"God Is Dead" as written by John Van Deusen, Robert Krueger, Anthony Ruland and Eric Sturgeon....
The breath of empty space consumes a shallow world
The Lonely Forest tells the story of the godless glory
Tonight we bury God, do you feel it in the air?
Flesh and bones divine, three cheers for the nothingness

How does it feel to not have a reason?
You're living this life on your own
Because God is dead, we went and killed Him
And we're dancing around on the bones

Burn the churches down
They represent weakness
Strip the morals from this town
They're hand in hand with the lower class

How does it feel to not have a reason?
You're living this life on your own
Because God is dead, we went and killed Him
And we're dancing around on the bones

I won't die alone
I won't die alone
I won't die
I won't die alone




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"God Is Dead" as written by Eric Sturgeon Anthony Ruland

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    General CommentThis is a wonderfully sarcastic song, in my opinion.
    The chorus basically says we don't have a reason to live because we're living alone. God is dead because we killed him (a reference to Jesus Christ, who is the subject of "Regicide" I believe).
    And yet, it's not true. We all know that we do have a reason to live. All the more, those of us that know the truth know that we have nothing to fear from death because "I won't die alone."
    It's true that churches and morals represent weakness. He speaks sarcastically Oh, yeah, let's just tear them down. But it's obvious that these things mean something to our communities and to us as individuals (most of us).
    This song makes me think of Mark Antony's speech at the end of the play Julius Caesar. Everything he says, he means quite the opposite and proves it by following logic.
    RavenGripon September 18, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him," is a remark by the nihilist philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche.
    The song is expressing one of the main concerns of nihilism/existentialism:
    There is no meaning in the universe. You must create meaning in your life.
    It isn't sarcasm, as the former member suggested. This is a reflection of the philosophy, nihilism. :)
    fenryrron June 13, 2011   Link

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