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Articles dated May 2013

What Shakespeare Knew about Perpetual Motion and the Busy Monster

I recently asked my mom, a longtime Challenge tutor, what she planned to do with her summer, teasing that she would be at a loss for what to do once her students were gone. She replied that she thought summer leisure time was a myth, adding, “The time always gets eaten...
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College Discovery

by David
Saturday, 18 May, 2013
categories: College and Post Graduation
In the fall of 1979, when I was a senior in high school, my youth pastor took me and three other students on a tour of several colleges. I had never heard of a “road trip,” and this was my first. We left Greensboro, NC on a Wednesday in October. First, we arrived at...
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True Mythology - "Perfect Myth and Perfect Fact" (Part I: True Mythology Correlates with Absolute Reality)

We need stories. Since ancient times, we have turned to stories, tales, and myths in order to articulate our understanding of the cosmos. Not only do these narratives enable us to describe reality, they portray humanity’s place and purpose in the creation. Stories...
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Knowing When Education Isn't the Problem

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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One Child's Memory Master Journey

by Nancy
Wednesday, 08 May, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
During the first week of our family’s homeschooling journey, I taught this verse to my children: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Proverbs 1:7, NIV). It is a wonderful day when a parent can see the fruit of...
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