks. Said the christian.  Gman2   Oct-07-09 02:25 PM   #63 
  - I ain't at all sure bout Buddhism.  Gman2   Oct-07-09 02:26 PM   #64 
  - Deranged Buddhist monk kills 2 men  FreeState   Oct-07-09 02:45 PM   #72 
  - I thought it looked like an equal opportunity religious nutbag bashing thread myself...  JuniperLea   Oct-07-09 02:27 PM   #65 
  - I'm currently reading the creepy "Under the Banner of Heaven"  arcane1   Oct-07-09 01:54 PM   #60 
  - Makes you want to become a mormon, does it not?  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 03:30 PM   #87 
  - I wonder if investigators know about this book.  rucky   Oct-07-09 04:30 PM   #96 
  - These kind of criminals always seem to have a rigid religious upbringing.  TexasObserver   Oct-07-09 02:28 PM   #66 
  - As Kalil Gabran said in "The Prophet"! if you stamp down base urges, they just come back amplified.  Gman2   Oct-07-09 02:42 PM   #70 
     - Also, ALLLL the late Mormon bloomer guys, did it for the nookie.  Gman2   Oct-07-09 02:47 PM   #74 
        - It's gotta hurt when a boy's grandfather or uncle steals his middle school girlfriend.  TexasObserver   Oct-07-09 02:51 PM   #76 
        - lotta truth in that show.  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 03:32 PM   #88 
        - Huh?  MidwestRick   Oct-07-09 02:53 PM   #77 
           - There was a time, when I checked out maybe a hundred different religions.  Gman2   Oct-07-09 03:01 PM   #81 
              - are you dead yet?  MNDemNY   Oct-07-09 03:34 PM   #89 
                 - I think{therefore} I am.  Gman2   Oct-07-09 04:27 PM   #95 
  - Quinn Glover YouTube videos  charlie   Oct-07-09 02:50 PM   #75 
  - Wow, no different from FR.  proteus_lives   Oct-07-09 02:58 PM   #78 
  - Do a little research. And if it was PROVED that Muhanned was a fraud, the religion  Gman2   Oct-07-09 03:03 PM   #84 
  - Scary..just scary  BrklynLiberal   Oct-07-09 03:02 PM   #82 
  - 'wicked nice'?  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-07-09 03:16 PM   #85 
  - Man, we were saying that in So Cal in the late sixties...  JuniperLea   Oct-07-09 03:52 PM   #92 
  - I don't really care what religions folks play at leave me, my home  HillbillyBob   Oct-07-09 03:44 PM   #90 
  - "...found it difficult to understand how such a pious Mormon...could morph into a crazed killler"  Taverner   Oct-07-09 03:48 PM   #91 
  - You Mean like Glenn Beck?  HillbillyBob   Oct-07-09 03:57 PM   #93 
     - Yes, exactly like Glenn Beck  Taverner   Oct-07-09 03:58 PM   #94 
  - a good reason to ..  SWr   Oct-07-09 06:48 PM   #98 
  - Antidepressants may have played a role.  astral   Oct-08-09 12:14 AM   #101 

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