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Unschool with Shar {Lies My Teacher Told Me}

History tends to be the least favorite subject for school-aged students.

Why is it that most kids dislike history?

“We begin to get a handle on this question by noting that the teaching of history, more than any other discipline, is dominated by textbooks. 259 more words


The Book Thief – a review

Last month, I found my reading had a theme – Books – and that began with  Rachel Caine’s Ink and Bone, which I reviewed on… 928 more words


Quote for Today

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” Ray Bradbury


Coming to Portland's book burning party?

The Portland (Oregon) Public School board recently voted to prohibit textbooks or classroom materials questioning the mainstream thinking about climate change. The Cascade Policy Institute’s comments on the action, reprinted here, deserve attention. 154 more words

[Posting Bareng BBI] Balada Bakar Buku

Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous – theycontain ideas. – Pete Hautman

Buku identik dengan ide. Dan terkadang (atau seringkali) ide-ide ini membuat pihak-pihak tertentu merasa terancam, takut, dan terpojokkan.

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My Story

The Book Sacrifice Tag.

Well, it’s the first day of my fortnight off from work… so OBVIOUSLY I’ve woken up really ill. What shall I do to cheer myself up? 791 more words

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