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Offline Desert Fox

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LDS Church during the Third Reich
« on: January 03, 2017, 10:50:55 PM »
I just learned about this and was fascinated by it
http://religionnews.com/2015/02/19/mormon-nazis-new-book-uncovers-lds-support-third-reich/

Apparently the Mormon church actively abetted the Nazis.
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Re: LDS Church during the Third Reich
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2017, 09:23:54 AM »
Funny, I'm surprised they didn't persecute the Mormons like they did pretty much every other minority.   :-\

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Re: LDS Church during the Third Reich
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2017, 11:38:32 AM »
From backing Hitler to openly opposing Trump despite the potential fall out from the recently acquired power they've found in the Republican Party.  Dare I say that the Mormons (err Latter Day Saint, or whatever) are actually improving?

http://newsok.com/article/5532838

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Re: LDS Church during the Third Reich
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2017, 12:03:12 PM »
In retrospect, it makes sense, not because they're inherently racist so much as its almost part of their theology to render unto Caesar.* 

I fail to see how restrictive drunk driving limits shows much of anything other than intolerance of driving under the influence. 


*Also, at the time their theology was racist, towards dark people anyway.
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Re: LDS Church during the Third Reich
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2017, 12:46:17 PM »
On the scale of how much Andrew Clunn cares about things, not killing millions of people because of their race is pretty high up there.  Just not as high as my blood alcohol content at any given moment.
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