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For diamonds do appear to be
Just like broken glass to me
This suggests that something like diamonds which is considered by most of the population of the world to be beautiful is not to him. This implies that there are people out there who most everyone finds beautiful, but they aren't to him. He sees them as something less than ordinary. Just as he saw the flaws in diamonds by stating they are just broken glass, so too is he staying that he sees the flaws in these so called desirable people. He sees them as broken and insecure.
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Lonely, lonely little life.
I could kid myself
By thinking that I'm fine
This metaphorical spider was the only hope of company for him and the fact that he believes the spider to be dead emphasises that his only hope to escape from his isolation has been taken from him. It is saddening and disheartening for him to be alone and it suggests that he will remain alone forever.
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I'm just a man; I'm not a hero
He is saying that he is just like the rest of us and that he isn't some kind of god among mortals and is just another star among millions.
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I'm just a man; I'm not a hero
This is saying that the singer believes that he is nothing special and that he is undeserving of the praise and fame that he receives for his actions.
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How long?
Until we find our way
In the dark and out of harm
How long will it take until the cruel people of the world leave us be? - it could also be thought of as a cry for help or as a sign of desperation. In this section, It suggests that their whole life they have been living in the dark where they have a considerable disadvantage against their opponents and that they are hoping or desperately trying to escape from whatever it is that keeps them in that place. They want to break free from what binds them and forces them to stay in their place in society. They don't want to conform, they just want to be themselves and be accepted for this and they believe that as soon as they can escape from this feeling that they have to conform and live by other peoples rules and standards, they will be safe and free.
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highways I call home
He is never settled, he is constantly moving. So much so that it is almost like there is no other place to call home but the road he travels upon.
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tiny daggers up to heaven
And
Their fingers are like daggers. Just as daggers shock people and are not only used to harm people, but also, rarely, used to make a statement so too are raising their palms. It is almost an act of defiance.
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The future is bulletproof
The aftermath is secondary
It's time to do it now and do it loud
"It's time to do it now and do it loud" - don't be afraid of what people will think just be yourself and let them judge you because as long as you're happy, it shouldn't matter what they think.
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