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Oh, it's a mystery to me
We have a greed with which we have agreed
And you think you have to want more than you need
Until you have it all you won't be free

Society, you're a crazy breed
Hope you're not lonely without me...

When you want more than you have
You think you need...
And when you think more than you want
Your thoughts begin to bleed
I think I need to find a bigger place
Because when you have more than you think
You need more space

Society, you're a crazy breed
Hope you're not lonely without me...
Society, crazy indeed
Hope you're not lonely without me...

There's those thinking, more-or-less, less is more
But if less is more, how you keeping score?
Means for every point you make, your level drops
Kinda like you're starting from the top
You can't do that...

Society, you're a crazy breed
Hope you're not lonely without me...
Society, crazy indeed
Hope you're not lonely without me...

Society, have mercy on me
Hope you're not angry if I disagree...
Society, crazy indeed
Hope you're not lonely without me...



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    UnregisteredSep 2, 2012 at 2:11 am
    I think this song is about how materialistic this world has gotten and how sad it is that we've gotten this way. I think the only thing that should matter is having good friends and a family who you love and who loves you back and having what you really need, but sometimes that's not good enough for people cause some people have to have the perfect clothes, nails, hair, makeup, body, car, and home. Obviously that's not realistic cause nobodys pefect! Remember it doesn't matter whats on the outside. It matters whats on the inside! Some people think I'm wise for my age cause I'm 14 but this stuff is just common sense.

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