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Topic: Bloons TD 5 / Awesome strategies

I prefer starting with a buccaneer and adding a supporting glue gun. They can handle a lot for a long time. I add a magician for variety and then just save up for super monkeys surrounding a village.

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Topic: Serious Discussion / What if Jesus was just a philosopher?

After Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection, He appeared to His disciples several times and to Paul, who recorded that He was seen of over 500 men (plus women and children we assume) at once. The Book of Mormon serves as a second testament of Jesus Christ’s divinity. It claims that He also appeared after His resurrection to people who had been taught to believe in Him in the western hemisphere (long story ). There He was seen by over 2,500 who felt the prints of the nails in His hands and feet, who saw and heard, and witnessed that it was Jesus. In more modern times, Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon also testified that the resurrected Christ appeared to them.

Someone commented that we can’t ask Jesus, since 3000+ eye-witnesses across multiple continents and thousands of years aren’t enough. Let me offer two experiments for your consideration.

One that Jesus proposed: “If any man will do his [God’s] will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.”

Very similarly from the last chapter of the Book of Mormon:

4 And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. 5 And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things.

… 7 And ye may know that he is, by the power of the Holy Ghost….

I have tried these experiments: striving to do the things Jesus taught and after studying the Bible and the Book of Mormon prayed to ask God if they are true. I have found that living them makes my life happier and sweeter. I have found my own witness from the Holy Ghost that those books of scripture are true in their witness of Jesus’ divinity as the Son of God. My saying so won’t convince you, but I would invite you to try the same experiments and see if it doesn’t make your life better.

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Topic: Serious Discussion / Debate: Is Human Nature Inherently Good Or Evil?

I’ll go for both.

Borrowing and paraphrasing from part of what I consider scripture there have to be opposites and part of being living beings is being enticed by both. Both appear desirable to us in different ways so that we can choose who we become and how much of joy or misery we want. There is enough evil in our natures that we can be accurately described as enemies to God unless and until we allow ourselves to be transformed by the Atonement of Jesus Christ. At the same time, we have enough of good in us to also desire that healing and redemption, so that we repent and make use of the His invitation to come and be perfected in Christ.