"Underneath" as written by Alanis Morissette and Guy Sigsworth....
Look at us break our bonds in this kitchen
Look at us rallying all our defenses
Look at us waging war in our bedroom
Look at us jumping ship in our dialogues

[Chorus]
There is no difference in what we're doing in here
That doesn't show up as bigger symptoms out there
So why spend all our time in dressing our bandages
When we've the ultimate key to the cause right here, our underneath

Look at us form our cliques in our sandbox
Look at us micro kids with both our hearts blocked
Look at us turn away from all the rough spots
Look at dictatorship on my own block

[Chorus]

How I've spun my wheels with carts before my horse
When shine on the outside springs from the root
Spotlight on these seeds of simpler reasons
This core, born into form, starts in our living room

[Chorus]


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"Underneath" as written by Guy Sigsworth Alanis Morissette

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    General Commenti think that she's saying that we are quick to note all the negative that's occurring throughout the world, yet we aren't addressing our own problems at home, whatever they may be. once we choose to better ourselves and the people around us, then we, as a world community, can work towards a greater common good globally. one of my professors once said, "no one can live forever, it simply isn't possible. but what you can do is influence others. and that will live on eternally." i think this is so true. it's the whole pay it forward theory/movement. karma is so real, and how you treat and influence others will come right back to you. instead of complaining about how bad the world is, make it better by fixing broken relationships, thinking before speaking, and following your heart. i know i went off on a major tangent here, but i think that if everyone bettered themselves individually, the world would be a better place.
    agxxon June 16, 2008   Link

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