"The Paradoxical Spiral" as written by and Tomas/thordendal Haake....
Non-physical smothering, asphyxiation by oxygen hands
Drowning in the endless sky. An ever-downward dive, only to surface
The sawage of indecision, on which all sense of self is afloat
The vortex-acceleration a constant. Resolute in purpose its choking flow

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"The Paradoxical Spiral" as written by Jens Kidman Fredrik Thordendal

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    General CommentThe first line continues the theme of contradictions that runs through the album, and "the sewage of indecision, on which all sense of self is afloat," is a very vivid image. If "resolute in purpose its choking flow" refers to the sewage, then we're back to contradictions; other than all this, I don't see any separate meaning that can be extracted. The album is, after all, one long song; it would probably be best to interpret it all together.
    nufy8on November 28, 2008   Link

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