dear mother, this is just survival can't promise your children everything but you won't lie so they can sleep tonight defeat tasted nothing like you said 22 days left till the end of the worldmy legacy was making you a man for a justice i could not change this one voice not to forget fight every fight like you can win an iron fisted champion an iron willed fuck up can anybody tell me why god won't speak to me, why jesus never called on me to part the fucking seas, why death is easier than living you can be almost anything when you're on your fucking knees not today not my son not my family not while walking is still honest and you haven't given up on me...dear shithead this isn't happening the sky is really falling the paint's all made of lead there's asbestos in the walls, hell's coming to rip off the doors to your priveliged heaven do you want to love and feel it you can look but you can't taste it you can reach but you'll never have it we are untouchable, untouchable is something to be


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  • +4
    Song MeaningWhy didn't you guys do what i did? Just ask Tom what the song is about.....

    "I wrote the song right after moving out of my Mom's. I was realizing that a lot of things
    she had warned me about in life where in fact true."
    -Tom Gabel.


    Proof is in this thread:

    absolutepunk.net/…
    AlexCoronaon June 15, 2010   Link
  • +2
    Lyric CorrectionDear mother,
    This is just survival!
    Can't promise your children everything,
    but you won't lie so they can sleep tonight.
    Defeat tasted nothing like you said.
    22 days left till the end of the world.

    My legacy was making you a man for a justice i could not change
    this one voice not to forget,
    "Fight every fight like you can win.
    An iron-fisted champion,
    an iron-willed fuck up."

    Can anybody tell me why God won't speak to me,
    Why Jesus never called on me to part the fucking seas?
    Why death is easier than living:
    you can be almost anything
    when you're on your fucking knees.
    not today
    not my son, not my family
    not while walking is still honest and you haven't given up on me

    ...Dear Shithead,
    this isn't happening
    The sky is really falling.
    The paint's all made of lead.
    There's asbestos in the walls.
    Hell's coming to rip off the doors to your priveliged heaven.

    Do you want to love and feel it?
    You can look but you can't taste it.
    You can reach but you'll never have it.
    We are untouchable, untouchable is something to be.

    Can anybody tell me why God won't speak to me,
    Why Jesus never called on me to part the fucking seas?
    Why death is easier than living:
    you can be almost anything
    when you're on your fucking knees.
    not today
    not my son, not my family
    not while walking is still honest and you haven't given up on me.
    Moxanot69Halibuton December 04, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentANYWAY,

    this song is good.
    sexin77on June 21, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe song is about pride.
    Waterproofon August 18, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBrog and popsicle have it right. I, like them, am atheist... But I don't deny the possibility of god existing. I just choose not to conform to the ideals of religion. I want to be strong for myself and rely on my own to keep hope. Religion is just an easy way to get hope. as it is tought. pray and god will take you into his protection and make everything alright... Well... Thats easy. sort of a cop out way of doin things. The only hope people need is the hope they can find in themselves... they don't need a deity to have it.
    chiefatarmson April 14, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song has NOTHING to do with religion. NOTHING!
    Just because it says "God" and "Jesus" doesn't mean that's what the whole song is about, no matter how hard you try to bend the meaning to fit your own personal preferences.

    This song is about life going down hill/being in a desperate situation, but still having the integrity to not give in and sell out.
    eric321on February 01, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbest against me! song ever
    iLoveSavesTheDayon May 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGood lord, Against Me! is soo good.
    RSMithwhaton June 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe single best thing to happen to music since the Beatles.
    aliveWhileStillDeadon August 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthere is no band that can scream lyrics more powerfully and with more meaning behind them than against me! you just can't beat this.
    fugazifatheadon August 16, 2002   Link

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