View Single Post
  #12  
Old 11-29-2011, 07:26 PM
badhatharry badhatharry is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: eastern sierra
Posts: 5,413
Default Re: Newtmentum! (David Weigel & Chris Moody)

Quote:
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.
Your definition of defamatory rampage is rather broad. I did read the article and as I perused Hitchen's objections to the craziness of LDS, I thought it wouldn't be much of a stretch to criticize any major religion in the US for things very similiar.
__________________
"By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that of the society more effectually than when he really intends to promote it." Adam Smith

Last edited by badhatharry; 11-29-2011 at 07:34 PM..
Reply With Quote