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The Afro-Semitic Experience: Plea for Peace

“This album is about peace…We pray for peace everywhere and everyone-especially (but not exclusively) for the cynics.” So say the liner notes for this album. As a card-carrying atheist and cynic, I should be happy someone’s got my back, just in case. But honestly, the A-SE’s stated mission seems like a passive-aggressive way to make me like its music (I told you I’m a cynic), a task I find difficult.

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