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LDS Church and Charity explained...

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Great Moments in Mormon History: Pioneer Cat Mr. Pebbles

In 1957, the Soviet Union launched one of its "so-called" Sputniks into space with a dog named Laika.

In 1959, two years after the Russians sent a dog into orbit, the United States of America demonstrated its own aeronautical ingenuity by making Utah-born “Mr. Pebbles” the first cat in space.

Here’s an explanation from NASA’s chief director, Dr. Irene Braun, on why she chose a feline for this mission:
Well, we believe the independence displayed by the domestic cat made it a far greater candidate for space travel. We’ve all seen what happens when dogs are without their master. I think it’s safe to say that the poor Russian canine went insane from claustrophobia alone. Mr. Pebbles, in contrast, will feel more at home the further he gets away from Utah.
600 miles up our intrepid feline joined the meteors in orbit, traveling at speeds of 18,000 miles an hour. A distraught Soviet Union could only look on in awe as America once again flexed its extraordinary might!

Meanwhile, President Eisenhower, along with the Belgian, French, and British Prime Ministers gathered in Paris to discuss the politics of the coming space age. Their decision? That those three European nations would be armed with their own feline astronauts – Mr. Whiskers, Miss Pussy, and folk singer Cat Stevens – further strengthening the coalition’s alliance in the years to come.

But none of this would be possible without the heroics of Utah-born Mr. Pebbles, the first cat in space. Mr. Pebbles had previously been set apart by the apostle and Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson for this historic role.
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Hagoth wrote:
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The reason Socrates was the wisest person in Athens was that he realized how little he knew, and was willing to ask questions to seek answers. He questioned the answers to understand all the ins and out of how the answer was formulated.
And we all know where that got him.
He ran up against the General Authorities of Athens who insisted on being obeyed rather than questioned.
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Proof that it is all true

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:idea:
The Brigham Wheel

A whole bunch of cities around the world have huge Ferris Wheels to let tourists (and locals) have a fun experience while seeing the city from above. How neat if SLC had such a wheel. They could name it appropriately enough the Brigham Wheel. Could even locate it on the Temple Grounds so as to bring in potential converts.

What do you think? Do you have any other ideas that could benefit the city, etc...?


**Bronze statues of Spencer with. Kimball and Yoda sitting on a park bench?
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Polygamy-Porter wrote:I respectfully request a Mormon member on this board to please list 10 questions that the Book of Mormon gives answers.
1. Was there really a land north and a land south in the Americas?

2. Is there a French compound word from the Reformed Egyptian words: Ahd meaning “have an excellent or adequate” and Eew meaning “leave-taking or farewell” to be found anywhere in the Book of Mormon?

3. Was there a Book of Mormon equivalent for a GPS system?

4. Assuming Brainiac captured an Earth city and beamed it up into space, does the Book of Mormon offer any clues as to which city was taken?

5. Have there ever been any reports of the noted astrological phenomena in which a planet stops its rotation for over a day mentioned in the Book of Mormon?

6. Does the Book of Mormon offer any hints about curious ships dropping large burly Asians off on various Pacific Ocean islands?

7. Did the Book of Mormon make any mention of the wonderful creatures we know as Penguins and Ostriches through the use of their taxological names, Curelom Penguinensis and Cumom Headinsandicus?

8. Did the Book of Mormon ever mention any visiting famous relatives of deities making an appearance in the Mesoamerican TED talks?

9. Did the Book of Mormon mention any refuges seeking to hide sacred records in Upstate New York while bearing a phony green card and using a cover story of doing seasonal kitchen work at one of the Adirondack resorts?

10. Were portions of the answer to the above question omitted to save on Reformed Egyptian algorithm space in the Golden Plates?

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Moksha wrote:
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Great Moments in Mormon History: Pioneer Cat Mr. Pebbles

In 1957, the Soviet Union launched one of its "so-called" Sputniks into space with a dog named Laika.

In 1959, two years after the Russians sent a dog into orbit, the United States of America demonstrated its own aeronautical ingenuity by making Utah-born “Mr. Pebbles” the first cat in space.

Here’s an explanation from NASA’s chief director, Dr. Irene Braun, on why she chose a feline for this mission:
Well, we believe the independence displayed by the domestic cat made it a far greater candidate for space travel. We’ve all seen what happens when dogs are without their master. I think it’s safe to say that the poor Russian canine went insane from claustrophobia alone. Mr. Pebbles, in contrast, will feel more at home the further he gets away from Utah.
600 miles up our intrepid feline joined the meteors in orbit, traveling at speeds of 18,000 miles an hour. A distraught Soviet Union could only look on in awe as America once again flexed its extraordinary might!

Meanwhile, President Eisenhower, along with the Belgian, French, and British Prime Ministers gathered in Paris to discuss the politics of the coming space age. Their decision? That those three European nations would be armed with their own feline astronauts – Mr. Whiskers, Miss Pussy, and folk singer Cat Stevens – further strengthening the coalition’s alliance in the years to come.

But none of this would be possible without the heroics of Utah-born Mr. Pebbles, the first cat in space. Mr. Pebbles had previously been set apart by the apostle and Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson for this historic role.
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Yes, Mr. Pebbles was truly a remarkable cat. Here is a picture of Mr. Pebbles waterskiing at Pineview reservoir just prior to his space launch:

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Here is a picture of Mr. Pebbles waterskiing at Pineview Reservoir just prior to his space launch:

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