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Frail Grasp On The Big Picture by Eagles
Album: Long Road Out Of EdenReleased: 2007
This song is about short-sightedness of our society; three different aspects of it. The first part is how real journalism is dead and gone in America but that doesn't bother people of thinking they know it all. The second part criticizes short-term relationships - the lyrics "Who left the cap off the freakin' toothpaste?" and "Whose turn to take the garbage out?" is a down-to-earth view on long-term relationships. The third part is insight into shallowness of people's religious views.
It is talking about how people are too focused on little things. like the "eternal question" of who left the cap off the toothpaste. Or assuming the win of a football team is not only part of God's grand design, but IS God's grand design, not even considering there are more important things in life.