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Join Mike (LDS Discussions), Elisha, and John for Part 2 as they look at the techniques of influence that Joseph Smith used to propose to his plural wives.

Helen Mar Kimball’s age reduction digital illustration by Adam Worthington

Special Guest: Elisha Lee

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  1. Timmy Tim November 5, 2022 at 12:38 pm - Reply

    no audio?

    • Maven November 7, 2022 at 11:24 am - Reply

      Appreciate you keeping me on task, Tim. Updated!

  2. ian November 28, 2022 at 10:41 am - Reply

    Hasn’t anybody occurred the Freudian symbolism of “an angel with a drawn sword” as a motivator, i.e. that it could have been a set of projections: self = angel; a “sword” = a phallic symbol. “drawn” … ?

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