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Oprah Made Me Do It
Scott is joined by Matt, Micah, and Anissa to discuss Anissa’s excellent Listener Essay “Oprah Made Me Do It.”
Trigger Warning: This episode contains frank and detailed discussions of topics that illustrate the problem of evil and the issues the panel members were forced to consider. These issues include the evils of child pornography, child abuse, sexual assault, and domestic abuse. It is an excellent discussion. But it also pulls no punches.
Tom and Bob are joined with Jamie and Chelsea from the Debrief Society Podcast to discuss Chelsea’s listener submitted essay titled, “Authority”.
Another collection of excellent listener essays. From mix tapes, to silent consent of bigotry, to a real soldier’s view of Book of Mormon warfare, to homeschooling in Saudi Arabia, to Mark Hoffman and the spirit of discernment and much more, each essay had one theme in common: Independence. Happy 4th of July IOT listeners! (And RIP BKP)
Listener Essays: The Purge – Wave 1
Today’s episode features three listener essays from listeners Jeff, Sara, and Chris. Cuz we have a bunch of these collecting cyber dust, and they have been sitting for a long time. So it’s time for the Infants to step aside, and let the listeners say what they gotta say.
What is it like to be a faithful member of the Mormon Church for 54 years before finally admitting the truth about your own sexuality? Scott, Randy, Jake and Erica join Don to discuss his powerful and personal listener essay: Man Up!
How reliable are the stories we tell ourselves about our own experiences in life? How reliable is memory? Are we simply surrounded by fiction?
Glenn, Tom, and Jake talk to special guest Tierza about her excellent listener essay “Embracing Contradictions.”
Tom is joined by Kim, Randy, and Heather to discuss Kim’s listener essay “Worthiness.”
The Strength of a Witness
Tom and Randy talk with Craig about his listener essay: The Strength of a Witness.
Five Ways You Are Unknowingly Destroying Your Wife and Killing Your Marriage
Tom is joined by two married couples: Jake & Erica and Cate & Daniel to discuss Cate’s listener essay: “Five Ways You Are Unknowingly Destroying Your Wife and Killing Your Marriage” — which is Cate’s response to the blog entry below:
Sisters in Zion
Alison takes the lead on this listener essay from Wendy — all about her sisters, their different relationships with the Mormon church, and the peace-love-respect they share today despite all of their differences. Tom and Jake round out the panel for this very engaging discussion. Thanks Wendy for your contribution!