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Wise Lesson: Choose Actual Over Virtual Reality (3)

actual reality shirt tshirt p235355358485039369bfmdx 400 300x300 Wise Lesson: Choose Actual Over Virtual Reality (3)Wherever you live, there are painters, potters, silversmiths, and woodworkers who produce wares as alive in their own way as the living books Charlotte Mason praised. Read more »

Wise Lesson: Choose Actual Over Virtual Reality (2)

Windows Virtual Reality Gaming FAIL 300x240 Wise Lesson: Choose Actual Over Virtual Reality (2)When my daughter was six, she announced that she wanted to read the Bible. I said, “You’d like to read some Bible stories. Okay, we will get a book.”

“Not Bible stories,” she said, “I want to read the Bible.” So we started where it starts, “In the beginning…” I didn’t think she’d last through the first set of “begats,” but with some explanation, she showed a surprising ability to take in the lofty ideals and lovely poetry. Read more »

Wise Lesson: Choose Actual Over Virtual Reality

virtual reality 300x199 Wise Lesson: Choose Actual Over Virtual RealityIt is more important than ever to indulge ourselves, as well as any children we influence, in living books, live music, and unfiltered nature.

A charmed life grows out of real experiences and real relationships. These can be at a premium in our age of virtual reality, when images routinely stand in for the actual. Computers call you up and pretend to be people. Pieces of plastic pretend to be money. Chemicals pretend to be food. Read more »