September 15, 2008

The deleveraging – unwinding from debt – that is currently sending the U.S. financial markets reeling is but a symptom of the root problem in our economy. The sub-prime mortgage crisis that began in August 2007 was the starting point of a downward spiral in the United...

September 13, 2008

Classical Christian Schools provide a liberal arts education.  Classically defined, this means to “study truth for its own sake, not only for the sake of what you can do with it or what you can make with it”.  (1)  Aristotle used an analogy likening this type of study...

September 4, 2008

One of the definitions for the word tool is “anything that serves as a means: as, books are a scholar’s tools“.  (Webster’s dictionary)  The primary definition of tool identifies it as an implement or instrument used for work.  In considering these two definitions one...

September 3, 2008

The 20th century system of government education in the United States has been very successful.  Before concluding that perhaps this is a ridiculous statement, reason with me for a time.  Paul Krugman suggested in a Roanoke Times news article, The Rise of a U.S. Oligarc...

September 2, 2008

“Knowledge puffs up but love edifies.”  (1Corinthians 8:1)

At the heart of classical education is a clash of worldview.  Classical education alone produces an intellectual, articulate, logical, but still depraved, man.  The Greek (humanist) model of the fulfillment of m...

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