GOD IS ALIVE

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  1. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    Written by Leonard Cohen. Performed by Buffy-Sainte Marie.


     
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  2. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    Thanks for posting this Veda... I've always liked this song

    Written by Leonard Cohen, Buffy St.Marie • Copyright © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

    Where the Lyrics originally came from - Cohen's novel Beautiful Loser $11.90 Kindle version only
    https://www.amazon.com/Beautiful-Losers-Leonard-Cohen/dp/0679748253

    I hear its a powerful book, but one for the less timid.... :biggrin:
     
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  3. JackStraw

    JackStraw Silver Meritorious Patron

    "God is Dead." - Nietzsche - 1883

    "Nietzsche is dead." - God 1900


    Jack
     
  4. TrevAnon

    TrevAnon Big List researcher

  5. F.Bullbait

    F.Bullbait Oh, a wise guy,eh?

    "It's alive...it's alive"

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    And a great hotdog is our Lord!


    Worship daily at the Church of Boobtoob!


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  6. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    Veda, I know why you posted this, in the Scientology-related videos. Just want to let you know that I see the corollaries, the irony within it, to what may have attracted him to Scientology a number of years later, after he wrote the book that contained the lines of this song. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beautiful_Losers

    The song, using the words as lyrics here in your video, remind me of the 'cognitions' and glee I felt at times in Scientology, which promised much but would then eventually be forgotten... slip away from my consciousness, from 'reality', only to be wished for to maintained.

    And we thought we would become God.
     

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