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SYSTEM OF A DOWN


Toxicity Lyrics

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Looking at life through the eyes of a tire hub
Eating seeds as a pastime activity
The toxicity of our city, of our city

You, what, do you own the world?
How do you own disorder, disorder?
Now, somewhere between the sacred silence
Sacred silence and sleep
Somewhere between the sacred silence and sleep
Disorder, disorder, disorder

More wood for their fires, loud neighbors
Flashlight reveries caught in the headlights of a truck
Eating seeds as a pastime activity
The toxicity of our city, of our city

Now, what, do you own the world?
How do you own disorder, disorder?
Now, somewhere between the sacred silence
Sacred silence and sleep
Somewhere between the sacred silence and sleep
Disorder, disorder, disorder

You, what do you own the world?
How do you own disorder?
Now, somewhere between the sacred silence
Sacred silence and sleep
Somewhere, between the sacred silence and sleep
Disorder, disorder, disorder

When I became the sun
I shone life into the man's hearts
When I became the sun
I shone life into the man's hearts

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Songwriter(s): John Dolmayan, Shavo Odadjian, Serj Tankian, Daron Malakian
Copyright: Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Ilovecoffee, Ddevil Music
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Meaning to "Toxicity" song text (18 meanings)
Mike C 11/30/13,15:19
+7

I think this song Is about the America in general. Hollywood in particular, being the hub of the world, from which we export our sickness. Disorder is our biggest export. Disguised as consumerism. We're somewhere between the sacred silence and sleep.
tylerdurden 06/19/12,09:10
+5

I think the song is refering to this consumerist, cancerous and conformist society. 'Eating seeds as a pastime activity'- simpily a metaphor for carelessly consuming the foundations of life.
Jared 10/27/10,22:32
+2

I love SOAD. mainly because they sing about how F-ed up society is. this song ,especially, explains tht
plasticwrap 05/07/12,17:11
+1

'eating seeds as a pastime activity' could refer to the chewing of morning glory seeds or other similar seeds which contain LSA, which is very similar to LSD. could explain 'I became sun' ending.
System Of Disorder 03/22/11,18:49
+1

Seeds? what seeds? i used to eat Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds as a past time activity... they had LSA in them
SOAD SODA 11/27/10,20:33
+1

Thanks, SOAD fan :)... Usually I woundn't notice such a thing on a lyrics page, but it doesn't come as a suprise that they were wrong, though... It happens quite often, like...Well, every song...Maybe
drs747 02/16/12,11:56
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It strikes me as social and moral entropy. Degradation over time. However, what does eatin seeds as a pastime mean? consumerism out of boredom? Fits current society.
SOAD fan :) 11/01/10,12:41
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Why does everyone get the lyrics to this song wrong?? It's not 'Now', it's 'New, what do you own the world'. So many other little mistakes too...look on the SOAD website. JEEEEBUS :S
systm 06/09/10,13:11
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whoever sharpnasty is your a effin r bomb, please never listen to soad again or soil their name by trying to say chop suey is about 9 11 you freakin moron
dan 06/01/10,15:50
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Chop Suey is NOT about 9-11, the album was recorded prior to the attacks. The single was released in August '01
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