"Modern Guilt" as written by and Beck Hansen....
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I feel uptight when I walk in the city
I feel so cold when I'm at home
Feels like everything's starting to hit me
I lost bed ten minutes ago

Modern guilt I'm staring at nothing
Modern guilt I'm under lock and key
It's not what I have changed,
Turning into convention

Don't know what I've done but I feel ashamed
Standing outside the glass room sidewalk
These people talk about impossible things
And I'm falling down the conversations
Another palm beats into you and Jill

Modern guilt is all in our hands
Modern guilt won't get me to bed
Say what you will
Smoking my cigarette
Don't know what I've done but I feel afraid

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"Modern Guilt" as written by Beck Hansen

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    General CommentI think of how we are bombarded with global warming threats on the news and from celebrities all the time. They tell us it is all our fault but there is are no realistic solution to it. Therefore, we feel guilty all the time for going about our everyday lives using electricity, driving cars, etc. Lets all thank the nightly news.
    bS.O.S.on July 22, 2008   Link

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