mormons are crazy

seated around a table in the posh faculty club with fellow academics, and a couple of glasses of wine under my belt which contributed to my deluded sense of conviviality, i turned to our esteemed seminar leader, a very well known and extremely successful professor for whom i have boundless respect and said to her in an attempt at light conversational banter, "i think mormons are totally crazy!"

she gave me a pained look at which point i said, "i suppose i shouldn't say that." and instead of calling me out as the bigot that i am, she just nodded uncomfortably. i think it's safe to say my respect for is unrequited...