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#1177652 - 06/11/21 01:48 PM God Gave Us A Brain  
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I humbly write this, it's how I feel sometimes so not saying it doesnt mean I dont feel it


God gave us a brain
And He wants us to use it
The questions come out
before we refuse it
for in this machine
a sum of it's parts
we're dazed and confused
with gray colored hearts

He gave us the barley
to brew our own beer
but not to enjoy it
we drink it in fear
we may become hooked
and why would that be?
sounds like givith and takith to me

God gave us a brain
And He wants us to use it
The questions come out
before we refuse it
for in this machine
a sum of it's parts
we're dazed and confused
with gray colored hearts

He gave us the hormones
to lust for the flesh
we could get arrested
because of this mess
And then while in prison
it's our debt to pay
seems there coulda been a different way

God gave us a brain
And He wants us to use it
The questions come out
before we refuse it
for in this machine
a sum of it's parts
we're dazed and confused
with gray colored hearts

God, you've never known struggle
you're not encased in skin
we call it being human
you just call it sin
we're programmed how to act
we're wired for disgrace
why has thou forsaken us
we're animals in space

Everything bad for you tastes so good
Everything good for you feels so bad

God gave us a brain
And He wants us to use it
The questions come out
before we refuse it
for in this machine
a sum of it's parts
we're dazed and confused
with gray colored hearts

Last edited by Fdemetrio; 06/11/21 01:56 PM.
#1177699 - 06/13/21 04:09 PM Re: God Gave Us A Brain [Re: Fdemetrio]  
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Definitely food for thought Dom

I like the central idea about our inherent gifts and restraints imposed on them

Not sure about starting and ending with the choruses...and having 5 of them...also might look at another "gift" and leave God out of it .ie..that V3 might be better used for something else that feels good but is made to feel so bad..

Finally...after that mamoth discussion, it might be a good idea to set thinngs aside for a bit...then come and revisit

You might decide to leave God out of it al together and place the limiting forces somewhere else?? dunno.

All in all nice to get back to music and lyrics


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#1177702 - 06/13/21 05:47 PM Re: God Gave Us A Brain [Re: Fdemetrio]  
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Lol thanks, i wrote ths in about three minutes, this has no chance of being recorded...lol I saw Japov write something as if that was his last comment, so i said oh yeah? heres mines

#1178193 - 07/01/21 04:17 PM Re: God Gave Us A Brain [Re: Fdemetrio]  
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Just a query. Why the switch to the second person in V3?

Steve


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#1178195 - 07/01/21 04:30 PM Re: God Gave Us A Brain [Re: Fdemetrio]  
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There's two verses, the third part is the bridge...

I think it's just basic commentary in the verses, and then a collective...WHY GOD WHY IS IT THIS WAY, sort of bridge. It does change POV there, but Ive heard about that rule so often, and i see it broken all the time.

It's not anti God in anyway, just how many of us view things on Earth.

But I wrote this in under 5 minutes, not sure where it all came from but it came out.

I wouldnt seriously work on something like this, it's not worth it to me, doesnt do anything for anybody, not even entertaining!

#1178196 - 07/01/21 04:38 PM Re: God Gave Us A Brain [Re: Fdemetrio]  
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Originally Posted by Fdemetrio
There's two verses, the third part is the bridge...

I think it's just basic commentary in the verses, and then a collective...WHY GOD WHY IS IT THIS WAY, sort of bridge. It does change POV there, but Ive heard about that rule so often, and i see it broken all the time.

It's not anti God in anyway, just how many of us view things on Earth.

But I wrote this in under 5 minutes, not sure where it all came from but it came out.

I wouldnt seriously work on something like this, it's not worth it to me, doesnt do anything for anybody, not even entertaining!



When you say it's a bridge, it now makes sense.

Don't sell yourself short on what you have written. You bring up some good thoughts,

Steve


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#1178204 - 07/01/21 09:49 PM Re: God Gave Us A Brain [Re: Fdemetrio]  
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Thanks I usually know very shortly in if Its something I wanna record/write to. I have more throw aways than keepers.


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