Above us lay the burdens
Below us lay the truths
We're somewhere in the middle
And we're all discontent too
Is someone watching over you?
Inside, they know what's best for you

Judgment's not tomorrow
But today (yes, now it's here)
But no, it isn't Jesus
Take a look at all your peers
They're all looking down on you
Inside they know what's best for you

Everybody knows what's best for you


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Best for You Lyrics as written by Greg Graffin

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    this song is true for everyday life, and its pretty much bullshit how everyone judges you. Dont push someone aside untill you know who they really are, kids.

    IbNon June 12, 2003   Link
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    its not about judging, its about parents, and grown-ups who say they know whats in OUR best interest...reminds me of Institutionalized by Suicidal Tendencies, a little

    gofuckyourselfon January 30, 2005   Link
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    It almost sounds like he's implying people are just keeping god alive in themselves because it's impossible to break from the stares of "everyone else" They all know what's best for you, I bet everyone knows exactly what he means

    ndudeon October 10, 2008   Link

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