Monthly Archives: October 2003

Whew what a process

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Whew what a process

I hope you are all still with me. A big thank you to Heather for saving my blog from utter destruction! And a big thanks to Jaime for providing me with a permanent home. I truly appreciate all that you gals have done for me. Thank you so much! To my readers, thank you for […]

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Questions for Rebel

Here are the interview questions for Rebel. Have fun! What is your worldview? Does your worldview affect how you live your life? Who is the love of your life and how would you describe your relationship? If you were stranded on a desert Island, what three things(not people) would you take with you? Describe your […]

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Okey Dokey!

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My son-originally posted 8-26-03

MY very own 7yo son……. Is reading a chapter book by himself at 6:24 at night!!!!!!! Up until this point, I’ve been reading them aloud because he just wouldn’t try. He sticks to short stories and fairytales mainly. Today I decided to read the first few chapters of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory to […]

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Understanding the times Section V. Psychology-originally posted 8-31-03

Secular Humanist Psychology Rejecting both behaviorism (the likely candidate according to their theology and philosophy) and Freudism, humanists embrace “third force” psychology which focuses on man’s inherent goodness and predicts that man can achieve mental health by getting in touch with his “real self”. Become “self actualized” by meeting personal needs Guilt should be abandoned- […]

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Okey Dokey!

Now that that’s all taken care of and everything is safe in my new blog tee hee…. You HAVE to check this out! Dark Side of Homeschooling Cartoon

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Understanding the times Section III. Ethics-originally posted 8-20-03

Okey dokey folks, if you aren’t too sick of this yet LOL. I know there are at least a few readers following along, so I’m going ahead. Also this helps stick the main points in my long term memory which helps since I won’t have to read the book again ROTFL 😀 Secular Humanist Ethics […]

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Understanding the times Section II. Philosophy-originally posted 8-18-03

Here are my notes on section two of “Understanding the Times: The Religious Worldviews of Our Day and the Search for Truth” I swear my brain cramped on this one. I’ve tried to squeeze it down but there is so much information that it has been difficult. For those who are following along, keep in […]

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Understanding the times Section IV. Biology-originally posted 8-29-03

Secular Humanist Biology Evolution Life arose from dead inorganic matter by natural and random means, and evolved through a series of random processes over billions of years. Spontaneos Generations: Lightening and ultraviolet from the sun broke apart hydrogen rich molecules of the atmosphere, the fragments recombined intomore complex molecules, the molecules were dissolved in the […]

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Come on Interfview me! Originally posted 10-19-03

I have only had one person respond so far so there are still 4 slots up for grabs if you are interested! I’m so excited! I finally got an interview! Thanks so much to Leigh of Big Mama’s Crab Shack for taking the time to write up these interview questions for me. 1. What do […]

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Understanding the times Section VI. Sociology-originally posted 9-14-03

This has been a long time coming. My apologies to those of you who are following along. Secular Humanist Sociology Humans are inherently good. Society is largely responsible for the behavior of the individual. Society and culture have incorrectly influenced man’s actions and therefore have stifled his inherent goodness. Reforms are needed. ie. restructuring of […]

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I couldn’t resist originally posted 8-8-03

Stolen from Tammy(Tammy’s Homeschooling Blog) Homeschool Survey 1. How many children do you homeschool? [2 boys age 7 and almost 5] 2. How many years have you been homeschooling? [7 🙂 Officially I’d say 3 or so] 3. How many homeschooling blogs do you read each day? [one or two] 4. How many times do […]

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Unschooling with a schedule-originally posted 7-23-03

I’ve decided it’s possible to unschool with a schedule. 😀 Now before you jump down my throat, hear me out ok? I re-read,A Thomas Jefferson Education for the Twenty-first Century(available from http://www.gwc.edu) yet again Since then I’ve been on a classic book buying binge. Can I just say I LOVE Half.ebay.com Wowzahs you can find […]

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Vacation and Ollie’s accident-originally posted 7-9-03

I guess I’d better start off with little Ollie, so you don’t have to scan the post. About 2 hours after we arrived home from our vacation, my percocious, curious, and VERY FAST 13 mo old baby burned his right hand on my brother’s motorcycle exhaust! Luckily there is no permanent damage, but it is […]

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