Recent Earthquake In Taiwan

On February 6th, 2016, about 4 in the morning, the area where I live in Taiwan suffered a significantly shallow 6.4 earthquake. It lasted roughly 2 minutes — about 30 seconds of intensity, then 90 minutes of dying down to nothing. The epicenter was about 50km from our home. It woke all of us up, except my…

Prevarication and Hearing What You Want/Expect to Hear

The latest Pure Mormonism post by Rock Waterman (February 21st, 2016) is one of his all-time greatest. It’s titled How Much Longer Until the Church Collapses? I cannot recommend it strongly enough. However, possibly the most salient point he raises is actually rather off-topic: he makes a judgment call that prevarication is worse than lying. He delivers…