Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Benefits of Burning Heretics at the Stake

Honestly, there’s no downside to burning heretics. Once well done, a heretic can no longer: -Say Jim Morrison was second rate -Try to date your daughter -Parallel park so you can’t get your car out -Sell secrets to Julian Assange … Continue reading

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BoM vs. BOM

Reading people’s comments on Katie’s post about the Book of Mormon (https://burningatthestake.wordpress.com/2011/01/19/the-thing-about-the-book-of-mormon-is (WordPress is very upset about the idea of me properly linking words these days for no good reason)) made me think about the ways that people abbreviate the … Continue reading

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Burn ‘Em

Does anyone else like that we got traffic today from this search term…? The benefits of burning heretics at the stake Because I sure do. UPDATE: this very post is now the first result for this search term on Google!  … Continue reading

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The Thing about the Book of Mormon Is…

…from my wishy-washy postmodern perspective, it’s whole lot harder to deal with than other holy books. The Bible?  Sure, I might not be invested in the idea that Adam and Eve were actual people who lived in an actual garden, … Continue reading

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You need a drink. -Abusus non tollit usum

(The first in a series on the virtues of decadence. ) “Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same.” – Blaise Pascal There is no question that alcohol has … Continue reading

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Live Church Update: Chicken Patriarchal Order

The winning quote from today’s talk on (I wish I were kidding but I’m not) “Marriage and the Patriarchal Order”: “The Patriarchal Order is not about power and control, but responsibility.” Oh, because THAT’S supposed to make me feel better, … Continue reading

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Attention:

Let the record show that Kullervo is both an elitist attorney and really listens to Hannah Montana and Ke$ha when he’s not fronting like he’s into rock and roll. This PSA brought to you by an attorney with a sterling … Continue reading

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