We're widespread and well fed,
The earth's rotating fate is in our head, oh yeah.
We're dominant and prominent,
And our diety's omnipotent, oh yeah.
And immortality's in our mastermind,
And we destroy everything we can find.
And tomorrow when the human clock stops and the world stops turning,
We'll be an index fossil buried in our own debris.
We're listless, promiscuous,
And life to us is either hit or miss, oh yeah.
We're savoir faire and debonaire
And things we do are done with pride and care, oh yeah.
And immortality's in our mastermind,
And we destroy everything that we find.
And tomorrow when the human clock stops and the world stops turning,
We'll be an index fossil buried in our own debris.
See, immortality's in our mastermind,
And we destroy everything that we find.
And tomorrow when the human clock stops and the world stops turning,
We'll be an index fossil buried in our own debris.
In our own debris.


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Part IV (The Index Fossil) song meanings
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    General CommentThis comes after Part III, which is WW3 so it is extinction.
    Anxietyon April 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentAn index fossil is a type of species that is known to have existed for only a short period of time. I'm not sure how short a period of time (in millions of years of course). But this gives Paleontologists a good marker for dating things in rock layers. Technically, what is being said is, after humanity whipes itself to extinction, millions of years of now we'd make a pretty good index fossil.
    SpiralArchitectXon August 17, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOur arrogance will be our own undoing. We are perfect, we know all, God is on our side, and we are high-class. To us life no longer holds much meaning. And we all know that this cannot hold up a civilization. Extinction of our society and or species is imminent do to this stupidity. I thnik that sums it up.
    maxbenon April 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentits kindof ironic in a sense

    we excavate ancient civilizations and we inquire

    "wow. they were this sophisicated. They knew how to do this! They Knew how to do that! They worshiped a series of Gods wow."

    and lol.

    look at what we'r gonna be.
    pinkfadeon October 25, 2008   Link

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