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Articles dated March 2017

Help! My kid wants to support the wrong side

“What if he convinces himself to believe that those rascals did the right thing?” “What if he actually tries the same thing himself?” “What if he really doesn’t believe it, but by defending it he becomes some sort of sophist—a defender of evil?” These are some of the...
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CC releases new edition of Hawthorne’s ‘Tanglewood Tales’

by John
Wednesday, 15 March, 2017
categories: Articles
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), one of America’s greatest authors, wrote “Tanglewood Tales,” a collection of classical myths, in 1853 for his three young children. Now Classical Conversations, Inc., has released a new annotated edition of this time-honored, 19th-...
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Beauty: Audience Participation Requested

In the spring of 1879, Ferdinand Cheval, a rural French postman, was going about his daily rounds when he tripped on a stone and tumbled headlong to the ground. As he dusted himself off, he was captivated by the mysterious beauty and striking shape of the stone that...
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Oops! We Had to Start the Book Over: Learning at a Human Pace

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Surely many of us heard this simple exhortation from parents or grandparents whenever we failed at a task or struggled to complete it. Recently, in our home school, we got to live it out. After the semester break, it...
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Tending the Secret Garden

“The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” – Isaiah 58:11 NIV I once slept in a castle in Ireland. Our neighbor’s...
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