Worth Reading 12/2

Purmort, Aaron Joseph age 35, died peacefully at home on November 25 after complications from a radioactive spider bite that led to years of crime-fighting and a years long battle with a nefarious criminal named Cancer, who has plagued our society for far too long.
When linguists talk about the historical relationship between languages, they use a tree metaphor. An ancient source (say, Indo-European) has various branches (e.g., Romance, Germanic), which themselves have branches (West Germanic, North Germanic), which feed into specific languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian).

3. Trevin Wax shares some of Chesterton's thoughts about the absurdity of injustice.

In order that men should resist injustice, something more is necessary than that they should think injustice unpleasant. They must think injustice absurd; above all, they must think it startling. They must retain the violence of a virgin astonishment.

4. Joe Carter explains some of the important info about human trafficking and modern slavery.

There are more slaves today than were seized from Africa in four centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. In fact, there are more slaves in the world today than at any other point in human history, with an estimated 21 million in bondage across the globe.

5. USA Today covers homeschooling. Evidence that it isn't just a fundamentalist movement anymore:

While home-schooling has its merits, it is not for the faint of heart. There is paperwork to keep track of and it is a major time commitment for parents. Then there is the added expense of providing study materials and field-trip opportunities, none of which are subsidized by the property taxes parents pay.