Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bullying: Emerging Victorious

Can One Come Off Triumphant After Having Once Been a Target of Teasing, Taunting, and Bullying?  May I, Humbly, Submit Myself as “Exhibit A” That, Indeed, One Can?  By Ken K. Gourdin BYU’s Dan Peterson, who blogs on Sic et … Continue reading

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Electoral College Undemocratic?

Why Not Abolish the Electoral College? Doesn’t It Subvert the People’s Will? Why I Don’t Believe It Does By Ken K. Gourdin Although she won the popular vote against President Donald Trump, what former Senator from New York and Secretary … Continue reading

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Religious Faith Nonsense to Some, But

Melissa Inouye: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Not a Democracy, Not a Dictatorship, But a Family; And My Reply to a Poster Who Responds to Inouye by Ridiculing Religious Faith In Toto By Ken K. Gourdin … Continue reading

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Officer vs. Lion(s)

Officer Meets Unfortunate End at Jaws and Claws of Lions By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake Tribune columnist, former police officer, and Utah Law Enforcement Memorial historian Robert Kirby, who researches Utah history in search of forgotten fallen officers whose … Continue reading

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More Pierce Hyperventillating Re Things BYU

More Hyperventillating from Scott D. Pierce About Things BYU – Steve Young’s Comments in Bloomburg Business Week Profile “Stunning,” “Reckless”? Hardly; They’re Simply Another “Dog Bites Man” Story By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake Tribune television critic Scott Pierce, who … Continue reading

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First Responders and “War Stories”

A Reflection on One Possible Reason Cops (and Other First Responders) Might Tell “War Stories,” Which an Interlocutor Dismissed as “Whoppers”:  Notwithstanding Potential Embellishment, Are the Basic Details of Most Such Stories Accurate?  Is There Any Basis for Assuming That, … Continue reading

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A Word About LDS Disaffection

A Word About Disaffection from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints By Ken K. Gourdin I don’t recall which thread at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion I was going to post this on recently, but the thread got shut … Continue reading

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