Mother I have a gift for you
It's the only thing I can offer
All you know is entropy
Still you shine as the sunrise
But inside I can hear your spirit die
Your spirit dies from the inside
Your spirit dies from the inside


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    General Commenti believe that it is about dan's mom not being a christian
    dying_legendon May 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentDan also says 'your spirit cried from the inside'... i think that you might be right about it, though i don't know if she is a Christian or not... when i read it, i didn't consider whether she was a Christian or not, but about the struggles she ahs had through life... entropy, in this case, probably means disorder or disorganization... so, if you take it all in, it seems that his mother has had a hard life and, quite possibly, becdause she isn't a Christian she can't handle it and her spirit is 'dying'... the name Kathleen means pure and Barbra means foreign or strange, so i don't think those have much to do with the meaning...
    Darth_Squirrelon July 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentgreat song! i love it!!!
    XxCeagonxXon August 06, 2002   Link
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    General Commentseems to me that she's just having a really tough time with life and it's wearing on her spirit. i know the rough times wear on me like that. but God pulls us through and shelters us from what we can't take, and in the end we are stronger.
    XteeXjayXon April 18, 2003   Link
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    General CommentMy favorite part of this whole song is when those two people talk at the end, it sounds so spooky and cool, and it has a perful messege:

    "boy: It shows us horrible things"
    "girl: What does"
    "boy: Th dark inside me, from the other place. I wont go back there, I wont"

    everytime I listen to this song I fast-forward to the end.
    Pixdoggon October 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentPixdogg, that sampling was taken from a movie by the name of Event Horizon, as well as almost all of the other sampling on this AMAZING album.

    If I remember correctly Liberate te ex Inferis was based off of a mix of Dante's Inferno and Event Horizon.
    mofn_nineon January 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis sounds like it could be about all the loses his family has had. To his mom: "all you know is entropy" -of their family. And still his mom stays strong and "shine(s) as the sunrise". The gift he's offering is this song in dedication to her
    WesCarrollon February 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentpixdogg,those voices are in the song man in cage, but i agree theyre an awesome ending
    satan h8eron January 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI like the part where he goes, "The buzzing!"
    boozed_duckon January 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentfor those of you who didn't take eight years of college English, i've looked up the definition of entropy.

    "Inevitable and steady deterioration of a system or society." that seems to be the most relevant meaning to the song.
    cheddarhead4on December 16, 2007   Link

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