Archive for December 5th, 2010

I really don’t have much to say about atheists or anyone’s religious beliefs or non-beliefs.  I see it as a strictly personal choice and whatever works for them to get through their days, so long as it doesn’t impinge on my own beliefs or freedoms, is fine with me.  Actually, if you really think about it, there haven’t been that many wars fought or peoples repressed purely in the name of atheism.  That being said,  I’m only using them as a device for showing a clip of a very clever and funny song that I saw on  another well done and interesting  blogsite, Touch2Touch.  The clip is from Steve Martin, the one time stand-up comic who wears many hats as an actor, writer, playwright, banjo player and world class art collector, possessing one of the finest and most celebrated collections of modern art anywhere.  He’s obviously very talented and smart, to boot.

Martin noticed that all the religions of the world have a rich treasure trove of music and art that celebrate their faiths but also noticed that atheism is sadly lacking.  Therefore, he came up with the first atheist hymn.  Here he is, backed by the Steep Canyon Rangers, singing Atheists Don’t Have No Songs.  The cartoon above is from the always smart and  syndicated Speedbump.

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