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Join hosts Mike, Nemo, and John Dehlin as they delve into the intricacies of spiritual witnesses within Mormonism. How do sincere seekers often end up with different answers when appealing to “the Spirit”? Can individuals be exploited by circumstances deliberately designed to create feelings of spiritual confirmation? What are the consequences when “spiritual witnesses” go wrong?

Join us as we dive into the psychological phenomena of spiritual witnesses. We examine topics such as indoctrination, repetition, and the Illusory Truth effect, as well as other psychological mechanisms like confirmation bias, the backfire effect, and motivated reasoning. This episode can provide insight to your own spiritual experiences and provide tools to recognize attempts to manufacture the experience in you.

Overview of Testimonies and Spiritual Witnesses in Mormonism (

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  1. Scott July 21, 2023 at 10:32 am - Reply

    Joseph Smith
    POTUS aspirant
    Original Mormon Apologist
    Lifted from a tomb in Heliopolis
    Mitt Romneys Pre-Earth Hypocephalus

    Devoid of originality
    He tried to fool all of us
    If Missouri the new Zion
    Thou hast kissed
    The end of thine esophagus
    Rot thy ass in hell
    From thy Nauvoo Sarcophagus

  2. Timmy Tim August 9, 2023 at 6:57 am - Reply

    The segment of other religions bearing their testimonies was genius. One of the most impactful episodes ever produced.

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