Evidence of Global Flood

Evidence of Global Flood

As flat earth believers, I think our people should know about Noah’s Flood, since this is a major cataclysmic even that happened to the earth.

This video also covers the objections that evolution’s would have.

There is a big split in Christianity as to the Flood being local or word-wide. You’ve heard the local argument, now listen to the world-wide argument.

Those who oppose the world-wide flood is because it would not account for the different races we have today. The problem is, that they haven’t thought that other races were brought on the Ark, too. Then, after the flood you have some people mixing outside of their race, which does not produce another race but a hybrid.

If you notice, those who advocate the local flood theory, thy DON’T answer the simply biblical statements that you see in the beginning of this video. Some examples are:

Why did God have Noah and his family cross over the mountains instead of building a ship that took 100 years to complete?

Why would the animals have to be saved when there were plenty more on the othher side of the hills?

Why did God have a rainbow to indicate there would not be another flood (world-wide), when, in fact there have been many more local floods?

How can there be water of several meters over the highest hill, when, in reality, there would have to be some higher that contains the water?

 

Here is another video with additional information to support a world-wide flood:

I would like to make a comment about the last part of the video. Where it says about other tribes in different parts of the world, their local tradition says that some people survived by being on a raft for several months; other tribes say that man was saved in on ‘floating box.’ Yes, these races have their traditions that was handed down thousands of years, but like everything that is handed down verbally, facts are left out and other information is inserted.

My explanation of this is, that these other races came far and wide, like the animals, and entered into the ark. Then, when the animals were released, they too travel to different lands. The stories that were told was put into their own words; to their limited knowledge and that is why they used words like ‘floating box.’ As for stories where a few survivors lived on a raft for several months were simply not true. The main reason is, that God said ALL flesh died on the earth (except those that were on the Ark). God does NOT lie so, the story of some men and women living on a raft was made up, when, in actuality, they were on the Ark. Another reason is, that you can’t live several months on raft without food and fresh water. Also, rafts can not take the high seas like a ship can, which is what the Ark was. Aside from this, this video does a good job of explaining a world-wide flood.

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Dyslexia: The Disease You Get in School

Dyslexia: The Disease You Get in School

Note: So, what does dyslexia have to do with the flat earth? This articles says nothing of the flat earth but why it is important is, one major way a person learns is by reading. If they can’t read or hate to read, they will not read the articles and books on the flat earth – nor anything else. With that in mind, I will have, from time-to-time articles on education and how we are being deliberately dumb down.

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By Samuel L. Blumenfeld

Dyslexia is an exotic word, concocted from the Greek dys, meaning ill or bad,
and lexia, meaning words. It was invented to describe a condition that affects
many normal and intellectual youngsters who, for some reason that seems to baffle most educators, parents, and physicians, can’t learn to read.

The difference between a dyslexic and a functional illiterate is purely social.
Dyslexics are usually adolescents from middle-class or professional families
whose parents assume that their child’s reading difficulty is more of a medical or
psychological problem than an educational one. The child is too smart to be that
dumb.

The functional illiterate is simply someone who has kept his reading problem
to himself and goes through life pretending he can read, avoiding situations which
involve reading, choosing, jobs which do not reveal his reading disability. He assumes he’s dumb, not sick or mentally disturbed.

However, in the last ten years, with the growth of federally funded Special Education and the proliferation of early testing, more and more children with reading
difficulties are being labeled “learning disabled,” or LD, in the first grade or even
kindergarten. These children are being “diagnosed” as suffering from minimal
brain damage, minimal brain dysfunction, neurological impairment, perceptual
impairment, attention deficit syndrome, or dyslexia.

The Symptoms

What are the symptoms of dyslexia? The Academic American Encyclopedia
(Vol. 6, page 320) gives us as good a summary of the disease as we shall find
anywhere. It says:

“Dyslexia refers to an impaired ability to read or comprehend what one reads,
caused by congenital disability or acquired brain damage. Dyslexia is independent
of any speech defect and ranges from a minor to a total inability to read.”

“Specialist used the term specific dyslexia to refer to inability to read in a person
of normal or high general intelligence whose learning is not impaired by socioecnomic deprivation, emotional disturbance, or brain damage. Psychologists disagree about whether specific dyslexia is a clearly identifiable syndrome.

Those who think it is clearly identifiable note that it persists into adulthood despite conventional instruction; tends to run in families; and occurs more frequently in
males. It is also associated with a specific kid of difficulty in identifying words
and letters, which dyslexics tend to reverse or invert (reading p or q, or example
or on for no). Competing theories exist about the causes and nature of dyslexia.

