Need to be strengthened in your resolve to homeschool? Look no further. Tainted Teachings from JTA News reports on the rise of positive Islamic propaganda in history and social studies textbooks in use in the United States, and the subtle denigration of America, Israel, and democracy.
On a related note, two professional football players speaking at a high school assembly in Delaware had a “Christian-themed” message for the students. One of the players, Tra Thomas of the Philadelphia Eagles, is founder and spokesman for Athletes United for Christ. What was the message which was so offensive the high school principal immediately issued an apology to students and parents? “Be a leader, not a follower. Don’t worry about what everybody else is doing.” Followed by an invitation to join the players for an upcoming rally and concert for students at a church in a nearby town. That’s it!
These two seemingly separate incidents are related, in that if a message upholds godliness, biblical truth, loyalty to Jesus Christ, His ways, or His people, it must be silenced, or distorted, or dinegrated, or apologized for. But if a message upholds the world’s ways, then historical fact must be distorted and that message incorporated into textbooks. This is why we homeschool.