Monochromatic reasoning
A divide and conquer legacy
Dissect and over-simplify
All hail the death of compromise

CHORUS
The world isn't rendered in black and white
Other shades lie between
Don't view the world with binary eyes
We are human, not machine

Eliminate the critical
When it all becomes too difficult
Ignore the layers of subtlety
Force feed them full of your beliefs

(CHORUS)

Some day when we all awake
From the dreams we dreamt for country's sake
The logic you let come undone
Is the noose that you'll be hanging from
(CHORUS)


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    General CommentWell, he's admitted through interviews that this song is heavily Bush-oriented, mainly in bushes thought pattern of "If you aren't supporting me, you support terrorists".
    Trance-waveon June 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDoes anyone notice the "binary eyes" pun? Binary, as in 11110010011000011101, like a computer's thoughts, as well as black and white being known as "binary colors/pigments." He's giving one meaning, but two sets of implication by saying "don't see things in only black and white," as well as "don't think like a computer." Computers, as we all know, "think" in an inflectionless manner, sans emotion and therefore any real depth or insight. Even in all those movies, where the computer becomes self-aware and goes batshit insane, it speaks in a monotonous tone, and, when faced with human emotions, says "I don't fucking get it, what do you mean by, 'feel'?" Following this, I think the "All hail the death of compromise" line is a semi-sarcastic, "how the Bush/computer/hollow thinks" thing. If you think I'm wrong, please forgive me for being presumptuous, and don't stare a flamewar over it. Those are against the purpose for which this site exists.
    Shadowmachine-275on September 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAm I the only one who hears 'binary lies' from time to time?...
    B1ackD0gon July 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentClosed-mindedness. Conservatism.

    I dislike how the world shits all over people and makes them curl up in on themselves, choose the path of least resistance. :[

    I do my best to balance the effects, make the world a little bit of a better place. I wonder what will happen when we get a whole lot of people thinking that way.
    The Toweron November 10, 2008   Link

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