"10,000 Years (Peace Is Now)" as written by Edward Joel Kowalczyk, Chad David Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer and Chad Alan Gracey....
The world is burning down
Can't you smell the smoke in the air?
War, disease, and famine
This demon, she is everywhere
.
Poets and preachers and politicians
They've all had their say
And we got 10,000 years
Devoted to nothing
But tomorrow and yesterday
.
If all of the ignorance in the world
Passes a second ago
What would you say?
Who would you obey?
I am here to say that
.
Peace is now
.
Mr. President
I hereby pardon you of all your crimes
For they are just as much mine
.
Selfishness and separation have led me
To believe that the world is not my problem
The world is not my problem
I am the world
And you are the world
.
If all of the ignorance in the world
Passes a second ago
What would you say?
Who would you obey?
I am here to say that
.
Peace is now


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"10,000 Years (Peace Is Now)" as written by Chad David Taylor Chad Alan Gracey

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    General Commenti like this song it is very pretty. I don't know if anyone will comment on this song if noone has already, but i'll just say what i think. I think this is a song about peace and caring about others and not blaming others for the problems of the world because you understand that you could have made the same mistakes...
    morikahjoon August 26, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationI've always thought this song is about our need as a species to stop dividing ourselves with petty labels and work together to fix our common problems.
    MrJoshon August 18, 2014   Link

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