“Tribe knew Book of Mormon stories before missionaries arrived”

Temple in the capital of Paraguay

  I would love to know more about this: http://ldsliving.com/story/78258-tribe-knew-book-of-mormon-stories-before-missionaries-arrived-4-more-facts-about-the-church-in-paraguay?utm_source=ldsliving&utm_medium=email   … [Read more...]

John Gee pays tribute to a non-Mormon scholar, teacher, and mentor

William Wolfgang Hallo

  http://fornspollfira.blogspot.com/2015/03/william-w-hallo-1928-2015.html   … [Read more...]

But now’s not a good time?

A thought from Elder Christofferson

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“Bill Maher accused of Islamophobia”

The loathsome Bill Maher

  I have to admit that it doesn't bother me overly much to see the execrable Mr. Maher catching such flak as this: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/apr/05/bill-maher-accused-islamophobia-joke-zayn-malik-boston-marathon-bomber His sin in this case isn't, maybe, the worst possible.  But it's a pretty obvious case of ethnic stereotyping. Can you imagine the indignation that would erupt -- and that would inflame all of the elite … [Read more...]

“Signs of Alien Life Will Be Found by 2025, NASA’s Chief Scientist Predicts”

Plan 9 from Outer Space

  Fun times. Though, unfortunately, we'll probably be talking more about algae-like things than about Emperor Ming the Merciless or Ewoks. http://www.space.com/29041-alien-life-evidence-by-2025-nasa.html   … [Read more...]

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.

BKP 1976

  Still amazingly (sadly?) relevant: http://fornspollfira.blogspot.com/2015/04/some-thoughts-from-some-authorities.html   … [Read more...]

Email and punctuation

A nonsense sentence

  “What the hell was it about e-mail that made everybody forget the stuff they learned in second grade, like capitalizing I and proper names, and using periods? Hello? We all learned how to do this less than five years out of diapers!” MaryJanice Davidson    … [Read more...]

Service and Dominion

President Kimball on seeking dominion

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