Is Public Education (No) better than Private / Homeschooling Education (Yes)?

Greco-Saxon1
good_decisions

"All that I know is that I know nothing." - Socrates ( - 399 BC). Many children across the nation - in some cases, globally - are incorrectly taught in public, federally funded and standardised curricula. Rather than being taught HOW to think, they are taught WHAT to think. Intelligence must not be measured by one's wealth of knowledge, but to what extent they are willing to learn and their capability to shift opinions as a result of information. Of course a mental library is largely benefici...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Should Children be Taught Life Skills Before Entering the "Real World?"

Greco-Saxon1
OxfordUni

Life Skills are things like: multilingualism; knowing how to cook, sew, balance a chequebook; play Devil's Advocate (see both sides of an argument before establishing an opinion); basic political skills; and so forth. It is important the children learn these skills at an early age and build them up as they progress in school. Reason One: They may or may not be more excited and willing to attend school; Reason Two: When the children grow up, they will be more self-reliant; and any other reason yo...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Is Political Correctness Hurting or Helping America?

Greco-Saxon1
Libayne

The First Amendment of the United States clearly states that the government shall not abridge our free speech; but can average citizens do so? I don't believe so. Free Speech is Free Speech - for somebody to tell me "You can't say that" is unconstitutional; and, in my opinion, being unconstitutional is illegal. Therefore, Political Correctness is technically illegal. Where do you stand on this topic?...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Christianity (of Any Branch) is Variation on Mythologies of Ancient Mesopotamia and Other Societies.

Greco-Saxon1
JackFritschy

When we look into the Bible and read up on different mythologies, we notice so many similarities that it's hard to disagree. I grew up a Catholic and converted to Wicca at ten years old, because at that age, even I knew that some religions should only be philosophies instead of actual forms of worship. Am I saying that anything Christian is completely bad and wrong? No. Some of my closest kith and kin are Christian. I'm merely saying that some of the things Christians say are completely inaccura...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

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