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They'll laugh as they watch us fall,
The lucky don't care at all,
No chance for fate,
It's unnatural selection,
I want the truth

I am hungry for some unrest,
I want to push this beyond a peaceful protest,
I wanna speak in a language that they'll understand

Dedication to a new age,
Is this the end of destruction and rampage?
Another chance to erase it then repeat it again

Counterbalance this commotion,
We're not droplets in the ocean, ocean

They'll laugh as they watch us fall,
The lucky don't care at all,
No chance for fate,
It's unnatural selection,
I want the truth

No religion or mind virus,
Is there a hope that the facts will ever find us,
Just make sure that you are looking out for number 1

I am hungry for some unrest,
Let's push this beyond a peaceful protest,
I wanna speak in a language that you will understand

Counterbalance this commotion,
We're not droplets in the ocean, We're the
Ocean

They'll laugh as they watch us crawl,
The lucky don't share at all,
No hope for fate, it's a random chance selection,
I want the truth

Try to ride out the storm,
Whilst they'll make you believe, that they are the special ones, (we have not been chosen),
Injustice is the norm,
You won't be the first and you know you won't be the last

Counterbalance this commotion,
We're not droplets in the ocean, We're the
Ocean, ocean, ocean

They'll laugh as they watch us fall,
Unlucky, they don't care at all,
No chance for fate,
It's unnatural selection,
I want the truth,
I want the truth,
I want the truth,
I want the truth



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    UnregisteredJul 19, 2012 at 9:53 pm
    I think it is very large in perspective, so it encompasses alot that others have touched on. First talks about the "lucky" they are clearly not really the lucky in the world who have it all and won't share, but they are the connected, entitled, self appointed and self annointed who "decide it all" in the world, there by it is not fate nor natural selection but unnatural selection. If you have seen the movie batman begins you have been exposed to the concept of self-appointed elites who supposedly decides who rises and falls even whole civilizations. There are groups in the world who actually do seek to do such things, starting wars, promoting political turmoil, taking down nations... And in some of those groups is the concept of a divine pendulum which swings one way then the other, even to the extremes, in order to bring about some perverted "divine" balance. It is quite demonic actually, but true. This song is saying, enough is enough, they/we are tired of the bs that we see in the fake news that is controlled by the elites (esp. In the usa) and that we see being acted out on the world stage, we are tired of the lies and the fake excuses. We want the truth. We are not just drops in the ocean to be driven here and there by these elites. They who make mortgages, companies and nations rise and fall. They may have money and political and industrial power, but we are far greater in numbers than them if we will unite, we can throw off their shackels and we can be the ones who control which way the waves go.
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    UnregisteredMay 22, 2012 at 4:07 pm
    In my opinion
    This song is about religion

    Unnatural selection is meant like many religios people don't believe in natural selection because god created them (in their opinion) but that makes their selection/beliefes unnatural. Thei also prevent people from finding the truth about life by answering every asked question with god.

    The song says that there are many more atheist who are just afraid of "coming out" than you would think (we're not droplets in the ocean)

    "they are the special ones - we have not been chosen" is meant like they say that they are choosen from god and go to paradise but we won't

    The massage of this song is "tell religion how unnecessary it is now"
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    UnregisteredJun 24, 2012 at 6:00 pm
    Basically ,life has chosen something unnatural.the selection of the higher people and lucky people are well liars and they push what they want and to do things their way. The song says it wants the truth and we should rise against the order...
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 2:56 pm
    I think this song is more about the rich and there greed and being basically born with the fate of becoming rich, i think hes saying the rich are greedy " the lucky don't share at all" when matt references to the
    "lucky" i think hes meaning the lucky few that were born with the fate to become rich " make sure you look out for number 1 " alot of the times the rich are considered "the elite" so i think he means by number 1 he is referring to the rich people. The
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    UnregisteredJun 5, 2012 at 7:11 pm
    The meaning of this song is to say that we are not all just going to be bosed around and that we are not just a single person in the world but we are the world

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