Pete Seeger Dead: a tribute cartoon

pete seeger dead a tribute cartoon by nakedpastor david hayward

Pete Seeger Dead: A Tribute Cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

This is not to say there is a literal God in heaven, nor that there is a literal heaven, nor that we inhabit literal bodies after we die, nor that all our questions are answered in the afterlife. None of those and more.

Pete Seeger is dead at 94. He was chopping wood 10 days ago.

He co-wrote “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”, one of America’s most iconic songs. What was Seeger’s spirituality? There’s this:

When asked about his religious or spiritual views, Seeger replied: “I feel most spiritual when I’m out in the woods. I feel part of nature. Or looking up at the stars. [I used to say] I was an atheist. Now I say, it’s all according to your definition of God. According to my definition of God, I’m not an atheist. Because I think God is everything. Whenever I open my eyes I’m looking at God. Whenever I’m listening to something I’m listening to God.”. He was a member of a Unitarian Universalist Church in New York.

Thanks for everything Pete Seeger!

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About David Hayward

David Hayward runs the blog nakedpastor as a graffiti artist on the walls of religion where he critiques religion… specifically Christianity and the church. He also runs the online community The Lasting Supper where people can help themselves discover, explore and live in spiritual freedom.

  • Cecilia Davidson

    No wonder the rightists hated him.

  • Margaret

    I love this cartoon. It’s a sweet tribute to Pete Seeger. And I love his definition of God. He was, indeed, a great man.

  • http://nakedpastor.com/ nakedpastor

    Thanks Margaret.

  • klhayes

    Awwwwww…that is beautiful!

  • Amy Lindstedt Kelly

    This is So beautiful! Thank you SO much!

  • http://nakedpastor.com/ nakedpastor

    thanks everyone :)

  • http://youtube.com/user/BowmanFarm Brian Bowman

    I concur with Seeger’s views of the divine; the outdoors is my only cathedral.

  • Nancy

    I miss having him in this world with us.


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