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When comes the shaking man
A nation in his eyes
Striped with blood and emblazed tattoo
Streaking cathedral spire

They say
He has no brain
They say
He has no mood
They say
He was born again
They say
Look at him climb
They say 'Jump'

They say
He has two gods
They say
He has no fear
They say
He has no eyes
They say
He has no mouth

They say hey that's really something
They feel he should get some time
I say he should watch his ass
My friend don't listen to the crowd
They say 'Jump'
Got to believe somebody
Got to believe



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    UnregisteredMay 30, 2012 at 2:44 am
    Spot on! As we are all nothing but little idol factories ready to turn anything into a new idol, be it good or bad.
  • u
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    UnregisteredMay 30, 2012 at 2:42 am
    Spot on as we are all little idol factories:

    "ignorance of the duality, where most everything perceived to be fact is actually false. The duality that people, believing they have no idols of worship, in fact worship the golden calf and a plethora of other 'gods' due to the conditioning from cradle to grave in the modern empire. "
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    UnregisteredMay 8, 2012 at 10:42 pm
    Ignorance of the duality, where most everything perceived to be fact is actually false. The duality that people, believing they have no idols of worship, in fact worship the golden calf and a plethora of other 'gods' due to the conditioning from cradle to grave in the modern empire.

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