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... unfortunately in this, an over-medicated society, we sometimes write prescriptions for emptiness and heartache. The result is usually less than desired, as that causes more problems than it solves. None the less we do, what we must to function...

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Thanks to all these very big ideas
I've become what I most often feared.
Disconnected, devoid, totally paranoid;
misdirecting affection - total case of Freud.

I've learned to compromise, do wrongs for rights, to swallow the pill to take a life,
to throw the fight, settle the score, to lose the battle to win the war.
My eyes are dry but inside I cry and in my mind I'm on the floor.
I'll try to love before die for I live a lie I can't live no more.

Don't want to talk about it, think about, hoping I don't dream about it.
I could write about it but you wouldn't want to read about it.
The closest prognosis is neurosis so I'm hopeless
but I'm taking several doses to avoid any psychosis and...

Thanks to all these very big ideas
I've become what I most often feared.
Disconnected, devoid, totally paranoid;
misdirecting affection - total case of Freud.

It's tough to sacrifice, to do or die, to take that chance and roll the dice,
to hold your cards against all odds, to give up your faith to keep your god.
If he died for sin then I'll lie again cause I can depend on my medicine
to knock me out when I get down so when I get up I can do it again.

Don't want to talk about it, think about, hoping I don't dream about it.
I could write about it but you wouldn't want to read about it.
The proper prescription for a fictional affliction -
mix your uppers with your downers 'til you balance your addiction and...

Thanks to all these very big ideas
I've become what I most often feared.
Disconnected, devoid, totally paranoid;
misdirecting affection - total case of Freud.

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from The Rise & Fall of the Ottoman Empire, released November 24, 2009
Moore/Zilla

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