You've got to quit your little charade
And join the freak parade
Now that your road has been paved
From conception to your grave
There are enormous things to do
Others' practices to eschew
To be better than you is impossible to do
But the world won't stop without you!

Your achievements are unsurpassed
You are highly-ordered mass
But you can bet your ass
Your free energy will dissipate
Two billion years thus far
Now mister here you are
An element in a sea of enthalpic organic compounds

You're only as elegant as your actions let you be
A piece of chaos related phylogenetically
To every living organ system they're siblings don't you see
The earth rotates and will revolve without you constantly

Lyrics submitted by oofus, edited by suffer25

The World Won't Stop Lyrics as written by Greg Graffin

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentI think this song is about how we are not as special as we think we are. Do something worth doing, don't just accept what is around us and pretend we are somewhat exceptional. Make a difference cause the world goes on with or without you.
    jasonnov118on April 20, 2012   Link

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