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Don't fret precious I'm here.
Step away from the window.
Go back to sleep.

Lay your head down child.
I won't let the boogeyman come.

Count the bodies like sheep
to the rhythm of the war drums.

Pay no mind to the rabble.
Pay...

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    anonymous
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    Jun 29th, 6:59pm report


    It could mean anything you want it to...it could relate to what is happening in out world today, our current administration, in particular, Our President thinking he is trying to protect us from the the boogey men (southern border closure, Islamist, the media, the democrats, just to name a few). People eat up his lies to because they are not thinking for themselves, thinking he can protect us from the "evil ones". Really, you could can say that it could refer to anyone or anything that wants to control us. I believe everyone's comments are right on the money



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    anonymous
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    Jun 24th, 6:16am report


    Each song on this album is from a different perspective of addiction- the addict, the person who doesn’t understand addiction, the lover in denial. This song is from the perspective of the drug. The drug is singing this to the addict.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 5th, 6:10am report


    I think this song is a new interpretation of Pink Floyd's "Mother". It simply sounds like a over protective mother who will protect her son from the realities of the world and isolate him to the point of mental disorder, social anxiety, and he will always need her so she can guilt him into never leaving. Or something like that.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 4th, 2017 8:45pm report


    I think that this song could be about a young boy growing up during the Rise of Fascism and his older brother convincing him of their superiority through propaganda. I think that the boogey men at the end of the song are Allied soldiers and that the NWO refers to a world where the Axis wins WW2. When the PoV character meets the enemy soldiers he freaks out like a child finding a monster in his closet: that monster about the allies that scares him so much is the truth.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 13th, 2017 7:28am report


    It just dawned on me after listening to this song for years what it's really about. Lemme know what you guys think. It sounds to me like he is describing an Oedipal relationship.
    An example would be a mother/son relationship where the son lives in the basement playing video games and the mother constantly feeds him. Basically allowing him to whither away so long as he doesn't leave.
    "One and the same I must isolate you
    Isolate and save you from yourself."
    "yourself" meaning the part of him that would challenge the parent.

    In other words, don't look to the world outside,
    "Don't fret precious I'm here
    Step away from the window
    Go back to sleep"

    I will protect you from everything bad in the world.
    "Lay your head down child
    I won't let the boogeyman come"
    Just so long as you promise not to leave me.

    The "New World Order" would then be referring to The Reign of the Oedipal Mother that we are dealing with right now. Feminism, SJW's etc...

    Think about it, listen again & lemme know what you guys think.



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    johnjohn101510
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    Jul 11th, 2012 7:09am report


    Maynerd is singing to his son devo how he is going to protect him from additions drugs sex ect listen carefully u can hear a baby crying in the start of the song its maynerds son devo



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    anonymous
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    Sep 27th, 2011 9:25am report


    like these other people said i think it relates to overcoming drug addiction, but it could also be speaking on the NWO and how they want you to stay asleep with their brainwashing tools *tv,movies,sports and whatever else the conspiracy theorist believe to be the key to controlling the sheep. Just a thought...



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    anonymous
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    Sep 13th, 2011 9:57am report


    No se establece una dictadura para salvaguardar una revolución; se hace la revolución para establecer una dictadura.
    El lenguaje político… Está diseñado para hacer que las mentiras suenen veraces y el homicidio respetable.
    Para hacer cumplir las mentiras del presente, es necesario borrar las verdades del pasado.
    No hay delito, absolutamente ninguno, que no pueda ser tolerado cuando “nuestro” lado lo comete.
    George Orwell: Todo esto se resume en la estrategia de control, donde se crean intencionalmente los problemas, para después proponer las soluciones.
    la doctrina del “SHOCK”, o de la CONMOCION, para provocar el miedo y la desesperanza, logrando docilidad por parte del pueblo. Que es la que hoy está en funcionamiento.
    Por alguna razon lo veo del lado politico tambien se puede interpretar, todo depende d el punto d vista, y por counting bodys like sheeo to the rithym of the war drums, and swinging to the rithym of the new world order.



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    DBagg
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    Sep 12th, 2011 9:17pm report


    Second anonymous pretty much got it correct. The song does relate hugely to addiction hence the lines "Pay no mind what other voices say.
    They don't care about you, like I do.
    Safe from pain and truth and choice and
    other poison devils.
    See, they don't give a fuck about you like
    I do." and "I'll be the one to protect you from
    your enemies and your choices, son.
    They're one in the same.
    I must isolate you.
    Isolate and save you from yourself." The only thing I disagree with is what they said about the name of the album. The name Thirteenth Step does refer to the 12 step process of beating addiction but if the research is done you will see that Maynard explained that for many ex addicts there is a Thirteenth Step which is an inevitable relapse.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 26th, 2011 8:42am report


    This is Maynard singing from a drugs point of view to an addict, hence 'They don't care about you, like I do' The whole album is based on fighting drug addiction which is why it's called thirteenth step. It's like a twelve step program only Maynard wrote the album as his thirteenth step.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 21st, 2011 7:24pm report


    I think its about sheeple or maybe about brainwashing Swaying to the rythem of the NWO and.




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