FPR looks at BYU's Statement Against Academic Freedom. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
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Cyclone Pam leveled Vanuatu, but all LDS missionaries now accounted for. Great photos. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
My summary of feedback from bishops and stake presidents: In theory, you can publicly support gay marriage and maybe even OW and keep your membership and temple recommend. Just not generally in practice. But they all affirm inerrancy of the Brethren (not a doctrine of the Church) and expect you to as well. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
John Dehlin's appeal to the First Presidency. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
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The link between talents and service beautifully explained. (Julie) ... See MoreSee Less
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Q&A with editors of Kofford's new Perspectives on Mormon Theology series. (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.