When all you need
Was a little motivation
They pointed fingers and yelled
Dead Generation
When all you need was a little care
All you got was an old white hair blank stare
Have you ever needed an ounce of love
And all you got was a whole lot of fucked

So say your prayers
It's the death of a nation
Say your prayers
For the dead generation

Condescending broad generalizations
Get real old real fast, yeah
Just because most hippies and their parents have sold out
Does not mean that you (Yeah, you)
Your children (Your children)
And their kids won't last

So say your prayers
It's the death of a nation
Say your prayers
For the dead generation

Say your prayers
It's the death of a nation
Say your prayers
For the dead generation

Agressivness is godliness
Combativness is holiness
Destructiveness is faithfullness, yeahh
Deadliness is devoutness

Praying to a god that they created
And know damn well does not exist
We find them on their knees

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Death of a Nation Lyrics as written by Patrick C. Bollinger Christopher Lee Barker

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    General CommentOne of the most amazing songs in The Terror State album,and probably one of the most amazing made by Anti-Flag
    This song its about how everyone put "faith" in our new generation kids,always disbelieving them,giving them no hope to believe that they can fight and change the things! Its an cicle that make an alienate society w/alienate kids doing nothing but waste away
    They are the dead generation.
    unity4peaceon May 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commentincredible song so much emotion put behind it, i love the ending of the song "Agressivness is godliness.....We find them on their knees" just awesome! haha
    browntown13on July 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe best song from Terror State.
    The live version is just awesome, #2's voice makes you want to hit people.
    coco7weweon August 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlove this song!!
    pimpingpastaon March 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commentpowerfull amazing punk rock song
    pimpingpastaon April 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis was the Best song on the Terror state, but For Blood And Empire was a Better Album.
    NOFXAHOLICon June 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentNOFXAHOLIC you are propaply the only person that would say that For BLood And Empire was horible the songs sounded like everyothr punk song and all sounded alike
    Ryan_Ramoneon August 22, 2007   Link
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    General Comment1 COMMENT? this is the one good song on the Terror State. i was dissapointed because Terror State was my first a.f. album....but i made the assumption that, like most bands, their music had become weaker as they aged so i brought Mobilize and thats a good album.
    BlahBl1nkM3on March 05, 2005   Link

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