SS #105: You’re Not the Boss of Me (Mom as Authority Figure)

SS #105: You’re Not the Boss of Me (Mom as Authority Figure)

It is common today to interpret an authority figure using their authority as automatic oppression and undesirable, but that is not how God made the world. God created a chain of command and hierarchy of authority for human societies. Attempts to deny or suppress God’s natural order and design end up in chaos because it…

SS #104 – Political Rehab (with lawyer Brett Stroud)

SS #104 – Political Rehab (with lawyer Brett Stroud)

Particularly in the last two years, politics and the news seems to be more and more discouraging and demoralizing (perhaps in more than one sense). It’s easy to be tempted to give up on the whole endeavor and ignore the world while we get on with our real lives. Abby is ready to keep a…

#103 – Becoming More Human (What?! How?!)

#103 – Becoming More Human (What?! How?!)

There is frequent talk in classical education circles about becoming more human, which can be disconcerting and easily misunderstood. Although intended to honor and elevate our humanity, what we often hear in such comments today is an implicit attack on the less educated as therefore less human. Today we tackle, qualify, and defend the statement:…