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After #MeToo

Zero-tolerance is fine if the goal is revenge or punishment. If the goal is real change then something more effective is called for. The focus must be on healing and support for victims alongside change for both perpetrators and potential perpetrators. Continue reading

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Expanding the Big 12

As a BYU fan, the news on Wednesday that the Big 12 was openly exploring candidates to expand by 2 or 4 teams in the near future was very exciting. For years I’ve hoped that BYU could get into the … Continue reading

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Asking Questions within the Divine Institution of the Lord’s Church

Two truths seem to be lost on some people: 1) asking a question accepts the answer given rather than demanding a preconceived answer; 2) advocating for change in the church is best done without blatantly disregarding you local leaders. Continue reading

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A Desperate Defense

Apparently (but not really surprisingly) the defense team for Brian David Mitchell has decided to stand up as a prime example of exactly what is wrong with our justice system today. They started this case by trying to get a … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Forgive?

When Elizabeth Smart testified last week there was a renewed flurry of media coverage of that infamous case. While the contents of her testimony were shocking (as expected) there was nothing in her testimony that actually surprised me. I remember … Continue reading

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