(WASHINGTON TIMES) -- “Imagine there’s no Heaven / It’s easy if you try / No Hell below us / Above us only sky” — from John Lennon’s “Imagine” (1971)
During the Vietnam War, former Beatle John Lennon penned an ode to atheism that is annoyingly catchy and still ubiquitous.
You can hear “Imagine” while walking down a grocery aisle, over the radio, or, as has been the custom since 2005, in New York City just before the ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve.
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One left-wing activist, Kevin Powell, wants to replace the “Star-Spangled Banner” with “Imagine” as our national anthem. He made the suggestion after rioters in San Francisco toppled a statue of Francis Scott Key.