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Blinded Minds

Our eyes are deceived by our hearts and minds

We're oblivious to the world around us

Too selfish, conceited, and courage less to be kind

When tragedy strikes we make a lot of fuss

But when push comes to shove we care more about

Our cell phones, gold grill, and 24's to really care.

We would die for our cars but won't die for freedom

Don't want to feed the poor abroad because we got poor.

We're so greedy, spoiled, and selfish.

I'd rather be poor in America than Afghanistan.

We have a country full of citizens who aren't anything

But powerful, privileged, cowards.

They're in the ghetto willing to die over colors and crack sells

But if I put you in the middle east your true gutless heart would

Show its face. Give me a break you heartless fake.

Dissidents pay attention to the world

Open your eyes, hearts, and minds.

Love humanity more than this materialistic insanity.
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