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    Sean Daily is an English major from New Jersey now living in Las Vegas, the Other City of Lights. "I consider 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' to be comfort reading, I like the al pastor tacos at Tacos Mexico and I count among my literary influences the Chainsaw from 'Doom'. 'RRRRRR! You don't like that, do you, Mr. Undead Marine! RRRRRR!'"

    Shanoah Alkire is our Discordian at large. "Born in Santa Cruz, I grew up in Grass Valley and the Bay Area, and now lurk in Las Vegas. My literary influences include Ray Bradbury, Lewis Carroll, and Douglas Adams. I also program as a hobby, and currently maintain the Gtk port of Angband. You can find a rather old bio of me here."

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10-14-08 Johnny Nash – I Can See Clearly Now

Posted by Sean on October 14, 2008

You’ve got a point there, Shanoah. It makes me wonder why there aren’t more Christian metal bands. I mean, look at all that metal has going for it:

  1. Devils.
  2. Ancient prophecies.
  3. Sinners being dragged off to hell.
  4. Apocalyptic wars that lead to the complete annihilation of mankind (very popular in Christianity nowadays).

So if you’re into that brand of Christianity – the brand where you actually want a nuclear exchange in the Persian Gulf so you can get raptured up to heaven and give the finger to all those smarty-pant Darwinists and atheists and humanists and Ay Rabs on a swiftly tilting and burning planet – then yeah, you definitely want to listen to more Dimmu Borgir and Cradle of Filth. It’ll do (pregnant pause) interesting things to your mind.

But that’s not my brand of Christianity. My brand of Christianity, aside from not having church on Sundays, is probably best expressed by Johnny Nash’s wonderful I Can See Clearly Now, off Nash’s 1972 album of the same name.

Taken from a 1973 broadcast of Burt Sugarman’s The Midnight Special. Courtesy of Josegeraldofonseca.

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