A reading from Martin Gardner’s astounding book “The Why’s of a Philosophical Scrivener”
I continue to explore how Mormons deal with evolution from the leadership through to the scholarship.
Continuing discussing the problematic nature of Mormonism’s response to evolution.
It is time to look at the whole and appreciate what we are doing… having life.
A patron of mine asked me to discuss the Mormon issue of DNA in Pre-modern man and issues of evolution about Adam and Eve.
You select the topics you would like to know more about and I will research them and do a podcast on them!
I discuss the beautiful symbolism of Orion and Perseus in ancient Mithraism and how it helps explain Christian symbolism which shows how much Mormonism simply… Read More »Backyard Professor: 091: The Cosmos Connecting to Ourselves on Earth Through Astronomic symbolism
I share some ideas from David Fideler, natural philosopher, scientist, and Theologian on the power of our world and the power of our place in… Read More »Backyard Professor: 090: Restoring the Soul of the World
The final analysis of entheogenic usage in the Nauvoo Temple
The First Vision was entheogenic based. This is not to denigrate it, but to understand it.
I continue discussing the evidence for the reasons for the incredible amounts of Visionary experiences in Joseph Smith’s life and Early Mormonism, but which halted… Read More »Backyard Professor: 087: Joseph Smith & Entheogens: New Light on Mormon History, Part 3
I continue the saga of Joseph Smith using entheogenic materials in his sacraments in order to induce a higher more all inclusive level of spirituality… Read More »Backyard Professor: 086: New Light on Entheogens & Joseph Smith Part 2
I apparently jumped the gun on a racist incident at BYU for which I apologize for, and then I share some new ideas on Joseph… Read More »Backyard Professor: 085: My Apology to BYU & Mormonism & New Light on Joseph Smith’s Visions Part 1
I re-read Nibley’s article “Do Religion and History Conflict?” on the spur of the moment after years of ignoring it, in order to see my… Read More »Backyard Professor: 084: The Problem of Hugh Nibley – Refuting My Former Favorite Apologist
Some new dramatic and head shaking news. The things that make ya go Hmmm!