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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

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    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for June 4th, 2017

June 4th, 2017 - 9:17 am § in The Ave Scene

Afraid to Speak In Seattle

LGBTQIA+ SPEAKER CANCELS TOWN HALL APPEARANCE DUE TO DEATH THREATS Author  Keeanga-Yahmatta Taylor is an an assistant professor of African-American studies at Princeton, and a longtime activist. She’s also a friend of local Seattle teacher and activist Jesse Hagopian, who was slated to introduce[...]

June 4th, 2017 - 4:16 am § in Misc.

What Are Weddings About?

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June 4th, 2017 - 1:24 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Blasphemy

Denmark revokes 334-year-old blasphemy law Danish lawmakers on Friday repealed a centuries-old blasphemy law which forbid public insults of a religion, such as the burning of holy books like the Qur’an, cementing the country’s attachment to freedom of expression.[...]

June 4th, 2017 - 1:22 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Arguing With Blasphemers

Science denial is a problem like that faced by blasphemy. Doubting God, doubting his threeness, even doubting his frenemy the devil .. all these were very disruptive in a Christendom .dependent on common acceptance of reality. Einstein’s story is a more temperate one ,, at least if you remembe[...]