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There Is A War Going on For Your Mind!!

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posted on Jul, 9 2009 @ 06:49 AM
Band: Flobots

Album: Fight with Tools

Track: 01

there's a war going on for your mind
media mavens mount surgical strikes from trapper keeper collages and online magazine racks
cover girl cutouts throw up pop-up ads
infecting victims with silicone shrapnel
worldwide passenger pigeons deploy paratroopers
now it's raining pornography
lovers take shelter
post-production debutantes pursue you in nascar chariots
they construct ransom letters from biblical passages and bleed mascara into holy water supplies

there's a war going on for your mind
industry insiders slang test tube babies to corporate crackheads
they flash logos and blast ghettos
their embroidered neckties say "stop snitchin'"
conscious rappers and whistleblowers get stitches made of acupuncture needles and marionette strings

there is a war going on for your mind
professional wrestlers and vice presidents want you to believe them
the desert sky is their bluescreen
they superimpose explosions
they shout at you
"pay no attention to the men behind the barbed curtain
nor the craters beneath the draped flags
those hoods are there for your protection
and meteors these days are the size of corpses

there's a war going on for your mind
we are the insurgents

I found this to extremely powerful and sooo true, why cant more bands spread a message like this.

Also This Song

Song: Rise

Band: Flobots

Album: Fight with Tools

Track: 12

so much pain we
dont know how to be but angry
feel infected like weve got gangrene
please dont let anybody try to change me
just me
in the middle of a sea full of faces
full of faces
some laugh some salivate
whats in your alleyway
recycling bins or bullet cases
its not equal
its not fair
were different people
but were not scared
we aint never scared
to pave a new path
make a new street
build a new bridge
say can you see by the dawns early light
free slaves running
songs words werent right
now a new days coming
the few stay stunning while the many are handsome
your soul is alive but they want it for ransom
the base drumming is the anthem
we step to the heartbeats of our granddaughters and grandsons

rise together we

lost hope and found need
grounded by our surroundings
did the walls scream universities
or you and I verse the tees
react automatic and we burst when squeezed
and make 9-11 each emergency
urgency amber to red like the turning leaves
oh please let the hurting cease
don't let apathy police the populace
we will march across
those stereotypes that were marked for us
the answers obvious
we switch the consonants
change the sword to words and lift continents

if you believe in redemption
i'm calling to you from another dimension

now the last two lines of that song ring soo true its unreal, we need intervention. as a race we are soo self destructive. its going to take something special to change that.

My question is : When will the mass majority wake up and see we need change, we need to take back our world from TPTB before they mess this planet up beyond return. Peace and love xxx

[edit on 9-7-2009 by Free4Ever2]

posted on Jul, 9 2009 @ 07:38 AM
Hm, this one fits right in this thread, good topic.

Lyrics to We Want Your Soul :
We want your Soul x5

Show us Your Habits, Your Facts, Your Fears
Give us your address, your shoe size, your years
your digits, your plans, your number, your eyes
your skedule, your desktop, your details, your life.
Show us your children, your photos, your home.
Here, take credit, take insurance, take a loan.
Get a job, get a pension, get a haircut, get a suit.
Play the lottery, play football, play the field, sports to boot

We want your Soul x5
(in background...Your Cash, Your House, Your Phone, Your Life, Your Cash, Your House, Your Life)

Here's programmes, here's matters, here's Britney, here's Cola
Here's pizza, here's TV, here's some rock and some rolla
Watch commercials, more commercials, watch Jerry, not Oprah
Buy a better life from the comfort of your sofa
Here's popcorn, here's magazines, here's milkshake, here's blue jeans
here's padded bras, here's long cars, here's football shirts, here's baseball caps
here's live talk shows, here's video games, here's cola lite, here's Timberlake
here's fingertips, here's colegen, here's all night bars, here's plastic

We want your soul x5
(In the background...Your Cash, Your House, Your Phone, Your Life, Your Cash, Your House, Your Life)

Your cellphone, your wallet, your time, your ideas
No barcode, no party, no iodine, no beers
your bankcard, your license, your thoughts, your fears
no simcard, no disco, no photo, not here
your blood, your sweat, your passions, your regrets
your office, your timeoff, your fashions, your sex
your tits, your pass, your face, your ass.

Some songs really hit home so to speak.

posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 03:44 PM
just bumping this to allow more people to see it


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