Book of Mormonisms

Did they really say THAT?

Archive for the ‘science’ Category

Why You Can’t Debate Creationists

Posted by skiutah on Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Here’s an interesting story about a guy trying to debate evolution versus intelligent design:
My debate with an intelligent design theorist

People will believe what they believe provides them an answer they can understand.

Advertisements

Posted in agnostic, science | Leave a Comment »

Medical Studies Show Marijuana Cures Cancer

Posted by skiutah on Monday, November 25, 2013

Here’s an article that documents many medical studies that show marijuana helps cure cancer: Studies that show marijuana cures cancer

I’ve never tried pot myself, but living in Colorado, I think I would try marijuana if I had some form of cancer.

By the way, for those of you that live in states where marijuana is illegal, the side effects of legalizing pot seem to be increased tax revenues and lower drug related crime rates…

Posted in economics, science | 1 Comment »

Electrick Children

Posted by skiutah on Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Here’s a movie about a Mormon girl who believes she’s become miraculously impregnated (like Mary): Electrick Children

The young girl’s parents (devout believers in Jesus) know it’s impossible for her to become miraculously impregnated.

Thus the movie highlights an ironic flaw in human nature: Intelligent people can accept as true the unbelievable while simultaneously reasoning the belief is false.

miracle_birth

Posted in christianity, mormon, religion, science | Leave a Comment »

Coffee lowers suicide risk

Posted by skiutah on Sunday, September 29, 2013

Recent studies show that coffee lowers the risk of suicide:
Coffee lowers suicide rate

God put a lot of value into this bean…

Posted in science | Leave a Comment »

Red Wine Chemical Extends Life

Posted by skiutah on Thursday, June 13, 2013

Good news for red wine drinkers: Red wine chemical could let you live to 150

God works in mysterious ways…

Posted in science | Leave a Comment »

More health benefits of coffee

Posted by skiutah on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

According to new research, coffee makes you stronger, smarter, and less prone to cancer and diabetes: Coffee health benefits

God packed many benefits into this amazing little bean…

Posted in science | Leave a Comment »

Why Lamanites Have Small Breasts

Posted by skiutah on Friday, February 15, 2013

Scientists have discovered that eastern Asians experienced a genetic mutation 35,000 years ago that is responsible for these distinctive physical traits:
* Thicker hair
* Smaller breasts
* Distinctive teeth
* More sweat glands

Here’s the NY Times article: East Asian Physical Traits Linked to 35,000-Year-Old Mutation

How did these same human evolutionary attributes get transferred to the Lamanites in America? Here are some theories:
1. Father Lehi had unmentioned eastern Asian concubine stowaways hidden in his boat.
2. The climate in eastern Asian was much warmer 35,000 years ago and extra sweat glands would have been advantageous to the hunter-gatherers who lived at that time.
3. Thick hair and small breasts are visible sexual signals which, if preferred by men 35,000 years ago, could quickly become more common as the carriers had more children than the non-carriers.

Posted in Book of Mormon, LDS, mormon, science | Leave a Comment »

God Used Beer to Create Human Civilization

Posted by skiutah on Thursday, January 17, 2013

Scientists have found evidence humans began brewing alcohol 11,000 years ago in Turkey. Many experts believe that beer was a key component of early human societies that fueled the rise of human civilization. The article states “”Production and consumption of alcoholic beverages is an important factor in feasts facilitating the cohesion of social groups, … and in organizing collective work.”

http://www.livescience.com/25855-stone-age-beer-brewery-discovered.html

Some questions:

11,000 years ago, why did God use alcohol to enable the rise of human civilization?

Did Eve look better to Adam only after Adam had quaffed a few beers? Thus ensuring the propagation of the human species.

Was the “apple” in the Garden of Eden (in Missouri) in reality applejack?

Why did God wait until 1833 (D&C 89) to instruct humans that beer was bad? Why not decree prohibition 11,000 years ago?

When God introduced polygamy into modern human society (D&C 132), did God foresee that polygamy and alcohol were a bad mixture? What was God thinking? Can you imagine?

Posted in LDS, mormon, religion, science | Leave a Comment »

Where did God come from?

Posted by skiutah on Wednesday, October 3, 2012

God magically created itself...

References:
Who created God?
Where did God come from?

Posted in agnostic, atheist, christianity, religion, science | Leave a Comment »

Native Americans Most Closely Related to Neanderthals

Posted by skiutah on Monday, September 10, 2012

Here’s a scientfic article that states that native American Indians have more Neanderthal DNA in them than other human populations: Neanderthal DNA in native Americans

How is that possible? One theory popular in Provo:

jinkies! Father Lehi was a Neanderthal

Father Lehi populates the Americas with his Neanderthal seed. So easy a caveman could do it.

Posted in LDS, mormon, science | Leave a Comment »