Although there is disagreement among “experts” over the causes of dyslexia,
there is general agreement that the most effective “cure” is remedial programs that
stress phonics.

Dr. Orton’s Findings

But it is somewhat puzzling that there should be so much disagreement over
the cause of dyslexia, when, as early as 1929, a leading physician attributed its
cause to a new look-say, whole word, or sight method of teaching reading that
was being introduced in the schools of America. In February 1929, there appeared
in the Journal of Educational Psychology an article entitled “The ‘Sight Reading’
Method of Teaching Reading as a Source of Reading Disability.” written by Dr.
Samuel T. Orton, a neurologist at Iowa State University.

Dr. Orton, a brain specialist who dealt with children’s language disorders, had
been seeing a lot of children with reading problems at his clinic. In diagnosing the
children’s problems at his clinic he came to the conclusion that their reading disability was being caused by this new instruction method. He decided to bring these findings to the attention of the educators, and he did so in as diplomatic a
way as was possible. He wrote:

“I wish to emphasize at the beginning that the strictures which I have to offer here
do not apply to the use of the sight method of teaching reading as a whole but
only to its effects on a restricted group of children for whom, as I think we can
show, this technique is not only not adapted but often proves an actual obstacle to
reading progress, and moreover I believe that this group is one of considerable
size and because here faulty teaching methods may not only prevent the acquisition of academic education by children of average capacity but may also give rise to far reaching damage to their emotional life.”

This warning to the educators was quite explicit: this method of teaching will harm a large number of children.

D. Orton expected the educators to respond to his findings. They did – negatively. In fact, they accelerated the introduction and promoted of the new teaching methods throughout the primary schools of America. And it didn’t take very long before America began to have a reading problem.

The Disease Spreads

Although Dr. Orton went to become the world’s leading authority on “dyslexia,”
and in effect created on of the most effective remediation techniques, the Orton-Gillingham method, his 1929 article is nowhere referred to in the literature on the subject.

I came across it quite by accident while doing research for my book, The New
Illiterates, which was published in 1973. But why the experts on dyslexia have not
found it, I don’t know. In any case, dyslexia was little known in this country until the 1940s when, suddenly millions of American children were coming down with the disease. Life magazine reported in April 1944:

“Millions of children in the U.S. suffer from dyslexia which is the medical
term for reading difficulties. It is responsible for about 70% of the school failures
in the 6 to 12-year-age group, and handicaps about 15% of all grade-school children. Dyslexia may stem from a variety of physical ailments or combination of them – glandular imbalance, heart disease, eye or ear trouble – or form a deep-seated psychological disturbance that ‘blocks’ a child’s ability to learn.

The article then described the treatment for dyslexia giving a young girl at
Chicago’s Dyslexia Institute on the campus of Northwest University: “thyroid
treatments, removal of tonsils and adenoids, exercise to strengthen her eye muscles. Other patients needed dental work, nose, throat or ear treatment, or a thorough airing out of troublesome home situations that throw a sensitive child off the track of normality.”

Enter Dr. Flesch

In 1955, Dr. Rudolf Flesch published his famous book, Why Johnny Can’t Read, in which he revealed to parents the true cause of the reading problem. He wrote:

“The teaching of reading – all over the United States, in all schools, and in all
textbooks – is totally wrong and flies in the face of all logic and common sense.”
And then he explained how in the early 1930s the professor of education
changed the way reading is taught in American schools. They threw out traditional alphabetic-phonics method, which is the proper way to teach a child to read
an alphabetic writing system, and put in a new look-say, whole-word, or sight
method that teaches children to read an alphabetic writing system, and they put I a
new look-say, whole-word, or sight method that teaches children to read English
as if it were Chinese, an ideographic writing system. Flesch contended that when
you impose an ideographic teaching method on an alphabetic writing system you
cause reading disability.

Dr. Orton had said as much in 1929, but in 1955 Flesch could cite millions of
reading-disabled children as substantiation of what he was saying. Naturally, the
educators rejected Flesch’s contentions.

Most people, of course, don’t know the difference between an alphabetic system
and an ideographic one. But one must know the difference in order to understand
how and why look-say can cause dyslexia.

The Alphabet

Ours is an alphabetic writing system, which means that we use an alphabet.
What is an alphabet? It is a set of graphic symbols – we call them “letters” – that
stand for the irreducible speech sounds of the language. In other words, alphabet
letters are not meaningless configurations. They actually stand for something.
Each letter represents a specific sound, and in some cases more than one sound.

