At the revamped and upgraded Mormon Metaphysics, Clark weighs in on postmodern apologetics. It's a double-edged sword. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
What do we know about Heavenly Mother? (Alison) ... See MoreSee Less
$.99 Easter Sale - "Grace Is Not God's Backup Plan" (Adam) ... See MoreSee Less
Jack reviews a postmodern critique of Christian apologetics. Yes, it is relevant to Mormon apologetics -- same tune, different words. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
No rest for the righteous in Mormon heaven. Jana R does April 1. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
Ross Douthat on where the religious freedom debate is going. He suggests the ground is shifting beneath our feet. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
Things you won't hear in Conference: "Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about the existence of God." Actually, I think the Guardian story is unfairly representing the tone and import of the Archbishop's remarks -- read it yourself and decide. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
I have a theory. What do you think? (Alison) ... See MoreSee Less
Privilege and the Family http://wp.me/porgd-8Ch ... See MoreSee Less
Part 2: FPR on how the BYU AVP's unfettered discretion undermines academic freedom and merit hiring. Example: publish in Dialogue and you can't even get an interview. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
"Our society’s information environment steers the public to view conflicts as just a part of a bigger culture war, a battle of winner-takes-all in which there is only ever one right and one wrong, and where the only answer to any question is either “yes” or “no.” Such polarizing only hardens our hearts and coarsens our reason." (Julie) ... See MoreSee Less
FPR looks at BYU's Statement Against Academic Freedom. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
Not doctrine, not history -- just a touching story and a good seminary teacher. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
This is what happens when you put the Missionary Department in charge of LDS historical sites. (Dave) ... See MoreSee Less
A 4-part series on corporatism, the organizational imperative, and Correlation, by a former Ensign editor. (Ben S) http://mormonomics.blogspot.com/2015/02/the-most-powerful-idea-in-universe-part.html ... 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.