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There seem to be a few of us ex-mo's in the Nexus and it is good to share the particular intricacies of extracting oneself from Mormonism.
Latest Activity: Jul 2
Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Jul 1.
Started by Jim Mo.. Last reply by Truth Is Relative Aug 15, 2015.
Started by The Virgin Marlene. Last reply by Chrystal Jul 28, 2015.
They also have the highest teen pregnancy & suicide rates!
I never fit in with the other kids even when still being made to go to church & mother making sleepovers with other girls. I was never like them, nor comfortable around any of it.
Just listened to the Mormon rant again, myself. What they lay on those kids is positively horrifying. The church itself should get a fatal dose of Kick-In-The-Nuts.
Nice to see you here, Loren. Its a quiet group, but at least I have "X" moron status in common with Spud.
B. Dalton is a pleasure to watch/hear.
Hey, gang. Not an ex-Mormon here, but I figure if there is information I have that can benefit Formons (Former Mormons), then I darn well ought to get the word out. As regards that, I just published a discussion regarding Brian Dalton ("Mr. Deity") and his journey from Mormonism to atheism. I recommend it highly.
The ‘dirty little secret’ of the Mormons scrutinised again
LAST November Michael Stone, of the Progressive Secular Humanist wrote that ‘the aggressive interrogation of children about masturbation and sex by Mormon church officials constitutes child abuse’.
"The Mormon church has a dirty little secret most outsiders know nothing about: children as young as eight years old are often aggressively interrogated by local church officials about masturbation and sex. These interviews are almost always conducted by an older man, alone, with a vulnerable and frightened child.
"The interrogation and shaming of children and teenagers by the Mormon church is a routine ritual conducted in semi-annual ‘worthiness interviews’. In these interviews children are pressed to discuss their sexuality while alone with an untrained church elder, who is almost always an older man."
The issue received further attention this week when, according to the BBC, current and former members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called for an end to the practice ... read on ...
I hadn't heard this before.
I've listened to the Mormon Rant before, but it's so good, I had to listen again.
All of the above, Spud....especially the money part.
Lying for Jesus, or lying for power and money?
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