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Can we make amends, do we just pretend
That we're over all the violence
Are we done with this? Put it all to rest
Turn the screams now into silence
Will you be a man? Can you make a stand?
Will you own up or deny it all?
All the time we...


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    Sep 13th, 9:10pm report

    I agree it is about a conflict, likely between two men ("Will you be a man?"). But, then towards the end of the song, they say "Have we forgot it's your blood inside of my veins", which leads me to believe they are then stating this conflict between 2 men, was actually between a father and a son.


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    Jan 11th, 2018 1:43am report

    I believe the song is about conflict between people in general, about what we become and the things and mistakes we can make when we forget that the "enemy" is a human being just like us, and give away our love in exchange for an irrational and destructive hate


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    Nov 30th, 2017 11:55pm report

    I see it as a divorce and how it tore the family apart. How they have to try to pick up the pieces and hide the scars of their past.


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    Jun 8th, 2017 6:36am report

    This song is about two brothers who has fought over something and destroyed their relationship. Now the brother who is singing is questioning himself whether he will confront his brother and apologies or will he leave his past behind and search for a new life.


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    Mar 22nd, 2017 3:11pm report

    Im a tyrant myself I would listen. I think that's what David is singing about. I could be wrong but correct me.

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