Opinion Exclusivity – Protected Classes

By: Luke Harmuth There is a phenomenon happening where people say “I as a <insert class here>, have <insert opinion>”.  This assumes the heightened legitimacy of the opinion based on the perceived class of the individual. This is commonly used in discussions relating to topics and issues surrounding protected classes. A famous sentiment that wrapsContinue reading “Opinion Exclusivity – Protected Classes”

Universities: The New Religious Order

By: Luke Harmuth Who has the monopoly on truth? Clearly it is the universities, who have been more and more advent on propping themselves up as the bastions of truth and legitimate ethical analysis. There is an elitist class of persons in academia who view themselves above the masses. They perpetuate the idea that theContinue reading “Universities: The New Religious Order”

Rising Tide of Safety-ism

In 2016, Dallin H. Oaks gave a devotional at Brigham Young University. In his speech, he pointed out the dangers in the arena of speech. Read this excerpt and think about what it could mean for the future of the Church and its doctrine (or the ability to teach it freely): “A more common andContinue reading “Rising Tide of Safety-ism”