All alphabets are the same in that regard. The Russian, Greek, and Hebrew alphabets all stand for sounds of their respective languages, and the English alphabet stands for the sounds of the English language.

How does one teach a child or anyone else to read an alphabetic writing system? For hundreds of years it was done very simply in three steps. First, the child was taught to recognize the letters of the alphabet; second, the child was taught the sounds the letters stood for; and third, the child was then given words and sentences to read. How was the child taught the letter sounds? Usually it was done in the simplest mechanical way possible. For example, the child was taught the consonant sounds and then drilled on the consonant-vowel combinations arranged in column form, such as ba, be, bi, bo, bu; da, de, di, do, du etc. the purpose of the drill was to enable the child to develop as quickly and easily as possible an automatic association between letter and sound. Developing that association is at the heart of learning to read an alphabetic writing system.

Pictographs and Ideographs

The first alphabet was invented about 2,000 B.C. Prior to that invention, the
earliest form of writing we know of is pictograph – the pictures represented objects and actions. You didn’t have to go to school to learn to read pictographs, for the symbols looked like the things they represented.

However, as civilization became more complex, the scribes had to begin drawing pictures of things that did not lend themselves to easy depiction. For example,how would you draw pictures of such concepts as good, bad, dream, reality, persuasion, confidence, memory, intent, liberty, justice, etc? You can’t. So the scribes drew symbols, none of which looked like the concept they represented. Thousands and thousands of such symbols – called idiographs – were created.

And now you had to go to school and be taught what all these symbols meant. The result was that literacy was limited to a small class of scholars, scribes and priests. Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics is an ideographic writing system, and so is modern Chinese. The Chinese use 50,000 ideographs, of which 5,000 must be mastered if an individual is to be able to read a Chinese newspaper. Thus, ideographic writing is cumbersome, difficult, and time-consuming to master.

However, somewhere around 2,000 RC. someone in the area of ancient Phoenicia
(today’s southern Lebanon and northern Israel) made a remarkable discovery. He
discovered that all the human language, everything we say, is actually composed
of a small number of irreducible speech sounds arranged in end.less combinations.
It occurred to him that by creating a set of symbols to stand for the irreducible
speech sounds of the language, he could create a new form of writing based on
actual transcription of the spoken word. And so alphabetic writing was invented.

Advantages of the Alphabet

And now for the first time an had an accurate, precise means of transcribing
the spoken word directly into written form, and an equally precise means of translating the written word back into its spoken form. It was the most revolutionary invention in all history. It did away with hieroglyphic and ideographic writing and accelerated the speed of intellectual development. It also made learning to read simple and available to the population as a whole.

The invention of the alphabet also had great spiritual significance for mankind.
It permitted the word of God to be put down on paper accurately and precisely in
the form of the Scripture. It made the word of God accessible to the human race.

Clearly, alphabetic writing had enormous advantages over ideographs: I it permitted greatly increased speeds and accuracy in communications, it was easy to master, and it facilitated a tremendous expansion in vocabulary, permitting the human mind to develop ideas hitherto inconceivable.

In the light of all these advantages, it seems strange that professors of education in the 1930s would decide to teach American children to read English as if it were an ideographic writing system. How could you possibly teach children to read that way? To a logical mind the whole idea seems not only absurd but insane. Yet, that is what the professors did.

Going Backwards

Their idea was that it was better for children to look at whole words as pictures
and have them associate them directly with objects, actions and ideas rather than
have them learn to associate the letters with sounds. And so they eliminated step
two in the three-step alphabetic learning process and had the children go directly
from step one to step three; sometimes they would even skipped step one and
started out with whole words.

Essentially, the method works as follows: the child is given a sight vocabulary
to memorize. He is taught to look and say the word without knowing that the letters stand for sounds. As far as the pupil is concerned, the letters are a bunch of arbitrary squiggles arranged in some arbitrary, haphazard order. His task is to see a picture in the configuration of the whole word – to make the word horse look like a horse.

Of course, the word horse does not look like a horse. So how does a child remember that the word is horse? Anyway he can. There isn’t a professor of education anywhere in the world who can tell you how a child learns a sight vocabulary. The only research we know of that addresses that question was done by Josephine H. Bowden at the elementary school of the University of Chicago around 1912. A description of the studies was given by Prof. Walter F. Dearborn in 1914 as follows:

In the first study of pupils, who had no instruction in reading, were taught by a word method without the use of phonics and the problem was to determine by what means children actually recognized and differentiated words when left to their own devices. The following quotation indicates the methods employed by the experimenter: “First, incidents; for example, one day when the child was given the cards to read from, it was observed that she read with equal ease whether the card was right side up or upside down. This incident suggested a test which was later given. Second, comments of the child; for example, when she was asked to find in context the word ‘shoes,’ she said that ‘dress’ looked so much like ‘shoes’ that she was afraid she would make a mistake. Third, questioning; for example, she had trouble to distinguish between ‘sing’ and ‘song.’ When she had mastered the words she was asked how she knew which was which.

