Wetlands: The Future of Mormonism

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I wrote Wetlands: The Future of Mormonism for a non-traditional LDS audience because it seemed we were determined to believe black-or-white thinking. A shorter version later became an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune.

Society wants us to believe that true strength comes from choosing our ideological biome and then building it into a powerful monoculture. The media, our schools, our churches, all want us to choose a side and then shun the edge and those who venture there. You have to choose: Republican or democrat? Nature or technology? Faithful or apostate? Those who refuse to take a hard stance become a threat to both extremes.

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