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  •  And the kids who attend these "academies" or the (1+ / 0-)
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    home schooled crowd will have trouble getting a job in the real world with the lack of all types of knowledge necessary to hold a technical or even management job in today's economy.

    And it feels like I'm livin'in the wasteland of the free ~ Iris DeMent, 1996

    by MrJersey on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 08:34:31 AM PDT

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    •  Maybe not true - (9+ / 0-)

      In places outside cities especially in the South and midwest everyone knows what church you attend and how regularly you attend, and if you do fellowship (handing out with otherlike minded religious folk).  Look at Hobby Lobby  - John's Pizza, tons of companies that push a religious agenda on their employees because the Supreme Court of Morons has basically trhrown their hands up and refuse to get involved.  

      And when they interview you it goes like this:them-  "what church do you attend?"   you- "It's not legal to ask that question" them- "well you can answer and move on to the next phase of the interview or not answer in which case the interview is over".  They learned this tactic from foreign companies - like the Swiss - who asked none of your busienss questions and if you wouldn't answer they terminated the interview.  Which puts you in the position of being forced to lie to get a job.  How Christian.

      UGH, TEXAS. Please secede!

      by u028021 on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 09:43:39 AM PDT

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      •  From a Secular Homeschooler in a Saturated Red (3+ / 0-)
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        State that runs just like that--THANK YOU u028021 In some places the mentality we worry about, has already saturated the public school system.

        "It were a thousand times better for the land if all Witches, but especially the blessing Witch, might suffer death." qtd by Ehrenreich & English. For Her Own Good, Two Centuries of Expert's Advice to Women pp 40

        by GreenMother on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 11:34:07 AM PDT

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    •  There is the technical side (4+ / 0-)
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      but what of the social side? As in social skills that are being taught to these impressionable young minds.

      My guess is they are not being taught much in the way of tolerance and understanding and how to work with people.

      I can imagine that by the time they reach adulthood they will be incapable of working and operating with people. They will have to be re-educated so to speak if they hope to be employable.

      "We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both." Louis Brandeis

      by wxorknot on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 01:01:43 PM PDT

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