Reasons Mormons are Weird: Volume One

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Surfing through the sewer that is American internet news publications, I came across the following story, which is an elaboration upon an issue msnbc.com has covered at least once prior:

Mormon Church Tries to Limit Baptism of Deceased Jews

Now, you may be wondering, “What the fuck?”

If that’s the case, clearly someone isn’t reading enough news.

Incase you’re unaware: Yes, the Mormon church engages in forced, post-mortem baptisms. Which means they “baptize” dead people who were never baptized whilst living. Like, regardless of anything the person ever said or stood for, or what the deceased’s kin say.

Oh, and they do it to dead Jews. And not just any dead Jews. Dead holocaust victims.

Because if you’re gonna do some weird freaky Mormon shit, why not just say, “fuck it,” and make it as distasteful and inconsiderate of everyone else as possible. That’s how Mormons roll, I guess.

This spurred me to start a theme of posts dissecting the issue of Mormons’ weirdness.

So, to be clear, reason number one Mormons are weird is that they perform post-mortem baptisms on Jews who died during the holocaust.

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  • Justin

    Is there an email I can reach you at?

    • http://ewwty.com James Kalìwæ

      Yeah, feel free to shoot me an email at jameskaliway[at]gmail.com :)

  • anamarie

    Mormons are not weird .. ahm.. they perform baptism for the death ., actually they do not baptize dead people but they proxy it by their name and their body.. Mormons are not weird!

  • http://www.lara-nasser.com laranasser

    HAHAHA this is hilarious

  • http://theconfirmationfiles.wordpress.com TheConfirmationFiles

    People don’t understand the Mormon history, another example of the unexplained nature of the church. Check out my post Is it or isn’t it a CULT? http://mannadailylife.blogspot.com/

  • http://jayhall2502.wordpress.com jayhall2502

    That story is weird on so many levels!