Even in the initial stages of contact between European Christians and Native Indians people the stage was set for ethnocentrism, and the attitude towards the Indians was that of Christian superiority. The Indians were read a proclomation in Spanish which they had no hope of understanding. They had no hope of understanding the death sentence they were being read, and it went something like this.

"We ask and require you to acknowledge the church as the ruler and superior of the whole world and the high priest called pope and in his name the king of Spain as lords of this land. If you submit we shall receive you in all love and charity and shall leave you, your wives and children free without servitude, but if you do not submit we shall powerfully enter into your country and shall make war against you, we shall take you and your wives and your children and shall make slaves of them and we shall take away your goods and do you all the harm and damage we can."

2000 years ago we were all tribal.
Then came the missionaries with their fucking bible.
1492 began the termination.
The holocaust of our Indian nation.
Yeah with Chrstian love and a moral authority,
they killed our medicine men and stole our country.
I never claimed this shit was poetry,
it's just the fucking lies of Christianity.

You will pray to the lord and get down on your knees.
Here's a cross for your back and the coughing disease.
Though you helped us survive we will laugh while you bleed,
then deny what we did, write our own history.
We will kidnap your children and cut off their hair.
Silence their language and outlaw their prayers.
Beat them blind until they believe
in the blood of Jesus Christ our king.

Christians murdered Indians.

Columbus murdered children and now we have a holiday.
Still you want to deny your history?
Look to the sky for your god to justify,
as you commit cultural genocide.
Christians came and the natives they did hang
13 at a time for Jesus and his gang.
We are the ones you had to dehumanize,
so your murder and greed could be justified.

The belly of the church is full
with the blood of all those heathen fools.
Who would not receive the gift of Christ?
So we burned them as a sacrifice.
To our baby killing god above,
to our mother church and all her love,
we will steal their gods and subjugate.
Those who don't believe we'll annihilate.

"The Spaniards made bets as to who could slit a man in two or cut off his head with one blow. They tore babies from their mother's breast by their feet and dashed their head against the rocks. They hanged Indians by thirteen in honor and reverance for their redeemer and their twelve apostles. They put wood underneath and with fire burned the Indians alive."

Christians murdered Indians.

We believe in the earth, the sky and dreams.
The universe and the creator who gave us these.
The sacred gift of life and human beings.
That makes you perpetrate the hate to annihilate.
So here I am the savage civilized.
Voice of the dead and my ancestor's cries.
And like the ghosts of this land you can't erase,
I see blood on the hand's of the master race.

500 years of manifest destiny.
500 years of manifest destiny.
500 years of manifest destiny.
500 years of resistance to the enemy.

You have faith in the rivers, the mountains, the trees.
We've a murdering god to replace all of these.
With the blood of forgiveness you too can be free.
Or the wrath of Jehovah you're sure to receive.
We will baptize you with the blood of the lamb.
With the sword and the gospel we will conquer your land.
You will join our church and be glad to be saved.
Or we'll slaughter your children and your women we'll rape.

Christians murdred Indians.

I see blood on the hands of the master race...

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    General Commentit tells the truth.My ancestors were killed by the christians. And the worst part is that it is still going on today. Let's round up everyone who is different and sacrifice them to our loving god above.
    Venom03on April 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentBeautifull... Depth, meaning and the best thing of all... TRUTH! This song stands out as the best of CA's work as it goes further and deeper - It's sad to see the reality behind Christianity and the lies/disgust they follow...
    maggotdeathon June 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is NOT the reality behind christians.

    that is like saying every muslim is a mass-murderer.

    zacharygarrenon June 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's not saying ALL christians are like that, it's talking about the ones who ARE like that... It's talking about them in that time period when, yes, they were ALL like that. Maybe one or two disagreed with the choices made, but it was a vast majority, otherwise do you honestly think it would have happened? Get the fuck out you ignorant troll.
    Disgorgeon January 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentNobody--not even CA--say's that EVERY christian is like that. But this is the ugly truth behind Christianity, the facts of what you're people did that you do not wish to face.
    Katarack21on February 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAs Katarack said, it's a song about the bloody history of Christianity in the Americas, which still continues, instead of automatically going after the fact that they target Christianity for the fact that it has gone away from it's very simple message to a group that for every 2 Christians who actually follow their founders teachings, there's 8 others who say they're Christian, but their actions show their true face as people who aren't really Christian. Remember, Christianity in America pretty much has put a death sentence on the last place (by the 1800's) that could concievably have their "paganism" wiped out, all of the things in the spoken word portion is the real history you don't learn except from actually looking beyond what's taught in schools.
    omenbunnyon June 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentfirst of all, zacharygarren you have got to be the biggest fucking idiot to shame this site with his visit. this song is in no means a generalization about christians it is a story of what the christians, yes all of them, did to the indians when they first came to this country. if you can't handle the truth don't go to the bands with political lyrics you fucking assjockey
    spreheon December 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOK this band has many good points in their lyrics, as well as some unnecessary low blows meant for entertainment purposes, which is fine because they are musical entertainers. To me, Corporate Avenger's lyrics are not only anti christian, but anti organized religion. To quote Richard Jeni - “You're basically killing each other to see who's got the better imaginary friend”. When you get one or two, or hundreds, maybe thousands, hell even millions of people who "believe" in something that slightly opposes another group's beliefs, it starts war, brews hatred, and leads to corruption. Almost all religions that I have researched started with good intentions, but man shattered those intentions with human nature. Religion does not fit in with human nature. There is no such thing as world peace because humans are arrogant.
    youneednotknowon December 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis doesn't apply to my religion- Methodist. Perhaps the title of this song should be more precise about which- so called Christians had a bloody history.
    yellowcocketooson January 12, 2012   Link

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