Public Religion

Dear visionaries, I was gone for just one day and missed a bunch of interesting stuff. 1. Stewart’s point about atheism was a good one, although I would have preferred the phrase “dogmatic agnosticism,” which amounts to the same thing. God’s existence may not be explicitly denied, but the children are taught by precept and …

Deficiencies in Government Schools

Dear visionaries, A thank you to Jonathan for a courteous reception. And a thank you as well to Thomas for the question. Pardon my non-brief reply. Individual deficiencies in government education that result in substandard service would include, but not be limited to: 1. Rootless experimentalism in teaching methodologies: for example, private schools that use …