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Articles dated September 2012

225th Anniversary of the Constitution of the United States

Every year we celebrate the birth of our nation on the Fourth of July. The date of the document that secured our freedom, however, is of equal importance.  September 17, 2012 marks the 225th anniversary of the Constitution. Our friends at The Heritage Foundation have...
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The Benefit of the Classics for Youth

by Matt
Friday, 14 September, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Remakes are wildly popular. This is true for the viewers, as well as the producers, of both books and movies. How many Batmans have there been? Spidermans? Even Homer’s Odyssey was remade as O Brother, Where Art Thou? Glenn Beck rewrote Thomas Paine’s classic, Common...
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Leaving Words Behind

by Ruth
Thursday, 13 September, 2012
categories: Homeschooling Life
So, there I was, standing at the top of an 8% grade, about to go screaming down with all the protection between me and the scary pavement biking clothes can afford. Helmet and fingerless gloves on, check; odometer set to zero, check; final yes-I-want-to-do-this to my...
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Too Much Media!

by Tobin
Wednesday, 12 September, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Thanks to radio, television, the Internet, and ubiquitous mobile devices, Americans appear to be more connected, more informed, and more in touch with one another than ever before. I was reflecting on this while listening to terrible music on my way to work. The song...
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Last Ounce of Courage

I often hear from Classical Conversations families that there are not many family-friendly movies these days. So when one comes across my desk, I like to tell you about it. I recently received a screener’s copy of a new movie, Last Ounce of Courage. It was not produced...
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