Greg Graffin Religion Famous Quotes & Sayings

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18 Greg Graffin Religion Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: The vocal arrangements are a big part of the formula for a Bad Religion song The vocal arrangements are a big part of the formula for a Bad Religion song - layered harmonies and background vocals. So when I start to describe the elements of Bad Religion's sound, it starts to sound like a Christmas choir. — Greg Graffin
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Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science and Bad Religion in a World Without God. Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science and Bad Religion in a World Without God. — Greg Graffin
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Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: I was in a choir as a kid. It was from those early days that I was in a choir as a kid. It was from those early days that my outlook on harmonies and arrangements were nurtured. I always took that with me, even on the earliest Bad Religion record, which strangely was only about six years after that. — Greg Graffin
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Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: Bad Religion took a long time to develop into gold-record-status artists. Along the way we Bad Religion took a long time to develop into gold-record-status artists. Along the way we learned and applied our knowledge, and Atlantic helped us every step of the way, since 1993. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: As I've said, I've never believed in God, which technically makes me an atheist (since As I've said, I've never believed in God, which technically makes me an atheist (since the prefix "a" means "not" or "without"). But I have problems with the word "atheism." It defines what someone is not rather than what someone is. It would be like calling me an a-instrumentalist for Bad Religion rather than the band's singer. Defining yourself as against something says very little about what you are for. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: Folk music usually has an emphasis on the lyrics and melody. And those lyrics are Folk music usually has an emphasis on the lyrics and melody. And those lyrics are usually relevant in some way. And it's populist in scope, which is also true of Bad Religion. So it's more meant to draw some parallels between the two. And I think even my voice and my delivery can be thought of as a little bit folky. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: You can look at Bad Religion, and, really, almost everything I've ever done was an You can look at Bad Religion, and, really, almost everything I've ever done was an exercise in creativity. I've always had a desire to challenge and question authority, and that's where the fire inside comes from. I challenged authority out of a desire to make things better, not to be nihilistic about it. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: Let's face it: There are people who are extremists in every corner of society, and Let's face it: There are people who are extremists in every corner of society, and whatever flag they're waving is something Bad Religion has stood against. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: When I create, I feel that I am a participant in the grand pageant of When I create, I feel that I am a participant in the grand pageant of life, a part of the ongoing creative engine of the universe. I don't know if that feeling is enough to replace the solace of religion in the lives of most people, but it is for me. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: For me, the existence of nonexistence of God is a nonissue. For me, the existence of nonexistence of God is a nonissue. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: One of our great thematic traditions in Bad Religion has been to question human nature. One of our great thematic traditions in Bad Religion has been to question human nature. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: Bad Religion's tradition has always been to try and provoke people but hopefully lead them Bad Religion's tradition has always been to try and provoke people but hopefully lead them to a better sense of who they are and what they stand for. That's supposed to make them feel better. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: Bad Religion has never been about criticizing people who are Christian. But we've always been Bad Religion has never been about criticizing people who are Christian. But we've always been about pointing out the irony and contradictions in Christian theology and the more extreme versions of Christians that seek to challenge modern secularism. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: I've written almost 200 songs with Bad Religion. No matter where you look in our I've written almost 200 songs with Bad Religion. No matter where you look in our history, the focus has been trying to instill some of these disturbing realities about the world, some of the implications of evolution into an artistic format that can be interpreted by people who may never study evolution. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: I was never raised with the traditional story of creation in religion, and because of I was never raised with the traditional story of creation in religion, and because of that I think I had a lot of questions. And evolution, the evolutionary narrative, helped provide some of that for me. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: Countries with a high percentage of nonbelievers are among the freest, most stable, best-educated, and Countries with a high percentage of nonbelievers are among the freest, most stable, best-educated, and healthiest nations on earth. When nations are ranked according to a human-development index, which measures such factors as life expectancy, literacy rates, and educational attainment, the five highest-ranked countries
Norway, Sweden, Australia, Canada, and the Netherlands
all have high degrees of nonbelief. Of the fifty countires at the bottom of the index, all are intensly religious. The nations with the highest homicide rates tend to be more religious; those with the greatest levels of gender equality are the least religious. These associations say nothing about whether atheism leads to positive social indicators or the other way around. But the idea that atheists are somehow less moral, honest, or trustworthy have been disproven by study after study. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: Whether or not punk is the flavor of the month is not important for us. Whether or not punk is the flavor of the month is not important for us. Bad Religion has been popular through many different climates. When heavy metal was popular, when new wave was popular, Bad Religion was still there underneath the mainstream selling more and more records. — Greg Graffin
Greg Graffin Religion Sayings By Greg Graffin: I struggled to keep one foot in music and one in academia. I had worked I struggled to keep one foot in music and one in academia. I had worked on my Ph.D. for three years full time before I realized Bad Religion could be a legitimate career. — Greg Graffin