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Other than John Lennon's "Imagine," is there another atheist/agnostic song.
The only one I can think of is "Dear God" by XTC.

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SonderOpia Level 8 Jan 30, 2018
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ok...ranking second!

Do I have to to watch foodball in my underpants?? Nobody told me! LOL

Do I have to to watch foodball in my underpants?? Nobody told me! LOL

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Bad Religion, “Atheist Peace”
Bad Religion, “God's Love”
Bad Religion, “Let Them Eat War”

Jim Carroll, “Catholic Boy”

“It Ain't Necessarily So” (oh wow, turns out I have this by Bronski Beat, Brother Jack Mcduff, Ella & Louis, Miles Davis, AND Oscar Peterson)

Mylo, “Destroy Rock ‘n’ Roll” (a mix w/ the sermon “Invocation for Judgement against and Destruction of Rock” from the Church Universal Triumphant)

Randy Newman, “That's Why I Love Mankind”

Nine Inch Nails, “Heresy”

“Pie in the Sky Is a Lie” (acoustic guitar + slightly snarly vocals, anyone know by whom?)

Roger Waters, “What God Wants”

Frank Zappa, “Catholic Girls”
Frank Zappa, “Dumb All Over”
Frank Zappa, “Jewish Princess”

josh_karpf Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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phil21 Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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Let's see, and then there's the Dead Kennedys' "Religious Vomit"....

DharmaBum50 Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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That was the one I thought of!

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You couldn't do much better than Marilyn Manson's "Fight Song": "But I'm not a slave to a god / that doesn't exist / But I'm not a slave to a world / that doesn't give a shit." Plus the song kicks ass.

DharmaBum50 Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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Perfect. I'm a huge fan.

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This song gives me a case of the feels. I think it's more about the human condition of searching for meaning but I think it fits here.

Fearlessfreep Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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"Freewill" by Rush:

resserts Level 8 Jan 30, 2018
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Freewill is an illusion created by our egos to make us think that we are more than we are. Pierre Laplace got it right. But that is a Very cool song!

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Also, Roger Waters from Pink Floyd: "God wants escudos God wants pesetas Don't send lira God don't want small potatoes God wants small towns God wants pain God wants clean up rock campaigns God wants widows God wants solution God wants TV God wants contributions."

EricTrommater Level 8 Jan 30, 2018
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Love Pink Floyd; my favorite.

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I belive Stevie Wonder had a thing to say on the subject. "If you believe in things that you don't understand, then you suffer."

EricTrommater Level 8 Jan 30, 2018
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Man in the box by Alice in Chains

RobCampbell Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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There are a couple of Atheist albums out there. “An Atheist Album,” by Shelley Sengal and “Baby Eater,” by Monster on Sunday. Or you could listen to bands like Moterhead, Metallica and Bad Religion.

RandyMoose Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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Dude nothing will ever top "Imagine" that is our theme! smile009.gif

twshield Level 8 Jan 30, 2018
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I like the, Monsters of Folk, version of, Dear God.

Donotbelieve Level 8 Jan 30, 2018
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I will look for it. Thx.
Whoa. Thought it was going to be a cover. Nice tune and tremendous video.

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My favorite is "God Thinks" by Voltaire

kiramea Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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Ok. Don't get me going here. I'll just pick the first 3 that come to mind.

In our number 3 spot , we have the original "Everybody Knows" by Leonard Cohen. It's an upbeat little ditty- great for parties. Leonard was a hoot and a holler.

On our number 2 spot, we have Trent Reznor raging on about how "God is Dead" again. Why anyone would think that Johnny Cash covered his songs better than the originals boggles the mind and staggers the imagination. Maybe God really is dead.

And the winner our existentialism angst meltdown contest goes to Robert Smith of the Cure. The man admitted to getting shit-faced and writing whole albums about raw nihilism. The Head on the Door possibly being his greatest tribute to the matter.

UrsiMajor Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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I'd like to be

One of the faithful millions

But what I see

Is an excuse for the killing

DJVJ311 Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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Father John Misty.. check it out!

DJ_Blaser Level 5 Jan 30, 2018
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Shelli Segal needs our help:

Markss76118 Level 6 Feb 13, 2018
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There are lots of them by Roy Harper " If ". "The same old rock " " The Game " are just a few that spring to mind. Also check out the start of Randy Newman's " Faust " if you can get past James Taylor as god then you have Randy as the devil singing " We`re a figment of their imagination ". A rare treat

273kelvin Level 7 Jan 31, 2018
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There There by Radiohead. Maybe not an "atheist song" but with the lyrics "just cause you feel it, doesn't mean it's there" I feel confident adding it. It's a great song anyway.

TraceyMurphy Level 4 Jan 31, 2018
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Jethro Tull had a couple, my God and hymn 43 are two that I can think of.

LEPeff Level 8 Jan 30, 2018
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Oh! “God Thinks,” by Voltaire.

RandyMoose Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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One of my favorites. I've seen him in concert twice and would love to see him again.

I’m going to try and catch him in Austin @kiramea

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I'm not sure of the title or artist but I have heard a song the contains the lyrics, "I'm not afraid of your god, but I am afraid of what people do in the name of your god..."

Dwight Level 7 Jan 30, 2018
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It's Holly Near "I Ain't Afraid."

@EricTrommater Thanks - great song.

@Dwight my pleasure.

@Dwight great song! Thanks.

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Markss76118 Level 6 Feb 10, 2018
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JOHN CRUMP on American Atheist 45rpm record A side SHAKE LOOSE B side I'M NOT FALLING ANYMORE 1983 release Lexington KY CONVENTION

GreenAtheist Level 7 Feb 7, 2018
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