Of course, the cover story is that “religious extremists [are or might be] using an inappropriate curriculum” and “that there may be someone filling their child’s mind with poison,” (oh, the irony) but the real issue is that most of our home-schooled population is off the books; there are anywhere from 20,000 to 50,000 kids – the government simply can’t know because parents do not have to inform their local council whether they are home schooling or not. This is called exercising freedom of choice and the right to privacy. I applaud the parents who do so.
“Time in nature is really important to me. It’s calm, quiet and I get to just log out of reality. I spend one day a week outside all day. We learn to listen to nature. We learn to sense our surroundings. And I’ve gained a spiritual connection to nature that I never knew existed.” – […]
“Once upon a time I, like most people in this world, believed that I had a name and that this name was my identity. I believed that money had intrinsic value and I believed that if I had enough of it I could positively affect the world. I believed that everyone ought to pay their […]