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Born to be down
I've learned all my lessons
Before now
Born to be down
I think you'll get used to it

And you just don't get it
Keep it copacetic
And you learn to accept it
You know
You're so pathetic

And you don't just don't get it
Keep it copacetic
And you learn to accept it
You know
You're so pathetic

And you don't
And you don't
And you don't
And you don't

Born to be down
I think that I've said this
Before now
Born to be down
What good is confidence?

And you just don't get it
Keep it copacetic
And you learn to accept it
You know
You're so pathetic

And you just don't get it
Keep it copacetic
And you learn to accept it
You know
You're so pathetic

And you don't
And you don't
And you don't
And you don't

And you just don't get it
Keep it copacetic
And you learn to accept it
You know
You're so pathetic (2x)

(Bridge)

And you don't
And you don't
And you don't
And you don't

And you just don't get it
Keep it copacetic
And you learn to accept it
You know
You're so pathetic (2x)

And you don't...



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    UnregisteredMay 18, 2014 at 5:09 pm
    The song is sung in third person, but the subject is the singer. It is about being beaten down by life, society tells you to suck it up, smile and accept being on the bottom. But you don't, you don't accept your station, or what society tells you to be, torturing you with the possibility of more. A bit of a 90's cliche, but this song probably helped establish it. You dumb kids know nothing.
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    UnregisteredMay 19, 2012 at 2:46 am
    I think it means: you might be pathetic or do something pathetic but you have to accept life for what it is, for theres nothing u can do about it. So accpet it!
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    UnregisteredDec 13, 2011 at 6:30 am
    I think its about him calling someone pathetic and even though they are sad looking and ptiful they should just keep a good attitude and accept that they can't change that fact

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