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Siblings in Zion

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Ex-Mormon siblings Brother Dan and Sister Lisa discuss Mormon culture, religiosity, atheism, comparing their experiences growing up in 'The One True Church' and leaving the old rules behind to search for a more fulfilling life outside of it.


04: Moderation in All Things

It’s the end of the first recording session for the show, and the siblings have partaken of the sweet berry wines throughout the evening. So, they discuss their relationship with the things the church has prohibited and demonized through the Word of Wisdom (more on that in a future episode), the further interpretation of it over time, and the seemingly arbitrary adherence to it as written.

They note the hypocrisy of demonizing marijuana while swallowing prescription drugs and diet coke, virtue signaling in the congregations, and spill the tea on when they started swearing as kids and drinking caffeine … and worse!

They weigh the positives and negatives of alcohol use in particular, and the differences in the views of someone who is experienced and someone who is new to the experience. Dan describes the highest he has ever been ... in front of his Mother ...







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