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Such a spiritual witness, they say, is more certain or accurate than any of the five physical senses or human reasoning.The influence of the Holy Ghost is available to all people.5) And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things.A true testimony comes from the Holy Ghost and cannot be denied.The third, not examined in this study, is to help people interpret their thoughts and fantasies about the event happening as memories. We have shown that information about an event from a presumably credible source can alter perceived plausibility of the event.
We don't doubt that many LDS have strong feelings that the church is true.
Men can deceive, science can be wrong but a true testimony is an undeniable way to establish the truth of the gospel.
A testimony of the Book of Mormon can be gained by reading the Book of Mormon and putting the book to the test by praying about whether or not it is true: 4) And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost.
We've all seen many Fast & Testimony meetings where a five-year old child is at the podium with his mom or dad whispering in his ear telling him exactly what to say "I know the church is true, I love my mommy and daddy, I know Joseph Smith was a prophet, etc." Primary classes reinforce this as young children think of their primary teachers the same way as their school teachers - adults that teach them true things.
The primary music like "Follow the Prophet" and the primary games like "Do as I'm doing" also reinforce the ideas for these children to act like adults and have testimonies about things they know nothing about.