Mark your point of failing. It begins where you concede. Hesitate. Procrastinate. Sedating. All configured to impede your path. You need a good kick in the ass. Now take a step back and have a long, hard look. Hold it to the light and read it like a book. Analyze the past and present to see what is to come. Now wrap your lips around the barrel of the gun. Mark my point of failing. It began where I gave in. Comfort. Convenience. Placating. Construed to suck me in to their trap. I need a good kick in the ass. As time passed by I realized we don't need rule(s) to survive. Just common sense and means to subsist. So from here on in I will resist. I've finally realized. I've found my way at last. It's finally evident. We all need a kick in the ass... The basis of change: educate! Derived from discussion, NOT hate, NOT myth, NOT muscle, NOT etiquette. Intellect, not "re-elect!". Status symbols yield to respect between sex, species, environment.


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    From the Bible:

    Daniel 1:8-16

    8 But Daniel determined in his heart that he would not defile himself by [eating his portion of] the king’s rich and dainty food or by [drinking] the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might [be allowed] not to defile himself.

    9 Now God made Daniel to find favor, compassion, and loving-kindness with the chief of the eunuchs.

    10 And the chief of the eunuchs said to Daniel, I fear, lest my lord the king, who has appointed your food and your drink, should see your faces worse looking or more sad than the other youths of your age. Then you would endanger my head with the king.

    11 Then said Daniel to the steward whom the chief of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah,

    12 Prove your servants, I beseech you, for ten days and let us be given a vegetable diet and water to drink.

    13 Then let our appearance and the appearance of the youths who eat of the king’s [rich] dainties be observed and compared by you, and deal with us your servants according to what you see.

    14 So [the man] consented to them in this matter and proved them ten days.

    15 And at the end of ten days it was seen that they were looking better and had taken on more flesh than all the youths who ate of the king’s rich dainties.

    16 So the steward took away their [rich] dainties and the wine they were to drink and gave them vegetables.

    You see? Our physical bodies, and more importantly, our mental aptitude and decision-making abilities -- are greatly impacted by the persuasive handle luxuries can have on us. This song is about being an independent thinker -- healthy in body and mind.

    More so, this song is about educating ourselves to defeat the influence of myths, false fears, and racial and social hatreds that have been injected into our society by those who are part of the cycle that ends only when we break free as independent thinkers.

    drewon June 03, 2012   Link
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    I'm not sure about the beginning of the song, but the end is basically about anarchist liberation.

    dualpower39on May 15, 2008   Link

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