Category Archives: Music

Bands in Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson’s Illuminatus Trilogy

I recently read the Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson. I found it a bizarre yet highly enjoyable work of fiction, complete with contradictory multilevel conspiracies, over the top sex scenes, real historical figures, quadruple agents, fun … Continue reading

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Atheist Book Review: The Book of Job

It seems nowadays everyone is talking about jobs: job creators,  joblessness, Steve Jobs and even certain sexual acts featuring the word job. Perhaps then, this would be a good time to look back at the original job, the biblical Job. … Continue reading

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Objections to Patents and Copyrights

Patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and other forms of so called “intellectual property” are simply government granted monopolies. If others can use an idea, that you claim credit for, they should be allowed to compete with you. One does not need … Continue reading

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Should Entertainers Share Their Political Opinions?

About ten years ago, a friend of mine informed me that he had tickets to see the pop punk band Green Day and that we were going to this show. I cannot say that at the time, or at any … Continue reading

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Album Review: Aqualung by Jethro Tull

In 1989, thrash metal pioneers Metallica were the biggest band in metal and were on the verge of becoming the biggest band in music. As such, their high-speed, ferocious assault on the American dream, And Justice For All, was everyone’s … Continue reading

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Does Contemporary Christian Music Suck??

Does Christian music suck??  That may depend how one defines Christian music. For example, I do not believe Johnny Cash’s music sucked. Despite being an atheist, I enjoy the vast majority of it, very much, and yet, Johnny Cash was … Continue reading

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Are Record Companies Becoming Irrelevant

This goes out to people interested in making and recording music, from your point of view relevant are major record companies and how relevant are they likely to become in the near future? It seems to me the big companies … Continue reading

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