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Religion changed the face of man, thou shalt not kill, we are all gone
The seed of ignorance is born thou shalt not think, thou shalt conform

The pigs order us to follow orders and obey
The flies drink the decaying nectar of their tortured effigy

Cling to wasted beliefs and visions and bathe in apathy again
No solution, the retribution of spiritual sickness begins

The legacy of suffering is through, the guilt we bear shall not tear us in two

REFRAIN:
Born we are the same, within the silence, indifference be thy name
Torn we walk alone, we sleep in silent shades
The grandeur fades, the meaning never known

If nothing in the world can change our children will inherit nothing

REFRAIN

The pigs call for pure submission and fall into the fray
The lonely hunter beats his shallow drum, the sountrack of world disarray

Cling to wasted beliefs and visions and bathe in apathy again
No solution, the retribution of spiritual sickness begins

REFRAIN

If nothing in the world can change our children will inherit nothing


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    General CommentReligion.

    Submission, fear, hate, ignorance, hypocrisy.

    Reaching out instead of reaching within.
    Behemoth418on September 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentborn we are the same
    torn we walk alone

    how we should all be the same as we are born the same but the world is corupted and forces us to live pointless lives of hate that can only bring more coruptness to the world
    cryptica9323on September 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe thinking mans enemy is religion...the mindless brutes force us to believe. they see no reason, they feel no remorse for the nonbelievers, and they say we are the heretics, arrogant knaves. they contour there god to fit what they want as if god were a clay statue. looming over the horizon smiting the sinners.


    be what you want to be and not what they want you to be. they can burn in their own hell. i shall just float away into the nothingness. and i shall live my life without the chains of humanity weighing me down

    i have said my peace..good day
    blink182suxon September 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAnti-Religion. My Christian friends REALLY hate this song. It makes so many valid points and opens your eyes. Just because somebody has different beliefs than you, that does not make them inferior. They are the same as you, Born we are the same. Religion has blinded us into believing that one group is far superior and everybody else is going to that one aforementioed group's hell. Typically, Christians are the chief offenders, but that is not always the case.
    FlamesofNibelheimon January 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentGREAT, GREAT metal song... i can't remember the last time i heard a metal song sound so good and technical and have intelligent lyrics at the same time. I just got into nevermore, their repected, but brutally underated... I just hope they get the attention they deserve... and i'm also looking for bands with a similar sound (thrash/prog WITH SINGING!!!!)
    Fotang_inAon May 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMr. Dane seems to like making attempts at trying to explain religion and how terrible it is. Considering it is apparent that he was not raised under any religion, nor has any type of expertise in the field of Theology, it seems appropriate that his philosophical world views should stem from what he sees when he turns on CNN at night. Still, how this makes him an anti-religion spokesperson is beyond me. Maybe he should step away from the LSD for a while, and realize that not only his views on spirituality are being destroyed because of it, but also his brain cells.

    To FlamesofNibelheim: Your Christian friends are hardly Christian. Turn off the TV and stop allowing the the media to brainwash you into despising religion. People like you are the main reason why this world is the closest to it's end than it has ever been. Do you think it's a coincidence that there is
    a direct correlation between secularism and the threat of armageddon? Put 2 and 2 together.

    To blink182sux: Religion's main purpose is to liberate it's followers from your "chains of humanity." By choosing against religion, you are submitting to society, to the government, to the law, which chooses how you will live, forces you to abide, and limits your actions and philosophies by threatening your freedom. Yet you still claim you are not weighed down by anyone. Unless you are a complete nihilist, you will always have a god: man. Enjoy your void of nothingness, it has left you to a shallow existence full of meaninglessness.

    As Einstein suggested, to claim that there is no God (while existing in a universe that limits us to three dimensions) is nothing short of lunacy.

    Do not blame religion for the actions of certain individuals who have acted in it's name.
    Blackened89on January 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthello blackened!
    please keep your dogmatic bigoted beliefs limited to annoying people in real life with fliers and impersonal witnessing. oh, and quoting Einstein out of appropriate context...how appropriate for a Christian! He didn't believe in a personal God, but rather he said "It was, of course, a lie what you read about my religious convictions, a lie which is being systematically repeated. I do not believe in a personal God and I have never denied this but have expressed it clearly."
    Being an atheist means you are completely self sufficient and devoid not of morality or purpose, but of delusion.
    Sintenon May 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is actually about the failure religion has had to help pacify our world.
    daftxdirekton June 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthello sinten!
    ever heard of free speech? deal with it.

    I'm just glad you are upholding your atheist status by telling others not to display their beliefs while you go and do the very same thing.

    Einstein said what he said. There's books out there, which you have never read, and never will.

    Being an atheist means your life has absolutely no meaning, no matter what is claimed. Helping others is done completely in vain, life is hopeless, suicide is necessary, but never carried out due to fear. Your pal Nietzsche said so himself.....are you too afraid to accept your entire doctrine?
    Blackened89on July 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti'm sorry, blackened, but you're kind of a moron. you can believe whatever you want, but you're wasting your time antagonising nevermore fans. don't like atheism? think it's "a meaningless life?" fine. but shut up. you don't even make any valid points. dissapointing.
    amorpazon July 27, 2007   Link

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