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by Skepti-Cal
16 Apr 2009, 23:27
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to act like a grown up
Replies: 10
Views: 1180

Re: How to act like a grown up

Any ideas for additions to the list?
by Skepti-Cal
14 Apr 2009, 18:40
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to act like a grown up
Replies: 10
Views: 1180

How to act like a grown up

I would be interested in others inputs on this list. It is a set of contrasts between immature and mature behavior. I originally wrote it to help give my eldest child some perspective. Everyone is on a continuum, of course - even "mature" adults don't always act like grown ups, including me. But I t...
by Skepti-Cal
14 Apr 2009, 17:30
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: Mormon Modesty and Sexual Disfuncton
Replies: 28
Views: 2371

Re: Mormon Modesty and Sexual Disfuncton

hawkgrrrl wrote:Skepti-cal - Packer gave the talk on "little factories." Tying your arm to the bedpost was Mark E. Peterson.
Thanks for the correction. I've seen it attributed (apparently in error) to Packer, but I'll take your word for it.
by Skepti-Cal
14 Apr 2009, 16:13
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: Mormon Modesty and Sexual Disfuncton
Replies: 28
Views: 2371

Re: Mormon Modesty and Sexual Disfuncton

Personally, I think masturbation should be mentioned in the general standards and simply not emphasized anywhere else - especially in interviews. That's my two cents' worth. Ya, masturbation is about as sinful as picking your nose. Its a private behavior, but sometimes you just gotta do it, just li...
by Skepti-Cal
14 Apr 2009, 13:16
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I am in mourning
Replies: 11
Views: 1288

Re: I am in mourning

It does indeed feel like mourning, I also identify with the feeling of loneliness. Things were especially hard for me during a period where I had told my wife but she hadn't accepted that I really had changed my beliefs. We finally reached a point where we respect eachothers beliefs and it is much b...
by Skepti-Cal
13 Apr 2009, 18:32
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who believes in Satan?
Replies: 19
Views: 932

Re: Who believes in Satan?

I would tend to agree with hawkgrrrl on this one. I personally don't believe in a literal satan. In one sense, the existence of a literal satan is irrelevant. More important is that evil *does* exist both internally and externally to our selves. Admittedly even the definition of evil is somewhat sub...