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Chased by an Elephant Paperback – May 27, 2010
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Imagine how much more the children would have been traumatized if Elder Boyd K Packer had been portrayed as an angry old baboon screeching at anyone who stared a little too long at his big, blood-red "rameumptum." Heck, she could have even had him eat a little homosexualist spider monkey to make sure the kids understand just how much they're hated.
The author also missed an opportunity to expose the real-life wickedness of the world's most homosexualist animals. Sure, I suppose a pair of elephants might get into a little same-sex trunk action ever now and then, but I don't think such acts have been observed by scientists, missionaries, or even home teachers. She should have gone with bonobos or penguins or, better yet, juvenile bighorn rams--they've been observed forming homosexualist herds and licking each other's secret parts. They're a perfect target for a good Elder Packer tongue lashing.
But then, it may be enough that the author provides us with way to instill such virtues as shame, self-loathing, hatred, and bigotry in our children. That's why I'm giving this book four stars in spite of its shortcomings.
Not only is the underlying concept absurd to intelligent people living in the 21st century, it's not even well-written! Painful, tortured prose seemingly the product of an ill-educated mind.
The author's son has allegedly been "cured" of being gay. One suspects that his story is not yet over, and the ending will be one that causes him much distress...
A hateful book by a hate-filled author. Avoid!
Imagine young girls being scared into conforming to "proper gender roles." Or children of either gender being frightened into "prevent[ing] sexual sin like nothing else."
"Chased by a Marauding Elephant" - it's all about fear and loathing for young children.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I guess my last review was a little to honest lol anyways i'll give you a summary. First off, you know what this book is about: preventing homosexuality, so if you are okay with... Read morePublished on December 3, 2012 by Liz
This is trash. At the bottom of my screen lists a slew of tag suggestions. Homophobic, Hate speech, bigotry, propaganda, ignorance, keeping america stupid.. to name a few.. Read morePublished on January 10, 2011 by Disgraced young voter.
This is a great book! Until now I could not write a review because I had not read the book. (It took a while because first the book had to be shipped to my US PO box and then it... Read morePublished on November 6, 2010 by Ferrin Sanders
I enjoyed reading this excellent book. Morality (and even the simplest truth, gender) is under attack in our country and world, and parents needs tools to know how to talk to... Read morePublished on October 29, 2010 by Mr. Graham
I always find it interesting when the very same people that oppose banning anything because they believe all opinions have value, including opinions that we should teach children... Read morePublished on October 24, 2010 by Dead of Knight
I am not a member of the LDS church (and don't think very highly of them), nor am I or have ever been gay, but in an age where children are taught a very specific sort of... Read morePublished on October 20, 2010 by T. Wheeler
First, I did read this book. It's not long or particularly well done however the cover art of this edition is very nice and colorful. Read morePublished on October 19, 2010 by B
Am Soviet prison guard in Gulag. Troublesome political prisoner ask for book, to be reading. I look for cheap book, keep inmate busy, prevent riot at soup line. Read morePublished on October 19, 2010 by Sargon