Monthly Archives: August 2013

Alma 32 and Book of Mormon Historicity

Alma 32 and Book of Mormon Historicity  By Ken K. Gourdin Another poster at Mormon Dialogue & Discussion posted the following in response to a prior post, in which I advised someone who had her new testimony of the Book … Continue reading

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On Objectifying Women

Are All Men Simply Pigs?  If So, Can This “Piggishness” Be Trained Out of Us?  Thoughts on the Objectification of Women By Ken K. Gourdin Here’s a post arguing that men aren’t simply slaves to their hormones or to their culture, … Continue reading

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MLK’s Dream

In Honor of MLK on the 50th Anniversary of His “I Have A Dream” Speech By Ken K. Gourdin In light of the just-passed 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s momentous, seminal “I Have a Dream” speech … Continue reading

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Two Sets of Rules?

Is There One Set of Rules for Beauty Queens—And Another Set of Rules for the Rest of Us?  By Ken K. Gourdin The following was submitted to (but declined for publication by) The Salt Lake Tribune.  Since the Tribune did … Continue reading

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Are Horses Mere Chattel?

Out of Hay for the Horses?  Ah, Just Let ‘Em Starve!  They’re Mere Chattel Anyway! By Ken K. Gourdin This is in response to a story in yesterday’s Salt Lake Tribune about a man who was charged with several counts … Continue reading

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Balancing Accuracy and Speed

Doing it Fast vs. Doing it Right: There’s More Than One “Bottom Line”  By Ken K. Gourdin  Author’s Note:  I wrote this sometime in the late 1990s as an homage to my fond memories of working, primarily, in corporate America, … Continue reading

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