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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.

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June 25th, 2017 - 1:46 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Before Eden, There Was Knowledge

Prehistoric stone tools bear 500,000-year-old animal residue The Torah seems to have left out what came before Eve.  Now, among elephant remains  at a Lower Paleolithic site near Revadim, Israel, Prof. Ran Barkai has found “handaxes” and “scrapers,” … prehistoric sto[...]

June 11th, 2017 - 3:40 am § in Misc.


 “Race” is a term with no definition outside of bigotry. As for as I know, none of the world’s bibles define humans as anything more than one species.  Our ancestors certainly identified by tribe or people but those distinctions were not based on the bizarre idea of distinct hum[...]

June 4th, 2017 - 1:24 am § in Misc.


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[...]

May 28th, 2017 - 12:00 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Kudzu Vine in NC Resembles Jesus

First Posted at Huff Post : 06/30/11 01:58 AM ET Updated: 06/30/11 11:49 AM ET KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — The Gospel of John quotes Jesus as saying “I am the true vine,” and some folks in eastern North Carolina think they may have witnessed a literal demonstration. A utility pole about [...]

May 21st, 2017 - 10:59 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Ramadan Starts This Week


May 21st, 2017 - 12:59 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: ‘Naughty’ Pope pours cold water on talk of Virgin Mary appearing in Bosnia

While canonizing the two child shepherds whose vision of Mary, adding Portugal’s Fatima to France’s Lourdes as a site fore veneration, Pope Francis said he knew he was being “naughty” in doubting the Medjugorje phenomenon in Bosnia, in which six youngsters reported seeing vis[...]

May 14th, 2017 - 1:48 am § in Misc.



May 7th, 2017 - 7:31 am § in Misc.