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Old 11-29-2011, 03:10 PM
basman basman is offline
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Default Re: Newtmentum! (David Weigel & Chris Moody)

Originally Posted by apple View Post
If you had actually read the article (or even just the subtitle), instead of seeing the name "Hitchens" and going on an ill-informed and defamatory rampage, you'd have seen that he dismissed the question of whether Mormonism is a cult is an irrelevant question. He merely took issue with the obscene history and beliefs of the Mormon (what I call a) cult.
I'm missing the reason for your high dudgeon here. Ms BH Harry's comment seems entirely equable and apt. I'd have made the same comment myself. Plus I think Hitchens is right as you've paraphrased him. But that's a fish with a different fin.

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