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14. More lunatic prepper Mormons. Jodi Hildebrandt served on panels with Thomas Harrison,
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 07:57 AM
Feb 2024

the guy who dictated the book Visions of Glory which is the Mormon prepper bible. It tells of "the end times" which of course are right around the corner. And of course when the end times come, only the holy ones will survive. The book has spawned a movement and has quietly sold hundreds of thousands of copies. The movement is affecting our politics, it foments the gun culture, and it legitimizes ultra-conservative political views.

And here we see how the kind of thinking the movement inspires can easily shove people over the cliff to where they believe anything that occurs to them comes from God and they are right to do it. Hidebrandt and Franke were only torturing the kids. Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow were big fans of the book, heavily affected by it, and they were murdering everyone around them, including her two children. Tim Ballard is a big fan and a friend of Thomas Harrison because Harrison told him he would be President. Ballard was assaulting women and scamming people of millions of dollars.

And instead of coming out against the book or quashing it, the Mormon church made Harrison a bishop.

This episode of Mormon Stories Podcast explains it. It's long, but worth the while of anyone who wants to understand some of the insanity we are seeing around us.

4 to 60?!? That's a big goddamn range. SoFlaBro Feb 2024 #1
Seriously, how is that even a thing? JenniferJuniper Feb 2024 #4
In states that use ranges like that, rather than a single number, there is a specific reason IbogaProject Feb 2024 #6
Thanks .Seems like a lot of work for the system. JenniferJuniper Feb 2024 #7
Utah is a clown show Prairie Gates Feb 2024 #8
What a total shit show. Don't they still have firing squad as an execution method or some other weird fucking method? SoFlaBro Feb 2024 #9
'children who need abuse'? viva la Feb 2024 #2
"Children who need abuse". Aristus Feb 2024 #3
4 years is not enough for either of those evil witches. They tortured those kids in extreme ways for months. Scrivener7 Feb 2024 #5
They also got four 15 year sentences though so unless the parole board decides to be more cstanleytech Feb 2024 #11
They got four "one to fifteen year" sentences to be served consecutively. Scrivener7 Feb 2024 #12
Ohhh. Ya, they should have gotten something like four 5 to 15 sentences at the very least. cstanleytech Feb 2024 #15
The descriptions of what they did to those kids are heartbreaking. Scrivener7 Feb 2024 #16
sounds like she was a big believer in conspiracy theories RussBLib Feb 2024 #10
More lunatic prepper Mormons. Jodi Hildebrandt served on panels with Thomas Harrison, Scrivener7 Feb 2024 #14
The sick part? Followers. Novara Feb 2024 #13
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