Her reply was, ‘by the looks.’ When questioned further she put her finger
on the ‘i’ and the ‘0.’ These three types of evidence correspond to introspection with an adult. The fourth type of evidence is comparison of the words learned with the words not learned as to the parts of speech, geometric form, internal form, and length. Fifth, misreadings; for example, ‘dogs’ was read ‘twigs,’ and ‘feathers,’ ‘fur.’ Sixth, mutilations; for example ‘dogs’ was printed ‘digs,’ lilac’ was printed ‘laJci.”’

Some of the conclusions may be cited, first as regards the kinds of words most easily learned on the basis of the word form. Four out of six children learned more ‘linear’ words, i&., words like “acorns,” “saw,” in which there were no high letters, than of any other group. In but one case were the “superlinear” words more easily recognized Misreadings or the mistaking of one word for another occurred most frequently in these early stages, first when the words were of the same length (which again converts Messmer’s ftndings); secondly, when words had common letters, the “g” and “0” of “igloo” caused it to be read as “dogs”; thirdly, when the initial letters of words were the same; and fourthly, when the final letters were the same. Words were recognized upside down nearly as easily as right side up, but [ only] two children noticing any difference. The word seems to be recognized as a whole, and as the author notes, recognized upside down just as the child would recognize a toy upside down. The general conclusion of the study may be quoted:

“The comments and the questions, as well as misreadings, seem to show that children learn to read words by the trial and error method. It may be the length of the word, the initial letter, the final letter, a characteristic letter, the position of the word in the sentence, or even the blackness of the type that serves as the cue. . .. There is no evidence that the child works out a system by which he learns to recognize words. That he does not work out phonics for himself comes out quite clearly in the transposition test. Furthermore, only once did a child divide a word even into its syllables. There is some evidence that conscious of letters, except in the case of “E,” who so analyzed the word “six.” Sometimes, when the child seems to have made a letter analysis, he failed to recognize the word a second time, and in some cases did not learn it at all.”

And so it was obvious to the professors as far back as 1914 that the sight method
was a totally horrendous, inefficient and illogical way to teach a child to read.
And despite Dr. Orton’s warning in 1929 that the method would harm many children, they proceeded to put their new reading programs in all the schools of America.

Look-Say Strategies

Of Course, they beefed up their sight vocabulary approach with a battery of
“word recognition strategies.” They provided configuration clues – putting sight
words in frames; picture clues – loading the page with illustrations depicting the
words; context clues – inane stories in which the word could be easily guessed on
the basis of context; and phonetic clues – teaching initial and final consonant
sounds to reduce some ridiculousness of some of the guessing.

It is important to note that teaching phonetic clues is not the same as teaching intensive, systematic phonics. The latter helps the child develop an automatic association of letters and sounds and teaches blending. The teacher simply teaches isolated consonant sounds with no connection to the rest of the syllable.

That this method of teaching can cause symptoms of dyslexia is not difficult to
surmise. What are the symptoms? Dr. Harold N. Levinson, founder of the Medical
Dyslexic Treatment Center in Lake Success, New York, and author of Smart But
Feeling Dumb which he dedicated to “40 million dyslexic Americans,” lists the
symptoms as follows: (1) memory instability for letters, words, or numbers; (2) a
tendency to skip over or scramble letters, words, and sentences; (3) poor, slow,
fatiguing reading ability prone to compensatory head tilting, near-far focusing,
and finger pointing; (4) reversal of letters such as Q, g, words such as saw and
was, and numbers such as 6 and 9 or 16 and 61.

Most of these symptoms sound like the very mistakes made by those children
back in 1912 who were trying to learn a sight vocabulary. Some of those children
even read words upside down!

Poor Spelling

But it is obvious that if you are told to look at words as a picture, you may look
at it from right to left as easily as from left to right You will reverse letters because they look alike and you have not been drilled to know them by sound as well as by sight. You will be a poor speller because the sequence of letters seems completely arbitrary, with no rime or reason. Of course, to a phonetic reader the sequence of letters is most important because it follows the same sequence in which the sounds are uttered.

