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Christian Swenson
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Mormon mystic, bibliophile, tabletop role playing enthusiast, and daydream believer.
Mormon mystic, bibliophile, tabletop role playing enthusiast, and daydream believer.

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Teal Swan's Most Powerful Video To Date
I've had a love-hate relationship with the spiritual teacher Teal Swan for about five years now, but this is the most powerful thing I've ever seen her do. She is emotionally "speaking from," first, the part of her that likes traditional gender roles, and, ...
Teal Swan's Most Powerful Video To Date
Teal Swan's Most Powerful Video To Date
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Christ in the Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas was always one of my favorite movies. Jack Skellington longs for something more, something he can't find in Halloween, something new, something different. He is just a skeleton, and he longs for life. He is empty, but he longs...
Christ in the Nightmare Before Christmas
Christ in the Nightmare Before Christmas
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Why Everyone is Miserable Right Now
An unlisted, experimental attempt at collective psychology: I'm not doing well at the moment. Neither are many people I know. My
friend said that he noticed how "everyone is miserable" right now. That
got me thinking: if he's right, why? My answer: we're ...
Why Everyone is Miserable Right Now
Why Everyone is Miserable Right Now
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My Testimony (Why the Book of Mormon Opens History)
An attempt at a testimony: I could have left the Church a long time ago. I have more than every
reason to - I went to Westminster as a philosophy major, for heavens
sake. Statistically speaking, I should have apostatized. I also know
about all the skel...
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Response: The CES Letter (Why Jeremy Runnells is Halfway to Neckbeard)
Just re-read Runnells' CES Letter. A few troubling things about his approach: 1) He assumes that the only valid mode of viewing the world is one of western rationalism from the last few centuries. Never mind that this point of view is a historical aberratio...
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Response: Why People Leave the Church and Never Come Back (With Weeping Angels)
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this is a fantastic article that you should read. It's devotional,
upbuilding, and real. I had two sets of thoughts while reading it: Why People Leave the Church and Never Come Back First, I realized how perniciously focused we are as a church culture ...
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Why Jordan Peterson Lives in the Signifying Present and Sam Harris Lives in the Signified Past
I
just watched the first debate of Jordan Peterson with Sam Harris on
YouTube.  I haven't watched debate #2 yet, but I will. From what I saw so
far, this debate displayed the following existential conflict: the
capacity to order language and ideas acros...
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Reuniting Nouns and Verbs: An Insoluble Problem and the Dream that Solved It
This post is a combination of two Facebook posts: one from yesterday, where I articulated a problem that's been plaguing me for a long time, and one from this morning, where I recounted a dream I had last night and explained how it solved that problem for m...
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My Explanation of Autism
My Explanation of Autism
My Explanation of Autism
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