* (backwards CD Intro)
You think you're alive motherfucker? You're just the walking fucking dead. You're fucking sheep, stepping on my back to stay alive. West coast, East Coast, your all bunch of fucking fools. You and the rest of this greedy fucking world. Kill yourself, stay in school, say no to drugs and oh yeah... hail satan. Goodnight boys and girls. Pleasent dreams.

* (backwards 7" Intro)
Sometimes I get so straight edge. I sit in a room and cry. A real dark room man.. Feelings and shit man. Getting hurt. Then I masterbate and everything's so much fucking better.

The public is shocked by the peoples opinions,
they crush your dreams and forclose your dominions.
You always stand there, a reader digesting.
Never bothered to ask any questions!
Hate your state!

I know my rights, get out of my way,
I won't fall for the lies that you say.
You want me to kneel down, you want me to pray.
But then it will be me that will pay.

* hate your state (3 1/2x)

The people: stupid and happy are set in their ways.
Content as their lives grow sick and decay.
And the readers all stand there, digesting the system,
You don't have to be choking to become a victim!

* hate your state (4x)

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    General CommentPretty much summed up this is telling you to make up your own mind, do what you want, ignore what people/institutions say to you, be socially conscious. Kinda have to read into it, and know the band's morals and ethics to derive the meaning, as the song itself is a bit anthemic and unclear.
    Cumhal Macarton April 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentanyone every tried reversing the song so see if hes sayin somethin in the intro?
    againstyouandmeon March 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentsorry forgot to read the lyrics didnt notice it was there
    againstyouandmeon March 05, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"You don't have to be choking to become a victim!" - Hella cool.
    A_Raging_Bullon May 17, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAnyone else think this sounds a little like the Crass song Berkertex Bribe?
    waffles93on November 01, 2009   Link

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