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‘Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away.’ Deuteronomy 17:17

 The Church has made a habit of tucking away lies in every piece of literature they’ve produced. Today we’re looking at how they couldn’t tell the truth about the number of people practicing their ‘new and everlasting covenant’.

Handbook of the Restoration: A Selection of Gospel Themes Discussed by Various Authors, p. 553 “The Mormon Church is not a polygamous society. In the early days of the Church the doctrine of plural marriage was introduced through divine revelation. The practice of plural marriage has never been general in the Church and at no time have more than 3 per cent of families in the Church been polygamous.” — Stephen L. Richards

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 Seventy’s Course in Theology [Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1907-1912], 1:166 “…some may deny that the mongrelization of the Southern people would offend the race notion—would corrupt or degrade the Southern stock of humanity. If so, then such a one has yet to learn the largest-writ lessons of history and the most impressive doctrines of biological science.

That the negro is markedly inferior to the Caucasian is proved both craniologically and by six thousand years of planet-wide experimentation; and that the commingling of inferior with superior must lower the higher is just as certain as that the half-sum of two and six is only four.” — B. H. Roberts (more…)

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Stephen L. RichardsWhere Is Wisdom? p. 390; “…Intermarriage between members of these great racial divisions are possible, but the progeny are usually feeble, not long-lived, and of poor physical quality; and no permanent self-propagating, homogeneous races can be generated by such intermarriages. Hence these different classes of mankind amount in effect to a difference in species. … Then as regards language, there is a very important difference…The Negro languages are also simple and not adapted for conveying any but the simplest ideas and thoughts.” – Stephen L Richards, 1955

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LDS Pamphlets Contr_of_Joseph_SmithI found today’s dilemma online at a website called ‘LDS Pamphlet Library’. While the purpose of this site is self explanatory what I found interesting is the mindset of the site’s owner and how or why he chose which LDS pamphlet to list on his site.

It’s easy to see the adoration most members hold for Joseph Smith and this example is no different. One of the pamphlets listed on this site was an outright slobber-fest for the wonderful ways Joe Smith led people into worshiping a false god.

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