Jack Naneek mixes some philosophies of men with a little scripture. Heidegger’s philosophical text Being and Time is discussed. How we interpret the world, and… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: Episode 024: Heidegger’s Revenge
Jack Naneek and Bill Reel sit down to discuss spiritual experiences, telepathy, healing, and precognition. Priesthood, truth claims, and exclusive rights to wield God magic… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: Episode 023: God Magic, Spiritual Experiences and the Paranormal.
Jack Naneek discusses Joseph, a young man in his ward. A discussion about why any of us go to church is started. Church, in turns… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: Episode 022: All The Josephs
Jack Naneek explores literalism, authority, and how some Mormons wish the LDS Church really was a cult. Stories of the Old Testament are examined, foundational… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: Episode 021: Some Wish It Were A Cult
Jack Naneek discusses the second half of life. It’s as different from the first half as day is to night. Piano lesson are mentioned, and… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: Episode 020: The Second Half Is Way Better
Jack Naneek tackles failure and criticism, pointing out that it’s usually the source of the our greatest learning. More important, however, is the stepping back… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: Episode 019: Not Invented Here!
Jack Naneek discusses the metaphors of life, and distinguishes them from life itself. A new commandments is given, and the blessings and penalties of this… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: Episode 15: Thou Shalt Not Be Clueless
Jack Naneek discusses the daily grind of dealing with the people around us. No matter their rank, how others treat you says very little about… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: 010: Jerky Neighbors and Prying Stake Presidents
Jack Naneek discusses our identity of origin in contrast to the identity we choose. A Prophet and a fatherless convert are compared. Modern Mormonism looks… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: 009: The Voice(s) In Your Head
Jack Naneek examines the little discussed topic of grace. A fictional stake president’s death is used as an illustration. Two churches and two brothers are… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: 008: Points vs Grace
Jack Naneek explores the technological hijacking. Awakening from the grip of our devices isn’t so different, in turns out, from a more general awakening. Street… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: 006: A Technological Awakening
Jack Naneek explores the mind, and how it reconciles the “should be” with the “actually is.” The iron rod, enduring to the end, and life… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: 005: Being “Supposed to” Driven
Jack Naneek tackles church culture and its origins in the story of Lehi and his family. Laman and Lemuel and murmuring are explored and compared… Read More »Mormon Awakenings: 004: Playing The Lord Card