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Begin the course unholy

Reinvent the contrasts to stand desired ground
Execute the prisoner to keep his wrists unbound
Synchronize conception so the race cannot be won
Abort the unwanted and ban the knowledge to clone

Condemn all that's human and perfect the machine
Encourage survival but outlaw the means
Slaughter the genius in your ignorance vice
Pardon the guilty when the laws won't suffice

Fight for your freedom to oppress the opposed
Bury regret beneath neglected forebode
Piss on the flag then beg our soldiers to care
Witness disease only to disrupt the despair

Conceive the convenience of outlooks denied
Begin the course unholy to prove religion died
Nurture the weak with the wounds of the strong
Smolder the torch so the fuel can prolong

Burden our children with the rape of the world
Value Earth's water but worship its gold
Crumble the mountains while reaching the stars
Banish the future but claim it as ours
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