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  •  It's the Mormon way to take care of your own (1+ / 0-)
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    But not anyone outside the group.  There was a very interesting article in Harpers about Mormon economic theory in October which I read in the Doctor's office this morning.  It discussed the idea that material prosperity should be sought because it is proof of divine favor, and how it has been absorbed by the GOP.  A sort of Prosperity Gospel on steroids.  It explains Mitt Romney's affinity for Paul Ryan's ideas.  Of course it is like Puritanism and it's doctrine if the Elect, which got turned around to mean that if you did well it was proof of God's favor.  But the Mormon Church has lots of property, to the tune of 25-30 billion dollars.  With a b.

    The scientific uncertainty doesn't mean that climate change isn't actually happening.

    by Mimikatz on Fri Mar 30, 2012 at 02:12:22 PM PDT

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