In this 10-minute album closer, Callahan sings, "It's time to put God away." Callahan explained to Mojo magazine April 2009: "I've been reading a lot of atheist writers: Mark Twain, Richard Dawkins, Robert Ingersoll, Ian McEwan, Mencken, Lovecraft. Obama mentioned 'non-believers,' in his inauguration speech. I wanted to write a song that backed all this up."
"Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who is about a revolution, but it doesn't have a happy ending, since in the end the new regime becomes just like the old one. Pete Townshend thought that whoever was in power was destined to become corrupt.
"St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" was not written for the movie, but for Rick Hanson, a wheelchair athlete whose 1985 "Man In Motion" tour logged 24,856 miles on his wheelchair in 34 countries while raising $26 million for spinal cord research.