Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

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Hagoth
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Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by Hagoth » Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:40 am

Here are some of the things you’ll learn:
-- Private Bishop Interviews as Protective Factor: Why LDS Teens Benefit From a Few Moments Alone With Their Bishop
-- The Covenant Path in the Bible and the Book of Mormon
-- The Apologetic Implications of the Truth Made Flesh
-- Translating the Book of Abraham: The Answer Under Our Heads
I would like to know what the last one means. The answer to translating the BoA is our necks?
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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by moksha » Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:07 pm

Hagoth wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:40 am
-- Translating the Book of Abraham: The Answer Under Our Heads

I would like to know what the last one means. The answer to translating the BoA is our necks?
That does sound puzzling. Wonder if it has something to do with trusting the Mormon collective unconscious rather than objective reality?

Or perhaps the presenter will be selling one of those sleep tapes in the conference foyer that plays the subliminal message "The Book of Abraham is True". You can listen to it all night long with a tiny pillow speaker beneath your head.
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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by Red Ryder » Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:26 pm

This reads like the headlines for the onion.

Why LDS Teens Benefit From a Few Moments Alone With Their Bishop?

Holy crap how stupid this sounds!

As for the last one? Maybe it’s a pillow reference?

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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by StarbucksMom » Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:22 pm

Hagoth, this has to be a joke. Where did you see this?

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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by MoPag » Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:42 pm

Oh my Gods its going to be a clusterf$%k of a train wreck.

https://www.fairmormon.org/conference/2 ... conference

Dove tailing quite horrificly with the "bishops should be alone with teens" is "Helen Mar Kimball’s Polygamy Story"

Mormorrisey's buddy Susan Easton Black is gonna tell us all about Emma Smith.

And the icing on the dog food cake is a really, really white guy Ryan W. Saltzgiver whose gonna tell us all about Race and the 1978 revelation.

It's like its satire, but it's not.
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believing in old men’s lies...--Ezra Pound

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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by Hagoth » Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:51 pm

StarbucksMom wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:22 pm
Hagoth, this has to be a joke. Where did you see this?
I'm on their mailing list. It's straight from the tapir's mouth.
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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by 2bizE » Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:20 pm

I’m pretty sure it means how to trick your mind into believing it is somehow real.
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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by moksha » Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:42 pm

Hagoth wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:51 pm
I'm on their mailing list. It's straight from the tapir's mouth.
As the saying goes, "Never look a gift tapir in the mouth" or was that "Beware of apologists giving tapirs?"


Someone at FAIRMormon must have a sense of humor to place the Helen Mar Kimball’s Polygamy Story and Private Bishop Interviews as Protective Factor: Why LDS Teens Benefit From a Few Moments Alone With Their Bishop back to back.
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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by Linked » Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:15 pm

MoPag wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:42 pm
And the icing on the dog food cake is a really, really white guy Ryan W. Saltzgiver whose gonna tell us all about Race and the 1978 revelation.
I grew up with him!! He was not alive at the time of the 1978 revelation, you'd think they could find someone who was there and had a better feel for the cultural situation at the time. And I don't know where he picked up the "W."
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Re: Still time to sign up for the FairMormon conference

Post by Reuben » Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:06 pm

Linked wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:15 pm
MoPag wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:42 pm
And the icing on the dog food cake is a really, really white guy Ryan W. Saltzgiver whose gonna tell us all about Race and the 1978 revelation.
I grew up with him!! He was not alive at the time of the 1978 revelation, you'd think they could find someone who was there and had a better feel for the cultural situation at the time. And I don't know where he picked up the "W."
He probably needs it to distinguish himself from all the other Ryan Saltzgivers out there. I'm sure it has nothing to do with pretense or climbing the church ladder.
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