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Articles by author: Tobin Duby

Video Games in the Lives of Young Men

by Tobin
Wednesday, 05 March, 2014
categories: Homeschooling Life
It isn’t news that video games are increasingly a part of our culture. But there’s been a surprising lack of thoughtful consideration regarding something so influential, and into which so much time is being invested. I don’t only mean that there aren’t enough parents...
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My Dog, the Classical Educator

by Tobin
Wednesday, 22 January, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
My dog is getting old. When I visited my family at Christmastime he ran up to me, unsteadily, as if somehow the back half of him was drunk, and I saw the hair in his ears had turned white. I was raised around dogs and it is always sad when one dies, but my relationship...
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Why the Easter Bunny Makes Sense

by Tobin
Friday, 03 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
The traditional Christian church calendar has just marked the beginning of the fifth Sunday in the season of Easter. As the celebration of the Resurrection continues, I’d like to share some information I’ve been gathering regarding the symbolism commonly used in...
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Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales

by Tobin
Friday, 22 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Our world isn’t clear regarding the differences between fables, myths, and fairy tales. We tend to lump them together into anthologies based on the characteristics they have in common: all of them contain fantastical elements, magic, talking animals, and so on, and all...
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“American Culture” Is an Oxymoron

by Tobin
Thursday, 14 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I suggested to my wife that “American culture” is an oxymoron. I was contemplating making a list of thought provoking oxymorons; “modern education” and “liberal enlightenment” would be on the list. Deanna disagreed with my claim that there is no such thing as American...
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