Quoting Quiverfull: Homeschooling Videos?

by Blimey Cow on Youtube

Not sure if these videos are supposed to be serious or comical but someone knows way too much about homeschooling. What do you think?

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There are tons of videos by Blimey Cow involving homeschooling on Youtube.

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QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers to examine the ideas of Quiverfull honestly and thoughtfully.

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  • Joy

    pretty sure they’re supposed to be comical

  • JeanPing

    Aiming for funny, but trying to channel John Green at the same time. End result, a little weird.

  • lodrelhai

    I believe we have an inversion of Poe’s Law.

    Went to watch some other videos by this group, and noticed at the end of the “Why I Going to Graduations” one that they advertise, “We are going to be appearing at the Teach Them Diligently Convention in Nashville, TN from May 16-18! You should come! teachthemdiligently.net””We are going to be appearing at the Teach Them Diligently Convention in Nashville, TN from May 16-18! You should come! teachthemdiligently.net”

    First paragraph on the Teach Them Diligently’s website: “The Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention is a Christian homeschool convention that celebrates the focus of Christian home education — that is, the discipleship of children to glorify God. More than simply a convention about home education, we purposefully develop the themes of Missions, discipleship, and Christian parenting in addition to the traditional academic “how-to’s.” The site also has statements of faith that starts off with biblical inerrancy, and the vendors include A Beka (books and academy), Above Rubies, Answers in Genesis, Bob Jones University… you get the idea.

    So no, not a parody. It’s a genuine homeschool-supporting group that can be mistaken for a parody because it does include humor.

  • JeanPing

    I don’t know how seriously fundamentalist this kid can be, since there are clear references to Doctor Who and John Green–very geeky but definitely not QF-approved. I only watched about half the video though. He’s not very funny, but hey, he’s like 16–and I’m hardly his target audience even if I am a Whovian. (Not a Green fan though. Meh.)


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