"Guilty" as written by and Gus/whiting Kahn....
no one is born a bigot
there is no mind more open than a child's
but teach a child prejudice, hatred
and that mind begins to close until a racist is born
evil is not innate, no child knows color
teaching their children to lie, prejudge and be close-minded
sometimes what we don't teach our children is more important than what we do
it's relentless
this ignorance that infects us all
it has come to be what we expect
perpetuated by years of ignorance
passed on through the generations
but we won't be deceived
why are we born with blood on our hands and sin on our minds?
why are we born with guilt and a blade hanging over our heads?
evil seems instinctual, what's right must be pursued
why are the tools no longer given to us?
why have we rights to abuse?
we refuse to be guilty


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    General CommentThis song means a lot to me because it talks about racism and how children are so innocent and are taught to hate as they grow older.
    UnOrthaDoXon April 30, 2002   Link

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