This is the age of dehumanization
Perverted creation
Damned, misled children
You never stood a chance
Resurrection a dead messiah
For a paralysed race
Damned, misled children
You never stood a chance

Infected
Neglected
The new breed of a generation to come
Rejected
Illfated
The new breed - a generation to kill

Sowing the seed of suffering
Upon these fertile hearts
Damned, misled children
You never stood a chance
Chosen to be slaughtered
By the masters of manipulation
Damned, misled children
You never stood a chance

Infected
Neglected
The new breed of a generation to come
Rejected
Illfated
The new breed
Parasites
A generation to kill



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    General CommentThis is the age of dehumanization.
    The spirit and personality of humans fade away and we get lost as the human race turns to shit.
    We're misled children.

    "Chosen to be slaughtered by the masters of manipulation"
    We choose to believe what's fed to us.

    yeah blah. good song
    Dianaxon November 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentawesome chorus - it gives me goosebumps
    Varulfon September 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBasically the song talks about children growing up to be serial killers, or "parasites" as a result of child abuse "Neglected, infected..." They are "damned, misled children that never stood a chance" because they are too young/little to defend themselves. Overall the song is about how each generation of humans tends to show more and more violence and evil.
    cfury5on June 30, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"This is the age of dehumanization
    Perverted creation
    Damned, misled children
    You never stood a chance
    Resurrection a dead messiah
    For a paralyzed race
    Damned, misled children
    You never stood a chance"

    She says "Dead messiah" meaning the Messiah. "Damned, misled children" means the people in general. Speaking on terms of religion we are all God's children - so it makes a reference to that.
    "You never stood a chance" - sin. How easily humans give into it.
    "Perverted creation" - Lust, it's obvious. Look at how many are out there having sex when they are only 14 or even 13. Sometimes even 11 or 12! Humans are disgusting parasites who are obsessed with sex and all they do is leech off the parents because they think they can get away with it!

    "Infected
    Neglected
    The new breed of a generation to come
    Rejected
    Illfated
    The new breed - a generation to kill"

    "Infected" - Self-explaining
    "Neglected" - No one bothering to monitor or fix the 'infection'. Meaning neglect.
    "The new breed of a generation to come" basically the down-fall of the human race will be over-thrown because of a new "breed" of human.
    "Rejected" - People know what is going on with this so called "infection" but refuse to do anything about it - so they don't care about it.
    "Ill-fated" - The human race as we know it. It's ill-fated.
    "The new breed - a generation to kill" - that is the 'infection' here. The sin and act of killing. The next generation of humans will kill. And if you know this the crime rate is going up in some areas. People don't hold the human life in a high regard anymore - where as most used to.

    "Sowing the seed of suffering
    Upon these fertile hearts"
    Planting the seed of suffering upon these hearts where the hatred and suffering grow is what it basically means. Anyone who has delicate emotions or who thinks with their emotions has a 'Fertile heart'.

    "Chosen to be slaughtered
    By the masters of manipulation"
    If you believe everything you are told - you'll be apart of this generation if you are not careful. Because the people they are talking about are the people who always lie to us - mislead us - do things just to make others suffer.

    "Parasites" - Something that feeds off something else in order to survive. It never does any work to survive - it relies totally on the work of another being to survive. If the next generation is to kill - do you think they have high moral standards? They probably steal and trick others into giving them what they need in order to survive. Then they will eventually become the "masters of manipulation" themselves - that makes it a cycle. Eventually meaning more and more people will become this next generation.

    It will get worse and worse as time goes on though.
    Tayuneon August 31, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSince Arch Enemy is against organized religion, I'm guessing this isn't a Pro-Christian song.

    I think it means that all religions are misleading, and they don't let our children stand a chance if they think everyone is going to be loving in the world.
    LBDamnedon February 28, 2009   Link

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