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Social Bulimia

In August, Seattle’s mayor called for the removal of two statues: one, a confederate monument, the other a statue of Lenin. This followed the decision of officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, to… 591 more words

Christianity

Lincoln is Next

Progressive iconoclasts will not stop with Confederate monuments and statues… They have already started the campaign against George Washington.  It appears that no historical figure is safe in today’s climate… 395 more words

History

A Bit of History and Thoughts on the Holy Icon

A Bit of History and Thoughts on the Holy Icon

In the western Rome, Christian art first appeared in the catacombs, subterranean tunnels and niches hewn out of rock, and serving as burial vaults and tombs and funerary spaces up to the about the 6th century C.E., by which time they were being used almost exclusively for martyrs’ burial. 6,194 more words

Byzantine Empire

evening news commentary

For thoughtful minds, a mystery
to watch modern iconoclasts
destroy statues of fathers’ cast;
we cannot erase history
so why hate sculpture bitterly?
Denial will repeat the past: 66 more words

News

“All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out.” – I.F. Stone

“All governments lie,

but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials

smoke the same hashish they give out.” – I.F. Stone

from “In a Time of Torment, 1961-1967” (1967), p. 317

Politics

ICONOCLASTS > PRUDE CONSERVATIVES


Credits to Marlene Aguilar for the photo (our team made that meme years ago!).

One fact: Iconoclasts are smarter and even more credible than the prude conservatives! 3,192 more words

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