This is the second post in a series on understanding others. You can read the first one here.
According to Pew Research, “Republicans and Democrats are further apart ideologically than at any point in recent history”. People today are becoming further separated in their views from one another. Generally, we mostly socialize with people who share our views. Mainly, we think that people who believe differently on major issues are stupid.
When I lived in Virginia, we often went hiking on the Peaks of Otter. There was a trail you could take up Sharp Top, the more commonly hiked mountain. It was really nice. There is one interesting thing that I remember, though. When you looked over at Flat Top, the other mountain, it looked lower than you.
However, it was actually taller
Yes, all men have the right to be free. This right was given to them by God, and should not be taken away by man or government. Freedom was given to us by God. God gave Adam and Eve the choice staying in a perfect garden and enjoying this fellowship, or eating the fruit and dying
Update: I have slightly altered my view since writing this post. I do not believe he Federal Government should fund homeschooling via vouchers. Recently, a bill was proposed for a program very similar to the idea given in this blog post. However, after learning HSLDA's stance on the bill, I have decided that government funding leads to government control, and thus the government should not give vouchers to homeschooling parents.
American public schools are failing. Although public schools spend an average of $11,732 on each student per year. America ranks 29th on a list of nations’ schools. Countries in Asia are excelling past the US. About 7000 students drop out of US schools each day, a total of 1.2 million per year!
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