Imagine there's no heaven
It's easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky
Imagine all the people living for today
An anti-religious, anti-nationalistic, anti-conventional, anti-capitalist song, but because it’s sugar-coated, it’s accepted."
The opening line, calling to mind images of blasphemy, asks the listener to take a moment to think about a world where heaven and hell are not real concepts; at first, religious minds may be appalled by the statement, but delving deeper, especially in further lines, we find the meat of Lennon’s thoughts…
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