Thank you, Stan Young, for your de-conversion story video “Diary of an ex-Mormon”!
This is from The Thinking Atheist (found on the Atheist Resources page) and is also posted on the De-Conversion Stories page. You can find the full text version here.
The thing I love about the LDS is it’s completely and easily identified as made-up. Yet, with its staggering success, it commands a certain legitimacy. Thus, whenever the religious of other faiths rely on fallacies such as appeals to popularity, history, or the like to attempt to justify their bullshit claims, all I have to do is point to the Mormons whom even other religious think are crazy, yet are forced to recognize and, to a small degree, respect.