Were you born without a thought or cause, yet alone a care? I know damn well that it's hard to sell a book or class. The mess we're in - I want to know how we got here? How the hell have we got here? Someone just give us hope. Rescue us. Rescue us from the kids in their homes who won't speak to us. They just laugh at us saying "Why bother learning - it just gets you nowhere. We're asleep through schooling because the books they weren't worth reading. Why bother listening, when it's lies repeated?" This is the age of no feeling. All we're trying to do is make some sense of a TV set - a face to respect, albeit hardly dressed. Only the modern time, I'll have to say what the public wants is what it gets. What it wants is what it will get. Someone just give us hope. Rescue us. Rescue us from the kids in their homes who won't speak to us. They just laugh at us saying "Why bother learning - it just gets you nowhere. We're asleep through schooling because the books they weren't worth reading. Yeah, why bother voting, when we know they're cheating?" This is the age of no feeling. Why bother learning? Why bother reading? Well then why bother speaking? Why bother breathing? Yeah, why bother at all.


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    General CommentGood song.
    Philthemagicdragonon August 20, 2005   Link
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    General Commentits obvisous rob is frustrated with the culture and its interest in learning and reading... or rather the lack there of. he discusses the vicious cycle of our culture of "what the public wants is what the public gets." its what i call "the crap cycle." let me explain...

    if the public doesnt want to read and learn the media and everything else will give the public what they want. and since what the public wants is hardly education the media give them crap. crap tv, crap news, crap schooling....and the kids who grow up on this crap tv and crap media dont get an eageriness to learn instilled upon them. instead of being interested in dinosaurs and the civil war they interested in who is having sex with who and why brad left jennifer (ie.... TV set - a face to respect, albeit hardly dressed) and since the public doesnt have any yearning to learn and read and etc theyre not going to get it and its going to go on and on.

    rob is asking why even bother when everything sucks so much. voting, tv, reading... etc. why bother trying to learn when theres no point because everything is so crappy and corrupt? so he begs for someone to give us hope.

    i think this song is great.
    ohpioneeron January 10, 2006   Link

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