Veritas Omnibus VI

This is the sixth and final installment of the Omnibus curriculum. Oriented toward the upper grades, Omnibus VI takes on a second round of studying and analyzing the Modern World. As the Omnibus journey concludes, this volume is in some waysthe grand finale. There are more books to cover in Omnibus VI than in any of the previous years; the content is in some ways more difficult and foreign. Our recent history, both events and philosophies, aren't easy studies, and for many homeschoolers the modern era is even more unfamiliar than Ancient Greece and Rome. But this only means that the need to understand the ideas and events closest to our time is extremely important. The world you're about to encounter in Omnibus VI is a world that we are a direct product of. If it's important to study theancients to understand the world we came from, it's even more important that we gain a proper understanding of recent events and ideas, for these have most radically shaped the times we currently live in.

The reading list for this yearis vast, but it's a veritable goldmine of genius, culture, and philosophy. You'll read some of the greatest authors of the 19th & 20th centuries, from Herman Melville (Moby-Dick) to Hemingway (The Sun Also Rises) to Mark Twain (Huckleberry Finn). You'll read classic literature like Milton's Paradise Lost and Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, as well as important historical literature like the Foundational American Documents and American and French Revolutions Compared. From the political philosophies of Thomas Hobbes to the transcendentalism of Ralph Waldo Emerson to the postmodern nihilism of Friedrich Nietzsche, you'll be exposed to a wide range of philosphies and ideas that have tremendously influenced the world we live in.

It's a lot of reading, and a lot of ideas and philiosophies presented here directly oppose Christianity. But that's been the whole point of studying Omnibus—to be able to look at what the world presents to us and analyze it according to the principles ofscripture. Building on a whole five years of training, you should be able to read the literature in front of you with a clear mind and a strong understanding. You've analyzed the philosophies of the Plato and the doctrines of Thomas Aquinas—now take the techiniques you've learned and apply them to your studies of Nietzsche, Freud,and Emerson.

And don't stop there. As you leave Omnibus and high school, walk the world the same way you've been taught to walk through these. You fight through Omnibus so you can be a powerful warrior in the real world. It hasn't been an easy journey, but neither is the journey through the Real World. Treat this last year like a Rocky movie. Practice and polish your movesonthe frozen cow carcass of Omnibus, thenhead out and show all the dark powers-that-be some fight they've never seen before.

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