"Automatic" as written by and Mike Garrigan....
It's automatic
I never really had it,
The love that grows in time
Apophatic.
Cataphatic.
She's really not the tragic kind.

She's just waiting for love,
But she hasn't got the time.
Maybe someday
She'll complain...

Don't say it to me now.
Shut up now.
Love will only break your heart.
Don't say it to me now.
Shut up now.
We were broken from the start.

It's automatic
I never really had it,
The love that grows and dies.
Apophatic.
Cataphatic.
She's really not the tragic kind.

She's just waiting for love,
But she hasn't got a clue.
Maybe someday
She'll complain...

Don't say it to me now.
Shut up now.
Love will only break your heart.
Don't say it to me now.
Shut up now.
We were broken from the start.

It's automatic.
It's automatic.
It's automatic.
It's automatic, baby yeah.

Don't say it to me now.
Shut up now.
Love will only break your heart.
Don't say it to me now.
Shut up now.
We were broken from the start.

Don't say it to me now.
Shut up now.
Love will only break your heart.
Don't say it to me now.
Shut up now.
Shut up now.
Shut up now.


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"Automatic" as written by Mike Garrigan

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    General CommentActually, they are real words. Mike Garrigan wrote the song after a theology class he had in college. The professor used these words. Apophatic describes things in terms of how they are, and catophatic describes things in terms of how they are not. Example: "love is good" is using apophatic predication, while "love is not bad" is using catophatic predication. Hope this helps!
    far2bowenon September 17, 2002   Link

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