Reflection — July 30th
One of my very favourite songs is ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon. A real song of protest for sure and hailed by some as a kind of “atheist anthem”.
I don’t read it like that at all.
It’s more a meditation on the harms we do to ourselves when we form little clubs of humans and set one against the other. (From groups in churches, to churches, all the way to nations).
What I think he challenges is the old archetypes and notions of heaven and hell.
Religion is at its very best when it brings people together and heals the soul. It is at its worst when it seeks to damage and harm through failing to
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