"We Are Hungry Men" as written by and David Bowie....
Here is the news
According to the latest world population survey
The figures have reached danger point, my god
London 15 million 75 thousand
New York 80 million
Paris 15 million and 30
China 1000 million
Billington-Spa lots

My studies included suffragy
I formed my own society
to study the power of fecundity
The world will overpopulate
Unless you claim infertility
So who will buy a drink for me, your messiah

We are not your friends
We don't give a damn for what you're saying
We're here to live our lives

I propose to give the pill
Free of charge to those that feel
That they are not infertible
The crops of few, the cattle gun
There's only one way to linger on
So who will buy a drink for me, your messiah

We are not your friends
We don't give a damn for what you're saying
We're here to live our lives

Achtung, achtung, these are your orders
Anyone found guilty of consuming more than their allotted amount of air
Will be slaughtered and cremated
Only one cubic foot of air is

I have prepared a document, legalizing mass abortion
We will turn a blind eye to infanticide

We are not your friends
We don't give a damn for what you're saying
We're here to live our lives

You don't seem to hear me clear
Do I talk above your sphere?
Let me explain my project dear
Show you how I'll save the world
Or let it die within the year
Why do you look that way at me, your messiah

We are not your friends
We don't give a damn for what you're saying
We're here to live our lives

We are hungry men
We don't give a damn for what you're saying
We're here to eat you


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"We Are Hungry Men" as written by David Bowie

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    General CommentTruly insightful song. Millions starving to death every year because of overpopulation yet still the Pope condemns birth control and the "moral" right (immoral bastards) bomb abortion clinics. And of course children grow up in orphanages without love while every middle class yuppie in an SUV ignores the statistics, not "giving a damn" for what intelligent people are saying, they want to "live their lives" and experience the "miracle" of childbirth. Well we'll see how great of parents they are when they ignore overpopulation, global warming, genocidal/apocalyptic bullshit theology and their kids melt in the heat, fight over scraps of food and are obliterated by nuclear war caused by christianity/islam/judaism "End Times" BS. Of course, our kids will die as well, us having no control over it since all these countries keep electing religious nuts as their leaders.
    TheThornBirdson June 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentYou're a bit angry at what you call BS, aren't you? I don't believe in global warming, but what makes you think what with the world gradually getting worse that there won't be end times?
    Grungemanon March 30, 2014   Link
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    General CommentThis talk of Messiah and the world dying....sounds familiar....where have I heard this theme before? hmmmm?
    ziggytwigon May 03, 2016   Link
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    General CommentOh, my God! I love this song! This is a song about politics (legalizing abortion
    BabyBrownEyes088on May 07, 2009   Link

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