Remember this crappy song?
What if God was one of us? You know what bothers me about this song? In every major religion, God was one of us! I mean, that’s pretty much the entire premise of Christianity! And Islam has Mohammed. Even the Jews have the dinner guest who apparently always RSVPs yes as a joke. And there’s Buddah and all the multigod religion gods are always having babies with people creating hybrid humangods.
So… yeah… not really such a novel concept. And it’s not clever that you said he was on a bus. Â You only said that because it rhymes with “us”. Which is just embarrassing.
Really, Joan Osborne was a Jugalette before her time, a pioneer on the ignorant attempt at profound lyrics frontier.
What pop culture thing drives you crazy because it’s so wrong? Should we all dress up as clowns and throw Faygo into the bay in protest? Do pregnant women have to forfeit their seats to Jesus if he gets on the bus?
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