Blog 6: Utah’s “Rules of the Road” [Proposed]

A century-and-a-quarter ago, Utah’s Mormon culture yielded to a quest for statehood, culminating in 1896.  Once formally admitted to the Union however, the dominant religion returned to its “dance” with the secularism it had chosen to adopt.  This “truth dichotomy” continues into the present.  To out-of-state visitors, Utah’s culture warfare may appear as a “dust-up” […]

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Blog 5: Why Believing isn’t Knowing

If you’re a believer and not a knower, your lack of knowing ought to be acknowledged publicly, whenever you place your beliefs on public display. Do you know which you are?  Knower or believer?  It varies of course, with the proposition encountered.  Is your favored proposition, one with a basis in verifiable knowledge?  Or instead, […]

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Blog 3: Don’t Litter or We’ll Send You to Utah!

What’s the link between Utah and capitalismincrisis.org?  I’ll explain. Consider a sign posted on the Boston Common, put there to dissuade messy picnickers five decades ago.  Don’t Litter or We’ll Send You to Utah, it threatened humorously.  It’s an illustration of why for some, Utah was and perhaps still is, a four-letter word. (Some consider […]

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