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In Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child, Anthony Esolen writes an "indispensable guide to overcoming today's treacherous trends in parenting and education—and the overwhelming banality of contemporary culture." Esolen's scope is broad, but my focus was...
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Ten Ways to Destroy the Intelligence of Your Child

1. Away with Memory, or: “That’s Why We Have Calculators and Google.” I didn’t memorize facts in school and I turned out okay. Trust me. I take the time necessary to whip out my smart phone and pull up the calculator app, or open the browser and navigate to Google, so...
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Book Review: Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child

by Matt
Monday, 03 October, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Children are dangerous. Children with imaginations are even more so. We cannot have children growing up to be anything more than resources for our industrial, consumer-driven culture. With a cultivated imagination children  will become free; with freedom, they may grow...
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