New Interpreter Hit-Piece

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mentalgymnast wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:05 pm
consiglieri wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:46 pm
But if Joseph Smith was wrong about that, what else could he have been wrong about?
What was he wrong about? ...........

Just about everything he said about the people formerly known as Lamanites.

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Dr LOD wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:13 pm
mentalgymnast wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:05 pm


What was he wrong about? ...........

Just about everything he said about the people formerly known as Lamanites.
That they became enemies of the Nephites?

That they were cursed because of their unrighteousness?

That their animosity ran deep in their hatred of the Nephites?

That at least one time during their history they became more righteous than the Nephites.

These would be at least a few of the exceptions, right?

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MG

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OK. OK. Everything that can be scientifically tested he got wrong. Everything that is unfalsifiable he got right. Happy now?
You prove yourself of the devil and anti-mormon every word you utter, because only the devil perverts facts to make their case.--ldsfaqs (6-24-13)

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mentalgymnast wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:22 pm
Dr LOD wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:13 pm



Just about everything he said about the people formerly known as Lamanites.
That they became enemies of the Nephites?

That they were cursed because of their unrighteousness?

That their animosity ran deep in their hatred of the Nephites?

That at least one time during their history they became more righteous than the Nephites.

These would be at least a few of the exceptions, right?

Regards,
MG

That’s an odd response. The Lamanites did not exist. So no, none of those are exceptions. How funny.

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mentalgymnast wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:22 pm
Dr LOD wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:13 pm



Just about everything he said about the people formerly known as Lamanites.
That they became enemies of the Nephites?

That they were cursed because of their unrighteousness?

That their animosity ran deep in their hatred of the Nephites?

That at least one time during their history they became more righteous than the Nephites.

These would be at least a few of the exceptions, right?

Regards,
MG
Great mental gymnastic routine, limit the scope of question to what is only in the text. Ignoring almost 200 years of prophetic utterances. Just about everything Joseph Smith said or that he claimed was revealed to him about Lamanites that was external to the Book of Mormon text. Such as D&C 109.

The church in the polygamy essay uses a 1831 WW Phelps transcription of a revelation by Joseph Smith to justify the Fanny Alger affair. In that now pretty much accepted as cannon revelation the “Lord” was very specific on who and where some Lamanite women were. So those missionaries could “marry” them even though the men were already married. Why don’t we check that DNA from that tribe?

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Dr Moore wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:40 pm
mentalgymnast wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:22 pm


That they became enemies of the Nephites?

That they were cursed because of their unrighteousness?

That their animosity ran deep in their hatred of the Nephites?

That at least one time during their history they became more righteous than the Nephites.

These would be at least a few of the exceptions, right?

Regards,
MG

That’s an odd response. The Lamanites did not exist. So no, none of those are exceptions. How funny.
Not to mention that, asDr LOD just noted, all of those are things Smith made up about a fictional people. That’s like saying it’s important to note that Asimov got the details right about The Three Laws.

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Lemmie wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:46 pm
Dr Moore wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:40 pm



That’s an odd response. The Lamanites did not exist. So no, none of those are exceptions. How funny.
Not to mention that, asDr LOD just noted, all of those are things Smith made up about a fictional people. That’s like saying it’s important to note that Asimov got the details right about The Three Laws.
When the church included that revelation it also messed up the FARMS/FAIR apologist M2C model. At least until Perego slipped his vault routine of one line about the genealogical paradox.

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