Nick Cave, an Australian rock singer, recently discussed his conversion to Christianity in an interview with UnHerd.
He stated that the best way to be a rebel in the year 2023 is to “go to church and be a conservative.”
Cave, who was known for being anti-establishment in his early career, sat down with UnHerd Britain’s Freddie Sayers to discuss his latest book, “Faith, Hope and Carnage.”
Cave’s early career was marked by his opposition to the establishment.
Cave, a vocalist who once sang with the post-punk bands The Birthday Party and Bad Seed, is interested in religion, spirituality, censorship, and politics in his work.
Nick Cave's early punk music energy was all about "fucking with people," he told me.
Me: "How do you fuck with people in 2023?"
Cave: "You'd go to church and be a conservative."
— Freddie Sayers (@freddiesayers) April 11, 2023
Cave has confessed that in the early days of his success, he held the world in disdain; however, a personal tragedy, the loss of his son when he was 15 years old, caused him to view the world in an entirely new perspective.
“There is something about living outside the expectations of other people that is energizing,” he said in the interview, later going on to claim that they only way to mess with people in the contemporary world was to “go to church and be a conservative.”
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