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Mormon Bombshell! Church Admits Founder Had 14 Year Old Bride!!!

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posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 07:22 AM
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a reply to: real_one

Whats more digusting is that people worship him and follow like lemmings , Im alaways amazed at peoples ability to blindly follow




posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 03:43 PM
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originally posted by: Taajsgpm
a reply to: real_one

Whats more digusting is that people worship him and follow like lemmings , Im alaways amazed at peoples ability to blindly follow


They worship Jesus Christ.

So, I assume you are calling all Christians lemmings.



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 03:54 PM
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originally posted by: AutumnWitch657
No they didn't. Women especially Mormon women only did what their husbands allowed them to.


Morman women had the right to vote. They had to give it up for Utah to become a state.

Mormans sent women to universities to become doctors. Some, probably many of the female pioneer doctors were women.

Yes, Morman only allows men to be in charge of the church business. But, do not think for a moment that Morman women aren't independant with their own stuff.


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posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 04:11 PM
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sounds to me like people are pretty much defending him because back then it was not 'that young'

i would maybe fall for that if he was 17 and she was 14 when they married and he was his only wife and they lived long and happy.

not the case though..she was one of many...he was a doucher....



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 04:16 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
Expect polygamy to become legal in short order..


i think it should be legal now.....why not?
im a happily married man....even if i wasnt, multiple wives do not sound like my idea of a good time.
that said, as long as there are no child bride, arranged marriage situations then who cares?

seems like a scam to me though....

dont really understand why any woman would get on board that train

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can someone please explain to me why a woman would entertain the idea of being 1 of multiple wives?

honestly for me, if i met a woman and she was cool with being 1 of many wives, that would seal the deal for me..
id be out....

im sure there are guys out there that are all "hell yeah, multiples"...
i just dont get it....personally i mean

when i step back i suppose i can see why a guy would be into polygamy, but not a woman...

now that i think of it, in the mormon church, can a woman take multiple husbands?
if not, why?

thanks
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posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 04:31 PM
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im reading about mormonism now...not too far into the article but the questions are already stacking up...

i pretty much despise religion...just want to get that out of the way...
having said that, it kind of seems like this joseph smith duped people....

what i mean is, mormonism does not go back hundreds or thousands years.....this dude created/invented it in the 1820's...
people just jumped on board???

this really baffles me.....

seems like a cult to me.....a large one but still....

just like hubbard and his cronies......

unreal

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en.wikipedia.org...

Founded by Joseph Smith, the faith drew its first converts while Smith was dictating the text of the Book of Mormon from golden plates he said he found buried after being directed to their location by an angel. The book described itself as a chronicle of early indigenous peoples of the Americas, portraying them as believing Israelites, who had a belief in Christ many hundred years before his birth. Smith dictated the book of 584 pages over a period of about three months[5] saying that he translated it from an ancient language "by the gift and power of God


people are really, realy dumb
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some other tidbits i find amusing....

Smith was seen by his followers as a modern-day prophet.

Smith later wrote that he had seen a vision of God the Father and Jesus Christ in spring 1820 in answer to his question of which denomination he should join

this is the best part

Christianity. Smith further said that in answer to his prayer the Lord instructed him to join none of the existing churches because they were all wrong.
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There, the church began the open practice of plural marriage, a form of polygyny which Smith had instituted in Nauvoo. Plural marriage became the faith's most sensational characteristic during the 19th century, but vigorous opposition by the United States Congress threatened the church's existence as a legal institution. In his 1890 Manifesto, church president Wilford Woodruff announced the official end of plural marriage.
Because of the formal abolition of plural marriage in 1890, several smaller groups of Mormons broke with the LDS Church


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so the church ended multiple wives and people got pissed and split....
why?


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Family members supplemented their meager farm income by hiring out for odd jobs and working as treasure seekers, a type of magical supernaturalism common during the period.[22] Smith was said to have an ability to locate lost items by looking into a seer stone, which he also used in treasure hunting, including several unsuccessful attempts to find buried treasure sponsored by a wealthy farmer in Chenango County, New York


sounds like a charlatan to me
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posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:37 PM
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a reply to: Grovit

There is so much misinformation about Mormonism, it's almost impossible to know if what you are reading is accurate. Unless you have pre-knowledge or a legitimate Mormon friend to ask.

