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unkachuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-11 09:07 PM
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25. oh my....
....a mostly white, straight-laced, holier-than-thou crowd picking on someone not holier-than-thou? unusual....however

....I choose remember Mountain Meadows to put things in perspective....
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  -What BYU Did NOT Tell Us... kpete  Mar-04-11 08:33 PM   #0 
  - I don't know much, however, I know how mormons operate.  TxVietVet   Mar-04-11 08:40 PM   #1 
  - Posts 2 and 3 clarified things. I found both posts quite helpful.  virgogal   Mar-04-11 08:48 PM   #7 
  - This isn't going to work as a race thing.  Buzz Clik   Mar-04-11 08:41 PM   #2 
  - 58% of BYU students admit to engaging in pre-marital sex.  Luminous Animal   Mar-04-11 08:44 PM   #4 
  - Show me evidence of that 58%, please.  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 08:46 PM   #6 
     - I did a Google search about that 58%...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 08:48 PM   #8 
        - I know. College kids having sex, kinda hard to believe, ain't it  Hugabear   Mar-05-11 12:08 AM   #57 
           - Not BYU Students  demwing   Mar-05-11 08:48 PM   #70 
  - all the same, when an organization discourages interracial marriage  fishwax   Mar-05-11 12:10 AM   #58 
  - This is BS...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 08:43 PM   #3 
  - +1  Buzz Clik   Mar-04-11 08:45 PM   #5 
  - As is their bias against gays  jberryhill   Mar-04-11 08:49 PM   #10 
  - I'm not a fan, trust me. That doesn't change the fact that an unbiased view of Mormons at DU...  Buzz Clik   Mar-04-11 08:58 PM   #17 
     - There is no such thing as an unbiased view  jberryhill   Mar-04-11 09:28 PM   #38 
  - That's because Mormonism is a cult, not a church.  Major Hogwash   Mar-04-11 08:50 PM   #11 
  - So, all the antagonism against Mormons is because they are a cult?  Buzz Clik   Mar-04-11 09:00 PM   #19 
     - It's a very repressive quote, religion, unquote.  Major Hogwash   Mar-04-11 10:48 PM   #44 
     - a devoutly racist and homophobic cult  ReggieVeggie   Mar-05-11 05:41 AM   #66 
  - Yes it is  LadyHawkAZ   Mar-04-11 08:54 PM   #14 
     - I feel very uncomfortable with that type of language...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 09:00 PM   #18 
        - You're on a roll, DI. My experience is similar.  Buzz Clik   Mar-04-11 09:02 PM   #20 
        - When you spend your entire life in Utah, you tend to meet many good Mormons...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 09:04 PM   #22 
           - There was quite a large enclave of Mormons where I went to college.  Buzz Clik   Mar-04-11 09:06 PM   #24 
           - Who hate gays and work towards their discrimination (see Prop 9 fight in CA) nt  riderinthestorm   Mar-04-11 09:10 PM   #28 
              - Ok. Their dedication to their religion makes it likely that many will have low tolerance for gays.  Buzz Clik   Mar-04-11 09:15 PM   #30 
              - It's not a far stretch from being bigots to also being racists.  riderinthestorm   Mar-04-11 09:19 PM   #34 
              - Prop 8, not 9, and a recent study showed only 50% of LDS are against marriage equality n/t  FreeState   Mar-05-11 12:22 AM   #61 
           - Who actively discriminate and work against the LGBT community. nt  riderinthestorm   Mar-04-11 09:09 PM   #27 
              - Not all members...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 09:11 PM   #29 
                 - You asked why the amorphous DU, or individual DUers, are so negative about Mormons  riderinthestorm   Mar-04-11 09:18 PM   #33 
                    - I didn't ask such a question...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 09:26 PM   #37 
                       - Sorry that was Buzz Clik. I apologize.  riderinthestorm   Mar-04-11 09:34 PM   #41 
