All that I wanted today was to be let out
And I'm so tired of these cages
I'd like to burn them all down

Why can't you separate your mind?
Why can't you separate your mind?
We could call this paradise

You can call it what you want
And I'm feeling all these pains inside my head
That I could do without
And they are messing up my guidance system
Blocking out the signal route

Why can't we separate our minds?
Why can't we separate our minds?
We could call this paradise.
We can call it what we want
Paradise

It should be in, then out
Not the other way around
I found God
It isn't what you thought it was
it's just as empty as the cause

You can call it what you want
But if we separate our minds
Separate our minds
We could call this paradise

If we can separate our minds
Then we can separate these lines
Separate our minds
We could call this paradise


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    General Commentweird, I thought I added this since I was listening to her before you were! anyway, this is my favorite Fimm song. to me, it's about trying to convince someone things will be fine if they get through the hard parts first, but of course they never do listen.

    no one seems to have faith in anybody anymore.
    delialon January 30, 2007   Link
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    My InterpretationThis one seems pretty clear to me. The author is upset at the bigotry surrounding her. "All that I want" is to scream out why "we can't just separate our minds". Sarah wants to know why we can't respect other people's views/values. Sarah is also questioning why people are willing to fight/die for others to be more like themselves (Islamic terror connection?). She's suggesting that if we were to learn tolerance for alternate viewpoints then we could call this world "Paradise". And because of our acceptance of alternate views "we can call it what we want", but its what I'd call "Paradise".

    My favorite line is: "It should be in then out and not the other way around" appears in this song as completely irrelevant argument for doing something in a prescribed manner.

    "I found God". "It wasn't what you thought it was". "It's just as empty as the core". These lines appear (to me) to be a conversation between two religious men and an atheist. The religious man "found God". The second man tells the first man "you are wrong" and the nihilistic atheist tells them "you are both wrong". Its a pointless argument because we'll never beyond a shadow of doubt know which if any of these viewpoints is right or wrong.
    asortofdreamon January 01, 2010   Link

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