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by Twelfth Night

(Andy Sears)
Synthesised, programmed and synchronised
Detailed, computerised--no room for error
Specified, labelled and classified
Free mind has 'paralysed imagination'
Educate, break down and formulate
Dictate, Don't speculate, --Don't be a failure
Parasite,--Know, sense, think, read and write
Translating black and white, Hungry for logic...
Stand fast--
Take a look at yourself
In a moment realise
We are thinking today
Take a look, take a look
Take control of yourself
For a moment realise
We are thinking today
Today, today,--take a look!
Doters of the silicon
Enslaved by self-design
Dependant on the life-blood
and body of their sun
Each cry for understanding
Begins and ends at the grave--
From cradle to grave
Null and void emotion
Break free of this system
Opening eyes finding release
Each breath of inspiration
Begins and ends at the grave--
From cradle to grave
I'll find a key to lock the door
I won't let on that I'm afriad
Heaven,--Heaven I'm scared!
Take a look at yourself
In a moment realise
We are thinking today
Today, today
Take control of yourself

For a moment realise
You are thinking today
Today, today,--Take a look!
Synthesise, programme and synchronise
Detail, computerise your own damn/nation
Magnified these dreams you've kept inside--
Come alive!--your hand is bitten by your own creation
Take a look at yourself
In a moment realise
We are thinking today
Today, today
Take control of yourself
You're not a victim--
You're not anything
Only throwing away today, today--
Take a look!
I'm alive--
I breathe, I feel inside
Not just a toy
Not a fault you can overide
I want to be alone
If I could find a place to hide
Will you always be there
In every thought, every word
Oh you're so damn--
Clinical, useful and practical
Always fanatical,--controlled existence
Oh we may generate, design and integrate
but never,--we never simulate human reaction
Stand fast--
Take a look at yourself
In a moment realise
We are thinking today
Take a look, take a look
Take control of yourself
For a moment realise
We are thinking today
Today, Today--
Take a look




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Daddy Yankee
Y me gusta tanto cuando se pega pega
Y me guaya guaya
Y se pega pega
Cuando le sueltan el dembow
Dembow bow bow
Papoose
So before leavin', yo it's a wise man I'm repeatin'
Two wrongs don't make a right, I believe in it makes a even
Paul Hardcastle
In 1965 Vietnam seemed like just another foreign war but it wasn't
It was different in many ways, as so were tose that did the fighting
In World War II the average age of the combat soldier was 26
In Vietnam he was 19
In-in-in Vietnam he was 19

The shooting and fighting of the past two weeks continued today
25 miles west of Saigon
I really wasn't sure what was going on

Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni-19 19
19, 19, 19, 19

In Vietnam the combat soldier typically served
A twelve month tour of duty
But was exposed to hostile fire almost everyday
Ni-ni-ni 19, Ni-ni-ni 19

Hundreds of thousands of men who saw heavy combat
In Vietnam were arrested since discharge
Their arrest rate is almost twice that of non-veterans of the same age
There are no accurate figures of how many of these men
Have been incarcerated

But a Veterans Administration study
Concludes that the greater of vets
Exposure to combat could more likely affect his chances
Of being arrested or convicted

This is one legacy of the Vietnam War

All those who remember the war
They won't forget what they've seen
Destruction of men in their prime
Whose average was 19

De-de-destruction
De-de-destruction
War, war

De-de-destruction, wa, wa, war, wa, war, war
De-de-destruction
War, war

After World War II the men came home together on troop ships
But the Vietnam vet often arrived home within 48 hours of jungle combat
Perhaps the most dramatic difference between
World War II and Vietnam was coming home
None of them received a hero's welcome

None of them received a heroes welcome, none of them, none of them
Ne-ne-ne, ne-ne-ne, none of them, none of them, none of them
None of them received a hero's welcome
None of them received a hero's welcome

According to a Veteran's Administration study
Half of the Vietnam combat veterans suffered from what
Psychiatrists call
Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder

Many vets complain of alienation, rage or guilt
Some succumb to suicidal thoughts
Eight to ten years after coming home
Almost eight hundred thousand men are still fighting the Vietnam War

De-de-destruction
Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni19 19
19, 19, 19, 19
Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni-19 19
19, 19, 19, 19

When we came back it was different, everybody wants to know
"How'd it happened to those guys over there?
There's gotta be something wrong somewhere
We did what we had to do

There's gotta be something wrong somewhere
People wanted us to be ashamed of what it made us
Dad had no idea what he went to fight and he is now
All we want to do is come home

All we want to do is come home
What did we do it for?
All we want to do is come home
Was it worth it
Cristina Vee
I've done everything I canAll the people that I see I will never understandIf I find a way to change, if I step into the lightThen I'll never be the same, and it all will fade to whiteEver on and on I continue circlingWith nothing but my hate in a carousel of agony
Cristina Vee
I've done everything I canAll the people that I see I will never understandIf I find a way to change, if I step into the lightThen I'll never be the same, and it all will fade to whiteEver on and on I continue circlingWith nothing but my hate in a carousel of agony
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