Our generation’s Greatest invention Won’t fit in your hand. It will be intervention From all that we do.
There are no secrets anymore. People pour every hidden truth Into anything with a chip. It’s quite the trick To get us to put down our guard. What happens when we Become so dependent That we lose who we are?
Buy me I’ll fix all your problems Buy me I’ll make you feel better Buy me It’ll be good for the economy Buy me Your neighbors have one Buy me It’s your duty Buy me You’re missing out Buy me I’m on sale Buy me Or I’ll throw a tantrum Buy me You’ll look younger Buy me Not because I’ll break, forcing you to buy another Buy me Because you want me
Then You Grow
First you are born, a special miracle You are compared against no other Then you grow Your parents give you a brother or a sister To whom you will be compared your entire life Then you grow And then come friends and classmates To whom you will compare yourself your entire life Then you grow And then come graduation and coworkers To whom you will compare and be compared your entire life Then you grow And then come a wife and kids To whom you and they will compare you against the entire world And then you grow old And when you retire, lying upon your death bed Reflecting back upon the years of your life You will not only have spent it constantly compared to someone else You will now compare yourself against any human who has ever walked the face of this earth Then you die and are despised It is certainly tough for man to stand