I am you
Stillborn into this state of being numb
I am the temple and the sacrifice
The shrine, entombed within lies all I am
And you, the womb from whence I came
I am you
If I am you, no life is sacred in my hands
If I am you, no love will prosper in this world
If I am you, I am the faith to end all faith
If I am you, you shall not live to save yourselves
I bring no God, no afterworld
I am no more than a lie
I live your life not for you
I am a throne made from dust


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    My InterpretationThis talks about how God was created by man, and if that is so, then man is the only God there is. In the speaker's case (Tom?), he feels so hopeless and misanthropic, that if he really is God, the world over which he reigns is a desolate wasteland. For example,

    "If I am you, no life is sacred in my hands
    If I am you, no love will prosper in this world"
    Translation (IMO):
    If I am God, the world I have created is one in which life is trivial and love is an illusion.

    Definitely an anthem of nihilism.
    AudiDriveron February 24, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationThis talks about how God was created by man, and if that is so, then man is the only God there is. In the speaker's case (Tom?), he feels so hopeless and misanthropic, that if he really is God, the world over which he reigns is a desolate wasteland. For example,

    "If I am you, no life is sacred in my hands
    If I am you, no love will prosper in this world"
    Translation (IMO):
    If I am God, the world I have created is one in which life is trivial and love is an illusion.

    Definitely an anthem of nihilism.
    AudiDriveron February 24, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationThis talks about how God was created by man, and if that is so, then man is the only God there is. In the speaker's case (Tom?), he feels so hopeless and misanthropic, that if he really is God, the world over which he reigns is a desolate wasteland. For example,

    "If I am you, no life is sacred in my hands
    If I am you, no love will prosper in this world"
    Translation (IMO):
    If I am God, the world I have created is one in which life is trivial and love is an illusion.

    Definitely an anthem of nihilism.
    AudiDriveron February 24, 2010   Link

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