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John Lennon – Imagine lyrics

Imagine there's no heaven
It's easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky
Imagine all the people
Living for today...

Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace...

You may say I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will be as one

Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people
Sharing all the world...

You may say I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will live as one



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    flajayrayJun 9, 2010 at 9:42 pm
    No heaven no hell - It's here and now. Living for today
    No countries (governments) no relegion. Nothing to kill or die for - we could actually live in peace
    No possesions no greed - no more keeping up with the Jones. We can help our fellow man, rather than put ourselves above them because of the how much we have.
    This is not communism. You need a government to take care of you.
    This is an ideal of people living with people and accepting all people as equals.
    Since we live our lives in our minds, this is all very do able. All we have to do is think it so.
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    Larry-June GibbsFeb 1, 2013 at 11:33 pm
    A very creative and "imaginative" song. Imagination has power to motivate and inspire, but not to, in itself, change reality. If someone had the incredible power to build a Utopian society, would he need to force people into compliance, or maybe eliminate unbelievers? Then where's freedom? Problem unsolved. There is a real answer to the problems of war, oppression, cruelty, prejudice, greed. More thoughts at www.truthrrr.blogspot.com Cheers, friends.
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    UnregisteredJul 22, 2012 at 1:06 pm
    The song imagine by john lennon speaks of a world where there is a perfection of mankind who needs no god or religion or hell or heaven but just the happy & content brotherhood of man. Nothing to kill or die for, sharing the world, no greed or hunger. All I can say is that this kind of "imagine world" that john lennon was singing about should have been called"imagine me " because this wasn't the real world that lennon lived in being so rich & off of this song.
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    UnregisteredJun 18, 2012 at 4:30 pm
    Wendell bravo philippine freedon under heavy chains of slavery, blind by sons of liberty. Philippine history, philippine revolution, philippine invasion, philippine accross world war 1 and 2, 20th century war of giants, post war world 1 and 2. Birth and restore of republic of the philippines. "permanent mission of the republic to united nations", "raid by japan", anscestors homeland battle of freedom, children grow up slaves work and labor country under powerful ruler, philippine under republic of american spain republican democrats governors heneral. Philippine slavery. Dr. Jose rizal I political rebirth rocking dreamtime lord jesus christ, hope someday patriot that he who was someday that will surcease of sorrow and will give happy to unhappy fatherland filipino, filipina, in end of wars, fix economy, obama. Supercongress. You. N ban ki moon, system political messiah second coming system on world system. (the world on perfection new heaven new earth, new world), end of slavery. The world to activate know of the holy bible the world to activate to world perfection in since the world in creation by god. In its perfection of the world of the holy bible. Light and darkness. Game armageddon philippines corrupt, babel babilon, minion, another secret society vendetta the vatican code political messiah (misunderstood the original system of political messiah)pervasive presence of evil of the world, barriers that slaves men, existence of prejudice, injustice poverty, and war, argue dramatic manifestation dillussion of T. V. From world war 1 and 2. To world war 3 "shut off t.v. ,gma 7 ,abs cbn 2 ,minimise artist,making filipino indios monkeys in the island,ignoranse ,blind ,t.v,icon commercial, to urge to my fellow country instead of doing something happy ,write and fgight of today of country in freedom.ignoranse. Sa tagalog minamangmang ang sanlibutan ,pinapagpasasaan ng mga palalo in them rising sin city of world war database of the holy bible revalation conspiracy.and corrupted the earth. The great time will be come to wrath the earth at judgment day . "2012" assure to all patriot, december 21, 2012, mark it on the calendar, end time, rise and fall, go home know of your sin, beast rapture, watch for nature disaster of asia, the bomb of pacific ocean, along asia africa america europe world c ontinent war on pacific ocean. Country with the atomic bomb, nuclear, know this if happen and will happen what done to the world. And god lord jessu christ the reddemer armageddon our savoir light and for good men the battle of good evil. Heroes angels demons deception point, point of authorithy, well this the world the hell you are waiting for. Yahh, whell of fortune (rota) , of the past the power of the future, dreamtime. Surrealism, lineage, fiu philippines, perfect world, lol P. H. Leage of legends. Runes the battlefield old rivalry.
    May 27 at 7: 52pm · unlike · 1
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    UnregisteredJun 18, 2012 at 4:29 pm
    Wendell bravo "what is worse is that they make much money in island ,but when they return to spain they curse the philippines and heap upon the worst possible insuilt. Eto pa ' " when the judges are corrupt, the employees are corrupt too, everyone in the government is corrupt" ,tapos , a silence suddenly fell upon us.everyone are busy thingking about the philippine under spain. " spain rediscovery of republic ", spain abolition of slavery, established of the corrupted system ah disease that our world is dying for. Welcome this our nation. On the game. For freedom. Where not slaves. Ah the government. Didn't do anything hear our suppering our problem, ask the malakangyang a better petition. Where just beast I the island, called ask indios or monkeys in the island without history without a past. Grow up slaves, overused. Work animals, this is our country for today, I urge my fellow filipino patriot to work and study about our country philippine instead of doing something and write and tell to the world what happen to philippine of spain of today. For those gambler is they are worthy or unworthy for liberty. Hehe. Okey dr. Jose rizal. Me today.

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