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Research Position–DouglasAdams525

The Mormons Aren’t Hurting Anyone Many religions claim that it’s never too late to be saved, but one sect takes this concept to a whole new level.  While most denominations teach that an individual is ultimately damned or saved at the … Continue reading

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Reflective–Douglasadams525

Goal 1: I used a multi-stage process in my writing, and took into consideration the feedback provided by my professor. It has been hammered into my head since I was in middle school that writing a single draft is rarely, … Continue reading

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Bibliography–Douglasadams525

Annotated Bibliography Annotated Bibliography 1.  “Why Do Mormons Perform Baptisms for the Dead?” Mormon.org. Web. 24 Nov. 2015. Background: This is a frequently asked questions page on mormon.org.  It explains why the Mormons practice baptisms for the dead, and gives a … Continue reading

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Rebuttal rewrite–Douglasadams525

The Mormons Aren’t Hurting Anyone Even though turban-wearing scammers and the producers of horror novels would love to claim otherwise, dead people can’t talk.  Because of this inconvenient truth, there is no possible way for them to object to being … Continue reading

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Causal Rewrite–Douglasadams525

How Mormons Accidentally Anger the Jews Unless we examine them more thoroughly, posthumous baptisms seem to be completely absurd.  While nearly all Christians believe that baptism is the only key to salvation, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints … Continue reading

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Start Strong–Douglasadams525

Many religions claim that it’s never too late to be saved, but one sect takes this concept to a whole new level.  While most denominations teach that an individual is ultimately damned or saved immediately after the moment of death, the … Continue reading

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Monty Python–The Lumberjack Song

The Lumberjack Song

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Definition Rewrite–Douglasadams525

The Mormons Aren’t Hurting Anyone In contrast with the opinions of many individuals of many faiths, I submit the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints should not be condemned or otherwise publically reprimanded for their unusual practice of posthumous … Continue reading

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Rebuttal–Douglasadams525

The Mormons Aren’t Hurting Anyone While post-mortem baptism of Jews by Mormons may upset some members of the former group, the outrageous reactions by members of the Jewish faith is not unmerited, but also discriminatory against members of the Church of … Continue reading

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Rebuttal exercise–Douglasadams525

Antagonistic 1 “Apart from the obvious ethical concerns, Ag-Gag laws also threaten public health and the environment, and undermine workers’ rights and free speech laws. Undercover investigations at factory farms have exposed the mishandling of meat, eggs and milk in … Continue reading

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