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Shinedown – What A Shame lyrics

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    What I find most amazing about is the line '((What a shame, to have to beg you)) we're not all the same. '
    This is, sadly, so true, although we are supposed to be created equal, we certainly aren't all the same. And many seem to forget that.
    And to judge someone because of what he is, even when you couldn't do any better if you were in the same position is something people like to do, since it is so easy.
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  • u
    I think this song goes pretty deep. It's about a vagabond that died, and the church community won't give him a proper funeral.
    My friend's family are all atheists and are not baptised, and when my friend's brother died, the church community wouldn't give them a funeral, and wouldn't allow them to bury him on the cemetery. They literally had to beg to be allowed to bury him, but he didn't get a proper funeral. In this song, the situation is pretty similar.
    It's a shame you have to beg to get equality, and that people get judged for things that can't be changed.
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    The meaning I get is people who judges others by what they do that they think is not right or if it is better than theirs. Well when they judge someone with out taking their precious time to learn about them means their to lazy or they just don't care at all. Well for my opinion or even thought is " why do u judge someone when u don't care at all?! " that just doesn't seem right. When you don't care. You don't care. When you do care. You care. So why wont the people who don't care just leave them alone and keep your mouth shut. Ok? Is it that difficult lol. :)
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