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Glued to the screen you sit and vegetate
A model citizen in a police state
Pumped so full of rubbish that you don't see
You're getting a cathode ray lobotomy

'Bread and circuses' - government lies
Turn off the TV before your eyes
'Bread and circuses' - government lies
Trash the TV before your brain dies

Your work is a prison, you'll live in a box
Kept isolated so their boat never rocks
Neighbours down the street who you never greet
Just stay inside, watch the box and keep off the street

Brainwashing and distraction to keep us all apart
If we're going to beat them then we've got to make a stand
To unite and combine the strength that we've all got
Just say no to their TV mindrot

'Bread and circuses' - government lies
Turn off the TV before your eyes
'Bread and circuses' - government lies
Trash the TV before your brain dies

Brainwashing and distraction to keep us all apart
If we're going to beat them then we've got to make a stand
To unite and combine the strength that we've all got
Just say no to their TV mindrot


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    General CommentFae Wikipedia:

    "'Bread and circuses' is a phrase that can criticize either government policies to pacify the citizenry, or the shallow, decadent desires of that same citizenry. In both cases, it refers to low-cost, low-quality, high-availability food and entertainment that have become the sole concern of the People, to the exclusion of matters that some consider more important: e.g. the Arts, public works projects, human rights, or democracy itself. The phrase is commonly used to refer to short-term government palliatives offered in place of a solution for significant, long-term problems"
    Uber_Geekon February 16, 2008   Link

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