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Children Want to Learn

Part One Here Children need knowledge, ideas to feed their minds the same way they need milk and later solid foods. They hunger for knowledge. The mind needs regular, healthy meals. Children are born loving to learn. Do you doubt this? Has anybody ever had to teach a normal child to ask why? Do we […]

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PTSD: An imbalance between brain’s signaling systems

“Many people experience traumatic events in life, e.g. robbery, warfare, a serious accident or sexual assault. Approximately 10 percent of people subjected to trauma suffer long-lasting symptoms in the form of disturbing flashbacks, insomnia, hyperarousal and anxiety. If these problems lead to impairment, the person is said to suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD. It […]

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Climate Prediction Fail

I am often accused of being anti-science, or just plain ignorant, because I am skeptical about global warming claims. James Hanson, NASA’s global warming alarmist prophet, highly respected by global warming alarmists everywhere, has long predicted that by 2018 Lower Manhattan would be underwater and the Arctic would be ice-free. Frankly, at this point if […]

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Education and Mind (part I)

Charlotte Mason wrote six volumes on education, and in every one of them, in the front of each book, she put a list of the principles she thought were foundational to her method. In her sixth volume, she did one better and devoted an entire chapter to nearly each one, although it became 20 principles […]

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The Culture of Death

The left hates children. “Children, the argument goes, should be considered first and foremost as problematic carbon-generating machines. With the planet facing almost-certain existential peril — Travis Rieder, a philosopher at Johns Hopkins University and the author of the piece, describes it as “the very real prospect of catastrophic climate change” — the decision to […]

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