The institution should not be credited for the fact that many of its members are good people. Most *people* are good people. One thing the church does very well is make members feel like all goodness in them is attributable to their membership in the church, ie. I'm so thankful to the Book of Mormon for teaching me how to love my family; thankful that I'm a member of the Lord's true church for keeping me out of jail; because of Joseph Smith I know not to steal; I'm so thankful for this beautiful Autumn day and I know the Church is true, amen, etc..... The institution should not take credit for these good things; these things exist with or without the church...sometimes in spite of it.
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