I was raised in a christian house. my dad is a biblical scholar and was damn determined that all his kids would be good little christians.
by the time i was in my teens i hated going to church, hated how fake it seemed. it didnt really dawn on me until my 20s that a large part of it was people would act one way at church then outside act like nothing taught in church was real. i hate how two faced people are...
I actually started writing this poem/song in a dream... i welcome suggestions additions and edits to this as i dont feel it is a finished product yet.
but here it is
There is no god, no god
No god in heaven to watch over us
No god to heal our wounds or fix this broken world we live in. It's up to you and me to fix the problems we live with.
Look around, this system sucks, so many people can't afford to live. Pain and hunger in america, yet also overseas. There is food enough to go around but the people at the top are just to damn greedy. They would rather let food rot in the fields than give to those that need it.
There is no god, no god.
No god in heaven to watch over us
No god to feed and love us no god to give a shit we exist.
If you want others to feel loved than you're the one who needs to give it.
So many people you see on the streets
Holding up signs hoping to get just enough to eat.
Most people choose not to see them
Say they should have to work for what they're given.
Yet nobody will give them jobs cause jobs are fast disappearing.
Others say oh they will just waste it on drugs or booze.
So what? Don't they deserve a break to?
Give food give water and they will all be greatful
But most people don't care, they make excuses and walk right on by.
There is no god, no god above us
No Satan below us. Sin was created to control us
And it will keep doing so if we let it.
There is no god to fix the mess this world is in
We need to stand together if everyone is to have a chance at living
There are no miracles to be seen
Yet medicine can save millions
Vaccines keep most children healthy and alive
Once to make the next generation dozens of kids had to
Be born. Now few kids die, and three is the norm
Yet there are places this is not the case
Kids in other countries regularly die
Infection and famine are the primary cause.
These kids look like skeletons they pray for food
Yet no food comes, we have the power to feed them
And we don't.
There is no god can't you see?
It was made up to control you and me
Way back before science they created gods to answer
Questions, all questions the answer was a god
We've come so far yet people can't seem to shake
The oldest lie humans have ever made
They scream at me, Respect my beliefs!
I say they don't deserve respect.
Your beliefs, almost all deity based beliefs
Have caused wars, made women into slaved
Killed millions. And bit is still happening today.
We need to open our minds and learn to think for ourselves
We need to teach kids to think for themselves
We need to get into the government system wherever we live
And start to change things before it is to late.
Think about it.
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