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Cow Poke
11-21-2014, 03:04 PM
Remember this guy?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zA-rZQB-xQ


I never even knew about this guy til [a Mormon "apologist"] asked me something about "lying for the Lord"... I Googled that, and found THIS guy!

Bill the Cat
11-22-2014, 06:44 AM
Millett is a 100% Mormon apologist. Truth be damned if it means defending Mormonism.

Cow Poke
11-22-2014, 07:39 AM
Which means, of course, that our Tweb apologists are obligated to......

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carbon dioxide
11-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Which means, of course, that our Tweb apologists are obligated to......

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I don't think I or anyone else needs to throw somebody under the bus because we may disagree with them on something. We all will disagree on things. What I think he says here is wrong and I would not follow his advice.

Cow Poke
11-22-2014, 06:45 PM
I don't think I or anyone else needs to throw somebody under the bus because we may disagree with them on something.

Cool


We all will disagree on things.

That happens.


What I think he says here is wrong and I would not follow his advice.

Your predecessors defended him vigorously. :shrug:

Adrift
11-22-2014, 06:54 PM
Remember this guy?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zA-rZQB-xQ


I never even knew about this guy til [a Mormon "apologist"] asked me something about "lying for the Lord"... I Googled that, and found THIS guy!

I'm not sure I'm 100% against what he's saying here. The Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias actually does something like this as well. Often at a college campus talk, when the audience has a time to ask him questions, sometimes he'll get that crazy eyed skeptic who asks something that Ravi really has no problem answering (usually something to do with the POE, or God's ontology or something), but the speaker will ask it in a sort of smug and condescending way, as though Christians are complete idiots, and often times Ravi will not answer the question asked to him directly, instead he'll talk to the individual and attempt to figure out where he's coming from to have wanted to ask that question. Basically trying to determine the intent, or the actual spirit of the questioner. And honestly, for some people, I think this is a good apologetic.

This brings up an interesting side question though. How much of what we condemn in Mormon apologetics are we also guilty of in Christian apologetics? And how can we work to avoid bad apologetics so that we're not guilty of the same?

Cow Poke
11-22-2014, 07:07 PM
I'm not sure I'm 100% against what he's saying here. The Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias actually does something like this as well. Often at a college campus talk, when the audience has a time to ask him questions, sometimes he'll get that crazy eyed skeptic who asks something that Ravi really has no problem answering (usually something to do with the POE, or God's ontology or something), but the speaker will ask it in a sort of smug and condescending way, as though Christians are complete idiots, and often times Ravi will not answer the question asked to him directly, instead he'll talk to the individual and attempt to figure out where he's coming from to have wanted to ask that question. Basically trying to determine the intent, or the actual spirit of the questioner. And honestly, for some people, I think this is a good apologetic.

To a point, I would agree... it's just the - in my opinion - smarmy way he presents it. Kind of like the inquirer is stupid, and doesn't know to ask the right questions. Couple that with the fact that Christianity doesn't really have anything to hide - there's nothing I can't answer "straight up", including an occasional, "I honestly don't know".

The point is that there are a lot of things the Mormons don't WANT you to know until after you've been "reeled in".

As I have pointed out to the Mormons numerous times, we have our "Baptist Faith & Message" that you can read online, and there will never be "hidden doctrines" like 'man becomes God' (he actually refers to that as something NOT to answer).


This brings up an interesting side question though. How much of what we condemn in Mormon apologetics are we also guilty of in Christian apologetics? And how can we work to avoid bad apologetics so that we're not guilty of the same?

Again, I can hand an inquirer a copy of our Baptist Faith & Message, or point to it online, and there's no "hidden doctrines".

Of course, with the internet, it's much more difficult for Mormons to hide their more "interesting" doctrines these days.

Doctrine Matters
07-22-2015, 12:21 PM
Remember this guy?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zA-rZQB-xQ


I never even knew about this guy til [a Mormon "apologist"] asked me something about "lying for the Lord"... I Googled that, and found THIS guy!

And the Mormons got that video taken down already once. I don't know what power they have, but it seems Youtube jumps when they tell them to.