A HFM vaccine?? Seriously? When is enough, enough?
Walter Johnson, Soul by soul: life inside the antebellum slave market
This is the type of violence—from microaggressions to epistemic violence to emotional/physical violence to enslavement/genocide—that gets justified by asserting that the oppressor is “objective” and “logical” and thereby “credible.” As if there is objectivity in choosing to oppress. As if the emotions of entitlement, indifference, greed or hatred aren’t involved.
I don’t think I’m alone when I say that one of the best reasons I’ve found for homeschooling is the time it affords us. And I mean that in all ways possible.
- My children have more time to play, move, use their imaginations and sleep.
- We are not limited by anyone’s schedule except the one we choose to follow.
- My children can learn at their own pace. No school or curriculum is pushing them to do more than they can do.
- My husband and I get to spend all day with our children. To some people, that might sound exhausting, but because this is our lifestyle, we have had time to figure out a routine that works for us, and we can’t imagine it any other way.
- Because my children are home all the time, and I can’t possibly be with them every moment, they are turning into people who can entertain themselves.
- We don’t fight about screen time because we have time for everything – nature walks, play time, discovery time, reading time, and screen time.
- We can go on vacations during off-season, so that means cheaper prices and less people.
- We can go to parks, malls, museums or just about anywhere during the week, so that means less people too.
If you look at 2014 US measles outbreaks,
Ohio had the highest at 374 cases. There were 10 hospitalizations. That’s a 2% hospitalization rate. Zero deaths. We also don’t know how many were vaccinated as that information hasn’t been released yet.
In Kansas there were 11 cases of measles. 2 of…