        - I also live here in Utah  LadyHawkAZ   Mar-04-11 09:18 PM   #32 
        - It's a religion. Not a cult...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 09:28 PM   #39 
           - It's a PAC and a huge financial empire based on a scam  jberryhill   Mar-04-11 11:05 PM   #46 
           - The only difference between them and other modern cults  LadyHawkAZ   Mar-04-11 11:11 PM   #48 
              - I had a cousin get mixed up with the LDS outfit. Yes, it's a cult.  QC   Mar-04-11 11:26 PM   #50 
              - You don't really know what you're talking about...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 11:48 PM   #51 
              - Um...  LadyHawkAZ   Mar-04-11 11:55 PM   #52 
              - Their leaders aren't actually dead they are gods of their own planets now.  TxVietVet   Mar-05-11 06:31 AM   #67 
        - I have to agree with you there. The Mormons I know are decent  hedgehog   Mar-04-11 09:29 PM   #40 
        - And those decent people funded prop 8  jberryhill   Mar-04-11 11:04 PM   #45 
        - "a known Catholic"  jberryhill   Mar-04-11 09:48 PM   #42 
        - When my dad died, he was the only person from my parent's street (my mom has lived on this street si  TxVietVet   Mar-05-11 06:42 AM   #68 
        - Right behind you  demwing   Mar-05-11 08:57 PM   #72 
  - How did the university find  femrap   Mar-04-11 08:49 PM   #9 
  - That was never released...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 08:52 PM   #13 
     - All I gotta say is  femrap   Mar-04-11 09:03 PM   #21 
        - Yes.  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 09:05 PM   #23 
  - He still faces a hearing about whether he is going to get kicked out of school  riderinthestorm   Mar-04-11 08:55 PM   #15 
     - As it is with every case...  Drunken Irishman   Mar-04-11 08:57 PM   #16 
     - Just responding to your post about Davis NOT being kicked out of school  riderinthestorm   Mar-04-11 09:07 PM   #26 
     - I can only hope he is immediately recruited by another school and  beac   Mar-04-11 09:15 PM   #31 
        - I assume there are more than a few coaches right now that are shitting their pants  riderinthestorm   Mar-04-11 09:23 PM   #35 
        - I hope he lands at Colorado State  JonLP24   Mar-05-11 08:56 PM   #71 
  - Yeap. I had commented a couple of days ago that it seemed a bit odd that  madinmaryland   Mar-04-11 08:51 PM   #12 
  - oh my....  unkachuck   Mar-04-11 09:07 PM   #25 
  - Davies is lucky Brigham Young is not alive  somone   Mar-04-11 09:24 PM   #36 
  - Yeah, but at least Brigham Young wouldn't mind about the sex in general  jberryhill   Mar-04-11 11:07 PM   #47 
  - It is beyond why any minority would go to Brigham Young University.  Dawson Leery   Mar-04-11 11:12 PM   #49 
     - In Davies's case, he's mormon himself  fishwax   Mar-04-11 11:57 PM   #54 
        - Most unfortunate.  Dawson Leery   Mar-05-11 08:29 PM   #69 
  - The kid should transfer to the Big East, Big Ten or SEC.  bluestate10   Mar-04-11 10:10 PM   #43 
  - They're Mormons. What did you expect?  Blue-Jay   Mar-04-11 11:57 PM   #53 
  - it's true that the LDS church discourages interracial marriage, but BYU has also  fishwax   Mar-05-11 12:03 AM   #55 
  - Oh. Well that's OK then.  Blue-Jay   Mar-05-11 12:05 AM   #56 
     - I don't think it's OK.  fishwax   Mar-05-11 12:11 AM   #59 
        - *sigh*  Blue-Jay   Mar-05-11 12:16 AM   #60 
           - hehe -- my receptors could well be defective  fishwax   Mar-05-11 12:22 AM   #62 
  - When you go to a Mormon school  customerserviceguy   Mar-05-11 02:34 AM   #63 
  - "Shove"? It's BYU and it's Mormon school..  Mudoria   Mar-05-11 05:37 AM   #64 
  - well THAT makes more sense  ReggieVeggie   Mar-05-11 05:39 AM   #65 
  - Say all you want to about Mormons, Utah is still a great place  dimbear   Mar-05-11 10:10 PM   #73 

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