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The official podcast of the Babylon Bee with editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle.

Sep 15, 2020

This is The Babylon Bee Interview Show.

In this episode, Kyle and Ethan talk to Sam Sorbo, who is a major advocate for home education in a time when many people are starting to look at it as an alternative in an age  of virtual schooling, pandemic lockdowns, and kindergartners doing 2 hour zoom meetings. Her books include They’re Your Kids: An Inspirational Journey From Self- Doubter To Home School Advocate and Teach From Love: A School Year Devotional For Families. Her new book, with her husband Kevin, is True Faith: Embracing Adversity to Live in God's Light. She is also the host of The Sam Sorbo Podcast.

Topics Discussed

  • Public schools not serving our kids
  • Virtual schooling and pandemic lockdowns
  • Parents ceding authority to the school
  • Children lecturing parents
  • The purpose of education
  • Education as daycare
  • School doesn’t take 7-½ hours a day
  • What about college?
  • Does college tuition make sense?
  • Teachers concerned about parents getting in the way with their “racism” and backwards views
  • Aren’t homeschoolers weird?
  • Bullies teaching kids not to bully and in our culture nowadays bullying seems to be fine anyway
  • Common core math and the 1619 Project
  • “Homeschooling is not ‘school at home.’ It is the education of your child. They are two different beasts.”

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