This is an excerpt from a longer video presentation on how the New Mormon History led to the adoption of SITH by faithful LDS, and how the justifications given for SITH don't hold up, except for the only one that makes sense to me.
long ago ideas
“When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago." - Friedrich Nietzsche Long ago, Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery conquered false claims that the Book of Mormon was fiction or that it came through a stone in a hat. But these old claims have resurfaced in recent years. To conquer them again, we have to return to what Joseph and Oliver taught.