Hear me, speaking
Asking why I even bother
Tell me, how you
Live from day to day

Take your time and look around
Is this utopia you've found

Sick of all of this
The suffering and we just carry on
Isn't it time we care and lose the hate
Understand our fears

But we do all that we can
Justify the means to an end
Sorry you must excuse me
I've painted my own Mona Lisa
She's fixed everything
Now I'm spoiled beyond my wildest dreams

Blind faith we have in you
Invisible
Which direction do we choose
Predictable

Take the streets, the beaten path
Our system works for whom I ask
Yeah I have it all
The bigger house
An iron fence to keep you out

When did we all let you down
So come Messiah show us how how
Our human spirit drowns
Don't think you hear me now
No sign of you around
What is it you hope to see

Blind faith we have in you
Invisible
Which direction do we choose
Predictable
Give us something we can use
Desirable
Cause you've done all you can do
Regrettable

And still life pushes on
With or without you
We've got to carry on
Our will, will guide us to
A place where we belong
Know there lies the truth
I am the believer who gives purpose on to you

I don't think we let you down
So come Messiah show us how how
Throw us a pure lifeline
I hope that you hear me
Too proud to be around
There's more to us than we see now

Blind faith we have in you
Invisible
Which direction do we choose
Predictable
Self ignorance, abuse
Desirable
Cause you've done all you can do
Incredible


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Blind Faith Lyrics as written by JOHN MYUNG, JOHN PETRUCCI, JOHN RO MYUNG, JORDAN RUDESS, JORDAN CHARLES RUDESS, KEVIN JAMES LABRIE, KEVIN JAMES LA BRIE, MICHAEL PORTNOY

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    My interpretation of this song is that, near the beginning, the speaker is questioning whether or not a person's material posessions can really make them happy, and also what the point is in living a useless life only centered around material things. As the song progresses, however, the speaker is also questioning the true usefulness and truthfulness of the christian faith, which is, in reality, very vague and unproven. He is asking why a Messiah with so much power and goodness cannot simply show himself to us and prove his existance, as that would most likely be the key to solving humanity's many deficiencies. Nearer the end he is stating that to find true peace, one must look to themselves for guidance, and that without people to worship and believe in God, God cannot exist. Overall, I think it's a very underated song, and very well thought out lyrically. Of course it has some great instrumentals too, but then again, that's Dream Theater.

    \m/ DREAM THEATER \M/

    doomsoldieron April 02, 2003   Link
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    I totally agree with shidesha, seeing as how people will go to church, wear a cross, but not act out their faith.

    Also, the line I've painted my own Mona Lisa i believe talks of how he has made his own utopia, or everything perfect, since the Mona Lisa is considered to be the best piece of art painted, thus saying that he has achieved a perfect state, or his own happy place

    As for religion bashing...why? I mean heck go read 1 Corinthians 9-11....that is what christianity is all about, so go and eduacte yourselves first.

    webdog230on June 15, 2006   Link
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    Faith is the Belief in things unseen, and being sure of what you hope for. Faith is knowing that God has proven His character to us in the past, and will fulfill His promises to us. Sometimes you just have to trust Him without understanding, but that doesn't mean that it's without reason.

    I really appreciated this song, because it really paints a picture of the intense struggle it is to allow ourselves to humbly accept the simplicity of what God has done for us.

    We've painted our own Mona Lisa's, our own picture of what we want reality to be, what we want God to be to us. But we neglect what He's already done for us. We want him to come down and fix things for us, but because of our pride, we forget that He already has, but he places the responsiblity of choosing to do what He tells us to do on our shoulders.

    We want to rely on that 'blind faith' so we don't have to think about how much responsiblity is actually entrusted to us. God has called us to be His servant, his Children, and His friend. He calls us to understand Him through his Word, and make sure that you're not the only one who understands. It's a lot of responsibility, and you face a lot of hardship and scorn from others because of it. =)

    Often times I have created that Glass Prison myself, so that I could show my Blind Faith off without truly understanding that my faith is internal and humble, not a showcase to others. It's God who is on display, not my on piety.

    heh... I'm not sure how I found this page, but ya.

    Long live DT.

    oftheborgon July 01, 2007   Link
  • 0
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    well said doomsoldier, i totally agree, and i'm sure many others do, nothing else can be added

    \m/ definately a very underated song

    Schr4nzon June 09, 2003   Link
  • 0
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    Its about the Stupid Christians in Christianity. There are 2 types of Christians Stupid ones and smart ones, I am a smart one, this one is about the stupid ones which give you answers to questions such as "Trust in God" which isnt really an answer at all it is more of a order or command. There are smart people amung us Christians though.

    Glass_prisoneron January 24, 2006   Link
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    nah they're all stupid like you

    Miekon February 26, 2006   Link
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    nah they're all stupid like you

    Miekon February 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
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    Miek, you slack-jawed junkslut, ignorance is not an excuse for stupidity; and yet you seem to be full up on both.

    doomsoldier makes some excellent points, and I agree that it is an underrated song. I'd go step by step on it, but it's late, and he pegged most of my points. Maybe tomorrow.

    Noah, Duke of West Chester

    MavrikGandalfon February 26, 2006   Link
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    true, but religion is an excuse for stupidity

    Miekon March 04, 2006   Link
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    idiot. I LOVE people who jump on the popular band wagon of paying out religion simply because they dont understand it and have no desire to. sarcasm These songs could teach you alot with the correct references.

    Upintheskyon March 08, 2006   Link

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