column 2013

Not With The Band: Richard Dawkins, Elvis Presley And Why I Prefer My Musicians Faithless

By Alyson Camus | October 22, 2013

I was raised in a religious environment, and like Richard Dawkins I had a sort of belief in a creator when I was young, and like him it didn’t last very long, although I never had a religious-Presley-like experience. But I wonder, do artists we like and admire have a strong influence on us? Do we share the same ideas on religions with the artists we like?