This article from the Epoch Times recounts one father’s experience with educational fads, both for himself and for his children. Classical Christian Education, although unique, is neither new, nor a fad. It has been tried and proven true for the last two millennia. A thought-provoking article that challenges us to go back to what is actually true, and to not be caught up in fads that may be popular, but in the long run are destructive to our children.
Commentary by Mark Stamp
Among the many brilliant insights of the great Thomas Sowell is the following gem:
“Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. In area after area—crime, education, housing, race relations—the situation has gotten worse after the bright new theories were put into operation. The amazing thing is that this history of failure and disaster has neither discouraged the social engineers nor discredited them.”
Here, I want to provide a brief personal history that highlights the “education” aspect of Dr. Sowell’s insightful quote . . .
Read the full article below.