Submitted by debvanermen • December 9, 2004
I would like to know more about the meaning of the popular song, One Love, by Bob Marley. It’s especially popular now in the States because of the current tv ads on traveling to Jamaica.
December 10, 2004, 6:00pm
It's anti-atheist hate propaganda. ;)
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Unggit Tjitradjaja (unregistered)
December 16, 2004, 1:18pm
Are you serious Speedwell? You mean to say that the Jamaican government (at least the "travel/tourist department") cling ons this "hate" attitude?I have never heard the song, I thought it was just a [commercial] jingles.
December 16, 2004, 4:40pm
Well, I originally intended to be ironic (that's what the smiley means), but the following excerpt from the lyrics is pretty clear:
"Let's get together to fight this Holy Armagiddyon (One Love!),So when the Man comes there will be no, no doom (One Song!).Have pity on those whose chances grows t'inner;There ain't no hiding place from the Father of Creation."
To which I want to respond, "None of your Christian pity, thanks... and while you're at it, cancel that holy war, OK?"
I'm not giving a link to the lyrics site where I got this because it will massively infect your computer with spyware.
December 20, 2004, 11:37am
Hmm, . . . interesting.Pardon me, I have limited knowledge of these "smiley" symbols, always get confused (I don't use them a lot).
Prince Far-I (unregistered)
January 12, 2005, 12:31pm
Bob was NOT a Christian. He was one of the Ras Tafari bredren; indeed, he brought the religion to the attentions of the world.
Rastafarianism is loaded with Old Testament symbolism, but that doesn't make it Christianity.
January 18, 2013, 12:48am
bob marley knew that he was a rolemodel true a lot of songs even after his dead. he was talking about love. and the fight aggainst evil he knew that he can reach a lot of people. i belief that he was doubting about his rasta belief. he knew that jesus is comming back haleluja!!! the devil is already defeated true the cross. de devil /illimunati killed bob marley. but he can not do anything if you turn to jesus give your hart to him. and you live forever with god in heaven. i think has gave his heart to jesus on his dyingbed.thank you
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