Rational Gaze Lyrics

Music: Fredrik Thordendal
Lyrics: Tomas Haake

Squint your eyes to see clearly. Blur reality to make
it real
Let focus go from your deceiving eyes to know what's
been concealed
We've all been blinded - Subjects to visual
A systematic denial of the crystalline

To see the fine grain, to read the hidden words
The context of parallel truth - Devoid of

Our light-induced image of truth - Filtered blank of
its substance
As our eyes won't adhere to intuitive lines
Everything examined, Separated, one thing at a time
The harder we stare the more complete the
disintegration. -Dissolution

Eyes re-opened, Reasoning focalized, Receptors

Perspectives distorted
The ladder beyond our grasp
The twin-headed serpent forever hidden
Where's the true knowledge -
Where engines of the sane & insanity merge
The clarity. The unity

Reality untouchable, transparent, invisible
to our fixed, restricted fields of vision
Existence taken for granted. -Absolute

Possessed, owned, controlled
By the common sense-infected rational gaze
Onward forever we walk among the ignorant
Never stray from the common lines

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Songwriter(s): Tomas Haake, Fredrik Thordendal
Copyright: Lobotomi Musik
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Meaning to "Rational Gaze" song text (2 meanings)
Alex 06/13/12,01:21

It's about how humans, at least lately, tend to use the rational side of their brain exclusively. We're all armchair experts, using induction to claim there are impossibilities.
Juan.. 04/25/12,14:25

We are all robots kept fro reality..servants to an opaque order..misinformed...ignorant....part of a system..never to break free....
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