"Carry You" as written by and Ronan Harris....
Conceal your deepest worries
Confine your thoughts inside
The walls you built of damaged pride
The light in your eyes failing
Like you're adrift
Like night pretending to be day
These storms subside

Though the past, the unwanted memories, are holding onto you
All the power in the universe conspires to carry you
Truths you find through your adversities will defend you
As your powers and all your energies conspire to carry you

The adversary to your soul
The blackest thoughts
That try to poison you
These storms subside
Lay down your greatest burden
Relinquish that which has control of you
And let yourself through

Though it seems the past and the future look the same
Suffice to say you're still here

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    General CommentTo me, this song means exactly the opposite of what most people here have concluded. Most interpretations here are that we must "dump our baggage" or "get rid of" the bad things from our past.

    What he says is the opposite. Everything you've experienced is what you are. All your unwanted memories are actually making you the person you are. They "carry you". Accept them, don't drop them. Relish even the bad parts of your past and you'll find that all the energies in the universe will carry you.

    I can't say I feel this way myself, carried by the universe. I'm not a big believer in spirituality. But I do believe that we must accept what has happened. The past cannot be changed except through our interpretation of it.
    SciBoyon August 27, 2007   Link
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    15 page interview with Ronan Harris.

    HorsesMouthon April 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsee my Farthest Star comment, so I don't have to say it all over again...these are the most spiritual, most straight-up lyrics from VNV...the words are in your face this time, not much to "interpret" in my opinion.
    _faye_on April 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwow, I just realized, this is exactly what I went through 5 years ago. I wish I could get into detail. I need to write a book, except it won't be fiction. To be short, for me, when the light has touched your mind the first time, all the darkness built up inside surfaces, and you need to deal with it, and get over it all, until that light can consume you and you can share it with others.
    _faye_on April 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentBe Yoursef. Its simple.
    Top paragraph defines what keeps one afraid of bieng thierself.

    Truths you find through your adversities will defend you
    As your powers and all your energies conspire to carry you
    to be yourself means u have found yourself and believe in it enuf to have found personal truths to defend yourself from a society that doesn't agree.

    3rd is sayin.. let it go

    4th.. past has been dark but one doesnt have to let thier future be as thier past.
    lithiumx11on April 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdefend not nessisaraly from others or a society, but to yourself as what you know is right even though society is tring to change you. Seems alot of this album is about bieng yourself
    lithiumx11on April 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commentfrom The Top 10 Steps Toward Spiritual Growth.
    Diana Robinson, Ph.D., Personal & Spirituality Coach

    Dump your baggage.

    We must unload our baggage, our beloved belongings, our sources of victimhood, our hurts, our perpetrators, our righteous wrath. We must unhook ourselves and be prepared to leave them all behind.

    The Wheel of Transformation: Karlfried Graf Durckheim's method of spiritual awakening
    Durckheim warns us that this practice must be done continuously with concentrated awareness or it will lead nowhere.

    Stage 1-- all that is contrary to essential being must be relinquished.

    step 1: the practice of critical watchfulness

    step 2: the letting go of all that stands in the way of new becoming

    Stage 2-- that which has been relinquished must be dissolved in transcendent Being which absorbs and recreates us.

    step 3: union with transcendent Being.

    6th chakra:
    3rd Eye: psychic POWER, spirit ENERGIES, higher intuition, light.
    _faye_on June 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThese is more at play than any of us could possibly understand. No matter how bad off we may feel we are, there are powers at work that none of us can grasp.
    OneChaoson June 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentno, there are powers within yourself that you CAN grasp. :)
    _faye_on June 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commentto Sciboy...

    I agree with some of what you are saying, I don't think the song is saying to 'forget' your past, but to not let it control you. It is true, everything we have been through individually in our lives makes us who we are, but holding on to the past and letting it control us keeps us from moving forward.That goes for humans individually and as a whole/race.
    _faye_on September 03, 2007   Link

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