Other symptoms include transposing letters in a word, for example, abroad for
aboard, left for felt, how for who; confusing words with others of similar configuration, such as, through, though, thought, or quit, quite, quiet, guessing at unknown words.

Dr. Kenneth L. Goodman, America’s top professor of reading, calls reading a
“psycho linguistic guessing game.” And that’s exactly what it is for most American children in today’s primary schools. The result is an explosion in Special Education, which has become the growth industry for educators so worried about falling enrollment. The primary schools create the learning disabilities, and the federal government is funding a new industry to deal with them. In the 1976-77 school year there were 976,000 learning disabled students in Special Education. In 1983-84 there were 1,806,000. Dyslexia is booming!

Obviously, the prevalent teaching method causes dyslexia. I have visited many American cities on my lecture tours and have seen for myself the look-say basal reading programs being used in today’s primary classrooms all across the country.

You can imagine my feelings when I know that the minds of millions of American children are being permanently crippled, their futures handicapped, their self-esteem destroyed by educators who should have known better. This criminal malpractice is going on right now in your community. And yet there is little one can do about it. The professors of education won’t listen – after all, they write the textbooks. The book publishers publish what the educators want and what the textbooks committees adopt. The classroom teachers, as a whole, know no other way to teach; the professional organizations promote look-say; the principals, administrators, and superintendents leave the teaching of reading to the “experts.”

Circumventing the System

But there is some hope. There are a growing number of private and church schools that are teaching children to read by alphabetic, systematic, intensive phonics. Also, the borne-school movement has largely adopted phonics as the technique to teach reading. And here and there one finds a teacher in public schools who uses an alphabetic-phonics approach or even a school district that has adopted a phonics-oriented basal.

However, for the nation as a whole, there is little hope that the vast majority of
schools will change their teaching methods in the foreseeable future – unless a
group of well informed top business leaders make the teaching of reading a top
priority issue and force the educators to change their ways. But considering how
poorly informed our business leaders are and how difficult it is to reach them, let
alone brief them on this rather complex subject, there is little likelihood that they
will act effectively on behalf of the children entrapped in the public schools.
(The quotation from Dr. Dearborn is from The Psychological Researches of James
McKeen Cattell: A Review by Some of His Pupils, Archives ofPsyschology, No.
30, 1914, pp. 40-41.)

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Flat Earth and Garden of Eden, Part 2

Flat Earth and Garden of Eden, Part 2

 

So, this tells us that one time in the past it was much warmer in the north or, that it’s still warm there but protect from the ice and cold. Which means that there would have to be mountain barrier and it has to have its own light source – so that vegetation can grow. It’s got to be one of the two.

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Flat Earth and Garden of Eden

Flat Earth and Garden of Eden

While all flat earther’s eyes are on the Antarctic, maybe we should look closer to the Arctic.

Here is an interesting take on where the Garden of Eden was. Now, I don’t agree with everything this lady says but she does show you that there is a lot of symbolism. She also points out the opposite – what the Satanists use. Anyhow, this is something to think about. I’ll also post the other videos on the same topic shortly.

Starting off with video #2.

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Antarctica and Flat Earth part 3

“If we now consider the fact that when we travel by land or sea, and from any part of the known world, in a direction towards the North polar star, we shall arrive at one and the same point, we are forced to the conclusion that what has hitherto been called the North Polar region, is really the center of the Earth. That from this northern center the land diverges and stretches out, of necessity, towards a circumference, which must now be called the Southern region: which is a vast circle, and not a pole or center … In this and other ways all the great navigators have been frustrated in their efforts, and have been more or less confounded in their attempts to sail round the Earth upon or beyond the Antarctic circle. But if the southern region is a pole or center, like the north, there would be little difficulty in circumnavigating it, for the distance round would be comparatively small. When it is seen that the Earth is not a sphere, but a plane, having only one center, the north; and that the south is the vast icy boundary of the world, the difficulties experienced by circumnavigators can be easily understood.” –Dr. Samuel Rowbotham, “Earth Not a Globe, 2nd Edition” (21-23)

If the Earth were truly a globe, then every line of latitude South of the equator would have to measure a gradually smaller and smaller circumference the farther South traveled. In other words, the circumference at 10 degrees South latitude would comprise a smaller circle than at the equator, 20 degrees South latitude would comprise a circle smaller than 10, and so on. If, however, the Earth is an extended plane, then every line of latitude South of the equator should measure a gradually larger and larger circumference the farther South traveled. 10 degrees South latitude will comprise a larger circle than the equator, 20 degrees South latitude will comprise a circle larger than 10, and so on. Likewise, if the Earth were a globe, lines of longitude would bubble out at the equator while converging at both poles. Whereas if the Earth is an extended plane, lines of longitude should simply expand straight outwards from the North Pole. So which is actually the case?

