"Too Much to Ask" as written by and Greg Graffin....
A refreshing plunge
A drink of palatable water
A deep inspiration on a warm summer day
A safe stroll in the middle of the road community
A neighbor who in times of need will not turn away
I ain't no politician
I am a citizen
And I wonder if I'm living too far out of bounds
Community protection
Rehabilitation

Police that serve without legitimate right to maim
Global awareness
Ecological guilt
Cultural and environmental awakening
I ain't no optimist
I try to be a realist
And I think that we are living too far out of bounds
Is it too much to ask?
Could it be the world is shrinking?

I can see the walls closing in
No one can take much for granted anymore
Remote control
Three cars for every family
Corruption at the expense of the simple majority
A violent crash
A plunder of the third world
Any wretched ploy that bolsters our economy
I ain't no blind supporter
I'm a conscious citizen
And I know that we are living too far out of bounds
Is it too much to ask?
Can we keep the earth from sinking?

I can see the walls closing in
No one can take much for granted anymore
(You better not take it for granted anymore)
I'm not taking nothing for granted anymore


Lyrics submitted by The Automatic Man, edited by Mellow_Harsher, Adoniran

"Too Much to Ask" as written by Greg Graffin

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    General CommentIt's about mankinds impending doom to destruction and a question and a hope that if everyone would snap out of the strive for progress and comfort. If everyone would would just open their eyes and see that the earth is in a shithole and it's sinking further and further down then they might get off their ass and do something about it(is it too much to ask? can we keep the earth from sinking). It's true, if everyone would really just look around instead of being compliant, then might do something about the shit.
    agnostic soldieron June 20, 2006   Link

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