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Articles dated January 2012

Evolution is a Big Word: The Many Theories of Evolution and Why They Matter

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by Jonathan
Monday, 30 January, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the most important things we can do for our children is to help them to think through issues deeply. It is easy to paint the world into two sides–ours and theirs--and then to say, "make sure to stay on our side." In fact, the world is filled with numerous...
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Book Review: Newton by Mitch Stokes

If you mention Isaac Newton to an acquaintance, most of them will see an instant mental cartoon of a long-haired man in knee breeches who shouts “Aha, gravity!” when the famous apple hits his forehead. Few people give him due credit for his other revolutionary ideas in...
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Latin Pronouns: It is sad that the Romans did not have a computer that could bold!

I hope that everyone is enjoying this school year. I thought that I would spend a few months talking about Latin parts of speech (if you have an article idea, please e-mail me at   It is always good to start with our native language. We...
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Advice for Classical Conversations Homeschoolers from Classical Conversations Homeschoolers

by Matt
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Classical Conversations surveyed other Classical Conversations homeschoolers and asked them for advice to pass on to first year Classical Conversations families. Their answers will not be surprising to those in the program, but may be surprising to new families. They...
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Against the "Sovereign Self"

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The rise of the sovereign self  has become foundational for two sociopolitical systems presently deemed most worthy in modern societies: modern democracy and modern consumer capitalism. However, for these systems to be beneficial, they must rely on a sovereignty of the...
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