“Upon the principle, as taught by Scripture and common observation, that the world is not a Planet, but consists of vast masses of land stretched out upon level seas, the North being the centre of the system, it is evident that the degrees of longitude will gradually increase in width the whole way from the North centre to the icy boundary of the great Southern Circumference. In consequence of the difference between the actual extent of longitudes and that allowed for them by the Nautical Authorities, which difference, at the latitude of the Cape of Good Hope, has been estimated to amount to a great number of miles, many Ship-masters have lost their reckoning, and many vessels have been wrecked. Ship-captains, who have been educated in the globular theory, know not how to account for their getting so much out of their course in Southern latitudes, and generally put it down to currents; but this reason is futile, for although currents may exist, they do not usually run in opposite directions, and vessels are frequently wrecked, whether sailing East or West.” –David Wardlaw Scott, “Terra Firma” (102)

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Purpose of Education

Purpose of Education

“Without vision, the people perish.”
Hosea 4:6

 

At the foundation of every school
is a philosophy of education. You cannot
have a school without one, whether
it is articulated or not, for in operating
a school many decisions have to
be made: what to teach, how to teach
it, what books to use, how should
children be dressed, what form of
discipline to apply, etc.

The philosophy that presently
governs American public education is
the “progressive” one formulated early
in this century by John Dewey and his
colleagues. They viewed education primarily
as a socialization process, an
instrument for social change, a means
of changing America from a capitalist,
individualistic, believing society into
a socialist, collectivist, humanist or
atheist society. This process entailed
destroying the old order so that a new
one could rise in its place.

Radical Transformation

During the first four decades of
this century all of public education
was transformed to permit the schools
to carry out the mandates of the progressive
philosophy. The curriculum was
radically changed and teaching methods
were altered. Intensive phonics was
replaced by look-say, cursive was
replaced by print script, arithmetic
disappeared into mathematics, and
geography and history were ground up
into something called social studies.
Even classroom furniture and decoration
were changed. Immovable desks gave way
to moveable desks, chairs, tables,
floor mats and bean bags, and pictures
of George Washington were replaced by
pictures of animals, Mickey Mouse, and
other cartoon characters. As socialization
was encouraged, classroom discipline
went out the window. What was
once called cheating was now known as
“cooperative learning. ” And, of
course, dress codes were abandoned.

Thus, what we have today in our
public schools is the result of
numerous decisions made in conformity
with a well-articulated, painstakingly
conceived, and deliberately implemented
philosophy of education.

The Tenets of Humanism

At the foundation of this philosophy
are several important doctrines:

(1) There is no God. no supernatural
power that created the universe. therefore
there is no sin. (2) Man is a
product of evolution, an animal, descendant
from other anima1s. (3) The
purpose of life is self-fulfillment or
self-actualization. (4) There are no
absolutes in morality; ethics are
situational. (5) Evil is caused by
poverty, ignorance and social injustice;
thus if you want to get rid of
evil you must get rid of its societal
causes. (6) Man is not innately depraved
or sinful; his moral behavior is
the result of environmental influences
and education.

Probably the best summaries of the
philosophy that undergirds American
education today can be found in John
Dewey’ s “My Pedagogic Creed” and in the
two Humanist Manifestos. They spell out
what has become the entire program of
public education, and virtually everything
that goes on in a public school
today is derived from these doctrines
and tenets.

The Altar of Socialization

The reason why public education
cannot be truly reformed is because no
one in the education establishment, the
federal or state governments, or the
business community is willing to admit
that such a philosophy exists and is
the chief reason why excellence is
unattainable. And so, as long as the
progressives and humanists control what
is taught in American schools, there
will be no real academic improvement,
and excellence will continue to be sacrificed
on the altar of socialization.
But need it continue to be that
way? Is there any reason why the
progressives and humanists should have
an exclusive monopoly on curriculum
development in America? Who gave them
that privileged position? Who gave them
the power to dictate what is taught in
every public school? Who gave them the
mandate to destroy reading instruction,
arithmetic, history, traditional values
and morality? Who gave them the right
to do it?

Our Abdication

We did. How? By default. By
abandoning the field, giving them our
children, acquiescing to “progress. ”
Yes, there were voices in the wind
warning of calamity and tragedy to
come. But the progressives and humanists
were clever enough to take full
control of the institutions of power,
and that permitted them to carry out
their plans and finance them abundantly
with the taxpayers’ money.

