Activating “pie in the sky” notions

“You will eat, bye and bye, In that glorious land above the sky; Work and pray, live on hay, You’ll get pie in the sky when you die” (Joe Hill — 1879–1915)

This quote is originally from the song “The Preacher and the Slave” (1911) by Swedish-American labour activist and songwriter, Joe Hill, which he wrote as a parody of the Salvation Army hymn “In the Sweet By-and-By” (published 1868). The song then…