Track #154: And the World’s on Fire

154 And the World's on Fire

One of my first brushes with the apocalyptic frustration of finding a good band name! To me, “Praxis” was the perfect name for a band. It had all of the elements of a great name. It’s short, direct, has an “X” which produces a dead-sexy sound, has political ramifications due to its connection to Marx’s Communist Manifesto (though I’m not sure whether Marx used the term–believe it or not, I’ve never actually read Communist Manifesto–it’s often used in the analysis of Marx), and is also the name of the test teachers have to take for certification. The fact that it is also a subtle Star Trek reference is just extra credit!

“Praxis” was the perfect name for my band, except for one small problem . . . [to be continued]

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