True, their experiments began in
private institutions financed by private
foundations. But once they gained
control of the public financing mechanism,
they were assured of ultimate
success. The result has been the
totalitarianization of public education.
Indeed, attempts by conservatives
to introduce intensive phonics, arithmetic
drill, or books that promote
traditional morality have been met with
hostility and ridicule. Such attempts
are dubbed the work of reactionaries,
right-wing extremists, censors, book
burners, John Birchers, religious
fanatics, etc.

Can It Be Changed?

But need it continue that way? Need
the vast majority of parents and taxpayers
accept for eternity the intolerant
dictates of a progressive elite,
self-chosen, self-anointed, and self-elected
to decide what all American
children are to be taught?
Of course not. It is still within
our power to change all of that. But to
do so requires formulating a new philosophy
of education on which to build
a new American education system for the
21s t century.

What kind of philosophy is needed
to raise American education to the
level of excellence most Americans
want? To find out, one must ask some
very basic, simple questions: What is
the purpose of education? What do
parents want when they send their
children to school?

A New Philosophy

We believe that the purpose of
education is to pass on to the younger
generation the knowledge, wisdom and
values of the older generation.
In other words, education is a
function of child rearing and is conducted
by parents and teachers to
enable their children to become moral,
productive, independent members of a
free society able to pursue rewarding,
satisfying careers and to raise! families
of their own.

True education creates a bridge
between generations, not a chasm, not a
gap. What better way is there to show
love for one’s children than by giving
them a heritage of knowledge, wisdom
and values?

The New Curriculum

So what do we teach? What is the
new curriculum?
We begin with knowledge. The first
step in the process of formal instruction
is to provide the child with the
tools of learning, the academic skills
needed to pursue knowledge. We! call
these tools the three R’s: reading,
‘riting, and ‘rithmetic. For reading
we teach intensive, systematic phonics
so that the child will master the
mechanics of alphabetic reading and
become a fluent, proficient, phonetic
reader. For writing we teach cursive in
the first grade so that the child
acquires a facile writing skill for
lifetime use. For arithmetic we use all
of the techniques that help children
develop automatic counting skills, for
arithmetic is a memory system dependent
on rote memorization for optimum use
and efficiency.

With the tools of learning honed
and perfected, the child is ready to
take on the subject matter deemed
important by his parents and teachers:
geography, history, the physical
sciences, economics, government, mathematics,
etc. And having learned the
mechanics of reading, the child must
now develop his use of language, for
language is the tool of thought. He
must expand his vocabulary and develop
his writing skills so that he can
express himself clearly. A sense of
accuracy and precision must be inculcated.

Also, a second language and
Latin are important ingredients in the
development of high literacy.

 

 

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Antarctica and Flat Earth part 2

Before reaching the Antarctic ice-wall, navigating the increasingly tumultuous Southern oceans, explorers encounter the longest, darkest, coldest nights and the most dangerous seas and storms anywhere on Earth. Vasco de Gama, an early 16th century Portuguese explorer of the South Seas wrote how, “The waves rise like mountains in height; ships are heaved up to the clouds, and apparently precipitated by circling whirlpools to the bed of the ocean. The winds are piercing cold, and so boisterous that the pilot’s voice can seldom be heard, whilst a dismal and almost continual darkness adds greatly to the danger.”

In 1773 Captain Cook became the first modern explorer known to have breached the Antarctic Circle and reached the ice barrier. During three voyages, lasting three years and eight days, Captain Cook and crew sailed a total of 60,000 miles along the Antarctic coastline never once finding an inlet or path through or beyond the massive glacial wall! Captain Cook wrote: “The ice extended east and west far beyond the reach of our sight, while the southern half of the horizon was illuminated by rays of light which were reflected from the ice to a considerable height. It was indeed my opinion that this ice extends quite to the pole, or perhaps joins some land to which it has been fixed since creation.”

On October 5th, 1839 another explorer, James Clark Ross began a series of Antarctic voyages lasting a total of 4 years and 5 months. Ross and his crew sailed two heavily armored warships thousands of miles, losing many men from hurricanes and icebergs, looking for an entry point beyond the southern glacial wall. Upon first confronting the massive barrier Captain Ross wrote of the wall, “extending from its eastern extreme point as far as the eye could discern to the eastward. It presented an extraordinary appearance, gradually increasing in height, as we got nearer to it, and proving at length to be a perpendicular cliff of ice, between one hundred and fifty feet and two hundred feet above the level of the sea, perfectly flat and level at the top, and without any fissures or promontories on its even seaward face. We might with equal chance of success try to sail through the cliffs of Dover, as to penetrate such a mass.”

