Plato-Loving Homeschool Elitists

What Plato Really Taught


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September 12, 2019

Christianity Today reports on the rise of what they call the “Plato-loving, homeschool elitists.”  But, do we really want to raise elitists?  Does pride and elitism really help us, at the end of the day, or is it counter productive to all that is good?  We develop a little more on what Parmenides, Zeno, Plato, Aristotle, Socrates, Sophocles, and Euripides really taught.  We pull apart their worldviews and point out that their meta-ethic and metaphysic was fundamentally flawed from the outset. The futile thinking of the Greeks destroyed their big empire in 7 years, and brought them to birth-implosions, abortion, and sexual dysfunctionality. . . sort of like the Western world today.

About Your Host, Kevin Swanson

Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.