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I did my time and I want out, so effusive
Fate, it doesn't cut, the soul is not so vibrant
The reckoning, the sickening
Packaging, subversion, pseudo-sacrosanct, perversion

Go drill your deserts, go dig you graves
Then fill your mouth with all the money you will save
Sinking in, getting smaller again
I'm done, it has begun, I'm not the only one

And the rain will kill us all
If we throw ourselves against the wall
But no one else can see
The preservation of the martyr in me

Psychosocial, psychosocial, psychosocial
Psychosocial, psychosocial, psychosocial

Oh, there are cracks in the road we lay
But where the temple fell, the secrets have gone mad
This is nothing new but when we killed it all
The hate was all we had

Who needs another mess, we could start over
Just look me in the eyes and say I'm wrong
Now there's only emptiness venomous insipid
I think we're done, I'm not the only one

And the rain will kill us all
If we throw ourselves against the wall
But no one else can see
The preservation of the martyr in me

Psychosocial, psychosocial, psychosocial
Psychosocial, psychosocial, psychosocial

The limits of the dead!
The limits of the dead!
The limits of the dead!
The limits of the dead
!

Fake anti-fascist lie
(Psychosocial)
I tried to tell you but
(Psychosocial)
Your purple hearts are giving out
(Psychosocial)

Can't stop a killing idea
(Psychosocial)
If it's hunting season
(Psychosocial)
Is this what you want?
(Psychosocial)
I'm not the only one

And the rain will kill us all
If we throw ourselves against the wall
But no one else can see
The preservation of the martyr in me

And the rain will kill us all
If we throw ourselves against the wall
But no one else can see
The preservation of the martyr in me

The limits of the dead!
The limits of the dead!



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    DJsKaTheFeb 10, 2009 at 2:31 am
    Well, let's first start with the title. Psychosocial is the term used to refer to one in psychological development in and interaction with a social environment. Psychosocial support is an approach to victims of disaster, catastrophe, or violence to foster resilience of individuals and communities. Anyway, I believe this song is a realization that he or we have been stuck or even more dramatically forced into this social environment that we know as America, and we just wait on fate to fulfill our lives. But limbo is coming to an end whether we want it to or not. Mankind has experienced the fall and rise of evil many times in history, and it is happening only once again. Only this time at this intersection of "fate", it will take many lives with it. However, how much can the dead really do for us? Doesn't it make more sense to live diplomatically? Sure, some people only stop at death, but are they (the government) good judges of the conditions? We now step out to make a decision to change our futures, but what will we do because we've been lied to for so long? Only time will tell, but one thing is for sure, I'm not the only one.
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    dmitr11Sep 30, 2008 at 2:24 am
    Wow, Mikeludkip, (dumb name by the way), quit being such a d-bag. If you knew anything about anything you would realize that what indraneel is saying is essentially identical to your dumbed down wikipedia definition. You are obviously one of those people who look at the first line of the definition in a dictionary and assume from then on that is what the word means. Words have depth you idiot so don't go around flashing your "knowledge" around just because you can use wikipedia.
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    shanaynay_ok13Sep 15, 2008 at 11:53 pm
    Hey glorious. I happen too absolutely love this song.
    And I don't usually listen too heavy metal so shut your face and get over it that people are different then you.
    Its not evil and its not satanic at all its just telling some sorta story exactly like all the other songs whether its rap, rock, metal, country, and even classical.
    You have every right too express your opinion but you need too be careful cuz some people get offended by it.
    I know I did.
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    lhscf1Sep 12, 2008 at 2:31 am
    Ahh, glorious, your just another shining example of what's wrong with American society, instead of blaming the people for there actions, or pointing the finger of blame where it is deserved, we try to find something we don't like and make it a scape goat. I mean seriously, people have been killing and raping and doing s*t like this since the dawn of man, must I remind you of the dark ages? Only difference is now, we try to find things to blame these acts on. How about instead of blaming media for what the columbine kids did we blame the kids who tormented them and picked on them and made their lives a living hell for years and drove them to do what they did. And, if for whatever reason you don't want to blame them, then how about blaming the people who actually did it? People need to realize, that just because something bad or terrible happens doesn't mean they can pick out something they don't like and try to blame it on that thing. It's stupid and I'm getting sick of it.
    Oh, and no, this isn't the devil's music, because that would require the devil to be real, which he isn't.
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    justmylifeAug 22, 2008 at 12:38 pm
    Hey honestly heavy metal sucks. You make such a big deal of my opinion. Like my username its just my life not yours. Now I'm getting ganed up on for just speaking my mind. I don't get that. And I'm sorry that I said this song is the worst song ever because its not. I was on this website and found alot more worse songs than this. So I'm sorry if I offended anyone by saying that.

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