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Posted by: D. A. D. Anderson-Sanderson X ( )
Date: November 26, 2017 11:12AM

This virtue always brings solutions to life problems that seems to be a little bit to late to be to any kind of use in our lives. The sens morale is: Be quiet and listen to your "leaders". You are wrong and you do not see, hear or think right.

In the world of ritualized self-doubt - the truth as we know it through out natural perception - is not given any credit and it is a "virtue" to downplay natural insight, intelligence or experience.

It is not about relativism it is ju a question about bad attitude and not giving people credit for their nature as normal human beings.

In a world with this so called virtue it is always to late to solve problems.

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Posted by: kathleen ( )
Date: November 26, 2017 06:57PM

What you wrote reminds me of the book: “The Gift of Fear” by Gavin DeBecker.

He talks about people going along with scary situations—doubting there own fears—where a fox would run away.

Animals don’t second guess themselves.

Many of us exmos knew the truth and “doubted” our inner voices for way too long.

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Posted by: donbagley ( )
Date: November 26, 2017 09:09PM

Good point. Who doubts himself more than the abject follower?

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Posted by: Done & Done ( )
Date: November 27, 2017 10:37AM

Mormons are automatically guilty until proven innocent. I was taught from birth to "feel wrong," doubt myself. Luckily in the end I just wasn't good at it. Underneath it all I kinda liked myself as is--including the natural insight you list.

The good thing with Mormons who stay in however, is, you can buy innocence and fake goodness.

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Posted by: D. A. D. Anderson-Sanderson X ( )
Date: November 27, 2017 03:08PM

That is some great words!

I use your words:

When I had bought everything that was possible to "buy" I still stood at square one after 25-30 years of struggles and life-experiences. I had to move on.

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