posted on Feb, 15 2013 @ 03:22 PM
Originally posted by stutteringp0et
Originally posted by forgetmenot
While I am a tiny bit disappointed that the author of one of my favorite books, and genuine Sci-Fi letgend feels this way, it is his right. If its not
affecting the story, it doesn't matter what he thinks.
He's Mormon, what do you expect. That alone should get the guy some sympathy. Besides, Mormons think badly of anyone who isn't Mormon.
I was raised in a Mormon family, and chose to not participate at the earliest opportunity. I won't get into the reasons, but my family treated me
much differently after that. The last time I saw my dad, stepmom and little brothers - my step mom told me that their town had a lot of bars and
strip clubs, as if all non-Mormons do nothing but drink and pay strippers. It's been better than 2 decades since I was last in a strip club, and
probably 5 years since I was in a bar.
What's funny is catching Mormons doing things un-becoming of a Mormon. Fortunately Orson Scott Card is a Sci-Fi writer - which goes along nicely
with the Mormon religion - they believe that God lives on the planet Kolob. No doubt, God has no gay
I really don't care if he's Mormon, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Subgenius, atheist, et. al.
Additionally, as many atsers can attest, belonging to a certain religion does not shackle you to any one belief that is commonly held by people of
that same religion. Just as holding a certain belief does not shackle you to any religion.