They day I won the internet

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When the LDS Church released photographs of the seer stone allegedly used by Joseph Smith to create the Book of Mormon, it made me wonder: What if key personalities were on Facebook, reacting to the seer stone announcement along with the rest of us? The result was a lighthearted conversation we all wish we could have overheard.

Joseph Smith’s relationship with folk magic isn’t exactly new information, but now that the Church has made it Facebook official, a lot of Mormons are having to deal with it for the first time. The fallout has sparked an Orwellian struggle between Mormons who didn’t know about the seer stone and Mormons who did. Collectively, we’re trying to exchange one set of facts we always knew for a new set, which, of course, we always knew.

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