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    • The Great Difficulty That Faces Us

      The Great Difficulty That Faces Us0

      • August 26, 2015

      From Christopher Dawson’s The Judgment of the Nations (1942): “As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy. The subordination of morals to politics, the reign of terror and the technique of propaganda and psychological aggression can be

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    • Illiteracy is Costing America Billions

      Illiteracy is Costing America Billions0

      • August 26, 2015

      A few months ago, there was a bit of hubbub when Minneapolis knocked off Washington, D.C., for the top spot in the “Most Literate City in America” study. Produced each year by Dr. Jack Miller of Central Connecticut State University, the study draws on the number of book stores, libraries, education levels, and other factors

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    • The Dangers of Pot Stirring

      The Dangers of Pot Stirring0

      • August 26, 2015

      Regarding Vester Lee Flanagan, the man who shot Alison Parker, Adam Ward, and Vicki Gardner during a live news feed, The Daily Beast reports: “Vester Lee Flanagan faxed a 23-page suicide note to ABC News after he killed two Roanoke, Virginia, journalists at approximately 7 a.m. Wednesday. At 8:26 a.m., ABC News reports it recieved

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    • The Twists of History

      The Twists of History0

      • August 26, 2015

      When it comes to foreign policy, one of the big discussions these days is over the potential agreement with Iran regarding its nuclear facilities. In history, such grand goals of peace have not always gone the way intended. Obviously, the Treaty of Versailles of 1919, which formally ended World War I after the Armistice of

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    • 32 Million U.S. Adults are “Functionally Illiterate”… What Does That Even Mean?

      32 Million U.S. Adults are “Functionally Illiterate”… What Does That Even Mean?3

      • August 26, 2015

      In a few of our blog posts we’ve mentioned the statistic that 32 million (1 in 7) adults in the U.S. are considered “functionally illiterate.” There have been some questions about the meaning of this mysterious term “functionally illiterate,” so I have provided something in the way of an explanation below. The most frequently referenced

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    • Flee the schools?

      Flee the schools?0

      • August 25, 2015

      People homeschool for a variety of reasons: academics, socialization, religion, finances, and so on. Whatever the case, if you’ve found yourself considering homeschooling, you’ve probably considered all of the other options and feel a little overwhelmed. Where do you even start the process? How do you find curriculum? Are you qualified? You’re not alone in

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