“Yes, but we can circumnavigate the South easily enough,’ is often said by those who don’t know, The British Ship Challenger recently completed the circuit of the Southern region – indirectly, to be sure – but she was three years about it, and traversed nearly 69,000 miles – a stretch long enough to have taken her six times round on the globular hypothesis.” -William Carpenter, “100 Proofs the Earth is Not a Globe” (78)

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Antarctica and the Flat Earth, part 1

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Bases on Antarctic

Knowledge about the Antarctica and the ice wall is an important study for those who want to know more about the flat earth. Here are a series of Post from what writers and explores of more than 100 years ago said. Back then, what the Antarctica explores said about their discoveries were not censored. Here is the first post from old flat earth booklets.

“The ice-barrier, so frequently referred to in accounts of the Antarctic regions, is the fore-front of the enormous glacier-covering, or ice-cap, which, accumulating in vast, undulating fields from the heavy snowfall, and ultimately attaining hundreds, if not thousands, of feet in thickness, creeps from the continent of Antarctica into the polar sea. The ice-barrier, yet a part of the parent ice-cap, presents itself to the navigator who has boldness enough to approach its fearful front, as a solid, perpendicular wall of marble-like ice, ranging from one thousand to two thousand feet in thickness, of which from one hundred to two hundred feet rises above, and from eight hundred to eighteen hundred feet sinks below, the level of the sea.” -Greely, General A. W. “Antarctica, or the Hypothetical Southern Continent.” Cosmopolitan 17 (1894): p. 296

“It has been demonstrated that the earth is a plane, the surface-centre of which is immediately underneath the star called ‘Polaris,’ and the extremities of which are bounded by a vast region of ice and water and irregular masses of land. The whole terminates in fog and darkness, where snow and driving hail, piercing sleet and boisterous winds, howling storms, madly-mounting waves, and clashing icebergs are almost constant.” –Dr. Samuel Rowbotham, “Zetetic Astronomy, Earth Not a Globe!” (117)

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Why Johnny Can’t Read

Why Johnny Can’t Read

You may remember the book, “Why Johnny Can’t Read,” written back in the 1950’s. Well, Johnny still can’t read. So, what does this have to do with the flat earth? Quite simply – you have to read to be on this website. So, one way for the government to control the people is to make them illiterate. Then it’s real easy to control them. If you can’t make the illiterate, you make it so that they will hate to read. When this is accomplish, they will only read what is necessary. Finally, if someone is able to break out of the matrix, the government tries to see to it that they (and corporations) control what people do read.

Alex Newman wrote a book called, “Crime of the Educators,” where he shows the history of the deliberate dumbing down of students as well as what is going on today. Another interesting thing that Newman goes into is how children are dumb down in math and history. In history, for example, children are taught that slavery started in America. When you have people that learn this, it’s no wonder why it’s so hard to teach about the flat earth.

With that in mind, here is a good video to see. Down load it if you can to show others before YouTube says it ‘violates community standards’!

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What Made Christians Believe In A Flat Earth?

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(Note: This is more of a homework assignment rather than an article that tells you everything. Enjoy!)

What made Christians believe in a flat earth – as the one that you see here? What made the ancient Israelites (as opposed to Jews) believe in a flat earth?

 

 

In this picture you see:

  • a flat earth
  • a dome structure
  • waters beneath the earth
  • stars in the firmament
  • foundations of the earth
  • God in heaven above the firmament

A simple answer as to how the ancient Israelites/Christians believe as they did was because they believed what God wrote (inspired men). They searched the scripture for other verses with the key words. Also, there wasn’t the false prophets that you see on TV today that influenced their study. They used logic in their research. Finally, they did care or know of “political correctness’.”

So, how can you confirm this and come to the same conclusion as the above picture? Here are some simple things to keep in mind.

Just do a word search with such words as:

  • Heaven
  • earth
  • firmament
  • sun
  • moon
  • stars

If you have a Bible software program, such as e-sword that you get from e-sword.net you can get this for free. Then it’s very easy to find all the relative verses. Write down all the key characteristics

Doing a search on each word, you’ll have a good idea of how our little universe really looks like.

When you do your research in the bible, your model of heaven and earth should come close to what you see pictured here. Finally, when you read secular articles or watch videos on the flat earth, you’ll see it matches what the Bible says. In short, God did tell us much of how earth really looks like.

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