Stephen Covey made the image featured above famous. He used to ask audiences what they saw: an old woman or a young woman with a shawl. He had other images to prejudice viewer minds beforehand, one that emphasized the old woman and another that emphasized the beautiful woman. One half of the room would see… Read More We See What We Want to See
I once attended a continuing legal education course entitled “How to Prosecute Polygamists.” I couldn’t help feeling a little anxious sitting in the audience while listening to the presentation about how to put me in jail (especially after they mentioned they were targeting attorneys and other people who’d taken an oath of office) and when… Read More Prosecuting Polygamists
Sometimes I wonder if people have grown up watching too much Disney: the princess finds out her would be boyfriend has bungled a detail and she can never love him again. In devastation, she gives up on love until somehow, cheesily, he makes it right by rescuing her later in the story. Lying is, after… Read More Should We Never, Ever Lie?
Written by Drew People have been asking why polygamy is illegal in Utah and why the government cares if consenting adults want to build a family together. To be honest, unless you’re a mainstream Mormon living in Utah, there is no compelling answer but I’ll offer the best explanation I can by explaining a… Read More Is Polygamy Inherently Abusive?
Written by Angela The Brineys on a Reality TV Show The Briney family appearing on a reality tv show almost didn’t happen. We said “no” four or five times – even when approached by TLCs reality tv talent scout, charming as she was (really)! We knew friends who were considering doing the reality show when… Read More Why the Brineys Decided to do a Reality TV Show