Submission to action to facilitate consumption
My life's worth is in your hands
What choice do I have then to run this race?
Kill until killed

The cycle of alientation
With no hope, I trade my life and bleed for the right to go in circles
Relation to others as objects exchange for existence to harness creative genius
Resistance is shattered
Kill until killed

Paint by numbers
The death of imagination
With no hope, I trade my time and breath for the right to go in circles
We live for the unreal and die for its details
Represent the ascension while all is in a falling state
Dominate all place obliterate
Bound while moving I am molded to all I am against
Win, lose, take, accumulate the chance to be the standard decay
Leisure time is spent in service
On all fours beg for license
To subsist, paint the surface
Cutting down one day at a time
And at best you can pay for your death
Rationalized
Build on broken backs, the foundation is oppression

Standards have been set
Reducing all to objects
Making all its subjects
Shifting threats to products
All style no substance
Painting the surface
Build on broken backs
Reducing all to objects
Making all its subjects
Shifting

Standards have been set
Shifting threats to products
All style no substance
Paint the surface
Kill until killed
Kill until killed
Fill the void with the void

Relations to others as objects exchange for existence to harness creative genius
Resistance is shattered
Kill until killed
Paint by numbers
The death of imagination
To live outside the insipid is crime

Where's the exit?
Where's the rocket?


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    General CommentFrom the band's website: "Killing time through working to sustain an unsustainable lifestyle undermines all existence. Where is the exit?"
    Mellow_Harsheron July 19, 2005   Link

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