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If you save yourself for marriage, you're a bore.
You don't save yourself for marriage, you're a horrible person.
If you won't have a drink, then you're a prude.
But they'll call you a drunk as soon you down the first one.

If you can't lose the weight, then you're just fat.
But if you lose too much, then you're on crack.
You're damned if you do, and you're damned if you don't,
So you might as well just do whatever you want.

Chorus:
So, make lots of noise, kiss lots of boys,
Or kiss lots of girls, if that's something you're into.
When the straight and narrow gets a little too straight,
Roll up a joint, or don't.
Just follow your arrow wherever it points, yeah.
Follow your arrow wherever it points.

If you don't go to church, you'll go to hell.
If you're the first one on the front row, you're a self-righteous son-of-a--
Can't win for losing, you'll just disappoint 'em,
Just cause you can't beat 'em, don't mean you should join 'em.

Chorus:
So, make lots of noise, kiss lots of boys,
Or kiss lots of girls, if that's something you're into.
When the straight and narrow gets a little too straight,
Roll up a joint, or don't.
Just follow your arrow wherever it points, yeah.
Follow your arrow wherever it points.

Say what you think. Love who you love.
Cause you just get so many trips round the sun.
Yeah, you only, only live once.

So, make lots of noise, kiss lots of boys,
Or kiss lots of girls, if that's what you're into.
When the straight and narrow gets a little too straight,
Roll up a joint, I would.
And follow your arrow wherever it points, yeah.
Follow your arrow wherever it points.



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    UnregisteredDec 15, 2013 at 3:12 am
    This song is about how people will judge you no matter what you do. You cant base everything that you do off of what people will think about you because obviously no one thinks you can do anything right. There is always a wrong thing to do in every situation. So this is song is saying forget all of that. Just do what you want and don't listen to what people say about it and if you like doing it then do it and be happy. Follow YOUR arrow and do whatever it takes for you to be happy not other people.
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    UnregisteredDec 6, 2013 at 6:29 pm
    This song is probably about how you should just follow your instincts and go with the flow. I bet she thinks that a lot of people don't do that, so she wrote this song about how she thinks they should just do it, and be brave and stuff. And right now I'm just trying to get in 50 words...
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    UnregisteredJan 28, 2014 at 2:50 pm
    I think this song shows that if you do something there is always going to be that one person who doesn't agree with your actions so you might as well do whatever you think is right because whatever you do there is still going to be the one person judging you and you will never not have one of those people. Like if you decide to try and start world peace there will still be that one person saying wow she will never be able to do that and I will be the first to admit I do that sometimes judge other people I've been that person and I'm sure you have to so that is what I think the meaning to this song is.
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    UnregisteredFeb 2, 2014 at 4:52 am
    I think this song means that society and people are is always going to have preconceived notions on how you should live your life. Whenever you do something no matter what it's someone is going to judge you. Musgraves is really trying to lets us know live your life how you want to live you life. To embrace your individuality and just be yourself. Don't let someone dictate and tell you what's right or wrong following your own compass in your life is all that matters in the long run to make you happy. Because in the end how you feel is all the really matters.
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    UnregisteredJan 27, 2014 at 4:38 am
    After seeing this song performed on the Grammy awards, I was saddened at what I heard and moved to express my feelings on It's lyrics.

    Well, Christians are taught to "not give up meeting together as is the manner of some..." (Hebrews 10: 25). And for good reason. We read in the nt that Christians are taught to observe and do many things that can only be achieved effectively when we assemble together. The diy-home-alone doctrine is contradictory to what we read about how the first Christians lived and worshiped. Teaching people who presumably are believers that it's not important isn't doing anyone any favors.

    Sure, there are hypocrites in the world – and yes, even sitting on church pews – but does that give me a free pass to ignore what God desires and commands *me* to do? No. There is no scripture that teaches that because there are a few bad eggs scattered amongst the pews, I can live however I want, even if that means worshiping at Mattress Springs and listening to preacher Pillow on Sundays. I, too, have been deeply hurt by some bad eggs in the church – on multiple occasions through the years, in fact. Many of us have. So what? The Lord has forgiven each of us of so much more and He taught that if we don't forgive others, we won't be forgiven (see the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant in Matthew 18: 21-35) So, there I am worshiping with the church regardless. I need it. We all need it.

    That's the Humanism religion speaking. Christianity, on the other hand, teaches you'll live eternally and that how you live this physical life determines where you'll spend the rest of your life after this physical body runs It's course. So, only do as the lyrics of this song teach (e. G., live however you please) *if* you have no regard for your eternal destination.

    Don't believe Satan's lie that is incorporated into these lyrics (and, sadly, into most popular lyrics these days) that one can live anyway they please without consequence. It's just not true. There most definitely *are* consequences for how we choose to live – both in the here and now (we see it everyday in the news) *and* in the hereafter (much more importantly!). Please, don't live your life according to the teachings of some song or actor or the movies – or even some teachings conveyed in some post on the Internet like this one. Live it according to the instruction manual your Creator has provided you. If He was able to create the universe, he surely was able to get His word reliably relayed to you. So read it and test all things, holding fast to that which is true (1 Thess. 5: 21).

    Of course, if you haven't obeyed the Gospel, please be sure to take care of that first (Acts 2: 38-41). And please, don't wait. None of us are guaranteed tomorrow.

    The churches of Christ send greetings (Romans 16: 16).

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