The God Box – ’fragile’, ’this side up’

The way I think about God is that it’s a phenomenological box. Since the beginning of time people have been placing things in different boxes, using language; words. Thunderbolts and lightning, very very frightening, for instance – was for a long time placed in the box labeled ”God” (’fragile’ and ’this side up’ labels optional). With time things started to change, some things were taken out … Continue reading The God Box – ’fragile’, ’this side up’

Lyrics & Interpretations: Listen

I love it when comedian Bo Burnham talks about humility and then counters with: and now, a song from the perspective of God. There is nothing inherently problematic about writing songs from the perspective of God. The problem arises when the lyrical perspective tries to impose the writer’s sentiments on the listeners with the help of divine authority. I, however, wanted to write an open song, a song of … Continue reading Lyrics & Interpretations: Listen