Not only that, but non-Mormons think they are experts on it.

I remember when I was Mormon, a non-Mormon would ask me a question -- and then tell me my answer was wrong.

First off -- don't search Mormon. Search LDS.


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posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:40 PM
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i dont know if it is accurate...thats why i asked questions....

i dont think i am an expert. i just think joseph smith was a creep and charlatan.
im having a hard time understanding why any woman would want to be one of multiple wives



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:42 PM
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originally posted by: Grovit
a reply to: Annee

i dont know if it is accurate...thats why i asked questions....

i dont think i am an expert. i just think joseph smith was a creep and charlatan.
im having a hard time understanding why any woman would want to be one of multiple wives



You don't want to accept Spiritual wife?

Or marrying a ward put in your care to protect them?

Get out of your own head.



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:42 PM
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D/P
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posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:45 PM
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The church has become a strong and public champion of the nuclear family and at times played a prominent role in political matters, including opposition to MX Peacekeeper missile bases in Utah and Nevada,[64] the Equal Rights Amendment,[65] legalized gambling,[66] same-sex marriage,[67] and physician-assisted death






posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:48 PM
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originally posted by: Annee

You don't want to accept Spiritual wife?
^^^^^nope. i want(and have) an equal partner who i love

Or marrying a ward put in your care to protect them?
i dont understand....is that what these guys do? they marry 20 ladies to protect them???

Get out of your own head.


you buy into all this then?
different strokes i guess



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:49 PM
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originally posted by: Grovit
en.wikipedia.org...

The church has become a strong and public champion of the nuclear family and at times played a prominent role in political matters, including opposition to MX Peacekeeper missile bases in Utah and Nevada,[64] the Equal Rights Amendment,[65] legalized gambling,[66] same-sex marriage,[67] and physician-assisted death





You do know that Las Vegas is a Mormon settlement, right?

They are a Christian religion. Why is it a big deal they are against same sex marriage and assisted suicide?



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:50 PM
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But there are no Mormons who knew joseph Smith left anymore. Their early history especially in Minnesota is actually very bloody and violent. They recruited a lot of members in Europe in the early days. a reply to: Annee



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:54 PM
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originally posted by: Annee
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They are a Christian religion. Why is it a big deal they are against same sex marriage and assisted suicide?


its a big deal cause like all other religions, they are causing people to be divided...

---Nevertheless, the LDS Church differs from the many other churches within contemporary Christianity, and many people do not accept the church as part of Christianity.[95] The faith itself views other modern Christian faiths as having departed from true Christianity[96] via a general apostasy and maintains that it is a restoration of 1st-century Christianity and the only true and authorized Christian church-----


sounds like the typical my religion is better than yours crap



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:55 PM
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Here are the real facts regarding LDS and ERA




The Church and the Proposed Equal Rights Amendment: A Moral Issue


www.lds.org...



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 06:59 PM
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originally posted by: Annee
Here are the real facts regarding LDS and ERA




The Church and the Proposed Equal Rights Amendment: A Moral Issue


www.lds.org...


copyright 1980
url=lds.org

no thanks



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 07:00 PM
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originally posted by: Grovit

---Nevertheless, the LDS Church differs from the many other churches within contemporary Christianity, and many people do not accept the church as part of Christianity.


They are Christian, no matter who tries to argue.

However, Mormons actually think it's kind of insulting to be lumped in with other Christians.



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 07:02 PM
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originally posted by: Grovit

originally posted by: Annee
Here are the real facts regarding LDS and ERA




The Church and the Proposed Equal Rights Amendment: A Moral Issue


www.lds.org...


copyright 1980
url=lds.org

no thanks


It's the official LDS site.

Feel free to browse for unofficial info.



posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 07:03 PM
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originally posted by: Annee

They are Christian, no matter who tries to argue.

However, Mormons actually think it's kind of insulting to be lumped in with other Christians.


so theyre christians but dont like to be called christians?

not really sure what to make of that

also, since theyre all about equality, at the ladies allowed to have more than 1 husband?

is that like me saying i am a male but not a guy?
i dont get it

im also thinking the best place for unbiased info on lds probably isnt lds.org
ya know
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