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Porn increases infidelity?

October 28, 2008 | 54 comments
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The New York Times has an interesting write-up on the latest infidelity research. Among other morceau, researchers have found a rise in infidelity among young couples and speculate that increasing porn use may be responsible. Read more »

Lunar Lander Challenge Today and Tomorrow

October 24, 2008 | 2 comments
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One competitor’s vehicle exploded on camera already. The next attempt is at 2:30 Mountain Time. You can watch a live webcast here. The challenge t is being held in Las Cruces, NM, but is not open to the public. Read more »

Subject unto Man

October 24, 2008 | 6 comments
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It behooveth the great Creator that he suffereth himself to become subject unto man in the flesh . . . that all men might become subject unto him. -2 Nephi 9:5 Read more »

We’re suckers for internet memes, God love us.

October 22, 2008 | 20 comments
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This is a post about a new intertubes meme I’ve noticed–your mileage may vary–and whether it has minor moral implications. This is just my $.02. Heh. Read more »

Connecticut Judges Require Gay Marriage

October 15, 2008 | 65 comments
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In a case called Kerrigan, a majority of the Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that Connecticut must institute gay marriage. As always, you can find good commentary at the Volokh Conspiracy and at Bench Memos. Among other things that Court relied on Connecticut’s civil union legislation as evidence that gay marriage was required. Read more »

Preserving Marriage Media

October 13, 2008 | 48 comments
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The saints have put out some good media on traditional marriage and Proposition 8 in California. Read more »

Heart Attack

October 12, 2008 | 10 comments
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Sara called me at work. The first counselor in our bishopric died getting up that morning. He had a heart attack. Church today was full with his family and, since today was the primary program, with the families of the children. His wife sat on the stand with her CTR class, helping them to say their parts. The sweetness of Mormon life . . . Read more »

California Judges Require Religious Doctors to Artifically Conceive a Child for a Gay Woman

August 19, 2008 | 147 comments
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The title says it all. The California Supreme Court has required that doctors with religious objections to lesbian households must nonetheless assist a lesbian women in artificially conceiving a child. Read more »

Jacob and Esau, We and Christ

August 18, 2008 | 10 comments
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We were driving to a wedding Friday morning so naturally we started talking about Jacob and Esau. Read more »

The Martian Rose

August 13, 2008 | 8 comments
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God willing I will be giving a presentation on making the desert blossom as the rose and Mars settlement, tomorrow, August 14th, at 4:30 PM at the Mars Society conference. I would love to hear from any of you who might be attending. Read more »

Sex, blah, blah, blah.

August 13, 2008 | 26 comments
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On the sweetness of Mormon life. Read more »

Chesterton and the Sweetness of Mormon Life

August 7, 2008 | 4 comments
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Some of you will have noticed the posts on the sweetness of Mormon life. Read more »

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-along Blog: a Review

August 7, 2008 | 23 comments
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I really liked Dr. Horrible’s Sing-along Blog, a short musical internet film in three parts. Perhaps you think this is a shameful admission, like my fondness for the Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. And perhaps you’re right. But there it is. I liked the superhero goofiness. I liked Dr. Horrible’s acting. I really liked the singing. UPDATE: Now available for free. SPOILERS Read more »

Pioneer Reenactments

August 5, 2008 | 23 comments
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We saints do pioneer reenactments a lot. Dress up, pull a handcart, dance a little to “whoa, haw, Buck.” I’ve been thinking about that and I need your help. Read more »

Solzhenitsyn dies

August 4, 2008 | 18 comments
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Rest in peace. Read more »

Falcon 1 Launches Live Tonight

August 2, 2008 | 6 comments
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Falcon 1 is going to try for orbit this evening. The launch will be broadcast live. This is groundbreaking first. If it succeeds, the Falcon 1 would be the first rocket from the new space industry to make orbit. Read more »

The Wine of Creation

July 31, 2008 | 14 comments
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A vineyard of red wine. I the Lord do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day. Isaiah 27:2-3 Read more »

Why Bread and Water in the Sacrament?

July 31, 2008 | 23 comments
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Why does “communion sweet” in the sacrament require both bread and water?** Read more »

Blossom as the Rose

July 30, 2008 | 30 comments
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Lately I’ve got interested in the idea of the desert blossoming as the rose. Read more »

Braden on Bishops

July 30, 2008 | no comments
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On the sweetness of Mormon life. Read more »

The Acme of Geeky

July 28, 2008 | 33 comments
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The Lovely One and I were idly chatting Sunday afternoon when we accidentally figured out what would be the geekiest possible activity, probably the platonic ideal of geekdom. Read more »

Audience of One

July 27, 2008 | 5 comments
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On the sweetness of Mormon life. Read more »

Pioneer Day

July 24, 2008 | 8 comments
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Happy Pioneer Day. Time to break out the Nauvoo legion lapel button. Read more »

Censoring Strict Mormons

July 15, 2008 | 5 comments
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J. Max Wilson is a bogeyman. Read more »

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