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Math and the Nature of Reality

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by Jonathan
Friday, 06 September, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
It is easy to be deceived about the true nature of both math and reality based on elementary mathematics. When we are young, we look into very simple mathematical operations: counting, addition, subtraction. It is interesting that in these first operations we learn...
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The Worst Reason Not to Homeschool

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by Jonathan
Monday, 10 June, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
This article is modified from sections from the newly-released book MicroSecession: Simple Ways to Liberate Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community from Government Idiocy. In recent years, homeschooling has progressed from an obscure choice made by a tiny minority to...
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Knowing When Education Isn't the Problem

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by Jonathan
Thursday, 09 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
This article is modified from sections from the newly-released book MicroSecession: Simple Ways to Liberate Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community from Government Idiocy.   Western civilization has a bad habit of thinking that every problem can be solved with...
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The Missing Pieces of Public Education

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by Jonathan
Thursday, 11 April, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
This article is modified from sections from the newly-released book MicroSecession: Simple Ways to Liberate Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community from Government Idiocy. When people think of the word “education,” usually the first thing that pops into their minds...
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The Mathematical Difference between Wisdom and Science

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by Jonathan
Monday, 18 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the disturbing trends of the modern era is the blind delegation of all reality-focused ideas to science. The presumption is that if something is real—if one can taste it, touch it, or smell it—then science is the best approach to dealing with that subject. This...
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