Three Conflicts to Anticipate When You Decide to Live More Simply

  For a long time, you’ve known something needs to change. Things have been crazy, haven’t they? You’ve wanted to slow down, to stop even. All this running around stresses you out and you never seem to get anywhere. So you’ve decided to make some changes you hope will lead to greater sanity. You’re going […]

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Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman: A Review

Not many books offer social critiques so trenchant they become classics. Even fewer pull off this feat in fewer than two hundred pages. Neal Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death does both. The book remains relevant thirty years after its initial publication. At the heart of its argument is the claim that television has radically altered […]

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Homeschooling for the Non-Fundamentalist

A common misconception about homeschooling is that it’s only for conservative religious families. This misunderstanding come from the fact that many of the movement’s early advocates were religious families wanting to remove their children from what they saw as the deleterious effects of the public school system. A lot has changed since then. Some fundamentalist […]

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