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Articles dated June 2012

A Classical Conversation at Parent Practicum: Discovering Mandala

Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music. -Ezra Pound, ABC of Reading I recently attended a Parent Practicum where I had the opportunity to listen to a wonderful conversation. The...
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The Good, the Bad, and the Incontrovertible

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by Tobin
Thursday, 14 June, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
According to Wikipedia, “New Atheism” is the name given to the ideas promoted by a collection of 21st-century atheist writers (foremost among them: Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens) who have advocated the view that "...
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Poolside Latin, Anyone? Summer Studies

In Classical Conversations, we often speak of the wonderful fruit of restoring the education of two generations of students—the education of the students who are in Classical Conversations and also the education of their parents. What does this mean? If we want our...
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Random Thoughts, Nearing Age 50

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by David
Thursday, 07 June, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I will soon turn fifty years old and the hour glass suggests that I may have gathered some wisdom. These are lessons that I wish I had learned a whole lot earlier in life. I could have saved myself a lot of grief. Don’t take yourself too seriously. Lighten up and laugh...
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Pacifism in the Garden and Today

by Matt
Wednesday, 06 June, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
If the Bible is to be believed—I would argue it is—then there are two weaknesses of which men and women must be aware. Each is a weakness to which one or the other is highly susceptible. Man is more susceptible to one, while woman is more susceptible to the other. As...
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