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Confliction about Intellectualism: ‘Think for yourself’ or ‘Do what we say?’… Think for Yourself:

“The church is not so much concerned with whether the thoughts of its members are orthodox or heterodox as it is that they shall have thoughts. One may memorize much without learning anything…

“And while all members should respect, support, and heed the teachings of the authorities of the church, no one should accept a statement and base his or her testimony upon it, no matter who makes it, until he or she has, under mature examination, found it to be true and worthwhile…”

~Hugh B. Brown, An Abundant Life, ‘A Final Testimony’ –  1999~