Reader Question Box is a series where we answer questions and just generally respond to Google search terms that show up in our website traffic monitoring statistics that led people to us. Copious oddities are to be found in the search term logs, and some worthwhile questions. (In case you missed our previous editions: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9)
Answer: We feel your pain. There’s a lot not to like about Utah. And of course, like any location, there are plenty of reasons to like living in Utah. Like….um…..outdoor recreation…..um…..nature…..uhhh….beautiful countryside……
Answer: Maybe, maybe not. But it’s a pretty sure bet that punk music hates George Lucas.But also see Aaron B. once again (we’re beginning to suspect that he’s googling these terms on purpose, just to get into Reader Box posts. That’s kind of pathetic).
Question: “what is the difference between fundamentalist mormon and mainstream mormon”
Answer: Scholars would point out a number of distinctions (not the least being that there are different branches of Mormonism at work here), though most people usually see the main distinctions in the differences between this image:
And this one:
But, you can also talk about mainstream vs. fundamentalist as cultural terms within the “mainstream” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints context as well. Represented in images, it might (roughly!) look something like this: