10 best songs ever written by god (in my opinion)

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Originally posted on The Atheist Papers:

Jumping off my last post, as well as one I wrote earlier this year, I’m a giant music fan. Eclectic tastes doesn’t do it justice; I listen to everything from calypso to country, from Motown to metal, from rock to rap, and from Gypsy to gospel. It’s that last one that might surprise readers who aren’t familiar with me. One might think atheists usually ignore god’s music. But I love it. It’s not the lyrics; they could be singing about literally anything, and I would love it just the same. It’s the soul, the energy, and the beat. I’ve said this many times before, but you don’t need god to enjoy god’s music.

This post is a list of my favorite songs directly (or even loosely) related to religious beliefs. These songs span many genres, not merely gospel. So with that in mind, here’s my top 10 favorite songs written…

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Sam Harris: Blog: Interview With Cenk Uygur From The Young Turks

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Sam Harris: Blog: Young Turks Interview

What I respect about Sam Harris’s atheism is that he’s the real thing. He doesn’t say Christianity is horrible and should be put down, especially when radical fundamentalists are in the news doing horrible things. But then defends the right of fundamentalists Muslims when they do and say horrible things about people they do not like and defend their right to free speech and Freedom of Religion. Even when these leftist political correctness radicals probably are against Freedom of Religion.

My example of that would be Salon and their coverage of now famous Real Time With Bill Maher show that Sam Harris and Ben Affleck were on. When Ben Affleck was defending political correctness when it comes to criticism of Muslims, but have no problem attacking Christians when they do and say things…

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