Dr. Tom Roberts publishes a letter to Christian leaders about Mormonism, encouraging dialogue and acceptance. He also suggests we Mormons get around to figuring out our doctrine. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
Elder Holland on Mark Twain's cats (and a few other things like religious liberty). Julie ... See MoreSee Less
Fiona Givens and Terryl Givens on doubt (and why it doesn't have to be so dangerous) at Meridian Magazine Expand. (Nathaniel) ... See MoreSee Less
The link between talents and service beautifully explained. (Julie) ... See MoreSee Less
Why do you want to be persecuted? (Julie) ... See MoreSee Less
Q&A with editors of Kofford's new Perspectives on Mormon Theology series. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
Mormonism on the Edge (Kent) ... See MoreSee Less
"One of the distinctive features of a cult is its inability to tolerate internal disagreement and to conflate it with outside opposition." (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
Russell S. offers deep thoughts on the Mormon Stories project. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
Something for the least fit to read, before they inevitably perish from their lack of nuance and courage. (Frank, thanks to Ryan Bell) ... See MoreSee Less
"What's at stake is communion: excommunication is a release from covenants made at baptism and in the temple and the loss of spiritual obligations and blessings that accompany those covenants." (Kent) ... See MoreSee Less
Doubt vs Disbelief vs Predatory Disbelief (Frank) ... See MoreSee Less
The Church does not comment on local excommunication proceedings. Except when they do. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
SL Trib: John Dehlin's excommunication is official. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
Meridian Magazine likens John Dehlin and Kate Kelly to Nehor and Korihor. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
You will all be delighted to know that youtube appears to be up and running on BYU campus again. Perhaps in part thanks to this.
UPDATE: It’s blocked again.
Pffffft. Credit Giving FAIL. Try this.
Ah, BYU. Way to take a step toward joining the rest of the world, at least in one simple way.
Har! Great title.
Scott, that can’t be it. Nothing at BYU happens that fast.
Frank, good point. The block/unblock cycle on YouTube at BYU is probably a belated response to the Columbine shootings…
“The block/unblock cycle on YouTube at BYU is probably a belated response to the Columbine shootings…”
That sounds about right.
If you use “airproxy,” youtube is easily accessed on campus.
dude, just get an iphone and watch youtube on your phone. BYU cannot block youtube on the iPhone.
This happens all the time at BYU. All the blocks will be off for a day.
I imagine some guy accidentally hitting a switch somewhere from ON to OFF, then some righteous student calling to report the error, then a scramble to flip the switch back on before anyone’s videos have time to finish loading.
4. Especially the transmission of knowledge.