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Why I Won’t Be Watching “Shiny Happy People”

Multiple people have asked me if I’ll be watching the Amazon Prime docuseries that was released at the beginning of this month. It’s called “Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets”. It won’t be informative for me. It will just be triggering. No surprises here. Frankly, there shouldn’t be any surprises for the rest of you,… Continue reading Why I Won’t Be Watching “Shiny Happy People”

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Are Jinger Duggar Vuolo and Megan Phelps-Roper Free from Fear and Hate?

CW: This article discusses abuse including sexual abuse, and violence against oppressed groups. There is no graphic detail. “The righteous rise with burning eyesOf hatred and ill willMadmen fed on fear and liesTo beat and burn and killThey say there are strangers who threaten usOur immigrants and infidelsThey say there is strangeness too dangerousIn our… Continue reading Are Jinger Duggar Vuolo and Megan Phelps-Roper Free from Fear and Hate?

Growing Up Jeub · Homeschooling

Homeschooling and the Dunning-Kruger Effect

I was homeschooled from Kindergarten through 12th grade. As someone who was homeschooled, I am limited to my own experience and perceptions. When I started high school through my community college last year, I was not even aware of what subjects I would need to study. However, my parents and other homeschool parents often told… Continue reading Homeschooling and the Dunning-Kruger Effect