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Bob Marley – Real Situation lyrics

Check out the real situation:
Nation war against nation.
Where did it all begin?
When will it end?
Well, it seems like: total destruction the only solution,
And there ain't no use: no one can stop them now.
Ain't no use: nobody can stop them now.

Give them an inch, they take a yard;
Give them a yard, they take a mile (ooh);
Once a man and twice a child
And everything is just for a while.
It seems like: total destruction the only solution,
And there ain't no use: no one can stop them now.
There ain't no use: no one can stop them now;
Ain't no use: no one can stop them now;
There ain't no use: no one can stop them now.

Check in the real situation (check it out, check it out):
Nation fight against nation
Where did it all begin? Wo-oo-o-o-oh!
Where will it end?
Well, it seems like: total destruction the only solution.
Mmm, no use: can't stop them;
W'ain't no use: ya can't stop them;
Ain't no use: no one can't stop them now;
Can't stop them now (no one can't stop them now).

There ain't no use: no one can't stop them now.
Everybody strugglin': ain't no use - ain't no use -
Ain't no use you even try;
Ain't no use: got to say 'bye-'bye!
Ain't no use! Ain't no - ain't no use: no one can stop them now
(No one can stop them now) /fadeout/



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    I don't know about the World now, the fighting is seemed to be the solution of everything. No one can say anything about this, no one can make these actions to an end, when did it all begin, when will it end, if that is the case what is a solution! Total destruction is the only solution! No hope for the people no hope for the children, no hope for women, every actions are against them! I feel to cry when I listen this song! Unfortunately the World is blind!
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    It seems he's talking about imperialism and how it still continues today.
    "Give them an inch, they take a yard; Give them a yard, they take a mile"
    This suggests the idea that when you sit back and allow wrong doing say submitting to a national identity card the result is that the financiers will run with that and push even greater levels of exploitation with say a forced identity chip.
    Another example is if you buy a shirt that was made through slave labour in China expect the financiers to exploit your children in the same way in the future.
    Unlike most of Marley's song which embody a strong sense of hope and a willingness to fight back this song is a hopeless cry.
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