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September 18, 2021

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Cynthia SmithMarch 5, 2017

It is a street name...I am sure it does not alter the truthfulness of the Gospel. Be good members of society...maybe get Mercedes to furnish mission cars. ;)

Gail ButlerMarch 5, 2017

Symbolically speaking, this renaming of a street upon which a holy temple stands, for an automobile company, is another example of how capitalism seeks to erode and supplant spiritual values with monetary profits and excessive brand-name recognition. Why not seek to rename a street in the commercial district which would be more apprpriate. The commercial district would likely be less attractive than then would be a street whereon a temple stands. In fact, the beauty of the temple might be why the auto company wants that particular street! I think it is inappropriate for MB to force itself in this way.

Robert AllredMarch 2, 2017

I don't see what the problem is. I expect that most who attend the temple there had no idea what the street name was anyway. A street name is a street name. No sincere investigator will have a problem with it either.

Timothy L ThormanMarch 2, 2017

Since MB sells cars, they could rename it Test Drive.

RobertFebruary 28, 2017

The Church should make a counter proposal and suggest renaming it Mormon Temple drive. See how Mercedes-Benz likes that.

JulieFebruary 28, 2017

Why isn't suggested that the company honor their heritage and culture by naming the street Stuttgart Street. Because of where the brand came from?



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