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Frank zappa says it best

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posted on May, 30 2012 @ 06:22 PM

Frank Zappa Dumb All Over Lyrics

Whoever we are, wherever we're from, we shoulda noticed by now our behaviour is dumb
And if our chances expect to improve it's gonna take a lot more than tryin' to remove the other race or the other whatever from the face of the planet altogether
They call it "The Earth" which is a dumb kinda name but they named it right 'cause we behave the same
We are dumb all over
Dumb all over, yes we are, dumb all over, near and far, dumb all over, black 'n white, people, we is not wrapped tight
And nerds on the left, nerds on the right
Religious fanatics on the air every night, sayin' the bible tells the story and makes the details sound real gory about what to do if the geeks over there don't believe in the book we got over here
You can't run a race without no feet
And pretty soon there won't be no street for dummies to jog on or doggies to dog on
Religious fanatics can make it be all gone
I mean it won't blow up and disappear, it'll just look ugly for a thousand years
You can't run a country by a book of religion
Not by a heap or a lump or a smidgeon of foolish rules of ancient date, designed to make you all feel great while you fold, spindle and mutilate those unbelievers from a neighbouring state
To arms, to arms
Hooray! That's great, two legs ain't bad
Unless there's a crate they ship the parts to mama in
For souvenirs: two ears (Get down)
Not his, not hers but what the hey
The good book says, "It's gotta be that way"
But their book says, "Revenge the crusades"
With whips 'n chains and hand grenades
Two arms, two arms
Have another and another
Our Cod says, "There ain't no other"
Our Cod says, "It's all ok"
Our god says "This is the way"
It says in the book, "Burn and destroy"
And repent and redeem and revenge and deploy and rumble thee forth to the land of the unbelieving scum on the other side
'Cause they don't go for what's in the book and that makes 'em bad
So verily we must choppeth them up and stompeth them down
Or rent a nice French bomb to poof them out of existence while leaving their real estate just where we need it to use again for temples in which to praise our god, 'cause he can really take care of business
And when his humble TV servant with humble white hair and humble glasses and a nice brown suit and maybe a blonde wife who takes phone calls, tells us our god says it's ok to do this stuff, then we gotta do it
'Cause if we don't do it we ain't "Gwine up to hebbin"
Depending on which book you're using at the time
Can't use theirs, it don't work, it's all lies, gotta use mine
Ain't that right?
That's what they say
Every night, everyday
Hey, we can't really be dumb if we're just following god's orders
Well let's get serious, god knows what he's doin'
He wrote this book here and the book says, "He made us all to be just like him"
So, if we're dumb, then god is dumb and maybe even a little ugly on the side
Dumb all over, a little ugly on the side

This pretty much says it all for me in one song. How ya'll feel bout that?

posted on May, 30 2012 @ 06:36 PM
"unless there's a crate to ship the parts to mama in.
2 arms? to arms!
Have another and another
Our God says there ain't no other
It says in the book: Burn and destroy"

Oh yeah, one of my favorites and favorite albums of his too.
I was lucky enough to see him on tour to support you are what you is.
I'm still in awe of the talent and prophetic utterings of Frank.

posted on May, 30 2012 @ 07:26 PM
I can't speak highly enough about the man. 'I am the Slime' is probably my favorite bit of social commentary of his but it's really hard to choose.

posted on May, 30 2012 @ 09:50 PM
Zappa was THE MAN. A highly underrated genius. I am the Slime says it all, really.

Here he is ripping a bunch of conservative talking heads new ones. Funny how he destroys them, yet they just try to shout him down, showing how mindless they are:

posted on May, 31 2012 @ 07:27 AM
Uncle Frank said it best here: (on the NWO, Hidden Agenda, the Government and Illuminati)

"The illusion of freedom will continue as long as it's profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtains, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way, and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theatre."

-Frank Zappa

posted on May, 31 2012 @ 01:55 PM
reply to post by Asktheanimals

Wow I could only imagine what it would be like to see zappa in concert. Zappa definitely threw it out there on the table. If it werent for some of his weird and silly songs maybe more people would have actually heard what he was saying and took it seriously.

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