Potential Russia Nuclear Counter Strike in 1983
Cognitive Disonance Why do we view prophets as if from an ivory tower?
A simple post from powerline on the radical un-chic
Can the spirit lead you out of the church I don't think the comments were willing to really tackle the question. It is a really good one. It was followed up by this one
Some great comments on how some church pratices that apparently seem quite differnt, turn out quite similar when you look at the again
A good post on the importance of intent, Actually it was about how important just being a good person is, but I thought I would generalize it for my self.
Ways of Knowing II I tend to agree with how lazy we treat revelation. The story of Gideon and the wool in the old testamanet was one of my favorites on my mission. I think we are too afraid to ask God to repeat something. Obviously part of that may be similar to what happened when Joseph Smith lent out the 112 pages. I think the is a fundamental difference between asking the same question repeatedly, and asking a question from slightly different perspectives each time. The former seems like you are trying to get a different answer, the latter seems similar to looking for a range of values. Or perphaps it is an exercise in learning how to be precise.
Here is a great series of posts on the problems of pinning down mormon doctrineNew Cool Thang Blake on T&S, Jim F on T&S and Jim F again on T&S