Alleged Legends

Album: Everything Is Borrowed (2008)
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  • Some people live their lives by a little red book
    The points for right lying out and guides them good
    They never really mimic every word by eye
    'Cuz if they did they'd be in a whole world of strife
    The book's quite old school, but then it was tough
    It contains some quite experimental justice
    The thinking people are thinking that without this book
    That without these verses we'd pillage and murder but
    Following this red book word for word
    Leads you to actually pillage and murder
    Could it be so what we think to be right,
    Is simply the opinion that survived?

    Do what you think's right, and you will feel alright
    'Cuz when you're bad you will feel sad
    That's the religion I live by

    There's a bloke in the book who made everything
    He knows every individual and every trick in them
    Way above emotion, never getting stressed
    But when men choose against him, gets jealous
    People fight for him in crippling wars
    But since he has the power of infinite awe
    We're merely itching on futilities floor
    Should we really be needing to assist him at all?
    If he loves us all, knowing all we think
    Should he only like people with faith in him?
    Given I can't control what I truly believe
    Can I be forgiven for only believing who I see?

    Do what you think's right, and you will feel alright
    'Cuz when you're bad you will feel sad
    That's the religion I live by
    Do what you think's right, and you will feel alright
    'Cuz when you're bad you will feel sad
    That's the religion I live by

    Could it be time to avoid this bush?
    So we wouldn't be blind when joining up
    Could we see both sides of the coin for the good?
    Breed less strife on our voyage for good?
    Getting threatened by men with questions
    We'll never get anywhere rejecting evidence
    Could we test everything instead of betting
    On alleged legends?
    If we teach that it's right to blindly believe
    If we reach to the sky to define our meaning
    Well I agree what's right will keep driving people to fight with people

    Do what you think's right, and you will feel alright
    'Cuz when you're bad you will feel sad
    That's the religion I live by Writer/s: MIKE SKINNER, TIM VIGON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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