It’s hard to tell which story generated more satire: Rick Perry and his interesting ad (with a little help from his friends), or BYU Idaho — which may or may not have banned “skinny jeans”. Perhaps the “skinny jeans” one, since it spawned some great riffs on modesty and other dress and grooming and sex.
There were a number of interesting personal stories this week: An exit story, a home teacher reinforces home patriarchy, a tribute to an amazing Mormon mom, reminiscing about bishops’ interviews on masturbation, nightmares, and getting to know the Mormon in-laws.
This week there’s a new philosophy blog by an ex-Mormon-Fundamentalist, plus regular features such as music and the spoken turd, as well as spiritual insights from everyone’s favorite Stake President.
In discussion topics, we have why the CoJCoL-dS is like the Soviet Union and how the CoJCoL-dS will soon collapse. It may be related to the belief in infallible authority — see this many part series. The concept of pre-existence also has its sticky points, and what’s wrong with this billboard?
Sorry this is late again. It seems that if I don’t get SiOB done before dinner, then I can’t get it done before the next morning because it’s hard enough to get the kids to stay in bed at all — and it’s impossible if I’m sitting in the computer room with the light on. And this weekend was the weekend I finally got out the Christmas decorations and put them up — a task which required a day-and-a-half of cleaning the apartment first! Oh, well, some people are still posting their Thanksgiving images. It’s time for the Santa controversy, Christmas movies, and Christmas cards — here are some really funny ones!!!